Roger Federer needs a quick kill in entrancing duel with Rafael Nadal

The perception that Nadal has built his game solely on rigid principles of raw aggression, full of high-revolution top spin and lacking Federer's art and subtlety, was always misguided. He is a deep thinker who has soaked up much wisdom from his uncle, Toni, ...

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Andrew Castle reveals the pressure Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal Wimbledon tie causes

Federer and Nadal will battle it out on Centre Court on Friday in their first meeting at SW19 since the 2008 final. Tennis fans from all over the world are eagerly-anticipating the encounter between two greats of the modern era. BBC pundit Castle is likely to be ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer to justify hype as fans pay thousands for Wimbledon tickets

Centre Court is Roger's court, like Paris is Rafa's. But Rafa is playing unbelievably. “This has got so much importance historically as well as just a classic match-up, their styles, everything about it is amazing.” Federer certainly believes he has improved since ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal Live Streaming: When and Where to Watch Wimbledon 2019 Semi-final live

It has been a long wait but the most captivating modern rivalry in men's tennis returns to the scene of its most dramatic episode on Friday when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meet for a place in the Wimbledon final. Much has changed since that epic ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Roger Federer lists three reasons for Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic dominance

Federer, Nadal and Djokovic have amassed 53 Grand Slam titles between them and are odds-on to add to their honours this week. All three stars are through to the Wimbledon semi-finals, despite being in the latter stages of their careers. For many years it ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

To play against Roger Federer is always unique: Nadal excited for third Fedal meeting at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal looked ahead to the latest chapter in his “unique” rivalry with Roger Federer at Wimbledon but regretted that the two heavyweights may never slug it out at the US Open. Nadal and Federer will meet for the 40th time on Friday in the semi-finals at ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer Wimbledon semi-final warning sent by Tim Henman - EXCLUSIVE

Nadal and Federer's rivalry has stood the test of time, widely regarded as one of the greatest sporting rivalries of all time. Of the 39 times the legendary duo have faced off, only thrice have they met at Wimbledon - each in the final. Their last being that epic near ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meet in historic Wimbledon rematch

(CNN) When Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal contested the 2008 Wimbledon final, men's tennis was ever so different. The Big Three or even Big Four didn't even exist. If you were a fan of the suave artist Federer, you weren't a fan of the muscular, ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

After 11 years, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal Renew Wimbledon Rivalry

London: It has been a long wait but the most captivating modern rivalry in men's tennis returns to the scene of its most dramatic episode on Friday when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meet for a place in the Wimbledon final. Much has changed since that ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Roger Federer eyes 100th Wimbledon win and Rafael Nadal showdown

LONDON: Roger Federer can rack up his 100th win at Wimbledon on Wednesday and set-up a blockbuster semi-final against Rafael Nadal. In a quarter-final line-up which features five players over 30, there is a growing anticipation of a potential 40th career ...
Monday, July 8, 2019

A Trip To McDonald's Roger Federer Will Never Forget

After beating Matteo Berrettini in just 74 minutes in the fourth round of Wimbledon on Monday, Roger Federer was congratulated by the 17th seed's coach. “His coach congratulated me and thanked me almost. I was like, 'Why?'” Federer said. “He was like, 'It's ...

Roger Federer questions if journalist should 'change your job' after Wimbledon exchange

Federer thrashed Italian ace Matteo Berrettini 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 in just 74 minutes on Centre Court this evening. One Italian journalist told the world No 3 he had written earlier in the day about how Berrettini would not lose by that scoreline. But like magic, the Swiss ...
Monday, July 8, 2019

John McEnroe ranks Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in new Wimbledon verdict

The two-time Wimbledon champion dropped just six games as he followed up wins over Yuichi Sugita, Nick Kyrgios and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga with a 6-2 6-2 6-2 victory. Roger Federer, though, trumped the one hour and 45 minutes it took Nadal to dispatch ...
Monday, July 8, 2019

Serena Williams calls Roger Federer a ballerina at Wimbledon

Federer is hunting a 21st Grand Slam title this weekend and he takes on Kei Nishikori in the Wimbledon quarter-finals. The Swiss star could have to beat both Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic if he is to claim a ninth trophy at the All England Club. Meanwhile ...
Monday, July 8, 2019

Federer eyes 100th Wimbledon win and Nadal showdown

Roger Federer can rack up his 100th win at Wimbledon on Wednesday and set-up a blockbuster semifinal against Rafael Nadal. In a quarterfinal line-up which features five players over 30, there is a growing anticipation of a potential 40th career match-up ...
Monday, July 8, 2019

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal one win away from Wimbledon rematch

Wimbledon (CNN) It's almost here. If Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal win their quarterfinals Wednesday, they would clash at Wimbledon for the first time since the 2008 final, considered by many to be the greatest tennis match ever. The sights and sounds of ...
Monday, July 8, 2019

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal share a moment at Wimbledon on day off before fourth round

Nadal took his Grand Slam titles to 18 after his recent French Open triumph, which is just two fewer than Federer's 20. The 33-year-old is likely to retire a few years after Federer, which will spur the Swiss on to claim a ninth Wimbledon title this month.
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Roger Federer chased Rafael Nadal for two years to secure Cape Town date

Roger Federer has spoken of the "two-year" process to find a date to play Rafael Nadal in Cape Town, saying "it's a proper thrill" finally to play in his mother's homeland. The exhibition between the tennis legends will take place at Cape Town Stadium on Feb.
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Matteo Berrettini using Novak Djokovic strategy coach to plot Roger Federer's Wimbledon downfall

Matteo Berrettini is using the services of Novak Djokovic's strategy coach as he looks to take out eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer on Manic Monday. The Italian has been one of the surprise stories of the grass-court season, winning 11 of his 12 ...
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Serena Williams and Roger Federer say Cori Gauff can win Wimbledon despite only being 15 years old

Both Serena Williams and Roger Federer – who have won 43 Grand Slams between them – believe teen sensation Cori Gauff is capable of winning Wimbledon despite her tender years. The American 15-year-old, nicknamed 'Coco', takes on world No.7 ...
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Advance At Wimbledon, Remain On Track For Potential Semifinal Meeting

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal both advanced to the second week at Wimbledon and remain on track for a potential semifinal meeting on Friday. Nadal, the No. 3 seed, had little trouble dispatching Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 6-2, 6-3, 6-2, on Centre ...
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Roger Federer gives verdict after record-breaking Wimbledon win over Lucas Pouille

Federer was made to battle by his French opponent in three quality sets but ultimately got the job done to reach the fourth round. And the Swiss star accomplished another landmark win to add to his illustrious career, becoming the first man to reach 350 wins a ...
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Roger Federer's latest projected Wimbledon route from fourth round to the final

Roger Federer lost his first set of the tournament to Lloyd Harris before dropping just five more games in the rest of that match. He then dispatched Brit Jay Clarke in the second round before waltzing past Lucas Pouille. Federer will next be in action on 'Manic ...
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Roger Federer shared a peek inside the Wimbledon clubhouse in a 'Cribs'-style video with Vogue

Roger Federer showed Vogue around the All England Club just days before the Wimbledon Championships began and crowds assembled around Centre Court. For Federer, Wimbledon seems like his favorite tournament. He told Vogue he simply "loves this ...
Friday, July 5, 2019

Roger Federer Knows Why He's Prince George's Favorite Tennis Player

Kate Middleton revealed earlier this week during an appearance at Wimbledon that Roger Federer is her eldest son's favorite tennis player. The information got back to a delighted Federer on Thursday after his match against Jay Clarke. REAL LIFE.
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Why Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have Wimbledon advantage - Anderson

Federer, Nadal and Djokovic have all played on either Centre Court or Court 1 during the first week of the British Grand Slam. The trio, along with Kei Nishikori, are the only top 10 seeds remaining in the tournament. No 4 seed Anderson crashed out in the ...
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Roger Federer has given pundit Mats Wilander two reasons to worry at Wimbledon ahead of third round clash with ...

