Roger Federer

  • Factbox: Nadal's 13 French Open final victories
    Reuters Factbox on Rafael Nadal's French Open final wins after he beat Novak Djokovic on Sunday to seal a record-extending 13th Roland Garros title: 2005 - beat Mariano Puerta (Argentina) 6-7(6) 6-3 6-1 7-5 Rallied from a set down to beat fellow left-hander Puerta and become the first player to win the French Open title in his main draw debut since Mats Wilander in 1982, setting in motion an unprecedented run of success in the tournament. 2006 - beat Roger Federer (Swit
  • Nadal wins 13th French Open to claim record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title
    PARIS, October 11 (Reuters): Spain's Rafael Nadal demolished world number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia 6-0 6-2 7-5 in the French Open final to claim a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title on Sunday. With his record-improving 13th triumph at Roland Garros, world number two Nadal is now tied with Swiss Roger Federer as the player with the most men's singles major titles. Nadal was the early aggressor as he choked Djokovic to win the opening set in brutal fashion havi
  • Federer, Serena confirmed for Australian Open, says Tiley
    MELBOURNE, October 4 (Reuters): Roger Federer and Serena Williams have confirmed they will take part in the 2021 Australian Open, with the year's first Grand Slam in Melbourne expected to allow fans to fill up to 50% of seats, Tennis Australia (TA) boss Craig Tiley said on Sunday. The return of fans will mark a big change for Melbourne, which has been under a strict coronavirus lockdown for nearly three months. The state of Victoria, of which Melbourne is the capital, accou
  • Roger Federer sings Beatles classic for commercial
    New Delhi, September 18 (IANS): Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has been mesmerising fans with his breathtaking shots on the tennis courts ever since he turned professional in 1998. Now the Swiss legend has left his fans speechless with a rendition of a Beatles' classic. Federer sang The Beatles classic "With A Little Help From My Friends" as part of a commercial for Sunrise, a Swiss telecommunications provider based in Zurich. This is was not the firs