"I was sad not to play here last year, and two years ago there wasn't a chance", Federer said. I enjoy playing here because of my success, even more so, but I have always enjoyed coming here to Cincinnati, and now we do it as a family.
"After Washington, I took four, five days off the tennis court".
Novak Djokovic of Serbia is congratulated after winning in his semi final match against Roger Federer (L) of Switzerland during day 11 of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. "I don't want to be hurt, there is too much to play".
"I just love talking about it because I feel like a lot of people have those same emotions and they don't have the same platform that I have". And course the big goal is the US Open. I would like to pick maybe a little bit of their brain, I think, because ultimately you get out there on the court and you play on your own'.
"This year has been tough", Kyrgios said.
'So for the players as well and to attract more people and viewers of a younger audience we have to keep tennis matches dynamic and shorter'.
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Further outgoings seem likely, led by Estonia global Ragnar Klavan's expected £2million switch to Cagliari. During pre-season I played alongside a variety of different players and we blended really well.
Pliskova, the former world No 1, moved into the second round by snapping a seven-match losing streak against Agnieszka Radwanska with a 6-3, 6-3 win. "I don't get byes anymore right now".
Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic survived a stiff test, needing nine match points to outlast Steve Johnson of the United States 6-4, 7-6 (7/4).
South Korean Chung Hyeon rallied to beat Jack Sock 2-6 6-1 6-2 and set up a second-round clash with fourth seed Juan Martin del Potro. The reigning Wimbledon champion failed to convert eight match points before he finally put Johnson away.
Weekend Toronto finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas ran out of gas in a 7-5, 6-3 loss to Belgian 11th seed David Goffin.
Two-time Cincinnati semifinalist Milos Raonic advanced with a 6-3, 6-3 win over qualifier Dusan Lajovic.
Stan Wawrinka, on the mend after knee surgery, won 6-2 4-6 6-3 against Diego Schwartzman to set up a tie against Kei Nishikori, who beat Andrey Rublev 7-5 6-3.
But the second seed made light of his status as the sport's elder statesman by easing to a 6-4 6-4 victory in one hour and 13 minutes against the German world number 47.