Roger Federer in 2018
Roger Federer in 2018, His year officially began with Australian open and ended at ATP finals. He made the best start of a season 17-0 improving 16-0 back in 2016. Roger Federer in 2018 won 4 titles and finished 3-time runner-up. However, he won 2 team events as well.
Sports-world presenting you his performance in 2018.
Roger Federer in 2018-Australian Open
Roger Federer had a dreamed start of 2018. Just like 2017, Roger Federer in 2018’s Champion of Australian open 2018 . He successfully defended in his title after beating Cilic in 5 sets.
The winning score was 6-2,6-7,6-3,3-6,6-1.
Roger Ferderer in 2018 had a dream start. At Rotterdam open, he made many new records. After beating Robin Haase in the quarter-final, he regained no 1 ATP Ranking after 5 years and 106 days. He won the final against Dimitrov in straight sets and lifted the Rotterdam open for the 3rd time. He Tied the record of Arthur Ashe for winning the same event thrice. Roger Federer in 2018 made another record of winning ATP 500 event for the 20th time.
Indian Wells -Roger Federer in 2018
Indian Wells was Roger’s first ATP 1000 masters of the year.
Where he had to reach at least in Semi Final to retained his no1 spot which he did. But unfortunately, he lost the final against Juan Martin Del Potro after having match point on his serve.
Miami Open proved a nightmare for Roger Federer where he lost in the round of 64. He was the defending champion
Roger lost is number 1 spot after that defeat because he didn’t participate in the clay season. He skipped French open for the second consecutive year.
Stuttgart Open – Grass season
Roger Federer made a great come back to tennis after winning Stuttgart for the first time. Roger Federer in 2018 won 3 titles after that victory. After that victory, he reclaimed his no 1 Ranking from Rafael Nadal
After the victory in the first event of grass season, Roger reached to the Halle final where he had an upset defeat. Coric defeated Federer 7-6,3-6,6-2.
One the most watched tennis event Wimbledon was not memorable for Federer. He was playing so well till quarter-final. In the quarter-final against Kevin Anderson, he won the first two sets. Then he lost the next two. In the decider, he lost by 13-11.
Cincinnati Masters 2018
Roger Federer after skipping many hard court event made a come back in Cincinnati Masters. When he was beaten by Novak Djokovic in the final. The score was 6-4,6-4.
US Open 2018
Roger Federer came as a no 2 seed in US open. He didn’t lose a single set till the 4th round. In the fourth round, he was upset by John Millman in 4 sets. He had set point chances in 2nd and 3rd sets.
Shanghai Masters 2018
At Shanghai Master semifinal, Roger Federer lost to Coric for the second time in 2018.
Swiss Indoor 2018
He won the Swiss Indoor for the record
9th time. Reaching his 200th career semi Final. It was his 99th career title.
Paris Masters 2018
Lost to Novak Djokovic in the semi-final.
ATP World Tour Final 2018
Roger Federer topped his group in NITTO ATP World tour finals but he lost to Zverev in the semi-final.
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