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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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  • The plight of U.S. tennis: too much money and mollycoddling?

    The plight of U.S. tennis: too much money and mollycoddling?
    Sunday was a day of rest and reflection at Wimbledon. So we reflected. Eyes squinting, brow furrowed, chin resting in palm of hand, we pondered the issue: How good are our tennis players from the United States? Lousy. It was a short reflection....
  • Serena Williams' mystery ailment punctuates bizarre day at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams' mystery ailment punctuates bizarre day at Wimbledon
    Staid old Wimbledon got bounced on its fanny here Tuesday. Somebody sat on the spectacles and broke them. Egad. Somebody else put lowfat milk on the strawberries. Strange things happened. The orderly became disorderly: • An ailing Serena Williams...
  • For Andy Murray, a Wimbledon prize — and reprise — proves elusive

    For Andy Murray, a Wimbledon prize — and reprise — proves elusive
    On the warmest, sunniest day you can imagine, in a place where those are few and far between, gloom prevailed Wednesday. Great Britain was Mudville, and mighty Casey had struck out. When Andy Murray's final ground stroke settled into the bottom of the...
  • Youngsters look to spoil a marquee men's Wimbledon final

    — The new kids on the block are not a boy band here, but a threat to the usual order of things at Wimbledon. The men's semifinals are Friday, and two of the four players left are marquee upon which tennis thrives. They are Novak Djokovic of...
  • Hamilton gives his fans the win they wanted

    SILVERSTONE England (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton ran a rollercoaster of emotions to give his home Formula One fans the win they wanted at the British Grand Prix on Sunday. On Saturday, the Mercedes driver had been 'devastated' - his own father's...
  • Surrogate son Federer loses, but Wimbledon's 'Hill' is happy

    LONDON (Reuters) - It was hard at first to spot Novak Djokovic fans on Wimbledon's fabled "Hill" where thousands gather to watch the tennis on a huge screen, but as the Serb marched towards victory over crowd favourite Roger Federer they started...
  • Djokovic logra épica victoria contra Federer y se corona en Wimbledon

    LONDRES (Reuters) - El tenista serbio Novak Djokovic obtuvo su segundo título en Wimbledon el domingo al vencer tras una extraordinaria batalla de talentos a Roger Federer por 6-7 (7-9), 6-4, 7-6 (7-4), 5-7 y 6-4, dejando al suizo sin la posibilidad de...
  • Federer sees benefits of the Edberg effect

    LONDON (Reuters) - Roger Federer proved that an old dog can learn new tricks when he served and volleyed as his coach Stefan Edberg urged him to do during his Wimbledon campaign. Federer fell at the last hurdle, beaten by Novak Djokovic 6-7(7) 6-4 7-6(4)...
  • At 32, Roger Federer still has quite the rivalry with Novak Djokovic

    At 32, Roger Federer still has quite the rivalry with Novak Djokovic
    If familiarity breeds contempt, then Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic should despise each other. That certainly is not the case, even though, when they take Centre Court at Wimbledon on Sunday for the men's singles final, it will mark the 35th time they...
  • Yankees Cut Soriano, Trade Nuno To Diamondbacks

    A busy day for the Yankees ended with a 9-7 victory over the Twins at Target Field in Minneapolis, where the Yanks took three of four. Earlier Sunday, the Yankees cut ties with Alfonso Soriano, designating the veteran outfielder for assignment, and traded...
  • Dazzling Djokovic savours victory over Federer

    LONDON (Reuters) - After almost four hours of mental torture, Novak Djokovic sank to his knees, crouched over the hallowed Wimbledon turf, plucked a blade of grass and put it in his mouth - never before had victory tasted so good. It was a victory that...