Miami Flashback: Roger Federer challenges Rafael Nadal

It was Roger's 19th victory in 20 matches in 2017, making the best start of the season since 2006. It was the winner of the opening set, scoring 29 victories in 37 encounters. The 91st ATP title and the 28th at the Masters 1000 level.
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6 days ago

Indian Wells Flashback: Roger Federer downs Raonic and sets Novak Djokovic clash

The Swiss lost 16 points in 11 service games. He tamed off the only break point offered to the Canadian. Roger offered seven break chances to Federer and suffered one break in each set.
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1 weeks ago

"Rafa and Roger in the late 2000s" - Tennis fans react to Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner's comment on their friendship ahead of Indian Wells clash

Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner will meet for the fifth time in their careers in the semifinals of the 2023 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Sinner defeated Thanasi Kokkinakis, Tallon Griekspoor, Jack Draper, and Felix Auger-Aliassime to make it to the last four.
#Rafa #BNPParibasOpen #IndianWells #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

Roger Federer: 2022 has been another impactful year for Roger Federer Foundation

2.4 million children benefited from higher quality early education. More than 44,000 teachers improved their abilities thanks to training. The RF Foundation has operated in 7 countries together with 29 partner organizations.
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2 weeks ago

'Roger Federer is nice but...', says former ace

The former ATP number 1 announced to the world his decision to retire. The 41-year-old has reassured fans that he will not walk away from the sport that made him a global icon. There are rumors that Roger could join the BBC commentary team at the next edition of Wimbledon.
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3 months ago

Gilles Simon: "I used a precise tactic against Roger Federer"

Roger Federer announced his retirement from tennis in September. The 20-time Grand Slam champion announced his decision to retire via a letter posted on Instagram. The former world number 1 has promised that he will not step away from the sport. Roger could join the BBC commentary team at next edition of Wimbledon.
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3 months ago

Hubert Hurkacz chooses between Rafa and Roger, Grand Slam champion and Olympic champion and more

Hubert Hurkacz has revealed his choice between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in a promotional video ahead of the Diriyah Tennis Cup. The three-day exhibition event will start in Al Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday (December 8) The Pole is one of five top-10 players in the field, with Stefanos Tsitsipas (#4), Daniil Medvedev (#7), Andrey Rublev (#8) and Taylor Fritz (#9) Alexander Zverev, Nick Kyrgios, Cameron Norrie, Stan Wawrinka, Dominic Thiem, Matteo Berrettini, Dominic Stricker complete the field.
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3 months ago

ATP Finals Flashback: Roger Federer, Juan Martin del Potro and calculations

Roger Federer, Juan Martin del Potro, Andy Murray and Fernando Verdasco were in Group A. Two of three matches went into a deciding tie break in the final round-robin clash. Andy Murray could have secured the semi-final place with a straight-sets victory. Roger faced elimination after trailing 5-4 in set number two in the tie break. Juan Martin delivered four winners in game nine, sealing the deal and moving through.
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3 months ago

'Roger Federer was kind of unstoppable', says Top 10

Roger Federer reached two Major finals in 2001, reaching the ATP Finals in 2002. The Swiss failed to defend the title in Milan before scoring wins over Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Marat Safin in the Russian Davis Cup on clay. Federer defeated Andrei Pavel in less than an hour after one of his best performances of the season up to that point. Roger was confident going into the next match, feeling very good on court.
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3 months ago

'Roger Federer said many years ago that...', says ATP ace

Roger Federer claimed his only junior title at Wimbledon in 1998. The 19-year-old defeated four opponents to meet in the quarterfinals in 2001. Federer defeated seven-time Wimbledon champion Pete Sampras in the fourth round. The youngster battled a groin injury and took painkillers to play games. Roger spoke of his difficulties at the All England Club in 1999 and 2000.
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3 months ago

'If I beat Roger Federer, it's Roger who played badly', says former ace

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic rewrote the record book by dominating the men's circuit for a decade and a half. In a long interview with the FFT's YouTube channel, Gilles Simon examined the media's approach to the Big 3. Simon: 'If I beat Roger, it's Roger who played badly. I never played well in fact, I was never stronger'
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4 months ago

ATP Finals Flashback: Roger Federer scores double bagel and writes history

Roger Federer beat Gaston Gaudio in the ATP Finals in Shanghai in 2005. The Swiss became the first player with a double bagel at the season-ending elite event. Federer hit 17 winners, eight from forehand and volley each, while Gaudio added three. Roger landed 11 service winners while Gaston hit four.
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4 months ago

Roger Federer makes surprising visit to his beloved tournament

Roger Federer beat Hubert Hurkacz 6-3, 7-6, 6-0 in the fourth round of Wimbledon on Friday. Federer won his first Wimbledon title in 1998 before losing to Rafael Nadal in the 2008 final. The Swiss was the quarter-finalist in 2001 following that epic triumph over a seven-time champion Pete Sampras in five sets in 2001. Roger won the title in 2009 and added another in 2012 to match Sampras' record. Novak Djokovic was the first eight-time Wimbledon winner in 2014 and 2015.
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4 months ago

"I anticipated a lot of emotion from Roger, what I didn't was the emotion from everyone else" - Jim Courier on conducting Roger Federer's emotional farewell interview at Laver Cup

