LONDON – Roger Federer began his quest for a seventh title in the ATP Finals by giving the air of a man to beat – again. Switzerland’s won 17 Grand Slam tournaments signed a 40th victory career in this tournament, a record by defeating Janko Tipsarevic 6-3, 6-1 in their first Group B match on Tuesday. Federer has lost only eight points in the service under the roof of the O2 Arena while converting four nine break points.
And his mere presence gave a little more life in a tournament which brings together the top eight players in the world. A day after Andy Murray had made his return to Britain for the first time since that it won the International in the United States; the crowd was in the game during the duel on Tuesday, including songs from continuing to encourage Federer, punctuated by the sounds of bells. The Swiss star has not disappointed SINCE he found his bearings from the start. Read more »