'Roger Federer has four children but...', says ATP ace



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'Roger Federer has four children but...', says ATP ace

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray reached the semi-final of the 2010 Toronto Masters 1000, proving their dominance once again. Andy Murray went all the way to claim his 15th ATP title and fifth at the Masters 1000 level, beating Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals and Roger Federer in the title match.

Andy became the rare player to beat both Roger and Rafa in the same event and the first to defend the Canadian Open since Andre Agassi in 1995. It wasn't easy to pick up the pace in the rain-interrupted final. Still, Andy came out on top after a 7-5, 7-5 win in two hours and five minutes.

The Briton recorded his seventh victory over Federer in 12 meetings and the first since Indian Wells 2009. Andy had trouble finding the first serve, and Roger couldn't take advantage of it. He created four break chances and stole his opponent's serve three times.

Instead of capitalizing on that, Federer struggled on serve, giving up over 40% of points and playing against ten break chances. He was broken five times after nearly 30 unforced errors, he ended up on the losing end and missed out on the third crown in Toronto after 2004 and 2006.

Andy had 24 winners and 24 unforced errors. At the same time, Roger was left with a negative ratio of 20-31, unable to impose his shots and take advantage in the shorter rallies. Murray got off to a perfect start, breaking in the first game of the match after forcing Roger's error and holding on to 15 with a service winner in the next.

Federer had yet to reach the zone, and he was broken again in game three after a backhand error put Murray 3-0 up. The Swiss started to come back in game four after breaking Andy and fired a service winner in the next to close in on the opponent.

King Roger is a 20-time Grand Slam champion

Asked by ESPN about the famous debate of the GOAT (greatest player of all time), Diego Schwartzman felt that the Grand Slam tournaments could not be the main argument. A claimed fan of Roger Federer, the Argentinian therefore chose the Swiss in particular for his behavior off the court.

“For me, it’s not just about Grand Slam titles. I watch a lot of things, including off the court. Roger is the player who generates the most enthusiasm among the fans. He is nice to everyone, you can hear him speak in Spanish, Italian or French.

He has four children, but he trains every day. In the morning he hits with you on the tennis court and in the afternoon he dresses up for an event downtown. It is flawless everywhere! The others are great at almost everything too, but I find he has a bit more charisma."