referring to And the way Federer won his 90th career crown could mean the Swiss master could add more titles.
It was a short-lived lead as Federer won the next three games before breaking his countryman in the 12th game to capture the title.
“Tennis is awesome, I can say.” – Elena Vesnina, after winning the women’s singles at Indian Wells.
“I was not afraid to lose, you know, maybe for the whole match,” Vesnina said.
“I knew that Svetlana was the favorite of the match,” Vesnina said.
referring to Story highlights Federer wins record-equaling fifth Indian Wells titleSwiss becomes oldest winner of the tournamentHe beats Stan Wawrinka in straight sets(CNN) There seems to be no stopping Roger Federer as the Swiss great continues to defy time, triumphing Sunday to claim a record-equaling fifth title at Indian Wells.
Having won two of the biggest titles of the season to date — Indian Wells is considered by many to be the biggest tournament outside the majors — Federer said he had defied even his own expectations.
Two months after winning the Australian Open, the 35-year-old beat compatriot Stan Wawrinka 6-4 7-5 to become the oldest champion in the tournament’s history, overtaking Jimmy Connors who was 31 when he won in 1984.
“For me, the dream run continues,” said the 18-time grand slam champion, who endured six months on the sidelines at the end of last year because of injury.
I couldn’t be more happy.
Indian Wells 2017: Revitalised Roger Federer soars to 90th title, 25th Masters, his fifth in the desert
Roger Federer has now won the Indian Wells title five times Photo: Dubai Duty Free ChampionshipsPerhaps it was an auspicious sign.
Should Federer win his fifth Indian Wells title, he would, at 35, put even his coach in the shade by becoming the oldest man to win any Masters.
And auspicious as it may seem that Ljubicic should spend his 38th birthday with Federer at Indian Wells, their partnership certainly had an inauspicious start.
Prior to their partnership, Stan the Man won four 250 titles in his first seven years.
That was back in 2010, and made him the oldest man to win a first Masters and the second oldest to win in Indian Wells, at just turned 31.
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