ROGER FEDERER NEWS
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March 2, 2109 -- Dubai, UAE
Roger clinched not only another title in Dubai today, but earned his 100th Career Title!
He is just the second player after Jimmy Connors to reach such a milestone.
Finding himself up against Stefanos Tsitsipas for the third time this year, Roger was determined to get the win. Playing aggressive, he dictated and came away victorious 6-4, 6-4. This is also his 8th title in Dubai.
“It’s been a long, wonderful journey… I have loved every minute,” Roger said on court after his victory. “It’s been tough but the sacrifice has been very, very worthwhile and we’ll see how much more I’ve got left in the tank. Reaching 100 is an absolute dream come true for me.”
March 1, 2019 -- Dubai, UAE
In his easiest match this week, Roger defeated Borna Coric 6-2, 6-2 to get one step closer to clinching his 100th career title.
The Swiss Maestro will face Stefanos Tsitsipas in the finals. The two have already met twice this year, splitting the wins between them.
February 28, 2019 -- Dubai, UAE
Roger needed just two sets to reserve his spot in the semifinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships today.
Facing the young Hungarian, Martin Fucsovics, Roger rallied through rain delays to win 7-6(4), 6-4.
He takes on Borna Coric in the semifinals.