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Year-end top ranking not realistic, says Roger Federer

Year-end top ranking not realistic, says Roger Federer

Roger Federer admits earning the year-end world number one ranking is no longer a realistic ambition despite his remarkable renaissance this year. Federer is already certain to finish behind Rafael Nadal in the final rankings of 2017, but the world number two appears poised to push his old rival for top spot next year.

Nov 17, 2017, 14:04 PM IST
Jack Sock stuns Alexander Zverev to join unbeaten Roger Federer in last four of ATP Finals

Jack Sock stuns Alexander Zverev to join unbeaten Roger Federer in last four of ATP Finals

 Jack Sock became the first American to reach the last four of the ATP Finals for 10 years when he stunned world number three Alexander Zverev in a firecracker of a match on Thursday.

Nov 17, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
I'm not 'Baby Fed' anymore, says Grigor Dimitrov

I'm not 'Baby Fed' anymore, says Grigor Dimitrov

Grigor Dimitrov insists he is no longer playing in Roger Federer's shadow after the Bulgarian capped the best year of his checkered career by reaching the last four at the ATP Finals.

Nov 16, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
ATP Finals: Roger Federer downs Alexander Zverev in 'generation game' to reach semis

ATP Finals: Roger Federer downs Alexander Zverev in 'generation game' to reach semis

 Roger Federer marched into the semifinals at the ATP Finals once again on Tuesday but he made hard work of the task before finally prevailing 7-6(6), 5-7, 6-1 in a high-quality battle of the generations with Germany’s Alexander Zverev.

Nov 15, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
ATP Finals fair for all, says Roger Federer amid Rafael Nadal's clay talk

ATP Finals fair for all, says Roger Federer amid Rafael Nadal's clay talk

The Swiss ace has dismissed World No. 1 Nadal's claim that it would be fairer if the ATP Tour Finals were played on clay courts.

Nov 13, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
Rafael Nadal stays atop ATP rankings, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray out of top 10

Rafael Nadal stays atop ATP rankings, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray out of top 10

Spain's Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday, while Britain's Andy Murray and Serbia's Novak Djokovic dropped out of the top 10.

Nov 06, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
Roger Federer skipped Paris Masters with eye on ATP Finals in London, says Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer skipped Paris Masters with eye on ATP Finals in London, says Rafael Nadal

Federer, winner of a record 19 Grand Slam titles, announced his withdrawal from Paris - the last Masters event of the year - after clinching his 8th Swiss Indoors title in his hometown of Basel on Sunday.

Oct 31, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Roger Federer snubs Paris Masters as Rafael Nadal eyes year-end No. 1 spot

Roger Federer snubs Paris Masters as Rafael Nadal eyes year-end No. 1 spot

Federer has pulled out of next week's Paris Masters, virtually ensuring old rival Rafael Nadal will end 2017 on top of the world rankings

Oct 30, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
Roger Federer outlasts Juan Martin Del Potro for eighth Swiss Indoors title in Basel

Roger Federer outlasts Juan Martin Del Potro for eighth Swiss Indoors title in Basel

Federer displayed some rare flashes of temper as he battled past Argentina's Del Potro 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-3 for an eighth Swiss Indoors title in front of a partisan Basel crowd on Sunday

Oct 30, 2017, 10:15 AM IST
Juan Martin del Potro sets up final showdown with Roger Federer at Swiss Indoors

Juan Martin del Potro sets up final showdown with Roger Federer at Swiss Indoors

While Del Potro beat defending champion Cilic 6-4, 6-4, Federer swatted aside Goffin 6-1, 6-2 to set up the title clash.

Oct 29, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Roger Federer routs Frances Tiafoe in Basel opener

Roger Federer routs Frances Tiafoe in Basel opener

Roger Federer thrashed American teenager Frances Tiafoe 6-1, 6-3 on Tuesday as the top seed began his week at the Swiss Indoors with a resounding first-round victory.

Oct 25, 2017, 09:41 AM IST
Rafael Nadal continues to top ATP Rankings, Kristina Mladenovic joins WTA top 10

Rafael Nadal continues to top ATP Rankings, Kristina Mladenovic joins WTA top 10

Nadal, 16-time Grand Slam champion, maintained the top spot, ahead of Switzerland`s Roger Federer.

Oct 23, 2017, 15:13 PM IST
Roger Federer congratulates Rafael Nadal on anniversary of tennis academy

Roger Federer congratulates Rafael Nadal on anniversary of tennis academy

Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer sent a video to Spanish long-time rival and fellow all-time great Rafael Nadal congratulating him on the first anniversary of his tennis academy and recalling the late-career resurgence both have enjoyed in 2017.

Oct 20, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
Roger Federer closes gap on Rafael Nadal after Shanghai win

Roger Federer closes gap on Rafael Nadal after Shanghai win

Roger Federer has closed the gap on Rafael Nadal at the top of the latest ATP world rankings released on Monday following his victory over the Spaniard at the Shanghai Masters.

Oct 16, 2017, 16:34 PM IST
Pizzas designed by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in China's most exclusive restaurant

Pizzas designed by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in China's most exclusive restaurant

They call it "the most exclusive restaurant in China". There are absolutely no reservations and Roger Federer is apparently a big fan.

Oct 13, 2017, 19:44 PM IST
Weekly sports round-up, July 3 to 9: From Dhoni's extended birthday bash to Federer's record win at Wimbledon

Weekly sports round-up, July 3 to 9: From Dhoni's extended birthday bash to Federer's record win at Wimbledon

From MS Dhoni's birthday to Lionel Messi's contract extension, here's our sports round-up for the week July 3 to 9.

Jul 09, 2017, 22:41 PM IST
Fake, but nonetheless touching: Lin Dan 'purportedly' writes emotional letter to great rival Lee Chong Wei after Rio clash

Fake, but nonetheless touching: Lin Dan 'purportedly' writes emotional letter to great rival Lee Chong Wei after Rio clash

After their epic semi-final clash in men's singles tournament at Rio Games, two-time Olympic gold medallist purportedly wrote a letter to the Malaysian celebrating their rivalry.

Aug 21, 2016, 19:10 PM IST
I am already thinking about Wimbledon, says Roger Federer

I am already thinking about Wimbledon, says Roger Federer

Roger Federer surveyed the wreckage of another French Open on Tuesday and insisted he can bounce back by becoming the oldest man to win Wimbledon.

Jun 03, 2015, 07:31 AM IST
Gwen Stefani brings son Apollo to US Open

Gwen Stefani brings son Apollo to US Open

Singer Gwen Stefani took his youngest son Apollo to the 2014 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Sep 08, 2014, 10:08 AM IST

Eugenie Bouchard, Milos Raonic make final push to summit at U.S. Open

Canada has long been a global ice hockey super power, toasted a Formula One driver`s champion and at different times has laid claim to the world`s fastest man.

Aug 22, 2014, 08:09 AM IST