Jim Courier conducted Roger Federer's final on-court interview at the 2022 Laver Cup. The interview will go down as one of the most memorable moments in tennis history. Federer will return for the 2023 edition of the tournament in Vancouver, Canada. The 41-year-old has not yet confirmed whether he will take on the role of a non-playing captain for Team Europe or the future.
#Roger #LaverCup #Vancouver #News #Sports #Tennis

4 months ago

'Roger Federer would not enjoy me talking about it', says top coach

Roger Federer was fined $3,000 for using an audible obscenity in the third set of the 2020 Australian Open quarterfinal against Tennys Sandgren. The Swiss star received a code breach when a line judge reported it to the chair umpire Marijana Veljovic, who in turn issued the warning. The 20-time Major winner won the first set before losing ground in the second after suffering a groin injury. Roger somehow saved seven match points in game 10 and at 3-6 in the tie break to force a decider.
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4 months ago

Roger Federer speaks at NetJets event in Zurich

Roger Federer attended a netJets event in Zurich. He met tournament director Patrick Ciorcila on his Instagram account. The 18-time grand slam champion is pleased to have Roger as its brand ambassador.
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4 months ago

Roger Federer: 'I feel like I had knots in my tummy for...'

Roger Federer beat marat Safin in the final of the masters 1000. He won the first title at the same level in 2002. The Swiss won the final in may in Hamburg. It was Roger's 21st win in 2003.
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5 months ago

Roger Federer: 'I wished to face Rafael Nadal, but he was never there'

Roger Federer squandered two match points against Novak Djokovic in the 2010 US Open final. Djokovich fended off two match-points at 4-5 in the decider to win in three hours and 44 minutes. Federer came back from 4-2 down in the opener to grab two breaks and steal it 7-5. Novak broke Roger at 30 in the 11th game and fended a break chance.
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5 months ago

'Roger Federer is a great man on and off the court', says former star

Roger Federer's 103rd and final ATP title came in his hometown of Basel in 2019. Federer reached 13 consecutive finals in Basel between 2006 and 2019, a record that will have to be broken in the future. Roger hadn't played since last year's Wimbledon quarter-finals. Agnieszka Radwanska said she shed a tear at his retirement.
#RogerFederer #Wimbledon #Basel #News #Sports #Tennis

5 months ago

Novak Djokovic on beating Roger Federer on his court: 'It was special'

Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in the 2009 Basel final. Federer had won 19 straight matches in Basel between 2006 and 2009. Novak beat Jeremy Chardy in straight sets in the quarter-final in Toronto. Roger defeated Tomas Berdych in the second round to set up the semi-final clash.
#NovakDjokovic #Basel #News #Sports #Tennis

5 months ago

"I remember even today watching Roger vs Rafa in my old apartment with my dad"- Borna Coric recalls watching idol Roger Federer on TV

Borna Coric revealed that he was one of his idols growing up. He played his final match at the laver cup last month. His farewell was highly emotional, with colleagues, fans, friends, and family paying tribute.
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5 months ago

'Roger Federer's retirement from the sport seemed...', says former ace

Severin Luthi shared an emotional message for Roger Federer on his Instagram account. The coach and great friend of the Swiss teacher accompanied the message with some fun photos with them. He also shared a video of them embracing at Roger's retirement ceremony.
#SeverinLuthi #Swiss #News #Sports #Tennis

5 months ago

Laver Cup has improved Roger Federer-Novak Djokovic relations

Despite the mutual respect and the many iconic moments lived around the Tour, Novak Djokovic was unable to establish such a strong bond with the other two members of the legendary Big 3 group. The pair had the time last week to discuss different topics and lay the foundations to build a stronger bond.
#NovakDjokovic #Tour #LaverCup #News #Sports #Tennis

6 months ago

Rafael Nadal reveals his favorite victory over Roger Federer

Roger and Rafa squandered a match point and suffered a 4-6, 7-6, 11-9 loss. The pair met 40 times between 2004 and 2019, forging one of the greatest rivalries in tennis history and pushing each other to the limits. Rafael Nadal ousted Roger Federer after an epic battle at Wimbledon 2008.
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6 months ago

Roger Federer's mom reveals Roger's defeat that was hardest for her to take

Federer has had three knee surgeries over the last two and a half years. The 41-year-old says she and Robert Federer were prepared for retirement. Federer missed out on two consecutive championship points on his serve in the fifth set.
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6 months ago

Novak Djokovic joins Roger Federer in London

Novak and Roger met in the fifth edition of the laver cup. The serb will retire after three knee surgeries and a long struggle to get back and compete injury-free.
#Novak #London #News #Sports #Tennis

6 months ago

"It's great to be here, probably once in a lifetime to be in a team along with Rafa, Roger and Andy" - Djokovic ahead of Laver Cup

Novak Djokovic is back at the laver cup and he'll team up with some of his biggest rivals. He wanted to bring the big four together and succeeded as all four accepted to come together and play for the same team. The event was hosted by the iconic O2 Arena in London.
#NovakDjokovic #LaverCup #O2Arena #News #Sports #Tennis

6 months ago

Sam Querrey reveals one 'cool' Roger Federer gesture

Sam Querrey says Roger Federer approached him at the start of his career. Federer said, 'Hey Sam, Roger, welcome to the Tour' The 34-year-old ended his career without a win over Federer. Querreys won 10 ATP titles and was once one place away from breaking into the top 10.
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7 months ago