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Nadal Loses: Storm Clouds Gather, But Will They Give Way To Sunlight?

When the story of this resplendent and unforgettable era of men’s tennis is written, the footsteps of Rafael Nadal will never stray that far from the footprints left by Roger Federer, and vice-versa. When this era is recalled 30, 50, or 75 years from now, any mention of one man will invariably bring the other to mind. That’s just the way it is, and it’s just the way it will...
Via Attacking The Net
20 hours 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
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon: Federer, Murray cruise into 3rd round in straight sets

LONDON -- With a casual between-the-legs shot, Roger Federer displayed the magic that makes him so special on Centre Court at Wimbledon. In a vintage performance from the grass-court master, Federer blew away American Sam Querrey 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday to reach the third round and crank up his bid for a record eighth title at the All England Club. And, for good measure, Federer...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Before Wimbledon Begins, A New Way To Appreciate Roger And Rafa

We’ve traveled many thousands of miles as tennis fans and chroniclers with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Billions of words have been written about them. Millions of arguments have been launched by their partisans. Neither man should be favored to win the 2015 edition of Wimbledon, though both have a chance and could slip through the door if the draw falls just right, or if Andy...
Via Attacking The Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer wins eighth title in Halle

Roger Federer won his eighth title in Halle at the Gerry Weber Open by beating Adreas Seppi 7-6(1) 6-4. Roger found himself in a familiar position on Sunday, playing in his tenth final in Halle, but to win the title he would have to beat the man that shocked him at this years Australian Open. Seppi was a bit fortunate to be in the final, as he had gotten two straight retirements...
11 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Becker: Djokovic and Federer don't particularly like each other

Roger Federer is a beloved tennis figure and seems to be well liked by fans, the media and his colleagues. Though he is well liked, not everyone is a huge fan of him, apparently. In his new book “Wimbledon: My Life and Career at the All England Club,” Boris Becker writes that Novak Djokovic and...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Upset By Stan Wawrinka In French Open Quarterfinals

PARIS — Stumbling on his way to the net, Roger Federer dropped his racket and fell to his knees on the red clay. Hardly the sort of grace and precision the world has come to expect from the 17-time Grand Slam champion. There were other unusual sights in Federer’s 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (4) loss to Stan Wawrinka, his pal and Swiss Davis Cup teammate, in the French...
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Rolls At French Open, Angry About Fan’s On-Court Selfie

PARIS — Roger Federer was not amused. As Federer finished an interview after his first-round French Open victory Sunday, an overzealous fan left his seat and approached the 17-time major champion right there on the main stadium court in search of the most modern of mementos – a cellphone selfie. At first, Federer seemed startled. Then he looked uncomfortable...
May 25, 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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