ibusinesslines.com
ibusinesslines.com November 21, 2018


Roger Federer breezes past Lajovic in straight sets in Wimbledon first round

07 July 2018, 07:01 | Charlene Valdez

GETTYAndy Murray only recently made his comeback from a long injury lay-off

Andy Murray only recently made his comeback from a long injury lay-off

Uniqlo, which outfitted Novak Djokovic before the Serbian tennis star signed a deal with Lacoste past year, announced Federer as its new "Global Brand Ambassador" on Twitter.

Gone was the Nike swish from his bandana and the RF logo that usually appears on his jacket was also missing.

"[I hope] Nike can be nice and helpful in the process to bring it over to me". Interestingly enough, Federer was still wearing Nike sneakers during his match.

"I didn't play my best but I'll get there, taking it one match at a time".

'Luckily I opened really nicely and got double break in the first set and Yoshihito later in the second and third showed good tennis, ' Cilic added. They are my initials.

The new contract is reportedly worth $300m (£228m) over the next 10 years and was signed after Federer's deal with Nike expired in March.

Federer also has commercial deals with Wilson, Barila, Credit Suisse, Mercedes, Rolex, Lindt, Jura, Moet & Chandon, Sunrise and NetJets. "I must tell you, it's been a long time coming", said Federer.

Switzerland's Roger Federer looks on while playing Serbia's Dusan Lajovic during their men's singles first round match on the first day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 2, 2018. The good thing is it's not theirs forever.


She took the first set with a well-timed break at 6-5, with Rus serving to take it to a tie-break. I have deep roots with Nike.

The 25 year old Australian, ranked 65 in the world, was born in Zagreb Croatia but now lives in Brisbane, a great city for tennis. "But everything is open".

But everything else was familiar for the Swiss star who cruised past World No. 57 Lajovic in just 79 minutes.

The video of Federer handing his headband to the girl was shared by Wimbledon's official YouTube channel.

"I'm very happy, I felt good from the start too which was nice and that was not the case past year against him".

"Well, when I was about to break the record, I thought, "Wow, I'm going to beat Federer at something", said Lopez, whose unbroken run began at the 2002 French Open.

Federer barely broke a sweat and romped to another straight-sets win against the world number 58, having seen off Lajovic in the second round previous year.



Other News

Trending Now

Pruitt's EPA resignation stirs lament, reflection
But despite boasts of slashing red tape and promoting job creation, Pruitt had a mixed record of producing real-world results. On Friday, his final day in office, Pruitt was back at the EPA building in downtown Washington to say goodbye to aides.

Carmelo Anthony Leaving OKC Thunder: Will He Join LeBron James In LA?
Anthony recently opted into the final year of his contact with Oklahoma City, which was set to pay him $27.9 million next year. Privately, however, people within the Thunder anxious about his application of the role, multiple sources told MassLive.

EU package does not cover all demands of Iran
The first group of sanctions on Iran's automotive sector, gold trade, and other industries will "snap back" on August 4. Lavrov urged new ways of trading with Iran if Washington restores sanctions against Tehran.

Wall St takes some knocks but still standing as trade war escalates
Azevedo said, adding that more restrictions had been put in place in the weeks after the period under review ended. It will make - it is making already - American consumers pay more for the goods they buy.

Beryl becomes first named Atlantic hurricane of 2018
But heavy rain and gusty wind could still hammer parts of the islands. 'Beryl is a very compact hurricane. Maximum sustained winds were at 75 miles per hour with a minimum central pressure of 995 mb.

Malaysia tells Chinese firms to suspend projects
On May 29, Mahathir announced that his new government would renegotiate terms of the ECRL deal. The China Petroleum Co.is the firm contracted for the pipeline projects.

Belgium advances to World Cup semifinals, beats Brazil 2-1
The Belgians were 2-0 down and needed a goal in the final minute of the match to squeeze into the last eight. But as the referee started to seek a video review, Neymar appeared to urge against it.