Monthly Archives: November 2011
Roger Federer won a record sixth ATP World Tour Finals title defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 6-3, 6-7 (6/8), 6-3 and retaining the title he won 12 months ago. This is the 70th trophy in his career from 100 ATP levels finals he competed in.
TennisZoom selected the best pics from the Sunday’s final at 02 Arena, to relieve this historic moment again.
Roger Federer won the third title in as many weeks, to finish the season plagued by uncharacteristic ups-and-downs on a high note.
The Swiss superstar overstepped his opponent, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga comeback in the second set, to defeat the French No.1 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-3, winning the record sixth ATP World Tour Finals.
Federer showed by far the most consistent and superb level of play throughout the season-ending finale, winning all 3 of his round-robin mathces, including the demolition of long-time nemesis, Rafael Nadal of Spain, 6-3, 6-0 last Tuesday.
It’s Roger Federer and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga again, meeting for the third time in two weeks, this time at the title match of ATP World Tour Finals.
The Swiss tennis master continued his way to the third straight title on Saturday, when he ousted Spaniard David Ferrer 7-5, 6-3 to reach the championship match ATP World Tour Finals, his 100th career final.
There are two more records to break for Roger Federer on Sunday, as he is on the way to win his 70th ATP Tour title, and sixth year-ending title, the all time record for the top eight players in the world.
“It’s obviously a special win for me,” admitted Federer, who will face Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in the final.
The British No. 1 Andy Murray has pulled out from the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals due to a groin injury, and Serbian World No. 9 Janko Tipsarevic is set to take his place in Group A.
The world No. 3 said that it was a very difficult decsion for him, because the season-ending finale has been on of the best tournaments to play and took the whole season to qualify.
Murray confessed that he had not been able to practice properly last week, after injuring his groin during training last Monday before. He lost in straight sets to David Ferrer of Spain in his opening match.
The top eight ATP tennis players Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Roger Federer, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Mardy Fish, David Ferrer and Tomas Berdych took part in the ATP World Tour Finals Gala held at Battersea Power Station in West London.
‘A Night With The Stars’ tennis event supported by Moët & Chandon was intended to raise the funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. The players, most coming with girlfriends, looked dapper in suits and more than elegant.