Roger Federer wins Dubai Tennis Championships opener in 54 minutes

"I got sent so many compilations of stuff, with music and emotional stuff, my team celebrating or commentators celebrating".

Roger Federer sent a message to the tennis world by winning the Australian Open last month.

Wawrinka, a three-time grand slam champion, has reached the last-four in the two tournaments he has contested so far this season, in Brisbane and the Australian Open, and he feels satisfied with his game. "It was not the best thing, but I needed to take time off to recover and feel better physically". The break is too big for me to come in and just play like I did in Australia.

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Federer is a seven-time Dubai champion, while Murray is seeking his first title.

"It's incredible to be back after the knee", Federer said.

It's a shame that an ankle injury prevented his opponent in the first round, world number 41 Benoit Paire, from bringing his best tennis to challenge Federer on the show court.

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Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka are also competing in Dubai, and Murray will face Federer in the semi-final provided both remain undefeated until the final four.

"It was incredible to see them playing again in a big final like that", Wawrinka said.

"And when you walk out, I don't know, it's a nice feeling to have". The Swiss maestro however has warned that he will not be at the same level when he takes to the court for the first time since his win at the Dubai Tennis Championships this week.

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Earlier in the day Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber, who is now two away from a 400th win of his career, dispatched eighth seed Gilles Muller 6-4 7-6 (7/1).


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