5-time champion Roger Federer tops Filip Krajinovic at Indian Wells


5-time champion Roger Federer tops Filip Krajinovic at Indian Wells

The 36-year-old marvel continues to defy the ageing process as he needed just 58 minutes to overpower the Serb with a brilliant display of Swiss timing.

In the women's section at Indian Wells, Simona Halep took pride in rallying past 19-year-old Caroline Dolehide, while Petra Kvitova's remarkable win streak skidded to a halt against another USA teen. "I was able to mix up my game nicely, make it hard for him".

"To me, it's not that surprising", Federer said after his second round win over Federico Delbonis.

"I'm just happy that I managed to recover that quickly after surgery and just get out on the court", he added.

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Federer served six aces and broke the Krajinovic serve five times.

At one point he won 17 straight points en route to taking a 6-2, 3-0 lead, winning 10 of the final 11 games in the match.

These two have played four times and Federer has won three of those matches.

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"It felt like the first match I have ever played on the tour, very weird", he told reporters.

Japan's Kei Nishikori withdrew through illness before playing his opening match of the tournament. "I think I'm okay".

Kasatkina has beaten all four of the current Grand Slam champions in the previous year: French Open victor Jelena Ostapenko, Australian Open victor Caroline Wozniacki, Wimbledon victor Garbine Muguruza and now Stephens. The other victory came in Rotterdam. It was the fifth time in the last decade that a player ranked outside the top-100 has defeated Djokovic. Cuevas was leading 3-6, 6-4, 4-2 when Thiem packed it in.

Israeli Dudi Sela beat British 21st seed Edmund 6-4 6-4, while Luxemburg's 24th seed Giles Muller was upset by Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-3 7-5.

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Seventh seed Kevin Anderson took down Nicolas Kicker 7-6 (1) 7-6 (3) and South Korea's Chung Hyeon beat Tomas Berdych 6-4 6-4.

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