ROGER FEDERER is displaying worrying chinks in his armour that threaten his chances of a ninth Wimbledon title, says Mats Wilander. Federer has made it through safely to the third round at the All-England Club on the back of victories over Lloyd Harrison ...
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to Attempt World Attendance Record in Cape Town

Cape Town: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will attempt to set a world record for attendance at a tennis match, with the help of some celebrity guests, when they play an exhibition game in Cape Town in February. The clash on Feb. 7 will take place under ...
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Roger Federer opens up on Murray and Williams pairing, makes Nadal, Djokovic claim

And Federer thinks Murray will have as much fun as he did partnering Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic at the Laver Cup. "Great. Very happy. I was happy when I heard that," Federer said. "It's good for mixed doubles. It's good for men's doubles, or doubles in ...
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Prince George hits the tennis court with pro Roger Federer

Swiss professional tennis player Roger Federer said he gave the young royal a private lesson recently when he visited Bucklebury Manor, the home of Kate Middleton's parents. Speaking to reporters at Wimbledon, 37-year-old Federer said that “cute” Prince ...
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Roger Federer vs Lloyd Harris LIVE Wimbledon updates: Swiss star WINS third set 6-2

Roger Federer plays Lloyd Harris in the first round at Wimbledon; Federer is aiming to win a record-extending ninth title; Victory for Federer would be his 96th match win at SW19; Harris is playing his first ever match at Wimbledon and is targeting the first ...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Roger Federer vs Lloyd Harris, Wimbledon 2019: live score and latest updates

Fed takes a 0-30 lead... and the net is clearly a Roger fan, allowing the ball to clip and then dribble over onto Harris' side of the court. The South African could do nothing about that and now faces two break points. Federer only requires one, smashing at the ...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Roger Federer vs Lloyd Harris LIVE Wimbledon updates: Swiss star WINS second set 6-1

Roger Federer plays Lloyd Harris in the first round at Wimbledon; Federer is aiming to win a record-extending ninth title; Victory for Federer would be his 96th match win at SW19; Harris is playing his first ever match at Wimbledon and is targeting the first ...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Roger Federer survives Wimbledon 2019 scare against debutant Lloyd Harris

Eight-time champion Roger Federer survived a first-set scare to see off South African debutant Lloyd Harris and reach the Wimbledon second round. Federer, 37, moved through the gears to win 3-6 6-1 6-2 6-2 on Centre Court. After Harris left the crowd ...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Wimbledon 2019: Roger Federer Into 2nd Round for 17th Successive Year

London: Eight-time champion Roger Federer reached the Wimbledon second round for a 17th successive year on Tuesday, overcoming a first set blip to beat South Africa's Lloyd Harris. Federer, 37 and bidding to become the oldest Grand Slam champion, ...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Roger Federer drops set -- but then cruises in Wimbledon opener

(CNN) Roger Federer didn't suffer a shock exit at Wimbledon in his 2019 opener, but the record eight-time champion gave his millions of fans a minor scare when he lost a set against a player who grew up idolizing him -- make that another one.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Slow Wimbledon courts can boost Roger Federer title hopes - Mats Wilander

Federer and Harris had never met before and the unfamiliarity showed for the Swiss, who struggled in the opening set and lost it 6-3. But the eight-time champion grew into the match from the beginning of the second set and raced away with the match 3-6 6-1 ...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Roger Federer survives early Wimbledon blip to ease past Lloyd Harris

Another year older, and occasionally showing signs of all that mileage on the clock, but there is still no-one who can play grass-court tennis quite like Roger Federer. Whether that is sufficient to win a ninth Wimbledon title remains open to question, especially ...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Roger Federer reaches Halle semi-finals after struggle against Roberto Bautista Agut

16:25: Federer and Bautista Agut were due on court at around 4.30pm BST but Borna Coric is currently taking on Pierre-Hugues Herbert on Stadion Court. 16:15: Hello and welcome to LIVE coverage of Roger Federer's quarter-final clash against Roberto ...
Friday, June 21, 2019

Roger Federer through to Halle Open semi-finals but Alexander Zverev goes out

Roger Federer survived a mid-match scare to beat Roberto Bautista Agut in the Halle Open quarter-finals but world number five Alexander Zverev was knocked out by Belgium's David Goffin. Federer, chasing a 10th Halle title, beat the Spaniard 6-3 4-6 6-4 to ...
Friday, June 21, 2019

Roger Federer reveals excitement at facing 'good guy' Pierre-Hugues Herbert in Halle semis

While Herbert had a far easier passage into the semis after Borna Coric was forced to retire from their match with injury. It is Federer's 15th semi-final appearance in Halle as he bids for a tenth title while Herbert is aiming to continue his impressive season.
Friday, June 21, 2019

Roger Federer stays on course for 10th Halle title after beating Roberto Bautista Agut

16:25: Federer and Bautista Agut were due on court at around 4.30pm BST but Borna Coric is currently taking on Pierre-Hugues Herbert on Stadion Court. 16:15: Hello and welcome to LIVE coverage of Roger Federer's quarter-final clash against Roberto ...
Friday, June 21, 2019

Roger Federer is the king of tennis, says Berrettini

In an interview with Ubitennis, Matteo Berrettini shared on how it felt to face Nikoloz Basilashvili in an almost empty Court no. 1 while 11,000 people were attending Roger Federer's opening round match against John Millman on the Central Court. "Federer is ...
Friday, June 21, 2019

World number 13 Daniil Medvedev admits he hated Roger Federer

As per the reports, Borris Backer once expressed his dislike towards the 'Big Three' of Tennis — Roger Federer, Rafel Nadal and Novak Djokovic. The world's top three players have dominated the sport for quite some time. Hence, the six-time Grand Slam ...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Roger Federer begins grass court season with Halle Open victory over John Millman

The last time these two players met Millman stunned Federer in four sets at the US Open. Federer looked to make a fast start to the match but Millman withstood the attack-minded gameplan from Federer and took the opening set to a tiebreak. However, the ...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Nine-time champ Federer cruises through Halle opener

Roger Federer's return to the grass courts began with a routine 7-6 (1), 6-3 win over John Millman in his Halle Open opener. Millman had beaten Federer at the US Open last year, yet the 20-time Grand Slam champion - bidding for a 10th title in Halle ...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Halle Open: Roger Federer sets up Jo-Wilfried Tsonga clash with win over John Millman

Roger Federer will meet Jo-Wilfried Tsonga next after beginning his grass-court season with a 7-6 (7-1) 6-3 win over Australia's John Millman in Halle. Federer, 37, lost to Millman at last year's US Open and was given a thorough work-out by the world number ...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Halle Open order of play DAY 2: Roger Federer headlines schedule with Alexander Zverev

Federer gets his bid for a 10th title in Halle underway this afternoon against Australian John Millman. In their last meeting, Millman stunned Federer in four sets at the US Open last September. Elsewhere in singles action, defending champion Borna Coric ...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Roger Federer vs John Millman LIVE updates: Swiss star wins first set 7-6 at Halle Open

