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Roger Federer secured his fifth win at the BNP Paribas Open, the first World Tour Masters 1000 tennis tourney of the season, defeating his Swiss countryman Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5.

With Sunday's win, the 35-year-old Federer - who is now the oldest champion in history at Indian Wells - goes up four slots to the sixth place in the ATP rankings and is tied with Serbia's Novak Djokovic as the players with the greatest number of trophies from the California desert venue.

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Swiss tennis great Roger Federer continued his strong run of form at the BNP Paribas Open, defeating American Jack Sock to set up a title showdown against compatriot Stan Wawrinka.

Federer on Saturday raced out to a quick lead and wrapped up the first set of the semi-final match before the first ball change.

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Two of the best tennis players of their generation, Switzerland's Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal won in the third round to set-up a pre-quarter-final clash at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells.

Nadal defeated countryman Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 7-5 on Tuesday while Federer got the better of the United States' Steve Johnson 7-6(3), 7-6(4).

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British tennis star Sir Andy Murray and America's Serena Williams stayed at the top of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world rankings and Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday.

The 29-year-old Scot led the rankings for the first time in his career on November 7 and has kept the lead since with 11,540 points. Serbia's Novak Djokovic is in second place with 9,735 points, followed by Swiss Stan Wawrinka. Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga jumped four places to occupy seventh position in the rankings courtesy of his title triumph in Marseille on Sunday. Swiss legend Roger Federer as a result fell a place to 10th with 3,260 points.

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Thousands of fans turned out to the Old Town Square in Prague today as Roger Federer, 18-time Grand Slam champion and one of the greatest players of all time, joined good friend and top ranked Czech player Tomas Berdych to officially launch the countdown to the Laver Cup.

“The Laver Cup is the most exciting new tournament we’ve seen in tennis for a very long time,” Roger Federer said. “I’m super excited about teaming up with some of my greatest rivals, like Rafa and Tomas. We’ve never had the chance to really sit on the sidelines and cheer each other on, and play doubles together, rather than facing each other on opposite sides of the net.

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Swiss legend Roger Federer returned to the top 10 in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) men's singles rankings released on Monday, after winning his fifth Australian Open singles title.

Federer, who defeated Spanish great Rafael Nadal on Sunday 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, jumped seven positions and is now placed 10th.

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Legendary Swiss Roger Federer added yet another glorious chapter to his fantastic tale by claiming a record 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Sunday, but it was his comments after the match that left fans swooning in disbelief at their idol.

Not only is Federer a fantastic tennis player, he showed that he was also a wonderful human being saying after his five set triumph over long time rival Rafael Nadal, "Tennis is a tough sport, there are no draws but if there were I would have been happy to share it with Rafa. When we saw each other four or five months ago (at Nadal's academy) we never believed we could be in the finals. I'm very happy for you, I would have been happy to lose."

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