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Federer and Serena Win Cincinnati, But There’s More To The Stories

Before telling you about tennis over the past few weeks in North America, take just two minutes to appreciate the site of Roger Federer’s and Serena Williams’s victories on Sunday afternoon. * Cincinnati, for the international readers in the crowd, is an American sports city starving for a professional sports success story. The Reds are the oldest franchise in the history of...
Via Attacking The Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer, Serena win the Western & Southern Open

The Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati has come to a close. Last year’s champions, Roger Federer and Serena Williams, successfully defended their tittles. Both have aged gracefully over the years, and today the two legends beat out their younger opponents to reign supreme in Ohio. Roger Federer really likes Cincinnati. Federer always seems to pay his best tennis at this...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sampras believes Federer still has a grand slam left in him

    Roger Federer is 34 years old and nearing the end of his career. He has not won a major since 2012, and many think he will not win another one again. But Pete Sampras still believes the Swiss star has one more grand slam left in him. Sampras joined “The Tennis Podcast” over the weekend and talked about Federer among others. “I do think there is (a good chance of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tickets Only Rising As Serena Williams, Roger Federer Seek Successful Title Defenses In Western And Southern Open

The ATP Tour continues on with this week’s Western and Southern Open, which has already dipped its toes into the drama pool. The ageless wonder that is Roger Federer moved on from the first round and will eye his seventh title in Cincinnati, while the world’s No. 11 tennis player, Josh Isner, was eliminated during the first round of play. The women’s side also had two stars...
Via Attacking The Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer is Raring To Go

by JAMES HENRY CINCINNATI – A year ago, Roger Federer was tired. He had just played five matches at the Masters 1000 tournament in Canada and wasn’t sure if he was even going to compete in Cincinnati. Fortunately, he did. He won the title, for an incredible sixth time. In fact, Federer has never lost in a final at Cincinnati’s Western & Southern Open. He was the champion...
Via Onthegotennis
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What to expect from Roger Federer this summer?

Roger Federer’s summer campaign on the North American hard courts has been slightly delayed. Federer recently announced that he is withdrawing from the Rogers Cup in Montreal. Is this bad news for Federer? Well, not exactly. He isn’t injured so not playing this tournament is a strategic move on his part. The downside is that he will only have the one warm-up tournament in Cincinnati...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer pulls out of Rogers Cup tournament in Montreal

  The Rogers Cup says Roger Federer has pulled out of next month's hard-court tournament. The tournament director announced the withdrawal of 17-time major champion Federer on Wednesday, without citing a reason. Federer has not competed since losing to Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final on July 12. Federer, who turns 34 on Aug. 8, won the Rogers Cup twice, in 2004 and 2006. Play...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Djokovic gets best of Federer in classic Wimbledon Final

LONDON — Novak Djokovic got the better of Roger Federer at Wimbledon again. The defending champion outplayed Federer in four sets Sunday to win his third Wimbledon title and ninth Grand Slam championship. In a repeat of last year’s final, won by Djokovic in five sets, the top-ranked Serb overcame the loss of seven set points in the second set and pulled away to beat the seven...
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Roger Federer rips Boris Becker over allegations made in book

Roger Federer grew up idolizing former world No. 1 tennis player Boris Becker, but some recent comments that Becker made may have changed Federer’s opinion of the six-time Grand Slam winner. Becker recently released an autobiography, and in it he claims that it is an “open secret” that Federer and Novak Djokovic “don’t particularly like...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Federer unhappy with security after fan comes on court

Roger Federer is not happy with the security at the French Open after experiencing a few alarming brushes with fans. After beating Alejandro Falla 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday in the first round, a fan came on the court and tried to take a selfie with the Swiss master. Federer, caught completely off guard, was...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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