The Australian Open champion is through to the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament quarter-finals, although he was made to sweat by Philipp Kohlschreiber.
The 36-year-old Swiss great already has the record for most weeks as the ATP World Tour's No. 1 player (302) but he has not held the top spot since late 2012, reports Efe.
Roger Federer can become the oldest world number one on Friday, a remarkable achievement for the 20-time Grand Slam title victor who admitted he "never imagined" he'd get the opportunity.
Despite being the top two seeds at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, Roger Federer and Grigor Dimitrov's respective paths to the quarterfinals on Thursday were anything but easy.
Federer's great rival Rafael Nadal previously held that distinction, having gone nine years and 184 days between first reaching the summit and last claiming the number one spot.
"This is an exciting challenge, I've struggled to try and get there".
Federer is back to the summit of the sport for the first time since October 2012.
The opening dozen games were dominated by the serve, the only scare arriving at the business end for Kohlschreiber with Federer successfully challenging at 6-5 and 30-30 to earn a set point.
Federer's 237 continuous weeks at world number one from 2004 to 2008 is also a record. "It's a bad feeling, but when you do come back and snatch the set, it's such a key moment in the match and I was able to utilize that".
Also, Grigor Dimitrov won by a almost identical score as Federer, defeating Filip Krajinovic 7-6 (4), 7-5.
That was the first time this week Federer had faced break points, and Haase finished off the job with a mammoth ace to clinch the opener.
Rublev advanced to the quarterfinals by beating fellow qualifier Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia and Herzegovina 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Thursday.
The two-and-a-quarter-hour contest featured 13 aces from the loser and just four from the victor.
Rare's upcoming piratical multiplayer game, Sea of Thieves , will have another beta over the course of this weekend. This first planned scale test is open only to Xbox Insiders and those who had access to the Closed Beta .
Activision may have been enticed by the success of the Crash Bandicoot remaster on PlayStation 4 to go ahead with this project. Kotaku reports that the Spyro remaster will be announced exclusively for the PS4, just as the Crash trilogy was before it.
What makes this play particularly fascinating from a chess-match perspective is just how long the Eagles allowed it to marinate. Similar to every Super Bowl the Patriots have played in, the game came down to the wire, the last play and the final whistle.
According to a witness, Luke helped pull the shaken woman from her smoking BMW after he became concerned that it might catch fire. Haas has been released from the hospital but has withdrawn from the tournament this week. "It's just a very, very sad story".
He has publicly criticized the California tech hub for being intolerant of conservatives, insular and overpriced. He became a Facebook investor in 2004 with an initial investment of $500,000 at a $5 million valuation.
Potter started the final round Sunday tied with Dustin Johnson , the No. 1 player in the world for the previous year . Ted Potter Jr. held off a host of big names Sunday to claim the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am title.
The decision about the change was likely made in response to the deal with Getty Images that Google settled last week. The case got worse when stock photography website Getty Images filed a complaint against it in Europe.
Top aides at the White House were aware of the allegations last fall, and he was permitted an interim security clearance . In an interview with Fox News Radio on Wednesday, Andy Card , who served as chief of staff to President George W.
His attorney, Cassandra Stamm, told CNN she is withholding comment on the matter until after Sanchez appears in court Thursday. Prosecutors use a felony information document in cases where the defendant waives his right to an indictment.
Pence told the newspaper that he had conferred with President Donald Trump "every day he was in Asia". He sent out over Twitter on Tuesday: "Our policy regarding North Korea is unchanged from my trip".
Last year, more than 80 percent of the production growth from the United States came from shale oil deposits in the Lower 48. The U.S. benchmark crude contract lost nearly 10 percent of its value last week amid concerns about the broader economy.
It looks like we may have our chance to find out, judging from the first teaser below for Cobra Kai . In the teaser, Johnny has once again embraced the Cobra Kai philosophy that "mercy is for the weak".
Google's multi-network cell service Project Fi will now offer users worldwide data coverage in more countries across the globe. The new feature is actually activated by default in Project Fi , but you can disable it from within your account settings .
The election for their seats will take place in November and their replacements will join the board on January 1, 2019. The Michigan attorney general's office, the Department of Education, both chambers of the U.S.
The two appeared before a federal judge in Lower Manhattan where they were arraigned on federal explosives-related charges. Mayor Bill de Blasio also reassured citizens that there was "no imminent threat directed at New York City at this time".
Meanwhile, Nigeria's Russian Federation 2018 World Cup opponents Iceland are the biggest movers in terms of points in the ranking. In addition, the devaluation of last year's CAF African Cup of Nations in calculating points tallies also played a major role.
Ride-hailing company Uber lost $4.5 billion (€3.64 billion) a year ago , technology site The Information reported late Tuesday. Adjusted net revenue came up to $2.22 billion, a 61 percent increase from the same period the year before.
Soon after, Deripaska hit Navalny with a court order for the removal of 14 Instagram posts and seven YouTube videos. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs and a frequent critic of Russian Federation .
Peel Hunt maintained the shares of EIG in report on Friday, January 5 with "Buy" rating. (NYSE:HRTG) rating on Friday, November 3. As per Wednesday, September 13, the company rating was maintained by Numis Securities. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Wednesday, August 23.
He said Bannon was given an opportunity to provide a reason why he should not be held in contempt but declined to do so. Republicans and Democrats subpoenaed him after he similarly refused to answer some questions in a January interview.
Investigators say the victim was involved in an argument with another man who allegedly pulled a gun and opened fire. Rex, which is the city's oldest parading group, decorated 21 of their 28 floats with images of the city's history.
As soon as the message is received, Apple's operating system crashes and you have no way of resurrecting your messaging apps. The bug also seems to be affecting third-party apps, as the message disables access to the aforementioned applications.
This lighter version of the regular Gmail app which is named Gmail Go , is presently available only for the web users. Up until now, Google release YouTube , Assistant and Gboard for Android smartphones that pack less than 1GB RAM.