Stories tagged: Roger Federer
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 8:47 P.M.
Roger Federer loses close match to Alexander Zverev at Hopman Cup
Roger Federer found himself overmatched – just – by a younger and stronger-serving opponent on Wednesday, losing 7-6 (1), 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4) to 19-year-old Alexander Zverev of Germany at …
MONDAY, JAN. 2, 2017, 8:27 P.M.
Roger Federer wins 1st match on return, Switzerland beats Britain
Roger Federer returned from six months on the sidelines with a knee injury to beat Dan Evans 6-3, 6-4 on Monday and lead Switzerland to an opening 3-0 win over …
FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2016, 7:01 P.M.
Roger Federer says he hopes to play ‘2 to 3 more years’
Roger Federer says he hopes to play for at least another two to three years and that his “mindset is for the long term” in assessing his tennis future. Federer, …
SATURDAY, DEC. 24, 2016, 4:18 P.M.
Roger Federer will play at Miami Open
Looking for a last-minute stocking stuffer for a Roger Federer fan? How about a ticket to the Miami Open? Federer is returning to the tour in January after six months …
TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016, 5:48 P.M.
Roger Federer said he is out of Rio Olympics, done for year
Roger Federer is sitting out the rest of this season, including the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and U.S. Open, to protect his surgically repaired left knee.
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 4:52 P.M.
Rafael Nadal on final entry list for Rio Olympics
Rafael Nadal is on the final entry list for the Rio Olympics.
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 11:09 P.M.
Fall, double-faults hurt Roger Federer in Wimbledon loss to Milos Raonic
There was Roger Federer, so famous for his flawless footwork, flat on his stomach, face down and motionless on the Centre Court grass after jamming the toe of his left …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016, 7:29 P.M.
Roger Federer erases 2-set hole, 3 match points at Wimbledon
The match, and Roger Federer’s bid for a record eighth Wimbledon championship, essentially should have been over after a little more than 1
TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016, 7:28 P.M.
Roger Federer, Andy Murray on collision course at Wimbledon
Roger Federer and Andy Murray are closing in on another Wimbledon final.
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016, 8:10 P.M.
Open-and-shut case for Serena Williams at Wimbledon
It was raining, ever so slightly, and her Wimbledon fourth-round match was slipping away, ever so slightly, when Serena Williams stumbled as she ran to the net, winding up seated …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016, 4:34 P.M.
Loss aside, tennis teacher revels in chance to face Federer
How much money might you be willing to pay for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to play tennis against Roger Federer on Centre Court at Wimbledon?
SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016, 5:26 P.M.
Federer out to turn around frustrating season at Wimbledon
Missing his first Grand Slam in 17 years – the French Open – was worth it to Roger Federer to be fit and confident for another Wimbledon.
THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016, 6:29 P.M.
Roger Federer’s Grand Slam streak ends with French Open withdrawal
Roger Federer’s record of 65 consecutive Grand Slam appearances was ended on Thursday as the injured Swiss champion withdrew prior to Sunday’s start of the French Open.
THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016, 6:12 P.M.
Roger Federer blames bath mishap for injury
Roger Federer wasn’t playing tennis when he hurt his knee two months ago. He was playing Dad.
THURSDAY, JAN. 28, 2016, 9:33 P.M.
True or not, match-fixing reports overshadow Australian Open
The “Happy Slam” got off to a somber start when allegations of match-fixing in tennis overshadowed the opening day of play at the Australian Open.
SUNDAY, NOV. 1, 2015, 5:48 P.M.
Federer beats Nadal in 3 sets to take Swiss Indoors title
Roger Federer mastered Rafael Nadal in their first meeting in almost two years to win the Swiss Indoors final 6-3, 5-7, 6-3.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 13, 2015
U.S. Open men’s final features dream matchup
The blockbuster U.S. Open final between No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Roger Federer today (1 p.m., ESPN) is tantalizing for so many reasons. They have built a long …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 6, 2015
U.S. Open: Roger Federer must decide whether to use new return against John Isner
NEW YORK – Roger Federer might not be so keen to try out his old-dog-new-trick, rush-the-net “SABR” – “sneak attack by Roger” – return strategy against his next opponent at …
MONDAY, JULY 13, 2015
Djokovic solves Federer again
LONDON – A game away from a third Wimbledon championship and ninth Grand Slam title, Novak Djokovic sized up a 108 mph serve from none other than Roger Federer and …
SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2015, 11:27 A.M.
Djokovic repeats as Wimbledon champion
No. 1-seeded Novak Djokovic grabbed ahold of it the momentum in the third set and wouldn’t let go, beating No. 2 Federer 7-6 (1), 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-3 to win …
SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2015
Federer tops Murray for 10th Wimbledon final; Djokovic next
LONDON – If Roger Federer was going to allow Andy Murray to gain a foothold in the Wimbledon semifinals, this seemed as if it might be the moment. Murray delivered …
THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2015
Roger Federer, Andy Murray in Wimbledon showdown; Novak Djokovic gets Richard Gasquet
LONDON – Roger Federer and Andy Murray ran into each other Wednesday morning in the champions’ locker room at the All England Club, then walked together over to the practice …
MONDAY, JULY 6, 2015
Federer resumes quest
Roger Federer is the only current player with more Wimbledon singles titles than a Williams, and the seven-time champion is one away from a record-setting eighth. Federer has had a …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015
Upstarts Bouchard, Halep fail to make it out of Wimbledon’s first round
LONDON – A year ago at Wimbledon, Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep met in a semifinal showcasing two of tennis’ up-and-coming stars. Bouchard was only 20, Halep 22. Bouchard won …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2015
In brief: Roger Federer loses in French Open quarterfinals
Tennis: Stumbling on his way to the net, Roger Federer dropped his racket and fell to his knees on the red clay in Paris. Hardly the sort of grace and …
MONDAY, MAY 25, 2015
Picture Federer as unhappy winner
PARIS – Roger Federer was not amused. As Federer finished an interview after his first-round French Open victory Sunday, an overzealous fan left his seat and approached the 17-time major …
SUNDAY, MAY 24, 2015
Federer has good draw for Paris
PARIS – There are two distinct sounds when Roger Federer graces the courts of Roland Garros. One is the pop of backhands and forehands kicking up puffs of red clay. …
MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015
Djokovic defeats Federer for title
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2 to win his fourth BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, tying him with Federer for the most titles …
THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015
Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal, Andy Murray reach QFs at Indian Wells
Roger Federer dominated Jack Sock in a 6-3, 6-2 victory to reach the quarterfinals at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California on Wednesday, with the four-time tournament champion …
SATURDAY, JAN. 24, 2015
Federer fails to reach semifinals for first time in 12 years
MELBOURNE, Australia – Roger Federer will look back on it and wonder, just as he did on court, why he just watched as Andreas Seppi went down the line and …