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French Open to be Federer’s only claycourt appearance in 2020

02 February, 2020 3:01 pm 3:01 pm

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Roger Federer will make his only appearance on clay this season at Roland Garros, his agent has told Reuters. The Swiss skipped the entire claycourt season in 2017 and 2018 and last year played only two tournaments on the surface before arriving in Paris for the French Open. There was speculation that … Read More

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Djokovic sets up Federer showdown with Raonic rout

01 January, 2020 8:21 pm 8:21 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Defending champion Novak Djokovic set up a semi-final showdown with ‘Big Three’ rival Roger Federer at the Australian Open on Tuesday with a thumping 6-4 6-3 7-6(1) victory over Canada’s hapless Milos Raonic. Federer saved seven match points in a five-set thriller with American battler Tennys Sandgren only hours before but there … Read More

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Federer ousts Tsitsipas in Basel semis for 50th win of the season

10 October, 2019 8:36 am 8:36 am

BASEL (Reuters) – Top seed Roger Federer dispatched Greek third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 6-4 in the semi-finals of the Swiss Indoors championships in Basel for his 50th win of the season. It was a record 16th time that Federer had won 50 ATP tour games in a season and he has yet to drop … Read More


Wimbledon: Djokovic beats Federer to win fifth title

07 July, 2019 8:43 am 8:43 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic again proved the toughest nut for Roger Federer to crack, repelling all the Swiss threw at him in an epic duel to win a fifth Wimbledon crown in the longest singles final in the tournament’s 133-year history on Sunday. The indefatigable 32-year-old withstood almost five hours of Federer brilliance, dredging … Read More

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Djokovic, Federer charge into Wimbledon final

07 July, 2019 11:34 pm 11:34 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Top seed and defending champion Novak Djokovic and Roger Federerto advance into the Wimbledon final on Friday. Djokovic held off a spirited challenge from Spanish outsider Roberto Bautista Agut to triumph in four sets, while Roger Federer scampered past Rafael Nadal to seal the berth in the final. Remarkably the 6-2 4-6 … Read More

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No sweat for Nadal and Federer, Bertens pulls out

05 May, 2019 9:35 am 9:35 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Defending champion Rafael Nadal continued to chomp his way through the French Open draw on Wednesday and Roger Federer also maintained his smooth progress into the third round. Spaniard Nadal, the second seed, as for the second match running he dispatched a German qualifier named Yannick in brutal fashion. After beating Yannick … Read More

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Federer to face Isner in Miami final

03 March, 2019 10:23 am 10:23 am

FLORIDA (Reuters) – Roger Federer cruised into his fifth Miami Open final with an impressive 6-2 6-4 victory against Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov. Federer was dominant in service and broke the 19-year-old three times to set up a final with American John Isner, who beat 18-year-old Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime 7-6(3) 7-6(4). “I enjoyed it. I … Read More


Federer fights back to beat Albot in Miami

03 March, 2019 9:58 am 9:58 am

MIAMI (Reuters) – Roger Federer rallied from a set down to beat Moldovan surprise package Radu Albot 4-6 7-5 6-3 in a stuttering start to the 20-times Grand Slam champion’s Miami Open campaign on Saturday. Federer, beaten by Dominic Thiem in last week’s BNP Paribas Open final, smashed 14 aces and broke Albot twice to … Read More

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Nadal pulls out with injury before Federer semi-final

03 March, 2019 9:55 am 9:55 am

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Indian Wells tournament with a knee injury, shortly before his eagerly-awaited semi-final clash with great rival Roger Federer. Federer, bidding for his 101st career title and a record sixth Indian Wells crown, received a walkover into the final, where he will play Dominic Thiem, a 7-6(3) 6-7(3) … Read More

Tennis player Zverev sets up tasty Federer clash at ATP Finals

11 November, 2018 9:12 am 9:12 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Alexander Zverev’s long-predicted arrival at the summit of men’s tennis is taking too long for some impatient observers but he took another significant step forward by beating John Isner to reach the last four at the ATP Finals. His 7-6(5) 6-3 victory over the American meant the 21-year-old became the first German … Read More

Federer sees no reason to move ATP Finals from London

11 November, 2018 9:11 am 9:11 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Roger Federer would like the ATP Finals to remain in London beyond 2020 unless there is a compelling case to move the tournament. The Swiss has won two of his record six titles at the event at London’s O2 Arena where the ATP’s prestigious season-ender has been playing to packed crowds since … Read More

Under the weather Djokovic staves off Cilic challenge

11 November, 2018 9:34 am 9:34 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic overcame nagging flu and a formidable examination from Marin Cilic, having to come from a set down to forge into the Paris Masters semi-finals with racket-smashing intensity and extend his winning streak to 21 matches. Djokovic, who will return to world number one next week, faces Roger Federer in Saturday’s … Read More

Tennis player Coric stuns Federer in Shanghai, faces Djokovic in final

10 October, 2018 10:10 am 10:10 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – Croatia’s Borna Coric produced a masterful display of power-hitting to stun holder Roger Federer 6-4 6-4 in the Shanghai Masters and will face Novak Djokovic in the final. Coric was quick out of the blocks at the Qi Zhong Stadium as he broke in the opening game against the top seed and … Read More

Federer battles past Bautista Agut in Shanghai

10 October, 2018 10:41 am 10:41 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – Twice Shanghai Masters champion Roger Federer was far from his best against Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut but did enough to reach the quarter-finals with a 6-3 2-6 6-4 win . The top-seeded Swiss, who is fighting to defend the title and his world number two spot, broke in the fourth game and … Read More

Tennis player Federer, Zverev lead the way as Team Europe retain Laver Cup

09 September, 2018 9:58 am 9:58 am

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Roger Federer and Alexander Zverev won clutch singles matches as Team Europe beat Team World 13-8 to retain the Laver Cup on the third and final day of action in the international tournament in Chicago . Federer’s hardfought 6-7(5) 7-6(8) 10-7 victory over American John Isner put the Europeans just three points … Read More