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Is Roger Federer's mind-blowing Grand Slam streak in jeopardy?

There are lots of things tennis players don't want to hear: "Double fault," "rain delay," "that's a disqualification, Mr. Fognini." But if there are two words tennis players, and athletes in almost any sport, want to avoid hearing or saying most, they'd be "back injury." Tiger Woods knows what I'm talking about.That sensitive, often career-altering topic, is what Roger Federer discussed...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer withdraws from Madrid Masters because of back injury

MADRID (AP) Roger Federer has withdrawn from the Madrid Masters because of a back injury. The third-ranked Federer said Monday that he was hurt in practice during the weekend and didn't want to take any chances aggravating the injury. Federer was coming of a knee injury after the Australian Open which sidelined the Swiss player for about two months. The 35-year-old Federer, the...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer relieved to win in comeback following knee surgery

MONACO (AP) A relieved Roger Federer cruised to victory at the Monaco Masters on Tuesday in his first match in more than two months following a knee operation that left him fearing for his playing career. Beating Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 6-4 in the second round is nothing special for a 17-time Grand Slam champion with 88 career titles. But it was more about relief than...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer confident his knee will hold up on return to action

MONACO (AP) Roger Federer fully expects his left knee to hold up when he returns to action at the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday, and the 17-time Grand Slam champion feels ''mentally and physically'' rested after more than two months out. Seeded third, Federer opens in the second round against Guillermo Garcia-Lopez. He leads the Spaniard 3-0 in career head-to-heads. The Swiss...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer wants harsher drug testing in tennis

Roger Federer has long been a proponent of harsh drug testing in professional tennis, and he says he would like to see even more testing. “I definitely think that tennis is doing a lot better than we have in the past,” Federer said from Miami this week. “You could always do more testing. You could ask someone here in 50 years’ time and he’ll say we could still do more...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Roger Federer undergoes knee surgery, will miss two tourneys

Roger Federer announced on his Facebook page that he’s undergone surgery on his knee after tearing his meniscus the day after the semi-finals at the Australian Open. On Facebook, @rogerfederer announced he underwent arthroscopic knee surgery following the Australian Open. pic.twitter.com/Tcrfpr3vfF — ESPNTennis (@ESPNTennis) February 3, 2016 “I want to inform you that...
Via The Comeback
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennis umpire hit in the groin at Australian Open

Do you know how hard men’s professional tennis players can serve? Hard enough that one umpire couldn’t do enough to get out of the way of one at the Australian Open, and it hit him right where the sun don’t shine. During Roger Federer’s quarterfinal win over Tomas Berdych on Tuesday, an errant serve from Berdych hit an umpire in the groin. There’s no way it felt good:...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Federer fan wakes from 11-year coma to watch US Open final

Jesus Aparicio of Spain was in a coma for 11 years. A die-hard Roger Federer fan, he was thrilled to find that, after over a decade of being out of the loop, his favorite player was still at the top of his game. According to Tennisworld.com, Aparicio had been saving money to watch Federer play at Wimbledon in 2005 before crashing his car in December of 2004 and falling into his...
Via Sportsnaut
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Roger Federer surges into US Open Final

With an ace, it was game, set, match for Roger Federer [2] in his semifinal dual with Stan Wawrinka [5]. Federer dominated the all-Swiss match-up and secured a spot in Sunday's final with Novak Djokovic [1]. Federer is looking to capture his first US Open title since 2008 and his first major title since the 2012 Wimbledon Championships.  Federer continued his brilliant US Open...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Roger Federer rips Boris Becker over allegations made in book

By Steve DelVecchio 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 each other...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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