That came after a breakthrough 2017 which saw him win four titles, including Sofia, Cincinnati, Brisbane and the ATP Finals.
Rain - a rarity in the desert - delayed the start of the match, with Federer cautious but restless to get play underway in front of a capacity crowd.
"Federer said", It's been a long time since I have been interrupted at night and have to come back the next day".
He defeated Delbonis in just an hour in the Sunday afternoon.
The match was carried over from Saturday after rain force play to end early with Federer one set up and the scores locked at 2-2 in the second. The Spaniard once ranked No. 7 in the world is now ranked No. 39 said: "Well, I think that the match kind of, like, went up-and-downs a little bit, at least the two first sets with a break that he made me at the beginning". For the first time in six years, Federer has entered a tournament as the world's No. 1 player.
Israeli Dudi Sela beat British 21st seed Edmund 6-4 6-4, while Luxemburg's 24th seed Giles Muller was upset by Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-3 7-5. While the Spaniard converted all three of his break chances, he also saved seven of Dimitrov's 10 break points.
Novak Djokovic during his second round match against Taro Daniel. "So talking about faster, I just think there is more bounce to it, especially if you play someone who has a lot of spin like he has and kicks the ball around a lot".
Roger Federer- the renaissance man of tennis who rewrites records books nearly everytime he steps on to the court strolled into the third round of the Indian Wells Masters where he is the defending champion.
"And not to mention as well, I've played so many tournaments as a kid here".
It's certainly tough to see who Federer would potentially face in the final, with doubts over Djokovic's condition and a tough draw to boot, and mixed form from Juan Martin del Potro and Alexander Zverev so far this season.
Djokovic was beaten 7-6 (7-3), 4-6, 6-1 by the 25-year old qualifier in his first competitive match since losing in the last 16 at Melbourne.
You may have heard late Sunday evening that the Lions are scheduled to host 3x Pro-Bowl running back DeMarco Murray today. It's no secret that the Lions have struggled mightily at the running back position for the last handful of years.
She already has conducted an interview with contributor Anderson Cooper, although it is not known when the show will air. It also seeks to stop Trump and Cohen from trying to block her upcoming appearance on '60 Minutes'.
It plans to offer projects for investment as early as May and will also seek bids for new exploration blocks, the company said. Eni is active in 73 countries, including north, west and east Africa, the Gulf of Mexico, southern Europe and Alaska.
This morning, Suh posted a video on Twitter telling fans to "stay tuned, there will be some exciting news going on". I should add that his formal release - in terms of availability to other teams - is likely to happen on Wednesday.
This includes Surface Hub , the large-screen video collaboration device for huddle spaces and other small-to-medium meeting rooms. The latest enhancements break down along the lines of features and functionality, calling, and device support , Wright said.
It all kicked off just as the victor , a whippet called Tease owned by Yvette Short, was being announced at the NEC in Birmingham. Two pitch invaders interrupted the Crufts winner's ceremony on Sunday night to protest against extreme dog breeding.
Volkswagen India has made two of its most important cars in the current line up, the Polo and Vento , a bit more sporting. Volkswagen India announced the introduction of the Polo Pace and Vento Sport limited edition with a host of new features.
The casino operator reported $1.40 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.07. TISCH JONATHAN M sold $370,578 worth of stock. $370,707 worth of stock was sold by TISCH ANDREW H on Sunday, February 11.
RWC Asset Management LLP Sells 4145 Shares of Pfizer Inc. (PFE)
It turned negative, as 35 investors sold FE shares while 155 reduced holdings. 165 funds opened positions while 367 raised stakes. In related news, insider Mikael Dolsten sold 13,986 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 2nd.
Cardinals Expected to Release Peterson
As part of the trade, the Cardinals sent New Orleans a conditional sixth-round pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. Last year, the Arizona Cardinals lost their best player during the first game of the season.
Sony Xperia R1, R1 Plus start getting Android 8.0 Oreo update
Sony will bring a couple of its own features such as Xperia actions, which makes it easier to access apps that you use the most. While the former comes with 16GB internal storage coupled with 2GB RAM, the latter offers 32GB internal storage and 3GB RAM.
Hundreds of embryos damaged at United States clinic
Last week, an OH hospital said more than 2,000 frozen eggs and embryos may have been damaged due to a refrigerator malfunction. University Hospitals issued a statement Sunday saying, "We understand why some people might feel compelled to take this step".