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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Roger Federer


Australian Open First-Round: Federer, Djokovic, Tsitsipas ease into next round

January 20, 2020 7:45 pm

While Roger Federer and Stefanos Tsitsipas eased into the second round after winning in straight sets, Denis Shapovalov raged at the chair umpire before succumbing to nerves in his first-round clash.

Australian Open: Roger Federer eyes another miracle, Novak Djokovic bank on history repeating itself

January 15, 2020 4:09 pm

Roger Federer continues to defy the ageing process but even the great Swiss will know the window of opportunity to add to his Grand Slam haul is growing narrower every passing month.

Greta Thunberg’s volley puts Roger Federer on backfoot

January 14, 2020 9:53 am

A tweet from a climate activist group, a retweet from Greta Thunberg, and a trending hashtag was enough to send the 20-time Grand Slam champion on the backfoot.

Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Serena Williams to play in exhibition to raise funds for bushfire relief

January 08, 2020 5:41 pm

All funds raised from the two-and-a-half-hour event on Jan. 15 at Rod Laver Arena -- called AO Rally for Relief -- will be donated to the relief cause with tickets priced at A$54 ($37.09).

Roger Federer coin proves too popular for Swiss mint’s webshop

December 04, 2019 12:03 pm

The coin, with a face value of 20 francs, is the first by the federal mint with a living person on it and was offered for sale on Monday.

Roger Federer to have Swiss coin minted in his honour

December 02, 2019 8:33 pm

Swissmint confirmed that 55,000 of the coins, featuring Roger Federer delivering a backhand, will be produced and will be available for pre-order from Tuesday until December 19.

I'll stop when my body tells me to, says Roger Federer

November 20, 2019 1:45 pm

Federer, who ended the year behind Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in the world rankings, said he cannot predict when he will stop playing.

Stefanos Tsitsipas eclipses Roger Federer to reach ATP Finals title match

November 16, 2019 11:26 pm

Stefanos Tsitsipas stunned favourite Roger Federer to reach the final on his debut at the ATP Finals on Saturday, beating the six-time champion 6-3 6-4 at the O2 Arena.

Roger Federer outclasses Novak Djokovic to reach ATP semi-finals

November 15, 2019 9:17 am

In the 49th meeting between the two great rivals, Federer snapped a five-match losing run against Djokovic and gained some consolation for his heartbreaking Wimbledon final defeat.

Roger Federer defeats Matteo Berrettini for first win at ATP Finals

November 13, 2019 12:12 am

Roger Federer broke Berrettini to open the second set, but had to overcome a slight wobble at 4-3. Federer trailed 15-40 in that game and had to save three break points in total before holding with an ace.


US Open: Sumit Nagal takes set from Roger Federer before exiting

August 29, 2019 9:23 am

After fighting hard for two hours and 25 minutes, Sumit Nagal earned some fans as he walked out of the Arthur Ashe Stadium signing a few autographs and to a loud applause.

Tearful Roger Federer conquers Melbourne, wins 20th Grand Slam title

January 28, 2018 6:39 pm

Roger Federer claimed a record-equalling sixth Australian Open title with a 6-2 6-7(5) 6-3 3-6 6-1 victory over Croatia's Marin Cilic on Sunday.

Roger Federer demolishes Rafael Nadal, wins Shanghai Masters

October 16, 2017 8:30 am

Roger Federer was at his ruthless best, streaking to the Shanghai Masters title with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Rafael Nadal.

Roger Federer leads Team Europe to Laver Cup title win

September 25, 2017 10:32 pm

World number two Roger Federer handed Team Europe the maiden Laver Cup title after beating Team World's Nick Kyrgios.

Roger Federer, Garbine Muguruza steal the show at the Wimbledon champions dinner

July 17, 2017 11:48 am

Roger Federer and Garbine Muguruza were the star attraction at the Wimbledon champions dinner at Guildhall, London. Federer arrived accompanying his wife Mirka.

Wimbledon 2017: Celebrities crowd up to watch Roger Federer's historic title win

July 17, 2017 11:13 am

One can always expect to find celebrities peppered in the Royal Box at Wimbledon and when a superstar like Roger Federer is vying to break records, the number of famous faces in the stands will only increase.

Roger Federer's eight Wimbledon titles in pictures

July 17, 2017 11:13 am

Roger Federer will be playing for his 19th Grand Slam title and his eighth Wimbledon title, when he faces the seventh ranked Croatian Marin Cilic on Sunday in the final of Wimbledon 2017 at the Center Court.

Wimbledon 2017: Winners of Men's title in ten previous editions

June 28, 2017 8:37 pm

Wimbledon 2017 is all set to commence from July 3. Where Andy Murray is the defending champion, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal are strong contenders. Federer and Djokovic have won thrice in the last 10 editions.

When Aamir Khan's son Azad, Lara Dutta's daughter Saira met Roger Federer

December 09, 2014 1:26 pm

A host of Bollywood biggies Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Deepika Padukone were seen at the India leg of International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) which concluded on Monday (December 8).

Australian Open: Ruthless Rafael Nadal dominates Roger Federer

January 24, 2014 7:53 pm

Rafael Nadal dominated proceedings in the semis, and marched into the final.