A shocking third round loss against Kei Nishikori of Japan at the Madrid Masters tournament this week means that Roger Federer will drop to world number three once the rankings are updated on Monday. Federer is the defending champion of the tournament and has 1,000 ranking points to defend. This means that Andy Murray will make his return to world number two next week.
Despite this development, it seemed like Federer’s not planning to make some changes on his rather light 2013 schedule in a bid to regain these ranking points. The Swiss superstar has yet to win a title in 2013 and has significant ranking points to defend in the next couple of months, including the Wimbledon tournament where he is the defending champion.
Federer said in his post match interview that his opponent clearly played a more solid game than him. Federer has been out of action since his quarterfinal loss at the Indian Wells tournament, He said that he will going back to the practice courts and train harder.Tennisguru.net in partnership with bet365 offer over 40,000 live streamed events per year. However, please note that the intellectual property rights to stream such events are usually owned at a country level and therefore, depending on your location, there may be certain events that you may be unable to view due to such restrictions. Prior to joining bet365 and funding your account therefore in order to view any particular event via the bet365 live stream, you are strongly advised to first check with bet365 that, given your country location, you would be eligible to view the live streamed event in question. bet365’s contact details can be found by clicking here, then clicking ‘Services’ at the top right of the page, and then choosing the ‘Contact Us’ option.