Monday , March 8 2021

ATP Final: Federer turns away prematurely



London (AP) – Tennis super-star Roger Federer can again count on the semi-finals of the ATP World Tour finals. Switzerland won 6-2, 6-3 in London against Dominic Thiem from Austria and so was preparing its start on Sunday.

After failing two successes, the Grand Slam winner 20 times and the last winner of the record on Thursday's final group play against Kevin Anderson can still make progress.

Unlike Sunday Federer appeared solid and strong from the base line at this time. With earlier breaks, he quickly sat in both sets of Taiwan, and then left the Austrians with nothing. Federer, who won six times at the end of the year, has won his 100th tournament victory. "It feels good, I'm very happy, I found the reaction after the last match," 37-year-old said after convincing victory. "I like to play here," the veteran added.

Among the fans in the well-stocked O2 Arena Fedex is absolutely sweethearted. Already at the beginning of the game about 20,000 people voted loudly for calls and singing. Swiss after his victory was laid off, his head slipped into the audience and smiled. With a shot she turned off was sealed after two group races.

Anderson had previously defeated Kei Nishikori from Japan at 6: 0, 6: 1, and so celebrated his second victory. Austrian Thiemam has only a small chance of progress after the second win. Federer, Anderson and Nishikori are likely opponents of Alexander Zverev's semifinals, who began with victory in London. Wednesday, the 21st century German encounter with Primus Novak Jokovich.

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