... and this part of the season. I have always loved playing here in Halle for so many years. “This is my 17th time playing this event." 15:45: Hello and welcome to LIVE coverage of Roger Federer's first-round clash against John Millman at the Halle Open.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Federer Looking For 'Goldilocks' Forehand In Halle

Roger Federer often makes tennis look easy. But even the Swiss star found himself in a 'Goldilocks' situation during his 7-6(1), 6-3 victory against John Millman in the first round of the NOVENTI OPEN on Tuesday. “I am aware that there were way too many ...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Roger Federer delivers Halle Open verdict after gaining revenge over John Millman

Federer was playing his first match since losing to Rafael Nadal in the French Open semi-finals. And the 37-year-old hit the ground running with an attack-minded game plan, which saw him serve nine aces, hit 28 winners and win 16 of 19 points at the net.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

French Open 2019 semi-final Broadcast: Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal Live Streaming

2 Rafael Nadal is braced for an all-out assault from Roger Federer when the two great rivals meet at Roland Garros for the first time in eight years in Friday's French Open semi-final. Although Federer has won the last five meetings in their 38-match rivalry, ...
Friday, June 7, 2019

French Open 2019 Semifinals LIVE: Federer vs Nadal, Djokovic vs Thiem Score and Updates

Rafael Nadal takes the first against Roger Federer 6-3 with a brilliant forehand shot that just caught the line. Federer tried hard in the final game of the set by taking the Spaniard to duece but Rafa roared ...
Friday, June 7, 2019

Roger Federer coach clears up French Open comments which Rafael Nadal REJECTED

Federer surprisingly claimed he returned to the French Open to face Nadal ahead of their semi-final tie. But world No 2 Nadal was adamant that that was not the reason his long-term rival was playing at Roland Garros for the first time in four years. And Luthi ...
Friday, June 7, 2019

Roger Federer makes TWO French Open complaints after Rafael Nadal defeat

Federer suffered a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 loss in what could be his final ever appearance at Roland Garros. Nadal was in sensational form as he took a giant step towards a 12th French Open title. However, the conditions were horrendous for both men as they had to ...
Friday, June 7, 2019

Roger Federer delivers French Open 2020 hint after Rafael Nadal brilliance

Federer was outclassed by Nadal in the first semi-final of the day 6-3 6-4 6-2 to lose for the sixth to the Spaniard at Roland Garros. As Federer walked off the court, he was given a standing ovation by the fans. And in his press conference, Federer was asked ...
Friday, June 7, 2019

Neither wind nor Roger Federer could beat the King of Clay

PARIS -- Same superlatives, different day. Roger Federer returned to the French Open after a three-year absence with every intention of putting himself on a collision course with Rafael Nadal, the most inexorable force ever on Roland Garros' red clay courts.
Friday, June 7, 2019

Roger Federer sends French Open 2020 hint after Rafael Nadal defeat

Federer was outclassed by Nadal in the first semi-final of the day 6-3 6-4 6-2 to lose for the sixth to the Spaniard at Roland Garros. As Federer walked off the court, he was given a standing ovation by the fans. And in his press conference, Federer was asked ...
Friday, June 7, 2019

Nadal beats Federer to reach 12th French Open final

Paris (CNN) Roger Federer's comeback at the French Open is over. But Rafael Nadal just keeps going as he usually does at Roland Garros after downing the Swiss 6-3 6-4 6-2 to reach a 12th final. The 39th meeting of the tennis behemoths didn't match the ...
Friday, June 7, 2019

Why Rafael Nadal's French Open win over Roger Federer was RUINED by one thing - Hantuchova

That's according to Daniela Hantuchova. Strong winds in Paris meant that while the fans at Roland Garros were still treated to moments of sheer brilliance, the 39th edition of the long-time rivalry between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer was more subdued ...
Friday, June 7, 2019

Roger Federer makes 'ridiculous' Rafael Nadal claim in honest French Open confession

Roger Federer fell 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 on Court Philippe-Chatrier in what was his first French Open meeting with Rafael Nadal since 2012. After a positive week-and-a-half in Paris, Federer was looking to record an upset against the 11-time Roland Garros champion.
Friday, June 7, 2019

Roger Federer vs Stan Wawrinka LIVE: Federer loses second set 6-4 at French Open

Roger Federer plays Stan Wawrinka in the first men's quarter-final of the day on Suzanne Lenglen; Federer leads to the head to head 22-3 but Wawrinka's wins have all come on clay; Four years ago, Wawrinka beat Federer in the quarter-finals on Lenglen ...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Roland Garros: Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer One Match Away from Dream Semi-Final Duel

Roger Federer (SUI x3) v Stan Wawrinka (SUI x24). Head-to-head: Federer leads 22-3. -- The two close friends have won 2008 Olympic gold and 2014 Davis Cup gold together. On Tuesday, Federer looks to avenge just one of his three career losses to his ...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Roger Federer vs Stan Wawrinka LIVE: Imminent thunderstorm STOPS play at French Open

Roger Federer leads Stan Wawrinka 7-6 4-6 7-6 in the first men's quarter-final of the day on Suzanne Lenglen; Federer leads to the head to head 22-3 but Wawrinka's wins have all come on clay; Four years ago, Wawrinka beat Federer in the quarter-finals on ...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Roger Federer vs Stan Wawrinka LIVE: Thunderstorm STOPS play, Federer leads 7-6 4-6 7-6

Roger Federer leads Stan Wawrinka 7-6 4-6 7-6 but rain stops play in the first men's quarter-final of the day on Suzanne Lenglen; Federer leads to the head to head 22-3 but Wawrinka's wins have all come on clay; Four years ago, Wawrinka beat Federer in ...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Roger Federer produces SUBLIME skill against Stan Wawrinka to send French Open crowd wild

The French Open quarter-finals drew Roger Federer against fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka. The match took place on the Suzanne-Lenglen court, with Federer ultimately ending up the winner. Despite rain stopping play, Federer won the match 7-6, 4-6, 7-6, 6-4.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Roger Federer vs Stan Wawrinka LIVE: Rain threatens all-Swiss French Open quarter-final

Roger Federer plays Stan Wawrinka in the first men's quarter-final of the day on Suzanne Lenglen; Federer leads to the head to head 22-3 but Wawrinka's wins have all come on clay; Four years ago, Wawrinka beat Federer in the quarter-finals on Lenglen ...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Roland Garros: Rafael Nadal vs Roger Federer in French Open Semi-final

Paris: Roger Federer set up a mouthwatering French Open semi-final clash with Rafael Nadal on Tuesday when he defeated Stan Wawrinka in four sets to become the oldest men's Grand Slam semi-finalist in 28 years. The 37-year-old Swiss beat his ...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Roger Federer sets up Rafael Nadal French Open showdown after beating Stan Wawrinka

Federer was beaten by Wawrinka the last time they met at the French Open four years ago but on this occasion, the 37-year-old made a better start and won the first set in a tiebreak. However, Wawrinka hit back in the second set, breaking Federer for the first ...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Roger Federer wins Swiss scrap to book French Open semi-final against Nadal

Roger Federer finally got himself into a dogfight at this French Open after a relatively quiet run to the quarter-finals, where he survived an all-Swiss scrap with his long-time friend and rival Stan Wawrinka on Tuesday afternoon. Victory, though, has delivered ...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

French Open: Roger Federer Vs. Rafael Nadal By The Numbers

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the two greatest men's tennis players of this generation, will meet for a 39th time in the French Open semifinals on Friday after both men won their quarterfinals on Tuesday. Federer, the No. 3 seed, downed his Swiss ...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Roger Federer knows all too well all clay roads lead to Rafael Nadal

