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Federer just two wins from becoming oldest ever world No 1

WorldNews Thursday, 15 February 2018
Federer just two wins from becoming oldest ever world No 1ROTTERDAM, Netherlands - Roger Federer delivered a crushing 6-1, 6-2 defeat of Ruben Bemelmans in just 47 minutes on Wednesday night as the Swiss star moved just two wins away from becoming the sport's oldest world number one. The 36-year-old top seed, a two-time champion at the Dutch indoor event, needs to reach the semi-finals to take back the number one spot from Rafael Nadal. With two more victories, Federer would become the oldest man by three years to hold the top position in the rankings. "It's very surprising how good things went," Federer said. "The key is to start well, put him under pressure. "I wanted to make him think he had to...
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Rodger Federer reaches the quarter-finals of the Rotterdam Open and regains the World Number One spot at 36 years old.

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