Federer says 'special' fans inspired him to reach Shanghai quarters
Roger Federer said that his devoted band of Chinese supporters helped pull him through a tough first set and into the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals on Thursday. The Swiss defeated David Goffin 7-6 (9/7), 6-4 after the 13th seed from Belgium squandered five set points in the first set.
New rules, innovations at maiden NextGen tennis competition
There was a deeper purpose for ATP Tour tournament for the next generation than the final results. It was a testing event for ideas that have been brandied for years.