The second-seeded Spaniard was in cruise control as he took the first set behind some superb serving and stout defence.
03 Sep 2019 10:57 AM
He leads 2014 US Open champion Cilic 8-1 in their meetings.
27 Jan 2018 6:08 AM
The big-serving Croat has already set his eyes on winning the grand slam title this year.
06 Jan 2018 2:46 AM
Croatia’s Cilic will next meet Gilles Simon, who beat Ricardo Ojeda Lara from Spain 6-2, 6-3.
05 Jan 2018 2:36 AM
Incidentally, the Mhalunge Balewadi stadium is getting major infrastructure upgrade.
24 Dec 2017 12:33 AM
The sets were tough though, as the 7-6 (3), 7-6 (0) scoreline at the end of the one hour 47 minutes match suggests.
23 Sep 2017 1:45 AM
As a talented young player, Federer’s on-court tantrums and hair-trigger temper once threatened to stunt his progress.
22 Jul 2017 6:07 AM
With his 36th birthday just three weeks away Federer believes that he could still be playing the tournament when he’s 40.
18 Jul 2017 2:08 AM
It’s unlikely any sportsman of such calibre would also find the sport-life balance Federer has achieved.
18 Jul 2017 12:02 AM
Federer, who will be 36 in three weeks' time, became the oldest Wimbledon champion of the modern era after beating Marin Cilic.
17 Jul 2017 12:43 PM
Roger Federer became the second player to win the Wimbledon without dropping a set, after Bjorn Borg did it in 1976.
16 Jul 2017 9:27 PM
Cilic is bidding to become the second Croatian player -- man or woman -- to win the Wimbledon title after Goran Ivanisevic in 2001.
16 Jul 2017 4:18 PM
Federer defeated 11th-seeded Berdych 7-6(4), 7-6(4) 6-4 in the semi-final contest that lasted for two hours and 18 minutes.
15 Jul 2017 9:18 AM
Rafael Nadal has won all 14 matches he has played in Acapulco, where he lifted the trophy in 2005 and 2013.
04 Mar 2017 4:59 PM
The match went to tie-breaker only as a result of Kovalik’s resilience as the Slovak clinched the fifth game after saving two break points.
05 Jan 2017 4:17 AM
India’s hopes would rest on Ramakumar Ramanathan, who made the quarter-finals here last year.
02 Jan 2017 2:05 AM
Martin Del Potro was also forced to withdraw from his warm up event, Auckland Classic.
25 Dec 2016 3:39 PM
Cilic, who has won the tournament twice, will be looking to make it third time lucky in 2017.
20 Nov 2016 5:31 PM
In the other match in Murray's group, Kei Nishikori avenged his painful US Open loss to Stanislas Wawrinka.
15 Nov 2016 10:41 AM