PARIS -- They know each other very well, and thus Roger Federer knew he couldn't regard Tuesday's quarterfinal match against Stan Wawrinka as a mere appetizer for the salivating prospect of facing Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros again. Wawrinka is ...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The EIGHT words from Roger Federer that had press room in hysterics at French Open

The Swiss star ousted his compatriot 7-6, 4-6, 7-6, 6-4 to reach the final four at Roland Garros for the first time since 2012. Roger Federer now takes on long-time rival and 11-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal in a hotly-anticipated semi-final clash.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

French Open 2019: Roger Federer excited to try and solve Rafael Nadal puzzle

PARIS: Roger Federer has never solved the riddle of playing Rafael Nadal at the French Open but still believes he can find the answer when the pair clash for the 39th time in Friday's semi-final. The Swiss has suffered five French Open defeats by the ...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Roger Federer forced to defend French Open outfit after fans all say one thing

Federer has two new uniforms for the French Open which both consist of brown and cream. However, supporters were quick to point out that he actually looks like a UPS delivery driver. “Federer out here delivering UPS packages,” one fan wrote on Twitter.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Has Roger Federer's French Open opponent made a crucial mistake with Rafael Nadal comment?

“And I remember Roger beating I think it was [Andy] Roddick that year after in another amazing five-setter.” Christian Ruud, father to Casper, competed at the French Open in 1999 when Federer made his debut at Roland Garros. “Well, I mean, my father retired ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Roger Federer makes French Open claim: 'It suffocated me'

Only one of Federer's 20 Grand Slam titles have come at Roland Garros, in 2009, but he is hoping to add to his collection this year. The Swiss star is comfortably through to the third round after seeing off his first two opponents in straight sets. Federer has not ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Roger Federer: Alex Corretja reveals the key reason for French Open form

"I think it is important for Roger Federer to play these kind of matches right now because the first round was not a test, today he at least had to think a little more,” he said. “He had to make some variations to his game. He served very well. I like what he is doing ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Roger Federer warned of 'serious threat' from Casper Ruud at French Open

Federer has eased through his opening two rounds at Roland Garros, beating Lorenzo Sonego and Oscar Otte. And on Friday, he comes up against Ruud for the first time in the third round. Ruud has enjoyed a breakthrough year, entering the top 100 in the ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Novak Djokovic delivers heartfelt judgement on Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer rivalry

Djokovic, Nadal and Federer have collectively dominated tennis for over 15 years, pushing each other to new heights. All three are competing at the French Open for the first time since 2015 and each other history beckoning for him. The rivalry has enthralled ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Facing Roger Federer: Surely Unforgettable for Casper Ruud, if Not His Father

PARIS — Imagine practicing with Roger Federer at the French Open and not even remembering it. That is the case for Christian Ruud, the father and coach of Casper Ruud, Federer's opponent in the third round at Roland Garros on Friday. The elder Ruud, a ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Novak Djokovic delivers heartfelt judgement on Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal rivalry

Djokovic, Nadal and Federer have collectively dominated tennis for over 15 years, pushing each other to new heights. All three are competing at the French Open for the first time since 2015 and each other history beckoning for him. The rivalry has enthralled ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Roland Garros: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Power into French Open Third Round

Paris: Roger Federer breezed into the third round of the French Open for the 15th time on Wednesday by seeing off German lucky loser Oscar Otte, while 11-time champion Rafael Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas also progressed. The 37-year-old Federer held ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Roger Federer joins Rafael Nadal in third round after classy French Open performance

Before the match, Federer admitted to never watching Otte play before and it took the Swiss star some time to get to grips with the German. But at 5-4, Otte's game unravelled and he was broken by Federer to drop the first set. The second set went with serve ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Two decades on, Roger Federer faces 20-year-old son of rival from his debut French Open

Roger Federer reached the third round of Roland Garros on Wednesday, setting up a clash with Casper Ruud, the son of a player who featured in the 1999 French Open when the Swiss star made his debut. Federer eased to a 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 win over German ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Nice to be an outsider: Roger Federer 'very, very happy' to reach French Open second round

Roger Federer described himself as “an outsider” for the French Open title on Sunday but admitted he was delighted to have ended his self-imposed four-year exile from Paris. Federer marked his return to Roland Garros with a 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 win over Italy's ...
Sunday, May 26, 2019

Roger Federer makes winning return to French Open as he comfortably beats Lorenzo Sonego

In his first match at the French Open since 2015, Federer was given a standing ovation as he walked onto Court Philippe Chatrier. And he delighted the crowd as he made the ideal start to the first set, racing to a 4-0 lead and eventually winning 6-2.
Sunday, May 26, 2019

French Open 2019: Roger Federer makes winning return after four-year absence

Roger Federer made a winning return to the clay-court grand slam after a three-year absence while Nicolas Mahut added to his noteworthy accomplishments after losing the longest tennis match in history, overcoming a two-set deficit to defeat last year's ...
Sunday, May 26, 2019

Roger Federer makes winning return to French Open after four years away

The old and the new shone on the first day of the refurbished French Open but the winning return of Roger Federer after an absence of four years grabbed most insistently at the heartstrings of the faithful on Court Philippe Chatrier. The creaking stadium has ...
Sunday, May 26, 2019

Roger Federer Wins In French Open Return: 'It's a Big Deal for Paris & It's A Big Deal For Me, Too'

In his return to Roland Garros after a three-year hiatus, Roger Federer felt the support of the fans before he even took the court on Sunday. As he made his way to Court Philippe-Chatrier for his first-round match against Italy's Lorenzo Sonego, Federer could ...
Sunday, May 26, 2019

French Open 2019: Roger Federer makes winning return

Roger Federer made a winning return to the clay-court grand slam after a three-year absence while Nicolas Mahut added to his noteworthy accomplishments after losing the longest tennis match in history, overcoming a two-set deficit to defeat last year's ...
Sunday, May 26, 2019

Roland Garros: Roger Federer Marks Return to Paris With Win, Angelique Kerber Out

Paris: Roger Federer made a stylish comeback to the French Open after a three-year hiatus as the revamped, widely-acclaimed Roland Garros burst into life on Sunday. The 20-time Grand Slam champion, back on the Paris clay 10 years after his only title ...
Sunday, May 26, 2019

French Open 2019: Roger Federer says he missed playing in Paris after first round win over Italy's Lorenzo Sonego

Roger Federer marked his return to Roland Garros after a four-year absence with a win over Italy's Lorenzo Sonego and said he had missed playing in Paris so much. Federer, the 2009 champion in Paris, will face German lucky loser Oscar Otte for a place in ...
Sunday, May 26, 2019

Roger Federer happy not being favourite for French Open - 'It's nice to be an outsider'

Roger Federer is aiming to win his second French Open this year, having not competed in it since 2015. His sole win at Roland-Garros came in 2009 when he beat Swedish star Robin Soderling in the final. Clay court legend Rafa Nadal is the favourite to win ...
Sunday, May 26, 2019

Roger Federer clinches 1200th career win at Madrid Open

Federer's victory puts him just 74 match wins behind Jimmy Connors, who holds the men's record. Martina Navratilova won 1,442 matches on the women's circuit. Of men's players still active, Rafael Nadal is fifth on the list with 936 wins, while Novak Djokovic ...
Friday, May 10, 2019

Roger Federer makes shock injury confession ahead of Dominic Thiem clash at Madrid Open

