Roger Federer eyes first win of 2013 at Indian Wells

Federer could face a major hurdle in the quarter-finals, where he's projected to meet familiar foe Rafael Nadal.

updated: March 08, 2013 19:11 IST
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Indian Wells, California: Roger Federer, with two unsuccessful title defences behind him already this year, is eager to reverse that trend at the Indian Wells Masters.

The Swiss great, seeded second in the first of the ATP's elite Masters events of 2013 behind world number one Novak Djokovic, missed out on retaining titles in Rotterdam and Dubai.

In Rotterdam he fell to France's Julien Benneteau in the quarter-finals, while in Dubai he failed to convert three match points in a semi-final loss to Tomas Berdych.

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