TENNIS WORLD MAGAZINE

ISSUE 19 - 2014

A Slam Apart

    ISSUE 19
TennisWorld Italia
Remember me

ATP - Andy Murray chasing Roger Federer for world no. 2 ranking in Indian Wells

Murray needs to win or reach finals to overtake Federer
ATP Tennis  06 Mar 2013 - 14:27 / by Prakash / reads 2227.
Source:
ATP Tennis

Roger Federer's earlier than expected losses in Rotterdam and Dubai has put his no. 2 ranking in danger as Andy Murray could overtake the Swiss in the world rankings based on how they both perform at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.

Murray, who will be playing for the first time since the Australian Open, will become no. 2 in the rankings if he wins Indian Wells. If Murray reaches the finals, then Federer needs to reach atleast the semi finals or better in order to hold on to the no. 2 ranking.

If Murray loses in the semi-finals or earlier, then Federer is gauranteed to hold on to the no. 2 spot.

Federer is the defending champion at Indian Wells and has been handed a tough draw with a third round showdown with Frenchman Juilen Benneateau, who recently beat him in Rotterdam and is likely to meet Rafael Nadal in the quarter finals.

Murray has been ranked as high as no. 2 previously.

The BNP Paribas Open men's main draw begins on Thursday.

Sponsored by
ONE STIRNGS - Active Pattern Deep Push Technology, the new perfect size large performing holes develop best flex string pattern response. Active Pattern Deep Push Technology permit the correct and best freedom string movement creating pattern flexibility increasing comfort and more feeling



Also interesting...
Stan Wawrinka crashes out of Basel
Stan Wawrinka crashes out of Basel
John Isner and Gilles Simon shown exit door in Valencia Open
John Isner and Gilles Simon shown exit door in Valencia Open
Milos Raonic and Ivo Karlovic go through to the second round in Swiss Indoors Basel
Milos Raonic and Ivo Karlovic go through to the second round in Swiss Indoors Basel
Stan Wawrinka: Has there been an ebb to the flow?
Stan Wawrinka: Has there been an ebb to the flow?

How can you better play a passing shot…

as a second shot?

Continue reading