In 2016, Federer arrived in Rome for the Masters 1000 event as the world No 2 but nursing a back problem. Ahead of the event, Federer considered pulling out of the tournament before playing Alexander Zverev in the second round. But he soldiered on and ...
Friday, May 10, 2019

Roger Federer: Greg Rusedski provides key reason for why Swiss will beat Dominic Thiem

Federer and Thiem will play for a place in the Madrid Open semi-finals at 4pm (BST) on Court Manolo Santana today. And the winner will play Novak Djokovic on Saturday and could meet Rafael Nadal in the final on Sunday. Thiem beat Federer in their last ...
Friday, May 10, 2019

Roger Federer vs Dominic Thiem LIVE: Swiss nears Djokovic semi after winning first set

SECOND SET. Federer 6-3 1-2 Thiem*. Big serving and even bigger groundstrokes from Thiem as he holds to 15. *Federer 6-3 1-1 Thiem. Thiem rifles a backhand down the line which Federer flicks into the net. Federer then hits a backhand into the net.
Friday, May 10, 2019

Madrid Open fans FUME during Roger Federer and Dominic Thiem clash

The last eight showdown got underway at 5pm local time (4pm BST) but the sun began to set in the second set. That meant those watching at home had to deal with a frustrating shadow drawing across the court making visibility ever the more difficult. Federer ...
Friday, May 10, 2019

Roger Federer in SHOCK Italian Open draw with Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal

As the top two seeds in the tournament, Nadal and Novak Djokovic were placed in opposite halves. But Federer has the unfortunate pleasure of potentially clashing with the King of Clay in the semi-finals. However, that is only if the Swiss star opts to compete ...
Friday, May 10, 2019

Madrid Open: Dominic Thiem stuns Roger Federer in quarter-finals

Dominic Thiem edged a thrilling clash with Roger Federer 3-6 7-6(11) 6-4 to end the Swiss veteran's clay season comeback and reach the Madrid Open semi-finals on Friday. The fifth-seeded Austrian, who saved two match points, will face Novak Djokovic on ...
Friday, May 10, 2019

Roger Federer beats Gaël Monfils in Madrid and claims 1200th win

Roger Federer, as only he would dare to do, serve-volleyed on a second serve to save one of two match points and then went on to claim the 1,200th win of his career but there were moments here at the Madrid Open when the intangible magic of Gaël Monfils ...
Friday, May 10, 2019

Roger Federer Grinds to Win on Clay, With Help From a Serve-and-Volley Play

MADRID — If Roger Federer needed a tough test on clay after staying away from the surface for the past three years, he certainly got one on Thursday at the Madrid Open. Federer survived a grueling encounter in which he survived two match points against ...
Friday, May 10, 2019

Roger Federer teases Novak Djokovic fan after double standard accusation

Federer needed three sets to beat Monfils in a dramatic contest on Court Manolo Santana on Thursday. But the Swiss star was in trouble early in the third set when he was broken by Monfils. And in his disappointment at falling 2-0 down, Federer took a ball ...
Friday, May 10, 2019

Roger Federer trolls Novak Djokovic fan over double standard accusation

Federer needed three sets to beat Monfils in a dramatic contest on Court Manolo Santana on Thursday. But the Swiss star was in trouble early in the third set when he was broken by Monfils. And in his disappointment at falling 2-0 down, Federer took a ball ...
Friday, May 10, 2019

Roger Federer sends message to rivals with dominant Madrid Open win over Richard Gasquet

Roger Federer plays Richard Gasquet in the first night session match on Caja Magica; Federer played his last match on clay in 2016, losing to Dominic Thiem at the Italian Open. Federer has a 17-2 winning record against Gasquet. Gasquet's last win over ...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Madrid Open order of play TODAY: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer headline Tuesday's schedule

Roger Federer plays his first clay court match since 2016 when he competed at the Italian Open when he takes on Richard Gasquet in the night session. World No 1 Novak Djokovic is the second match of the day after Simona Halep vs Johanna Konta.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

One moment in Roger Federer's first clay match in 3 years shows how wrong he was to fear his return to the soft surface

Roger Federer just took 52 minutes to beat Richard Gasquet 6-2, 6-3. Before the 2019 Madrid Open, the 37-year-old said he was low on confidence because it was his first clay court match for three years. But his domination on Tuesday showed just how ...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Madrid Open: Roger Federer marks clay-court return with win over Richard Gasquet

Roger Federer's first match on clay in almost three years ended with a rapid win over France's Richard Gasquet at the Madrid Open. The Swiss, 37, took 53 minutes to win 6-2 6-3 against the world number 39. Gasquet, playing his first tournament of the year ...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Roger Federer Returns to Clay, Which Greets Him Like an Old Friend

MADRID — As Roger Federer sauntered onto the clay for a tennis match for the first time in three years, “comeback” did not seem quite the right description. Federer might have been out of sight at this time of year since 2016, but he has hardly been invisible ...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Glad to be back: Roger Federer marks much-awaited return to clay with easy win over Gasquet

Roger Federer shook off a brief bout of pre-match jitters as he returned to clay after a three-year absence, posting a 6-2, 6-3 win over Richard Gasquet on Tuesday at the Madrid Open. The 20-time Grand Slam champion needed just 52 minutes to brush ...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Madrid Open: Roger Federer Impresses on Clay Return, Thiem and Djokovic Advance

Madrid: Roger Federer made an impressive return to clay by easing past Richard Gasquet to reach the last 16 of the Madrid Open on Tuesday, while Novak Djokovic also breezed through with a straight sets win over American Taylor Fritz. Twenty-time Grand ...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Madrid Open: Roger Federer makes triumphant return to clay, Novak Djokovic advances

Roger Federer made an impressive return to clay by easing past Richard Gasquet to reach the last 16 of the Madrid Open on Tuesday, while Novak Djokovic also breezed through with a straight sets win over American Taylor Fritz. Twenty-time Grand Slam ...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Roger Federer kicks off clay-court comeback

It is also the surface that least helps Federer's particular brand of attacking, first-strike tennis, even if has won 11 titles on clay, including the French Open in 2009. Federer last played at Roland Garros in 2015, when he lost in the quarterfinals to fellow Swiss ...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Roger Federer: Greg Rusedski reveals what rivals REALLY think about retirement talk

The subject seems to be on the mind of many top players as John Isner brought it up during his speech after the Miami Open final. The American lost 6-1, 6-4 but then urged Federer to never retire. However, Rusedski believes there are players on the tour who ...
Monday, April 1, 2019

Roger Federer wins career title No. 101

Roger Federer became tennis' first repeat champion of 2019 when he won his 101st career title by beating defending champion John Isner in the Miami Open final, 6-1, 6-4. Federer neutralised Isner's big serve and won 32 of 35 points on his own serve.
Monday, April 1, 2019

Roger Federer responds to Stephanos Tsitsipas claims of 'unfair' privileges

That was the end of the exchange on the court but the discussion has continued afterwards with Federer saying he was surprised by the comments. Federer, speaking after landing the 101st title of his career at the Miami Open with a straight sets triumph over ...
Monday, April 1, 2019

Roger Federer Demonstrates His Mastery, Yet Again, at the Miami Open

The Miami Open is not Wimbledon, but seeing a Roger Federer final is a bucket-list item, like a dinner at Noma. And those who came got their money's worth. Federer was in full, flowing form in the final, as he'd been throughout the tournament. He got in ...
Monday, April 1, 2019

