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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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  • These rackets give backhanded — and forehanded — compliments

    Put a bunch of brand new, high-tech tennis rackets in front of a handful of pretty good middle-aged 4.0 players (7.0 being Roger Federer and 1.0 being an untrained monkey), and they won't care what kind of Nobel Prize-winning innovations went into...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Buccaneers trade cornerback Eric Wright to 49ers

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  • Andy Murray ends British men's 77-year Wimbledon drought

    Andy Murray ends British men's 77-year Wimbledon drought
    WIMBLEDON, England -- As an adoring nation watched and roared, Andy Murray ended 77 years of frustration at Wimbledon by defeating No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4, on Sunday to become the first British man to win the singles championship...
  • Andy Murray rallies for five-set win over Fernando Verdasco

    Andy Murray rallies for five-set win over Fernando Verdasco
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Second-seeded Andy Murray came back from down two sets in the quarterfinals and kept alive his quest to become the first British man to win Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936. With the crowd at Center Court roaring in support,...
  • No.1 Novak Djokovic, No.2 Andy Murray to face off in Wimbledon final

    No.1 Novak Djokovic, No.2 Andy Murray to face off in Wimbledon final
    WIMBLEDON, England — After a series of upsets had scrambled both halves of the draw, after an epically riveting and sportsmanlike men's semifinal Friday was followed by a semifinal soured by whining, it all came out right, anyway. No. 1 Novak...
  • Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin del Potro advance to Wimbledon semifinals

    Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin del Potro advance to Wimbledon semifinals
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic advanced to his 13th consecutive Grand Slam semifinal and maintained his perfect record of not losing a set at this year’s Wimbledon tournament, when he powered his way past No. 7-seeded Tomas...
  • Roger Federer acts his age in earliest U.S. Open exit since 2003

    NEW YORK — Roger Federer moved as if the tennis court were an unfamiliar place, a place where he needed guidance, where he needed advice on how to hit a forehand or when to unleash that one-handed backhand that had earned him five U.S. Open...
  • A confident Alison Riske upsets ailing Petra Kvitova at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK — Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on...