"In the first set I couldn't find my rhythm because he was playing way too fast and I wasn't serving too good". "This might be the last day, so we'll see", Federer said, smiling.
"For so many years I have felt good actually in Australia already". "I don't even remember what tournament I played first up and won".
The 36-year-old surrendered just three points on serve in the opening set and took control of the second with a crosscourt backhand victor that broke Chardy when tied at 4-4.
It is his best beginning to the season since 2006 when he started 16-0 and won 33 of his first 34 matches."It has been great".
Federer, 36, began 2018 by successfully defending his Australian Open championship, and he also won the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, Netherlands, last month.
"I'm really honored to be number one Asian", Chung said. Chung gave Federer all he could handle in the opening set before running out of steam in the second set.
Chung said, according to the (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun, "He played just really good serve, good volley, good baseline".
Indian Wells: Yuki Bhambri's stupendous run at the Indian Wells Masters came to an end following his defeat to American World No.21 Sam Querrey in the third round. Federer again took the only break in the second set to go up 5-4.
Unseeded Coric moves to the quarter-finals, where he will play red-hot South African Kevin Anderson who defeated Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta 4-6 6-3 7-6 (8/6). "I just was more focused on what I have to do, not thinking that much about the wind and what is going on on court". I can just imagine how much pain there is to it. Next up for the Argentine is Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber, who advanced with a 6-4, 7-6 (1) win over France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert. I tried also to push a little bit the ball and then to hit it.
"Taking care of your serve is key in these conditions when it's breezy - you never know when the wind is going to change". "Of course I can not believe what I'm doing in my 'new career, ' you know".
In the women's, world No. 1 Simona Halep punched her ticket to the semi-finals with a 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3 win over Croatia's Petra Martic.
Federer built another 3-0 lead in the second set and didn't let Chung creep back into the match this time, keeping the South Korean on the run with an array of outstanding shots.
Big B had back and shoulder injury, is fine now: Aamir Khan
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan , who turned 53 yesterday, celebrated his birthday with his mother and media fraternity. However, according to Aamir Khan, Thugs Of Hindostan will suffer if both the films clash at the Box Office on Diwali.
Skyrim VR is launching on Steam in April
However, now that Skyrim VR is coming to SteamVR , players with an HTC Vive headset will be able to get in on the fun as well. And, with the Steam VR edition, you don't have to use the clunky PlayStation Move controllers, which is an absolute treat.
Early next month, Capcom will kick off the Spring Blossom Fest , the first seasonal event in Monster Hunter World . The monster in question, Deviljho , is nasty-looking wyvern, and due to arrive in the game on March 22 .
The Spurs boss added: "The reality is with his crutch and boot, we need to assess him day by day and look at the reaction". But Pochettino issued an unequivocal backing of his man ahead of Saturday's FA Cup quarter-final at Swansea however.
The SP has been the runner-up for Gorakhpur seat many times before, while it has won the Phulpur seat four times since 1996. In Phulpur, it had polled just over 5 lakh votes, while the SP and BSP between them had got a little under 3.6 lakh votes.
It appears the Saints, and Tom Condon, the agent for Drew Brees , have had trouble agreeing on Brees' value to the Saints. The next season he threw for a career-best 4,917 yards with 25 touchdowns against 12 interceptions for a 97.2 rating.
The Minnesota Vikings have signed defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson to a one-year deal, report ESPN's Adam Schefter . For those who thought Kirk Cousins would be the Minnesota Vikings' one significant free-agent splash, think again.
Meanwhile, foreign ministers from Russia, Iran and Turkey met in Astana, Kazakhstan, to address the situation in Syria on Friday. Syrians believe they can distinguish Russian aircraft from those of the Syrian army because the Russians fly at higher altitude.
Sales during the recent holiday period , which the company has yet to report, are believed to have been very bad. The retail chain has failed to find a buyer or reach a deal to restructure its debt, Bloomberg reported .
The win propelled India into contention for a place in the final of the tournament that has Bangladesh as the third team. Where to watch the matches live? Live streaming: It can also be streamed live on the JioTV app.
When Luke asked him if he's kissed a girl before, the young singer replied: "I've never been in a relationship". Katy Perry , who was wearing a sparkly mini off-shoulder dress, too joined her fellow judges on the floor.
He was a Pro Bowler and All-Pro in 2015 under Bettcher's first season as defensive coordinator in Arizona. He had a breakout season in 2016, catching 58 passes for 857 yards and four touchdowns.
Raiders to Release WR Michael Crabtree
The Oakland Raiders are shuffling wide receivers, signing free agent Jordy Nelson and releasing Michael Crabtree . In three seasons with the Raiders, Crabtree has accounted for 232 receptions for 2543 yards and 25 touchdowns.
Babies "R" Us could close along with sister chain
They come in here and they sample and they ride the bikes and pick out and it's nearly like Christmas every day for them. Toys "R" Us says if you have gift cards , they must be used within the next 30 days or they could lose their value.
Raman Singh: Sukma attack undertaken in retaliation
Naxals know they can not take on us face to face any more so they are using bombs to target vehicles on road". The last rites would be performed with full state honours in his village on Wednesday, said family sources.
Jets to sign Teddy Bridgewater
He threw for 2,926 yards with 18 touchdowns and nine interceptions while completing a career-high 67.3 percent of his passes. That was the case previous year , when he beat Christian Hackenberg and Bryce Petty in a three-way quarterback competition.
European champions in Champions League quarterfinals draw
Restrictions: There are no restrictions at this stage, meaning that teams from the same country and/or group can face each other. Real Madrid brushed PSG aside in the Champions League round of 16 clash to progress to the quarterfinals of the tourney.
'The Crown' queen was paid less than her on-screen husband
And that's rubbing a number of people the wrong way who claim this is the latest example of unequal pay based on gender. The Crown is one of the most expensive shows in television history, with an estimated budget of $7 million per episode.
Yellow weather warning issued for rain tonight
Temperatures will gradually get colder as we head towards the weekend, with the weather not expected to get above 2°C on Saturday. The Met Office has issued warnings for heavy rain on Wednesday amid fears more cold weather is coming from the east.
American Idol to make a return to television
It was an extra special night for " American Idol " contestant Benjamin Glaze on Sunday night. "Your first kiss was Katy Perry ". Of course, not everyone got in, including Cosby, a music theater performer who did not get that coveted ticket to Hollywood.