Roger Federer: Novak Djokovic claim made about Miami Open win, Jimmy Connors truth

That's the verdict of tennis expert Catherine Whitaker. The Swiss icon defeated defending champion John Isner 6-1, 6-4 in Sunday's final at the Hard Rock Stadium. Federer wrapped up his fourth Miami crown and the 28th Masters 1000 success of his ...
Monday, April 1, 2019

Federer doesn't agree with Tsitsipas's claim that he gets preferential treatment from umpires

Swiss great Roger Federer has refuted claims by Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas that the most experienced players on the ATP Tour receive preferential treatment from officials. Federer, speaking after landing the 101st title of his career at the Miami Open with a ...
Monday, April 1, 2019

Roger Federer beats John Isner for Miami title

The temporary stands inside the NFL stadium were almost full for the final, but Federer quickly defused any drama. He broke in the opening game and then twice more in a first set that lasted only 24 minutes. “Champion, Roger!” one fan yelled during a lull, ...
Monday, April 1, 2019

Roger Federer drops retirement hint after Miami Open: 'I don't have to announce anything'

Federer won the 101st ATP title of his career with victory over John Isner in the Miami Open final last night. The Swiss star needed just over an hour to brush aside the American and close the gap to Jimmy Connors' all-time trophy record to eight. At 37 years ...
Monday, April 1, 2019

Federer goes fourth in rankings after Miami triumph

ATP rankings on April 1: 1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 11,070 pts. 2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 8,725. 3. Alexander Zverev (GER) 6,040. 4. Roger Federer (SUI) 5,590 (+1). 5. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 4,765 (-1). 6. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4,200. 7. Kevin Anderson (RSA) 4,115.
Monday, April 1, 2019

Roger Federer goes fourth in rankings after Miami triumph

PARIS: Roger Federer jumped up one spot to fourth in the ATP rankings released on Monday after capturing his 101st career title with his victory over John Isner in Miami. The Swiss great switched places with Austria's Dominic Thiem, who had briefly climbed ...
Monday, April 1, 2019

Roger Federer reveals BEST tactics to win on clay at French Open

Roger Federer will return to the French Open for the first time since 2015 this summer. Rafael Nadal has won 11 titles at Roland Garros and is still the man to beat on the red dirt. But world No 4 Federer thinks he knows what he will have to do to topple his ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Roger Federer playing on clay again is good for tennis, says Rafael Nadal

In a press conference at the BNP Paribas Open Rafael Nadal commented on Roger Federer making his comeback to the clay-courts for the first time since the 2016 Rome Open. The Swiss is set to compete in Madrid and at the French Open in May. "It's his ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Roger Federer enters 'god-mode' in 60-minute demolition job of Stan Wawrinka

Roger Federer extended his dominance of Stan Wawrinka on Wednesday (AEDT), beating his friend and fellow Swiss 6-3, 6-4 to reach the fourth round of the ATP Indian Wells Masters. Federer needed just under an hour to take his record to 22-3 over ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Explainer: Why Djokovic and Federer-Nadal are at odds over ATP chief's Kermode's removal

Novak Djokovic, as ATP Player Council chairman, has been ambiguous on where he stands on the issue but with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal publicly saying that there is no communication between the players and player council, there seems to be a lot ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Roger Federer vs Kyle Edmund LIVE updates: Swiss wins first set 6-1, Nadal into last eight

... Andreescu over Muguruza. 20:50: Good evening and welcome to live coverage of Roger Federer's Indian Wells fourth round clash with Kyle Edmund. The match will get underway once the match between Garbine Muguruza and Bianca Andreescu finishes.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Roger Federer hands lesson to Edmund to join Rafael Nadal in Indian Wells quarter-finals

In the first meeting between Federer and Edmund, the Swiss star made his younger opponent pay for his sloppiness by racing into a 5-0 lead before taking the set 6-1. Edmund upped his level in the second set but in the fifth game, Federer capitalised on more ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Indian Wells: Roger Federer beats Kyle Edmund to reach quarter-finals

Roger Federer beat British number one Kyle Edmund to reach the quarter-finals at Indian Wells. The Swiss, a five-time champion in California, eased past Edmund 6-1 6-4 in just over an hour. World number four Federer, who has yet to drop a set at the ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Roger Federer: Pundit reveals real reason for Kyle Edmund struggles in Indian Wells defeat

Speaking on Amazon Prime, Rusedski rued Edmund's start to the match but said it will be a learning step for him. He said on Amazon Prime: "He started the match by playing Roger Federer and not playing the ball. He didn't find the balance out there.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Roger Federer on fire in 63-minute takedown of Kyle Edmund

... by AFP, with staff writers; Source: FOX SPORTS. No slowing down.Source: AFP. Roger Federer raced past Britain's Kyle Edmund 6-1, 6-4 on Thursday (AEDT) to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP Indian Wells Masters. The Swiss great, seeded fourth in.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Roger Federer makes classy Hubert Hurkacz admission ahead of Indian Wells quarter-final

Hurkacz has risen from No 212 to No 67 in the ATP Tour rankings with his run to the last eight. The 22-year-old has defeated Donald Young, Lucas Pouille, Kei Nishikori and Denis Shapovalov to get this far - winning in three sets in all of those three most ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal roll into quarters at Indian Wells

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal remained on course for a mouthwatering semi-final clash at the BNP Paribas Open with straightforward fourth-round victories in the California desert on Wednesday. Federer needed just over an hour to dispatch Briton Kyle ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Indian Wells: Roger Federer beats Kyle Edmund, Nadal also through

Roger Federer beat British number one Kyle Edmund to reach the quarter-finals at Indian Wells. The Swiss, a five-time champion in California, eased past Edmund 6-1 6-4 in just over an hour. World number four Federer, who has yet to drop a set at the ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Federer Flying High In Indian Wells

Roger Federer used variety and old-fashioned consistency to avoid the upset bug on Tuesday evening at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. The five-time champion continued his dominance against friend and compatriot Stan Wawrinka, advancing 6-3, ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Roger Federer joins Rafael Nadal in Indian Wells fourth round with classy Wawrinka win

Federer held a 21-3 winning record over Wawrinka going into the match and in the early stages the Swiss duo were evenly matched. But Federer took full advantage of a poor service game from Wawrinka to break and eased to the first set 6-3. The 20-time ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Roger Federer admits Kyle Edmund has 'good advantage' ahead of Indian Wells clash

Federer saw off Stan Wawrinka in less than an hour on Tuesday night, winning 6-3, 6-4 against his Swiss compatriot. That sets Federer up with a first career showdown with Edmund, who is in good rhythm at the moment. The British No 1 eased past Radu ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Roger Federer issues Rafael Nadal warning at Indian Wells after Stan Wawrinka win

The Swiss icon eased into the fourth round by seeing off compatriot Stan Wawrinka in an hour, winning 6-3, 6-4. Federer - who boasts a 22-3 record over Wawrinka - was comfortably superior throughout on Stadium Court as he earned a seventh straight win.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Roger Federer has 'difficulty' with Novak Djokovic - new damning claim, Nadal involved too

But now it has come to light that Federer and Djokovic, who share 35 Grand Slam titles between them, have had bad blood for some time. "Roger likes emphatic people who value each other," Mezzadri told Swiss newspaper Blick. “In this respect he has some ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Novak Djokovic offers olive branch to Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at Indian Wells

Djokovic played a leading role in the controversial vote which will see ATP chairman Chris Kermode leave his post at the end of the year. Federer and Nadal were annoyed with the decision and have demanded answers from the world No 1. All three players ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Roger Federer fans furious with Uniqlo decision: Statement released

Roger Federer agreed a 10-year sponsorship deal with Uniqlo in 2018 worth £227m. It saw the 20-time Grand Slam champion end his long-standing association with Nike. Tennis fans had for years bought Federer-embossed Nike clothing, induing his own ...
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Roger Federer claims his 50th win in Dubai to reach quarter-finals

Roger Federer claimed his 50th win of the Dubai Tennis Championships by beating Spain's Fernando Verdasco in three sets to reach the quarter-finals. Federer moves a step closer to his 100th ATP singles title with Wednesday's 6-3 3-6 6-3 victory.
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Roger Federer vs Marton Fucsovics LIVE: Dubai quarter-final updates as Swiss ...

