Nadal, Djokovic and Federer Sail into Monte Carlo Quarters

    (April 17, 2014) No. 1 Rafael Nadal moved into 10th place on the all-time win list on clay when he notched his 300 career win on the surface on Thursday defeating Andreas Seppi  6-1, 6-3 at the Monte Carlo Masters. Defending champion Novak Djokovic dismissed Pablo Carreno Busta 6-0, 6-1 in 45 minutes. Djokovic has lost a total of two games in reaching the quarterfinals of...
Via Tennis Panorama
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Nadal and Federer Move into Third Round of Monte Carlo With Easy Wins

  Rafael Nadal (April 16, 2014) The top seeds had easy wins on Wednesday at the Monte Carlo Masters. No. 1 Rafael Nadal rebounded from 1-3 down in the first set to stop Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4, 6-1.  Roger Federer took just 52 minutes to put out Radek Stepanek 6-1, 6-2, while countryman Stanislas Wawrinka destroyed Marin Cilic 6-0, 6-2 in 45 minutes. Eight-time Monte Carlo champion...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Takes Wild Card to Play Monte Carlo Masters

Roger Federer photo by Christopher Levy @tennis_shots (April 8, 2014) Roger Federer has taken a wild card to play in the Monte Carlo Masters. Federer is returning to the event for the first time since 2011. The world No. 4 and 17-time major champion has never won the event in his career. The closest he came was being a losing finalist to Rafael Nadal from 2006-08. The Monte Carlo...
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Davis Cup: Federer's win lifts Switzerland over Kazakhstan

GENEVA -- Roger Federer won the decisive singles match on Sunday for Switzerland which clinched a 3-2 win over Kazakhstan in the Davis Cup to reach its first semifinal in 11 years.
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Roger Federer edges 6-foot-11 Karlovic with strong serve at Sony Open

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Roger Federer earned the only break of the match in the opening game, lost just three points on his serve and beat Ivo Karlovic 6-4, 7-6 (4) Friday at the Sony Open. It was the first match at Key Biscayne in two years for Federer, who took a spring break in 2013. The 32-year-old Federer has looked rejuvenated lately and climbed to No. 5 in the rankings this...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer and wife reportedly expecting second set of twins

You know how we know Roger Federer is one of the greatest athletes of all time? He only creates children two at a time. According to the NY Daily News, Federer and his wife Mirka are expecting twins in July. The couple already has two children, identical twin daughters Myla and Charlene, who were born […]
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Federer wins opener in Dubai, chases record sixth championship

Roger Federer began his campaign for a record sixth Dubai Championships title with a 6-1, 6-4, win over Benjamin Becker of Germany on Monday. "I'm extremely happy with today's match," Federer said. "Coming out and playing free tennis like that right off the bat is a good feeling." The eighth-ranked Federer has never dropped a set to the 93rd-ranked Becker...
Via Fox Sports
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Federer is no longer No. 1 ... in his own country

Roger Federer is no longer the best player ... now even in his own country. Federer's loss Friday night to top-ranked Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open semifinals coupled with countryman Stan Wawrinka's surprising run to the title match assures that when Monday's new rankings are released, the 17-time Grand Slam champion will be looking up at another Swiss player for...
Via Fox Sports
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Federer reveals his big career regret

Roger Federer has had a brilliant tennis career. He has won a record 17 majors and held the world No. 1 ranking for a record 301 weeks. He is considered by many to be the best player ever. But despite all his success, Federer does have one regret. In an interview with FOX Sports’ Andy […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Roger Federer receives cow as gift

Peter Schneider/EPA I guess he didn't need another car... The Crédit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad tournament presented Roger Federer with a cow at a homecoming ceremony yesterday, in a rather weird but wonderful display of Swiss generosity. The cow, named Desiree, is Federer's second cow. He was gifted a cow name Juliette ten years ago, but handed her on to a dairy farmer...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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