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Novak Djokovic can't match Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, says Boris Becker

09 Marcha 2018, 09:54 | Bibiana Flor

ATP world number one Roger Federer

ATP world number one Roger Federer

Either way, it will take some great play and perhaps some good fortune if Indian Wells is to see the two five-time champions meet in the final on March 18. His best performance on the ATP tour was at Delray Beach, losing out in the quarter-final to fellow youngster Denis Shapovalov. The announcement was made shortly after Nadal withdrew from the Acapulco Open in Mexico.

"I dream of coming back to Roland Garros", Federer said at the glitzy Laureus Sports Awards ceremony in Monte Carlo last week. Owned by American tech billionaire Larry Ellison, the Indian Wells Masters is played at one of the most impressive facilities in the tennis world.

However, the way the ATP system works is a rolling one-year points system, in which points drop off throughout the year from the previous year's tournament.


The Indian Wells Masters begins this Thursday, where Roger Federer is the defending champion and is playing his first tournament as the newly crowned World Number One. The 36-year-old ageless wonder looks as dominant as ever in 2018 after winning his sixth Australian Open. Despite not reaching the last eight of any tournament this year, he has beaten Sam Querrey, Frances Tiafoe and John Isner.

The Serb will face the winner of a first-round match between British lefty Cameron Norrie and New York City-born Japanese player Taro Daniel.

Daria Gavrilova also has a first-up bye, with a match opposite Yanina Wickmayer or Kayla Day in the second round.


On the other side, Djokovic could hardly have been dealt a more difficult hand in his first event since the Aussie Open. I also feel that I have less to prove today than in the past, but that doesn't mean I don't want it badly. With only a few exhibition appearances and a Fed Cup match in 2018, no one's sure what to expect from the 23-time Grand Slam champ.

Zverev is seeded No. 4 at Indian Wells and shares a quarter with No. 8 seed Jack Sock. Andy Roddick (US Open 2003), Gaston Gaudio (French Open 2004), Marat Safin (Australian Open 2005), Juan Martin Del Potro (US Open 2009) and Marin Cilic (US Open 2014) have won a single Grand Slam each, while Andy Murray (US Open 2012 and Wimbledon 2013, 2016) and Stan Wawrinka (Australian Open 2014, French Open 2015 and US Open 2016) have won three each.

Halep leads women's list: Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released for the second consecutive week, ahead of Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki. Federer has been dealing with injuries of his own since last season, so he seems to want to manage his body accordingly. His big serve makes him a danger to anyone and he should not be taken lightly. But Escobedo has plenty of quality and is playing in his home state.




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