Roger Federer Confirms Title Defence at Miami Open 2020

Published 01/07/2020, 12:36 PM EST


World No.3 Roger Federer confirms his participation at the Miami Open 2020, where he will aim to defend his title. The organizers of the Miami Open announced on Monday that the Swiss maestro will return to Miami in a bid to clinch the fifth trophy at the event.

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The Miami Open is scheduled to start from 25th March and will conclude on 5th April 2020. The Miami Open tweeted on Tuesday: “Witness Roger Federer. Witness greatness. Witness live. Federer confirms he’ll to return to defend his title.”

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Roger Federer 2019 Miami Open title

Roger Federer lost the first set of the Miami Open 2019 against Radu Albot. However, the 20-time Grand Slam champion was back on track as he found some of his best tennis and dominated the rest of the tournament. The 38-year-old went onto claim 12 consecutive sets en route to his fourth Miami Open title. The title was also Federer’s 101st ATP title.

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The Miami Masters is one of four Masters 1000 events that Federer has triumphed at three times or more. The Basel native has also done so in Indian Wells, Hamburg and Cincinnati.

Federer’s 2020 schedule

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Federer played 15 tournaments in the 2019  season including the Laver Cup. He won 4 titles in the calendar year 2019. He will commence his 2020 season at the Australian Open 2020. pm

Federer’s 2020 schedule is designed to minimize his travel. Apart from the four Grand Slams, the Swiss maestro will aim to play the tournaments, where he enjoys defending his points from 2019. He also desires to play the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

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Roger Federer pulled out of the ongoing inaugural ATP Cup 2020 in order to spend some more time with his family. This indicated that the Swiss legend will have a lighter schedule this season.

 

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Starting off as a tennis author in 2018, Varun Khanna has gone on to contribute to EssentiallySports in various capacities. After setting up interviews with the likes of Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou, Alizé Cornet, and Noah Rubin, Varun is now part of all major ATP and WTA press conferences and has gone on to pen more than 1300 articles for EssentiallySports. He now heads the tennis and NBA division of the organization.

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