Fast and fu­ri­ous new way to play ten­nis for Fed­erer

The Star Early Edition - - SPORT - Fea­ture four rule vari­a­tions – no ad­van­tage scor­ing, no ser­vice lets, tiebreak­ers at three games all and sets of firstto-four games. It is ex­pected to last about half as a long as a nor­mal five-set­ter. Ten­nis Aus­tralia chief Craig Ti­ley said he was de­ligh

SYD­NEY: Roger Fed­erer and Lley­ton Hewitt will clash in a new short­ened, faster form of the game ahead of the Aus­tralian Open that or­gan­is­ers said they hope will rev­o­lu­tionise ten­nis.

In a world first, the 17-time Grand Slam cham­pion will play his long-time Aus­tralian ri­val in a Syd­ney ex­hi­bi­tion to showcase the new con­cept de­vel­oped by Ten­nis Aus­tralia.

They will face off in a best-of-five sets match on Jan­uary 12 that will

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