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Roger Federer

Roger Federer
Roger Federer (August 8, 1981 - ) is a professional tennis player who was ranked No. 1 for a record 237 consecutive weeks, from February 2, 2004 to August 17, 2008. He has won 13 Grand Slam titles.
Roger Federer (August 8, 1981 - ) is a professional tennis player who was ranked No. 1 for a record 237 consecutive weeks, from February 2, 2004 to August 17, 2008. He has won 13 Grand Slam titles. « Show less

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  • Politics Helps Avert Tennis Shutdown In New Haven, But Is It Worth It?

    Politics Helps Avert Tennis Shutdown In New Haven, But Is It Worth It?
    Let's be honest. If one of the five existing cornerstone sponsors of the New Haven Open had single-handedly saved the annual tennis event from moving to Winston-Salem, N.C., this wouldn't be getting half the media attention it is today. The bang is in...
  • Roger Federer splits with coach Paul Annacone

    Roger Federer splits with coach Paul Annacone
    After almost 3 years together, Roger Federer has split with coach Paul Annacone according to Federer's website. Federer, 32, failed to win a major tournament this year and saw his ranking drop from No. 1 to No. 7. Annacone had also been the...
  • No.1 Serena Williams serves a 'double-bagel' in U.S. Open quarterfinal

    No.1 Serena Williams serves a 'double-bagel' in U.S. Open quarterfinal
    NEW YORK — It took Serena Williams 19 minutes to win the first set of her U.S. Open quarterfinal match against 18th-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro on the Spaniard's 25th birthday. The second set wasn't much better for Suarez Navarro, who received...
  • Alison Riske's U.S. Open run ends in loss to Daniela Hantuchova

    NEW YORK -- Alison Riske, a 23-year-old from Pittsburgh ranked 81st in the world and a recipient of a wild card into the main draw of the U.S. Open, made it to the fourth round before former top-10 player Daniela Hantuchova ended the run Monday in a match...
  • Defending U.S. Open champion Andy Murray upset by Stan Wawrinka

    Defending U.S. Open champion Andy Murray upset by Stan Wawrinka
    NEW YORK -- On match point, Stan Wawrinka held three tennis balls in his hand. He finally picked one to serve and it wasn't a winner. He did the same thing on his second match point. Correct choice. Wawrinka, a 28-year-old from Switzerland, where he has...
  • Novak Djokovic beats Stanislas Wawrinka to advance at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK — It was a single tennis game that lasted 21 minutes. Stanislas Wawrinka, a 28-year-old from Switzerland who has always played in the shadow of his countryman Roger Federer, saved five break points in that game in the fifth set. He...
  • Easing into outdoor workouts on sultry summer days

    Easing into outdoor workouts on sultry summer days
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Can't take the heat? Fitness experts say one way for outdoor exercisers who dread the long, hot summer days of steamy runs and breathless aerobics during a heat wave is to embrace it. "It takes most healthy people 10 to 14 days to...
  • Andy Murray advances to fourth round at Wimbledon, feels pressure

    Andy Murray advances to fourth round at Wimbledon, feels pressure
    WIMBLEDON, England — Andy Murray feels the heavy burden of expectations now that he's safely into the fourth round and has avoided the stumbles that sent Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal home shockingly early. "I think there's a lot more pressure on...
  • Prep sports profile: Molly Traverso

    Prep sports profile: Molly Traverso
    A two-time state qualifier, Sandburg tennis player Molly Traverso looks forward to her senior season. At the Disco Dance Party and Indoor Adult/Junior tennis tournament in early June at the Oak Lawn Racquet Club, Traverso made it to the finals in the...
  • Pat Haden urges USC supporters to attend meeting

    Pat Haden urges USC supporters to attend meeting
    USC Athletic Director Pat Haden is calling on USC fans to support the school in its bid to assume operational responsibility of the Coliseum and Sports Arena. This month, The Times reported that supporters of the California Science Center and the...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 8/16 log (updated Friday AM)

    Sports TV and radio: Friday's 8/16 log (updated Friday AM)
    9:30 a.m. Boxing: Light-heavyweights: Andrzej Fonfara vs. Gabriel Campillo.--ESPN2 9:30 a.m. Golf: Women’s Solheim Cup first day: Europe vs. U.S. (in Parker, Colo.).--Golf 9:30 a.m. Football: Sept. 2004: Heritage vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48...