Home

Novak Đjoković Wins 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals After Roger Federer Withdraws

Novak Đjoković Wins 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals After Roger Federer Withdraws

A back injury has caused Roger Federer to pull out from the ATP World Tour final against Novak Djokovic. The Swiss world number 2 sustained the injury yesterday, during his semi-final match against his Davis Cup teammate, Stanislas Wawrinka. Federer went on to win the match, 4-6 7-5 7-6 (8-6) after saving four match points.

By Javier Yap – @javiervanderyap

A six time winner of the tournament, Federer informed the audience at the O2 Arena that he was “not match-fit”.

“I tried everything I could last night, also today, pain  killers, treatment, rest and so forth, warm up till the very end but I just can’t compete at this level with Novak.”

Source: BBC Sport

The 33 year old father of four, also took to Facebook to announce the news of his withdrawal.
https://www.facebook.com/Federer/posts/10152845910899941

 

Novak Djokovic is now the first man to win three consecutive season ending titles since Ivan Lendl between 1985 – 1987. This title is his 4th in the season finale, with the first dating back to 2008 where he defeated Nikolay Davydenko, 6-1 7-5 at the Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai. This victory also extends the world number one’s unbeaten indoor record to 32 which stretches back to 2012.

The 27 year old also finished the year with a grand slam to his name, four ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles and an ATP World Tour Masters 500 title. In the process, the Serbian boasts a 61-8 match record for the whole of 2014.

Source: ATP World Tour

Source: ESPN

More in Home

Oliver Burke Says Celtic Team-Mate Kristoffer Ajer Could Beat Him In A Straight Race

Stuart HyndMarch 30, 2019

Celtic Celebrate Eight Years of ‘The Broony’

Stuart HyndFebruary 6, 2019

Celtic Leave Vakoun Issouf Bayo Out of Europa League Squad

Stuart HyndFebruary 5, 2019

A Celtic Outfield Squad Made Up Solely of Injured Players

Stuart HyndFebruary 4, 2019

Steve Clarke Hits Out at Referees Over Inconsistency After Jermain Defoe ‘Dive’

Stuart HyndFebruary 4, 2019

Is Karamoko Dembele Set For a Celtic Debut This Month?

Stuart HyndFebruary 4, 2019

Kieran Tierney Returns to Celtic Training After Almost Two Months Out

Stuart HyndFebruary 4, 2019

Aberdeen Legend Jim Leighton Says He’ll Never Speak To Sir Alex Ferguson Again

Connor BoylanDecember 1, 2018

Celtic Hero Paddy McCourt Absolutely Slates Sol Campbell Saying His Arrogance Is ‘Different Level’

Connor BoylanDecember 1, 2018