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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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  • Bryan brothers survive scare at U.S. Open

    Bryan brothers survive scare at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Bob and Mike Bryan, the twin brothers from Camarillo and the top-ranked doubles team, survived a third-round match against Canadians Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil on Sunday at the U.S. Open. The Bryans came away with a 6-7 (1), 7-5, 6-2...
  • Roger Federer upset in fourth round of U.S. Open by Tommy Robredo

    Roger Federer upset in fourth round of U.S. Open by Tommy Robredo
    NEW YORK -- It still seems impossible. The scoreboard reads that 31-year-old Tommy Robredo, who had only won three of 27 sets and never a match from 32-year-old Roger Federer, who had never even won a match against the now retired Andy Roddick, stands...
  • 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...
  • U.S. Open: Roger Federer, John Isner easy winners

    U.S. Open: Roger Federer, John Isner easy winners
    NEW YORK — Roger Federer, owner of 17 Grand Slam titles, the most in history, opened his U.S. Open on Tuesday with a sloppy win over Grega Zemlja 6-3, 6-2, 7-5. Federer had originally been scheduled to play Monday night but rain postponed the match....
  • U.S. Open: Nothing soft about Williams sisters' games in openers

    NEW YORK — Venus Williams was dressed as if going to a garden party, her outfit covered in flowers that could only come from imagination and not reality. And some of her hair was dyed pink to match the flowers. But Williams came to Arthur Ashe...
  • Pac-12 extends Commissioner Larry Scott's contract

    Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott is sticking around for at least five more years. The Pac-12's university presidents and chancellors extended Scott's contract Monday through the 2017-18 academic year. As part of the extension, Scott also was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pete Sampras sells his Lake Sherwood showplace

    Pete Sampras sells his Lake Sherwood showplace
    Tennis legend Pete Sampras and his wife, actress Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, have quietly sold their Lake Sherwood-area compound near Thousand Oaks in an off-market deal. The purchase price was not disclosed. The hilltop estate had been listed at $19.95...
  • 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...