• Home
  • Sports News
  • Australian Open: Roger Federer dismisses 'legal cheating' claims against Rafael Nadal in final
Australian Open: Roger Federer dismisses 'legal cheating' claims against Rafael Nadal in final

Federer, who last won a Grand Slam in 2012 (Wimbledon), defeated Nadal 6-four, 3-6, 6-1, three-6, 6-3 in a contest that lasted for three hours and 38 minutes. Quickly after he clinched his 18th Grand Slam identify, Roger Federer disregarded Pat coins' criticism of his fifth-set scientific timeout all through his victory over old nemesis Rafael Nadal inside the Australian Open very last on Sunday night.
Coins, running for BBC's Radio 5 live, known as the lengthy spoil "felony cheating," lashing the 35-year-vintage for his technique.

"It's cheating and it's being allowed. it's prison cheating, however, it's nonetheless no longer right," the 1987 Wimbledon winner said.

The Swiss maestro, who rarely takes clinical timeouts, also took one inside the semi-very last healthy against Stanislas Wawrinka, but that become after his compatriot requested for one as properly.

"My leg has been hurting me because of the (2nd spherical) Rubin suit," he said. "I was capable of navigating thru the ache. For a few motive in opposition to Stan, I had it from the start on each side of the groyne. "I felt my quad halfway thru the second set already, and the groyne commenced to hurt halfway thru the third set.

"I simply informed myself, The regulations are there that you can use them. We should not be the usage of those policies or be abusing the machine. I assume I have led the manner for two decades.

"So I assume to be vital there's exaggerating. I'm the final man to name a clinical timeout. I don't know what he speaks about."
Federer, who last won a Grand Slam in 2012 (Wimbledon), defeated Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 in a contest that lasted for 3 hours and 38 minutes. He has now the only player in tennis history to have won five or more titles at three Grand Slams.



More in Sports
Sreesanth ‘aims to finish with 100 Test wickets’ after reduced ban

Sreesanth, whose ban was reduced to seven years, is just the second Keralite to represent the country and in his brief career, he has played 27 Tests, scalping 87 w...

Recently posted . 1 views

Mike Tyson reveals he smokes around Rs 28 lakh worth of weed every mon...

The retired boxer has now entered the cannabis business, in California, where smoking marijuana is legal.  

Recently posted . 9 views

SmartBall Set to Revolutionise Cricket Analytics

Much like in football, cricket balls too are all set to see microchips embedded inside them. The technology is going to hit the Big Bash League, with Kookaburra a...

1 week ago . 14 views

"Listen To Your Body My Friend": Jonty Rhodes' Message To Suresh Raina...

Jonty Rhodes posted a special message for Suresh Raina on Twitter after the Indian left-hander underwent a knee surgery on Friday.

1 week ago . 17 views

Rahul Dravid’s ‘Leave Without Pay’ Not Enough to Resolve Conflict: BCC...

Unfazed by the controversy over the notice he has issued to Rahul Dravid over a potential conflict of interest in his appointment as Head of Cricket of the National...

1 week ago . 19 views



Thought of the day

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best.
St. Jerome