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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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  • Caroline Wozniacki outlasts Maria Sharapova in humid U.S. Open match

    Caroline Wozniacki outlasts Maria Sharapova in humid U.S. Open match
    — It is turning out to be the relationship that gives engagements a bad name. First, golf star Rory McIlroy calls off the wedding with tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and wins the British Open and the PGA. Then, Wozniacki starts a run of success...
  • Federer's slam dunk win earns MJ's approval

    Federer's slam dunk win earns MJ's approval
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Roger Federer launched his bid for an 18th grand slam title with a workmanlike 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Marinko Matosevic to ease into the second round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, with former Bulls great Michael Jordan leading...
  • Marin Cilic overpowers Kei Nishikori in U.S. Open tennis final

    The summary of Monday's singles final at the U.S. Open in the Big Apple was as simple as the final score: Big man. Big game. Big win. The summary of many who watched, especially those not deeply into the sport and expecting great drama from this...
  • Novak Djokovic takes next step at U.S. Open with win over Andy Murray

    Two tennis pit bulls sank their teeth into each other on a warm and windless night at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. It was Novak Djokovic versus Andy Murray. Talk about strong teeth. Right now, with Rafael Nadal out with an injury, all they needed to...
  • On The Fly: Being Anointed Preseason No. 1 Is No Guarantee

    A year ago, Alabama was the preseason No. 1 team in The Associated Press college football poll and Florida State was No. 11. When the season was over, Alabama was No. 7 and Florida State was the national champion. Keep that in mind as you peruse the...
  • Reigning champ Rafael Nadal withdraws from U.S. Open with wrist injury

    Reigning champ Rafael Nadal withdraws from U.S. Open with wrist injury
    Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open on Monday because of an injured right wrist, making him the fourth reigning men's champion in the last 45 years to sit out the tournament. Nadal and the tournament announced his decision simultaneously, exactly...
  • Sunrise tennis facility to host Israel-Argentina Davis Cup event

    Game, set, match goes to the city of Sunrise, which beat out Delray Beach and a few other sites to host the upcoming Davis Cup event between Israel and Argentina. The International Tennis Federation, the ruling body over Davis Cup, wouldn't allow Israel...
  • Serena Williams wins, Novak Djokovic upset

    Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals Thursday at Montreal, waiting out a brief rain delay to beat Lucie Safarova, 7-5, 6-4. On Friday, Williams will play Caroline Wozniacki, a 6-1, 6-0 winner over American qualifier Shelby Rogers....
  • Venus Williams, Roger Federer fall in Rogers Cup finals

    Agnieszka Radwanska beat Venus Williams, 6-4, 6-2, on Sunday to win the Rogers Cup women's title in Montreal. The third-seeded Radwanska, the first Rogers Cup champion from Poland, picked up her first tournament victory of the year and the $441,000...
  • Federer Reaches U.S. Open Semifinals After Losing First 2 Sets; Serena Williams Seeks Revenge

    Federer Reaches U.S. Open Semifinals After Losing First 2 Sets; Serena Williams Seeks Revenge
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer battled back from two sets down and double match point to defeat 20th seed Gael Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the U.S. Open on Thursday night. Federer, aiming to add to his grand slam men'...
  • Roger Federer comes alive when it counts

    Roger Federer comes alive when it counts
    Roger Federer, long a tennis deity for millions of fans, had his own resurrection here Thursday night. It was witnessed first-hand by more than 23,000 people and by millions more on TV. For nearly 2 1/2 hours, one of the biggest stars in the history...