Fed searches for opponent online

Jan 17, 2012, 10:03 IST | Agencies
Roger Federer had so little idea about his first-round opponent, Alexander Kudryavtsev, that he had to ask fellow players and scour the Internet for tips.

"I heard a few things and there was a few things on the Internet I was trying to see.

I think I saw him playing in a grasscourt tournament, I was just trying to make sure he was the same guy -- and he was," Federer said after his 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 win.

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