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Daily Tennis News Briefs 18Feb13





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Monday, February 18, 2013


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Federer Arrives In South Africa For An Inspection Trip

Roger Federer has arrived in South Africa after an overnight flight from Europe and will spend a few days inspecting projects funded by his foundation. The tennis hero is also hoping to get a chance to meet with Nelson Mandela.



Defeating Williams Gives Azarenka New Confidence

Victoria Azarenka may have lost the world no.1 ranking she has held for more than a year. But after beating Serena Williams who deposed her to successfully defend the Qatar Total Open, she is confident of reclaiming top spot in a week’s time.


Federer Hopes Squash Joins The Olympics

Roger Federer, as everyone knows, is an icon in tennis who can demand pretty much anything and usually get his wishes met. But now the Swiss is trying to extend his sphere of influence into International Olympic Committee circles and is urging another racket sport gets a place at the Games.


Haas Happy To Be Traveling With His Toddler

Tommy Haas has joined an increasing group of players over the age of 30 who travel with young children. In the 35-year-old German’s case, he likes it very much. Haas, who is engaged to the US actress Sara Foster, has a two-year and three-month- old daughter Valentina.



Nadal To Wear Luxury Watch

Rafael Nadal may be having troubles in his tennis comeback but at least he still knows what time it is thanks to a new $690,000 lightweight watch from Swiss luxury sponsor Richard Mille.



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