"I was not afraid at all. He's used the time [off tour] to train - a lot".
Also in the Pete Sampras group with Federer is Croatian Marin Cilic, the man he beat in this year's Wimbledon final, and American Jack Sock who crept into the tournament after winning the Paris Masters. The 36-year-old is 10-0 in his last 10 matches, having prevailed in both Shanghai and Basel along the way.
Can Rafael Nadal overcome his injury woes to win a first ATP World Tour Finals? In all, Fed owns seven titles in 2017. Maybe we are not completely aligned around the table.
"Hopefully the knee is good", the 31-year-old told Sky Sports. He knows Nadal and Federer cannot continue for ever and is determined to use them as a barometer of his ability. Twice he has been in finals, in 2010 where he lost to rival Roger Federer and then Novak Djokovic in 2013. I do expect him to be at his best.
Federer was honoured at the ATP Finals. "I'm not aware of any evidence of the WTA allowing it making any difference to the attractiveness of their Tour".
However, the 16-time grand slam champion is adamant that he is ready for the gruelling demands of the star-studded season-ending event. But he's certainly proving that we can't predict when it's coming. "Until I do that I can't say for certain, but I'll be able to come back just fine". Depleted? Opportunities for new faces?
The most likely candidate appears to be Zverev, who has rocketed up the rankings to number three after an outstanding season in which he has won five tournaments, including two Masters titles. Obviously, watching what Alexander Zverev has done this year, he's been pretty spectacular. Dimitrov also reached the Australian Open semi-finals. It's a great arena. The top four has been dominating that level of tournament.
Jesús Manuel Corona se da de baja de la selección
La Selección Mexicana a través de redes sociales envió su mensaje de apoyo al futbolista tras esta sensible pérdida. El tricolor también se solidarizó con el jugador en Twitter, tras el desafortunado suceso.
The last time a first-timer made it out of the group stage on his debut was Kei Nishikori in 2014.
The agenda is relatively radical and includes shot clocks, restricted warm-up time, no lets, toilet break frequency limits, and prize money for first-round retirees.
'We'll see how things go next year but I'm not thinking about the rankings too much. We don't normally get to see that. He practiced on Friday but was less than positive about his chances of being 100 percent fit. I think it touches on a few of those elements in a competitor. He won for an astonishing 10th career time in Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Roland Garros, and captured his fifth title at Madrid.
The Spaniard used the example of net height, which has stayed the same despite taller players in the modern era.
De esta manera, Marruecos se une como representantes de África en Rusia 2018 , a Nigeria , Egipto , Senegal y Túnez . La escuadra del norte de África terminó ganando (0-2) gracias a los goles de Dirar y Benatia en el primer tiempo.
But according to The New York Times , the Chinese president "either can not , or does not want to, do the job". Despite the public bonhomie, the two leaders were expected to have had tough discussions behind closed doors.
Isco looked to be on his way out at Real Madrid barely a year ago, often playing second fiddle to the club's bigger Galacticos. Madrid wouldn't have been in this dilemma if they still had his servicesWhat's the story? "My life is calmer in London ".
El entrenador de la Selección Nacional paró el siguiente equipo en la práctica de esta mañana: Romero, Mascherano, Pezzella, Otamendi, Salvio, Enzo Pérez , Kranevitter, Di María, Lo Celso, Messi y Agüero.
Los primeros cargamentos del producto ya fueron despachados desde Colombia y llegarán a su destino en 15 días. Las inversiones actuales de los Emiratos Árabes en Colombia son en las áreas de petróleo y minería .
His performances have played a key part in their positive start to the season, with PSG four points clear at the top of Ligue 1. Angel Di Maria has admitted that he came close to leaving Paris Saint-Germain last summer to move to Barcelona .
Conductor arrolla a estudiantes en Francia
Informes policiales recientes señalan que el atacante, un hombre de 28 años , tiene antecedentes por consumo de narcóticos . El conductor fue detenido minutos después de la colisión, al menos uno está en estado de gravedad.
El momento en que tiran a la estudiante del tren
El hecho ocurrió el viernes 3, cuando un hombre intentó robarle el celular a la joven, quien estaba leyendo. Por el bien de nuestros hijos, si alguien vio esto, que por favor se comunique con la policía", solicitó.
Neymar rompe en llanto en plena entrevista
Es un ser humano y comete errores, nadie es perfecto, pero cuando tiene un problema con alguien, lo resuelve en el vestuario . Me dijo que me quería ayudar a alcanzar mis objetivos personales y colectivos.
Aaron Boone Among Candidates To Manage Yankees
Boone retired in 2010, and has spent the last two years as one of the Sunday Night Baseball broadcasters for ESPN. But the Yankees have interviewed someone with managerial experience.