Wimbledon 2018: Anderson stuns Federer in quarter-final cliffhanger

Wimbledon 2018: Anderson stuns Federer in quarter-final cliffhanger

Switzerland’s Roger Federer slips during his quarter final match against South Africa’s Kevin Anderson. (REUTERS/Andrew Boyers)   LONDON, July 11 (Reuters):  Roger Federer’s hopes of a ninth Wimbledon title bit the dust as South African Kevin Anderson recovered from two sets down to win a quarter-final cliffhanger 2-6 6-7(5) 7-5 6-4 13-11 on a tension-filled […]

Federer marks No.1 ranking with 98th title in Stuttgart

Federer marks No.1 ranking with 98th title in Stuttgart

Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates winning the final against Canada’s Milos Raonic (Reuters Photo)   Weissenhof, June 17 (Reuters): Roger Federer celebrated returning to the top of the world rankings by defeating Milos Raonic in the final of the Stuttgart Open on Sunday and lifting the 98th tour-level title of his garlanded career.   The 36-year-old, […]

Federer back as No.1 in ATP rankings after Nadal’s six-week lead

Madrid, May 14 (IANS): Switzerland’s Roger Federer took back the No. 1 spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday after being second to Spain’s Rafael Nadal for six weeks.   Nadal dropped to second place after being defeated in the Madrid Open quarter-finals by Dominic Thiem of […]

Federer survives scare, to face Del Potro in Indian Wells final

Federer survives scare, to face Del Potro in Indian Wells final

Roger Federer (SUI) as he defeated Borna Coric (not pictured) during his semifinal match in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports   (Reuters) World number one Roger Federer survived a scare from unseeded Borna Coric to beat him 5-7 6-4 6-4 in the BNP Paribas […]

Federer cruises past Dimitrov to claim Rotterdam title

Reuters Roger Federer celebrated his return to the top of the world rankings with his second title of the season, swatting aside Grigor Dimitrov 6-2 6-2 in the final of the ABN AMRO World Tournament in Rotterdam on Sunday.   Federer, 36, who guaranteed becoming the oldest ever ATP world number one by reaching the […]

Tennis: Evergreen Federer planning Melbourne return in 2019

Tennis: Evergreen Federer planning Melbourne return in 2019

Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne, Australia, January 29, 2018. Roger Federer of Switzerland poses with the men’s singles trophy during the winner’s photoshoot at the government house in Melbourne, Australia. REUTERS/Issei Kato   MELBOURNE, January 29 (Reuters) – Australian Open champion Roger Federer is set to continue defying Father Time after announcing he will […]

Federer fights off Cilic to win sixth Australian Open

Federer fights off Cilic to win sixth Australian Open

The emotion spilled over for Roger Federer (R) after he sealed his sixth Australian Open title with victory over Marin Cilic. (AP Photo)   MELBOURNE, January 28 (Reuters): Roger Federer survived a second set ‘freeze’ and an onslaught from Croatia’s Marin Cilic to claim a record-equalling sixth Australian Open title on Rod Laver Arena on […]

Tennis: Goffin stuns Federer to set up London final against Dimitrov

Tennis: Goffin stuns Federer to set up London final against Dimitrov

Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals – The O2 Arena, London, Britain – November 18, 2017 Belgium’s David Goffin shakes hands with Switzerland’s Roger Federer after winning their semi final match Action Images via Reuters/Tony O’Brien   LONDON, November 19 (Reuters) – As if clocking up a first victory over Rafael Nadal was not enough, […]

Tennis: Federer outlasts Del Potro for eighth Basel title

Tennis: Federer outlasts Del Potro for eighth Basel title

Tennis – ATP 500 – Swiss Indoors Basel – Final – St. Jakobshalle, Basel, Switzerland – October 29, 2017 – Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates with the cup after defeating Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann   BASEL, Switzerland, October 30 (Reuters) – Roger Federer displayed some rare flashes of temper as he […]

Federer brushes aside Nadal to win Shanghai Masters

Federer brushes aside Nadal to win Shanghai Masters

SHANGHAI, OCTOBER 15 (REUTERS): Roger Federer brushed aside world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday and register his fourth victory of the year over his Spanish rival.   The Swiss world number two beat Nadal in the finals of the Australian Open and Miami Masters and in the […]

Nadal, Federer move on at US Open

Nadal, Federer move on at US Open

Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts in the third set during his third round match against Feliciano Lopez of Spain.     New York, September 3 (AFP): Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer edged closer to a US Open semi-final blockbuster on Saturday as controversial Italian Fabio Fognini was kicked out for a vile, misogynistic tirade at […]

After two marathons Federer sprints into fourth round

After two marathons Federer sprints into fourth round

Tennis – US Open – New York, U.S. – September 2, 2017 – Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts upon winning match point of his third round match against Feliciano Lopez of Spain. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly   NEW YORK, September 3 (Reuters) – After two marathons, Roger Federer had the after-burners on, sprinting past Spaniard Feliciano Lopez […]

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