Federer maintained his bid for a century of titles with a 6-3 3-6 6-3 win over Fernando Verdasco on Wednesday. And he will face Hungarian Fucsovics, who is at a career high 35 in the world rankings. “I know Marton quite well actually,” said Federer ...
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Roger Federer vs Marton Fucsovics LIVE: Federer wins first set tie-break after ...

FIRST SET. TIEBREAK. Federer forehand winner 1-0. Federer forehand down the line forces Fucsovics error 2-0. Federer return error 2-1. Federer backhand down the line just wide 2-2. Fucsovics return error 3-2. Fucsovics backhand down the line winner 3-3 ...
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Dubai Championships: Roger Federer reaches quarterfinals

DUBAI: Roger Federer maintained his perfect record against Fernando Verdasco to reach the Dubai Championships quarterfinals on Wednesday, while top-seeded Kei Nishikori was eliminated. Federer converted his first match point when Verdasco sent a ...
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Roger Federer overcomes rain delays to reach Dubai semis and maintain 100th ...

SECOND SET. *Federer 7-6 6-4 Fucsovics. Fucsovics wins the first point with another tidy volley. He's been excellent at the net today. Federer then nets to fall 0-30. But Fucsovics goes wide with a backhand. And then his return just drops out, 30-30.
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Roger Federer: Facing Nadal, Djokovic, Murray in Dubai was a pleasure

Roger Federer has promoted the Dubai Open a lot over the years. The Swiss played with Andy Murray in 2017 on the sand and did not enjoy the experience so much. The Brit defeated him with the Tournament Director Salah Tahlak serving as a chair umpire.
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Roger Federer gets hot under the collar before advancing in Dubai

The seven-time champion beat his Hungarian opponent 7-6 (8-6) 6-4 in conditions which were far from comfortable with gusting winds and brief rain delays — and at one stage the normally calm Federer lost his cool. “It was tricky. A couple of rain ...
Thursday, February 28, 2019

ATP Dubai: Roger Federer struggles but beats Marton Fucsovics to reach QF

Just like against Philipp Kohlschreiber and Fernando Verdasco, the seven-time Dubai champion Roger Federer had to work hard against the raising Hungarian Marton Fucsovics, scoring a 7-6, 6-4 win to reach the quarter-final for the first time in four years.
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Roger Federer: Did Swiss superstar scream 'F***' in Marton Fucsovics win?

At 7-6 3-3 and 15-30, Federer looked to have the advantage in the rally against Fucsovics but blasted a routine forehand beyond the baseline. Federer was then heard screaming something and the umpire quickly issued him with an audible obscenity warning ...
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Roger Federer receives major 100th title boost after double SHOCK in Dubai

Federer begins his tournament against Philipp Kohlschreiber in the first round at around 3pm (GMT) today. And the Swiss is the favourite to win having beaten his German opponent 13 consecutive times. But the 37-year-old could be rusty after a four-week ...
Monday, February 25, 2019

Roger Federer beats Philipp Kohlschreiber at Dubai Tennis Championships

Roger Federer needed three sets to beat fellow veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber at the Dubai Tennis Championships. Federer cruised through the deciding set to win 6-4 3-6 6-1 against the 35-year-old German in his first match since his Australian Open last ...
Monday, February 25, 2019

Roger Federer start time: What time will Dubai first round match vs ...

Federer has played Kohlschreiber 13 times in the past and won every match. Before the draw was made, the two veterans of the ATP practised together and the Swiss says he fully expects a tough match. “Everybody can play tennis,” he said. “We can feel ...
Monday, February 25, 2019

Roger Federer Begins Hunt for Title Number 100 in Dubai

Roger Federer began his latest quest for a 100th ATP title with a battling 6-4 3-6 6-1 win over Philipp Kohlschreiber in the first round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Monday. Competing for the first time since his fourth round defeat ...
Monday, February 25, 2019

Roger Federer reveals secret weapon to winning 100th career title in Dubai

Federer opened his campaign at the Dubai Championships with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 victory against Philipp Kohlschreiber. The Swiss star is hunting a record-extending eighth title in the UAE which would bring up a century of tour trophies. And he thinks the ...
Monday, February 25, 2019

Roger Federer loses to Stefanos Tsitsipas in four sets

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Two-time defending champion Roger Federer's has been upset in the fourth round of the Australian Open by Stefanos Tsitsipas, who becomes the first player from Greece to reach the quarterfinals at a major. Tsitsipas converted one ...
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Stefanos Tsitsipas v Roger Federer: Australian Open 2019 – live!

Federer then sends a forehand down the line a touch long to put him on the back foot. A failed lob from the Greek brings it back to 2-1. WHAT A SHOT FROM FEDERER! After an impressive rally he produces a stunning forehand across the court to make it 2-2.
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Australian Open 2019: Roger Federer stunned by 20-year old Stefanos Tsitsipas

Federer's bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles came to an end as Tsitsipas became Greece's first Grand Slam quarter-finalist after winning the match between the oldest and the youngest players that were left in the men's draw. The 20-time ...
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Stefanos Tsitsipas stuns Roger Federer in four-set Australian Open thriller

Roger Federer's chances of winning a third consecutive Australian Open title were ended as 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas came of age on Rod Laver Arena. The Greek, who was not born when Federer made his professional debut, has rapidly established ...
Sunday, January 20, 2019

'This kid is a future number 1': Twitter reacts after Stefanos Tsitsipas beat ...

Defending champion Roger Federer crashed out of Australian Open 2019 in the fourth round after going down to Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, who became the first Grand Slam quarter-finalist from Greece. After going down in the first set, the 20-year-old ...
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Stefanos Tsitsipas Knocks Defending Champion Roger Federer Out of Australian Open

Young Stefanos Tsitsipas signalled a changing of the guard at the top of world tennis as he shocked defending champion Roger Federer in the Australian Open fourth round Sunday. The NextGen Finals champion beat Federer, who is 17 years his senior, 6-7 ...
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Roger Federer's loss and – 18 years later – another passing of the torch

Eighteen years ago, it was a young Roger Federer taking on Pete Sampras, beating the American legend in a match that felt like a passing of the torch. Today, it was 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece, former world junior No. 1, who beat Federer.
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Roger Federer, Angelique Kerber ousted from Australian Open

"For sure, it's a good win against Roger. I mean, we all know who Roger Federer is, what he has done in tennis. But I still have to keep my focus, keep my concentration on further goals that I want to achieve. That's a very good beginning. I need to ...
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Roger Federer shocked by 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Even as his uninterrupted dominance of yore dissipated, even as he took the occasional break, Roger Federer always mattered more often than not in the closing days of Grand Slam tournaments. Until lately, that is. Until, at age ...
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Fans convinced Roger Federer will RETIRE after Australian Open loss to ...

