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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...
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Federer, Wawrinka return for Switzerland in Davis Cup

BERN, Switzerland (AP) Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka will play for Switzerland in the Davis Cup playoffs against the Netherlands. The best-of-five series is scheduled for Sept. 18-20 in Switzerland at a venue yet to be determined. The winner will play in the 16-nation World Group next year. Switzerland won the Davis Cup last year for the first time but the team has been without...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Roger Federer visit his Foundation's early childhood education program in Africa

Roger Federer writes, "I am so excited to be back in Africa. This time travels for the Roger Federer Foundation have led me to the wonderful country of Malawi where we run a major early childhood education program. I'm very impressed to see the results of our efforts first hand. Thanks to our partner Action Aid Malawi who is doing a great job bringing education to younger children...
Via Bob's Blitz
13 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...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mirka Federer, crowd give Roger big boost at Wimbledon

Roger Federer had a big edge over Novak Djokovic in at least one regard during their finals at Wimbledon Sunday. He had the support of the crowd. Though the fans weren’t necessarily against Djokovic, they constantly supported the Swiss star who has won the Wimbledon championship seven times. He received loud roars and cheers any...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Quarters: Andy Murray, Roger Federer Set To Face Off In Semis

LONDON — Roger Federer and Andy Murray ran into each other Wednesday morning in the champions’ locker room at the All England Club, then walked together over to the practice area to prepare – on adjacent courts – for their respective quarterfinals later in the day. “We weren’t chatting about anything. It was just, `Hey, how you doing?’ Nothing interesting,” Murray...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sam Groth Makes History in Loss to Roger Federer at Wimbledon

I am not a tennis guy, but I know enough about the game to appreciate how awesome something is. During his match against one of the best in the world--Roger Federer--Australian Sam Groth (the No. 69 player in the world) hit the second fastest serve in Wiimbledon history at 147 MPH (record is 148 MPH).Federer couldn't return that? Slacker. WATCH @SamGrothTennis hit the second fastest...
Via FatManWriting
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Roger Federer With the Between the Legs Shot at Wimbledon--and it Worked!

There is a very good reason why tennis superstar Roger Federer is ranked No. 5 on Forbes' list of top paid athletes for 2014-15. The man made around $9 million for his work on the court, but cleaned house in endorsements making $58 million (top paid sports endorser in the world). There is a very good reason why he is paid so much to endorse products. The man is freaking good!How...
Via FatManWriting
July 02, 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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