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Federer fires Indian Aces to victory against Singapore in IPTL



Roger Federer shone brightly on his first appearance on Indian soil as he fired the Indian Aces to a convincing 26-16 victory over Singapore Slammers in the Delhi leg of the International Premier Tennis League in Delhi, on Sunday.


Federer along with Sania Mirza blanked Bruno Soares and Daniela Hantuchova 6-0 before winning his men's singles against Tomas Berdych and men's doubles with Rohan Bopanna to help the hosts bounce back after Pat Rafter had thrashed Pete Sampras 6-2 in the opening legends' match.


Federer and Sania were playing together for the first time and they proved to be unstoppable with a one-sided victory before the Swiss legend joined hands with Rohan Bopanna to outclass Nick Kyrgios and Leyton Hewitt 6-1 in the men's doubles match,



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