Tsitsipas, 20, beat Federer 6-7 (11-13) 7-6 (7-3) 7-5 7-6 (7-5) to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open. Federer is desperately searching for Grand Slam No 20, however, the 37-year-old will not lift the trophy in Australia. And fans have ...
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Roger Federer: Swiss star receives clay court invite after Australian Open ...

Federer crashed out of the Australian Open on Sunday after defeat to Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas in the fourth round. After the match, Federer was asked about his plans for the clay court season and he revealed a desire to return to the French for ...
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Even Roger Federer needs an ID at Australian Open. Stunned Sachin Tendulkar ...

Roger Federer is the GOAT and there is no denying that. And recently at the ongoing Australian Open, the tennis icon proved once again he is one of the most modest sportsperson ever. In a video that went viral recently, the tennis player was denied ...
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Roger Federer: What's next for Swiss after Australian Open loss?

It is easy to utter such a phrase given that Federer is 37 and hasn't made a grand slam semifinal since last year's Australian Open. But McEnroe -- who is prone to headline grabbing quotes -- does have a point or at least as it relates to the ...
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Roger Federer retirement: When will Roger Federer retire? How old is Roger ...

Roger Federer has been left stunned after an early-exit from the Australian Open at the hands of Stefanos Tsitsipas. The Swiss master was dumped out of the competition by the 20-year-old star in the fourth round. Federer is now contemplating which ...
Sunday, January 20, 2019

What time is Roger Federer vs Denis Istomin at Australian Open? Start time ...

Federer is the defending champion in Melbourne but is not the favourite to retain his title. He faces a difficult opening tie against Russia's Istomin, who knocked Novak Djokovic out of the Australian Open second round two years ago. World No 1 Novak ...
Monday, January 14, 2019

Australian Open: Roger Federer sinks Istomin to set eyes on title defense

Thirteen years after their first meeting on the Tour here in Melbourne, Roger Federer and Denis Istomin got the opportunity to play against each other for the seventh time, with the two-time defending champion delivering a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 win to secure ...
Monday, January 14, 2019

Australian Open: Federer serves up dominant first round win against Istomin

MELBOURNE: Defending champion Roger Federer served straight through Denis Istomin to win the first round encounter at the Australian Open, securing a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 victory on Monday evening. Istomin of Uzbekistan has twice reached the fourth round of a ...
Monday, January 14, 2019

Roger Federer: Swiss ace makes surprise Australian Open confession after Denis ...

Federer moved into the second round of the tournament with a comfortable 6-3 6-4 6-4 win over Denis Istomin. And the Swiss third seed will play Britain's Dan Evans on Wednesday. Novak Djokovic gets his campaign underway on Tuesday and has won the ...
Monday, January 14, 2019

Australian Open 2019: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal through, John Isner out

Defending champion Roger Federer is into the Australian Open second round after beating Uzbek Denis Istomin. The Swiss, who has won the tournament six times, came through 6-3 6-4 6-4 and will play Britain's Dan Evans next. Meanwhile, 17-time Grand ...
Monday, January 14, 2019

Roger Federer laughs at Australian Open fan after John McEnroe makes Rafael ...

Federer, the defending champion, eased into the second round as he won 6-3 6-4 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena. After the match, the Swiss was interviewed on court by tennis legend John McEnroe. And just as McEnroe attempted to ask Federer a question, ...
Monday, January 14, 2019

Roger Federer serves up dominant first round win at Australian Open

Defending champion Roger Federer served straight through Denis Istomin to win their first-round encounter at the Australian Open on Monday, securing a 6-3 6-4 6-4 victory. Istomin, of Uzbekistan, has twice reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam and ...
Monday, January 14, 2019

Roger Federer WINS Swiss Indoors at home tournament, first Tour title since June

Federer began 2018 in style, returning to world No 1 after winning the Australian Open in style. His 20th Grand Slam was quickly followed by winning the Rotterdam Open, however his third win of the year had to wait until June at the Stuttgart Open ...
Monday, October 29, 2018

Roger Federer wins Swiss Indoors to claim 99th career ATP title

Roger Federer won his 99th career ATP Tour title on Sunday, beating qualifier Marius Copil 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the Swiss Indoors final. A ninth title at Federer's hometown event in Basel, where he was once a ball boy, matched the nine he won at the Halle ...
Monday, October 29, 2018

Roger Federer makes speech in THREE languages after winning Swiss Indoors title

Federer has endured a tough few months, with his last tournament victory coming at the Stuttgart Open back in June. But after returning home to Basel this week, Roger Federer stormed to victory with a straight-sets win over Marius Copil in the final ...
Monday, October 29, 2018

Roger Federer rules out major career milestone after winning Swiss Indoors

Federer won the 99th ATP title of his career yesterday in his hometown of Basel by beating Romanian qualifier Marius Copil in straight sets. The Swiss star was unconvincing all week but still managed to take a step towards the century mark. Only ...
Monday, October 29, 2018

Roger Federer drops retirement hint as he reveals reason for tears at Swiss ...

The Swiss icon won in his hometown of Basel against Romania's Maruis Copil yesterday to become the most successful player in the event's history with a 7-6, 6-4 triumph. That sealed the 20-time Grand Slam champion's 99th singles titles and his first on ...
Monday, October 29, 2018

Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer calls on Nike to return 'RF' monogram in $410m ...

It said much about the insouciance with which Roger Federer squashed Dusan Lajovic, for the loss of just eight games and scarcely a bead of sweat, that the most-urgent talking point arose from his sartorial selections for this, his 20th straight ...
Monday, July 2, 2018

Uniqlo Lands Roger Federer With a $300 Million Contract

Wimbledon is happening now, and for the first time in his long career, top player Roger Federer is not decked out in Nike (NYSE:NKE) gear. Uniqlo, the leading subsidiary of Japan's Fast Retailing Co., has inked a remarkable 10-year sponsorship deal ...
Monday, July 2, 2018

Roger Federer expected to drop Nike as sponsors in favour of Japanese firm Uniqlo

One of the most significant commercial partnerships in sport could be about to end amid reports that Roger Federer is to end his deal with Nike. The world No 2 is said to be about to sign a new agreement instead with Uniqlo and will wear the Japanese ...
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Roger Federer: Swiss ace arrives at the Stuttgart Open in Nike clothing amid ...

The partnership has also allowed Federer to collaborate on special shoes with his hero and basketball icon Michael Jordan. But reports in Switzerland suggest the 36-year-old is on the brink of signing a lucrative deal with Japanese brand Uniqlo worth ...
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Roger Federer looks sharp on court ahead of Stuttgart Open – WATCH

Federer has not played a competative match since March after sitting out the clay-court season. After suffering a shock Miami Open defeat to Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis, Federer confirmed he would sit out the French Open for a second year in a row.
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Roger Federer SPLITS with Nike to follow Novak Djokovic's lead at Wimbledon

Federer, 37, has been with the American sports company for his entire career, donning their garments as he lifted 20 Grand Slam titles. However, the Swiss star has apparently signed a bumper 10-year deal with Japanese clothes manufacturer Uniqlo, worth ...
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Roger Federer to leave Nike? Business expert reveals truth behind shock Uniqlo ...

That is according to ESPN Business Reporter Darren Rovell. Reports in Switzerland earlier today claimed Federer was on the verge of signing a lucrative deal with Japanese brand Uniqlo worth $30m (£22.3m) a year. Federer has been with Nike since the ...
Sunday, June 10, 2018