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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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  • Players get a lot of cash but earn little credit for desire

    A couple of items in a record book brought a real jolt the other day. One reminded that this was the 45th anniversary of Rod Laver's second calendar Grand Slam, 1969. He also won all four majors — the Australian, French, Wimbledon and U.S. Open...
  • Roger Federer, Gael Monfils set up quarterfinal match at U.S. Open

    Roger Federer, Gael Monfils set up quarterfinal match at U.S. Open
    The best result of Tuesday's action at the U.S. Open was that victories by Roger Federer and Gael Monfils will put them on the same tennis court in two days. That should be good for tennis. Everybody knows Federer, the No. 2-seeded player here and the...
  • Roger Federer has a new 'teammate'—Michael Jordan

    There is seldom a dull moment in the evening matches at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Tuesday was no exception. It was time for Roger Federer to get back to work, and for the occasion, he brought along a friend, some guy named Michael Jordan....
  • As always, Roger Federer owns the night at the U.S. Open

    It was a near perfect Friday night in the bustling suburb of Flushing. The temperature was cool, but not chilly. The lights were blazing at Citi Field for a Mets home game and the No. 7 train was delivering hordes of people from Manhattan to the Willets...
  • The U.S. Open: tennis, the American way, if not an American win

    The U.S. Open: tennis, the American way, if not an American win
    This year, tennis fans have watched three major tournaments, seen six different champions in the men's and women's singles, and known full well that was just the warmup. Monday, the U.S. Open begins its 14-day run of terror, torture and testosterone....
  • Tennis: Fearless U.S. Open prediction: Roger can get at least one more major -- this one

    Tennis: Fearless U.S. Open prediction: Roger can get at least one more major -- this one
    About a year ago, wasn't Roger Federer supposed to be washed up? No way. ... Here's how I see the U.S. Open, starting with the round of 16. Happy watching! MEN Round of 16: (1) Novak Djokovic over (22) Phillip Kohlschreiber; (9) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Federer, Djokovic face hurdle to set up date with U.S. Open destiny

    Federer, Djokovic face hurdle to set up date with U.S. Open destiny
    — The question buzzing around the men's quest for the U.S. Open tennis title here is a two-parter. Is Roger Federer, at 33, young enough and spry enough and fit enough and still good enough to win another major; or, is Novak Djokovic still just...