Roger Federer comes out on top in Shanghai

Early this morning, Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal to win his third Masters 1000 title of the season in Shanghai. The tournament was an interesting one, to say the least, here I will discuss what I thought about it and what I think Federer’s victory means for the rest of this season. The tournament was very exciting throughout. Some of the best matches, in my opinion, were Alex...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson and Roger Federer plan epic ping-pong match

Roger Federer is one of the greatest tennis competitors of all-time. Klay Thompson is one of the greatest shooters in the history of basketball. So, any athletic competition between these two would be a treat.It appears there is potential for a legendary ping-pong match between the two. It started with Warriors coach Steve Kerr relaying a conversation between the athletes that happened...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s left for Roger Federer in 2017?

Going into the summer hardcourt season, the 2017 season had been nothing short of perfect for Roger Federer. He won virtually every important tournament he played in and was jaw-dropping throughout. That changed in the final of the Coupe Rogers, where it appeared as if he suffered a back injury. Prior to the final, Federer looked great in the tournament, but the injury really hurt...
September 17, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Juan Martin del Potro has epic reaction after upsetting Roger Federer

Roger Federer rarely loses U.S. Open matches played at night, but Juan Martin del Potro shocked the world and defeated him quite easily on Wednesday night.Federer was previously 34-1 in U.S. Open night matches heading into the affair, with his only loss coming against Tomas Berdych in 2012.But he didn’t have his best stuff on Wednesday, and the usually-consistent Federer missed some...
Via The Sports Daily
September 07, 2017  |  Discuss

ESPN captures perfect shot of Del Potro celebrating win over Federer

Juan Martin Del Potro pulled off a major quarterfinals win over Roger Federer at the US Open on Wednesday night, and ESPN captured the perfect shot of him celebrating.Del Potro won in four sets, 7-5, 3-6, 7-6, 6-4, closing out the match with a big forehand winner. Del Potro took off his headband after winning, met Federer at the net for a nice embrace, and then he lifted his arms...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Roger Federer bought LeBron James' shoes, and LBJ was super pumped

As a tennis player, finding comfortable sneakers for his feet is extremely important to Roger Federer, and understandably so.Federer had some time off on Tuesday as he prepares for his upcoming quarterfinal match in the U.S. Open, so he decided to buy some shoes — eight pairs, to be exact.One of the eight pairs happened to be LeBron James’ “LeBron 8 South Beach.” The signature shoe...
Via The Sports Daily
September 06, 2017  |  Discuss

ICYMI, Roger Federer is still the man

We are just days away from the final Grand Slam tennis tournament of the 2017 season, the US Open in New York City. It is always the loudest of the four majors in terms of the marketing volume in the States, amplified by crowd energy and the baseline-to-baseline intensity among some of the world’s best players.There is a pretty good chance that some of our dear readers have not kept...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
August 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 7/19: The shadow of the trade deadline begins to fall over baseball

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while trying not to get our hopes up over Pirate wins ahead of the trade deadline.Happy birthday today to LaMarcus Aldridge, Adam Morrison, Fedor Tyutin, Rick Ankiel, Scott Walker and Vitali Klitschko. On this date in 1991...
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July 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Roger Federer had wild night celebrating Wimbledon title

Roger Federer won his 19th Grand Slam and his eighth (!) Wimbledon singles title Sunday. The man is simply a legend.And it appears he celebrated his latest Wimbledon title in legendary fashion. His celebration was so wild that it inspired the Washington Post to use “lit” in a headline.“Yeah, my head’s ringing,” Federer said Monday. “I don’t know what I did last night. I drank too...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 17, 2017  |  Discuss

10 takeaways from the Australian Open

The first major of the 2017 tennis season is in the books, and for many it represented a throwback to the old days.Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer met in the men’s finals, while the Williams sisters faced each other in the women’s final.It was a big tournament for the 30-plus crowd as many veteran greats showed a resurgence, while some of the previous top players in the world are...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 29, 2017  |  Discuss

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