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Roger Federer


'I am greatly disappointed': Roger Federer announces withdrawal from Tokyo Olympics with knee injury

July 14, 2021 9:03 am

Roger Federer was knocked out of Wimbledon by Poland's Hubert Hurkacz in the quarter-finals.

On the way down

July 09, 2021 8:19 am

Federer’s 22 years of play have been so dazzling that even his retreating shadow makes for a beautiful silhouette

'I really don't know': With ageing body, Roger Federer uncertain of future

July 08, 2021 10:51 pm

For a 39-year-old player returning to the tour after 14 months, after two knee surgeries and just eight matches under the belt, a Wimbledon quarter-final finish is not a bad result.

Wimbledon: Hubert Hurkacz faces idol Roger Federer in 1st Grand Slam quarterfinal

July 07, 2021 1:14 pm

As if playing in a first Grand Slam quarterfinal wasn’t special enough, Hurkacz will be on Centre Court going up against the player that he — and a generation of tennis players like him — grew up idolizing.

Golden oldie Federer weathers Sonego storm to reach Wimbledon quarters

July 06, 2021 9:10 am

The eight-time All England Club champion is one of the most loved athletes around the world, and no matter where he plays, or who he plays - including home favourites - he can always count on crowd support.

Roger Federer’s gift to tennis: A shot that players love to hit

July 04, 2021 11:53 am

The rise of the squash shot will be part of Federer’s legacy, McDonald said his inspiration for making it part of his arsenal was actually not Federer. It was Steve Johnson, a 31-year-old American player ranked 74th

Watch: Roger Federer does not understand British idiom, says 'My English is not good enough'

June 30, 2021 2:43 pm

The Swiss maestro was unable to understand a common British idiom ‘Absence makes the heart grow fonder’. Federer apologised for not understanding the idiom and said "My English is not good enough".

Wimbledon 2021: Roger Federer moves into round 2 after Adrian Mannarino retires due to injury

June 30, 2021 12:22 pm

Roger Federer survived a scare against France’s Adrian Mannarino to move into the next round of Wimbledon.

Roger Federer suffers shock exit in Halle, 20-year-old Felix on cloud nine

June 17, 2021 8:39 am

Roger Federer had been going for his 18th quarterfinal in as many appearances at the grass-court tournament, but was unable to deal with his young opponent.

The pull out

June 08, 2021 7:33 am

Can an all-time great treat the French Open as a warm-up to Wimbledon? Federer touches off a question.


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.