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Swiss maestro Roger Federer splits with Stefan Edberg, hires Ivan Ljubicic as new coach

Swiss maestro Roger Federer splits with Stefan Edberg, hires Ivan Ljubicic as new coach

Edberg said he had a "wonderful two years" with Federer but made it clear that he always planned to walk away at the end of this season.

Dec 09, 2015, 09:05 AM IST
Adios amigo! Rafael Nadal loses battle with time

Adios amigo! Rafael Nadal loses battle with time

Rafael Nadal headed back to Mallorca on Saturday with his US Open campaign over and his career seemingly at the point of no return.

Sep 05, 2015, 22:43 PM IST
I've never felt better before Wimbledon, says Roger Federer

I've never felt better before Wimbledon, says Roger Federer

Roger Federer has not won a grand slam title since 2012, he is at that age when he keeps getting asked about his retirement plans, and he is about to bid farewell to another one of his contemporaries.

Jun 27, 2015, 21:47 PM IST
Djokovic haunted by Paris ghosts of Sampras, Edberg, Becker

Djokovic haunted by Paris ghosts of Sampras, Edberg, Becker

They came, they saw but never conquered and now Novak Djokovic is staring into the same Paris abyss that swallowed up the Grand Slam ambitions of Pete Sampras, Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker.

Jun 08, 2015, 09:47 AM IST
Novak Djokovic vows to solve riddle of French Open clay

Novak Djokovic vows to solve riddle of French Open clay

Novak Djokovic saw his dreams of becoming just the eighth man to claim a career Grand Slam shattered again at the French Open, but vowed to eventually secure an elusive title on the Paris clay.

Jun 08, 2015, 03:26 AM IST
Roger Federer remembers first match against Pete Sampras

Roger Federer remembers first match against Pete Sampras

 Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer fondly remembered his chance to compete against legend Pete Sampras, saying it was "really exciting playing against the guys from television".

May 30, 2015, 17:20 PM IST
New methods of court preparation killed serve and volley: Leander Paes

New methods of court preparation killed serve and volley: Leander Paes

Leander Paes on Saturday lamented that the fascinating serve and volley style is not there to be seen in modern tennis and of all the current players only Feliciano Lopez and Novak Djokovic are the ones who play well on the net.

Jan 10, 2015, 20:41 PM IST
India a great tennis town, says Pete Sampras

India a great tennis town, says Pete Sampras

 Not many sportspersons enjoy the status of a global icon but Pete Sampras certainly does and playing in India for the first time, the 14-time Grand Slam winner richly praised the fans' knowledge of the racquet sport and called the country a 'great tennis town'.

Dec 08, 2014, 20:28 PM IST
Bhindi Masala is Venus Williams' favourite Indian food

Bhindi Masala is Venus Williams' favourite Indian food

Many tennis-lovers around the world are all well versed with the multiple Grand Slam winner Venus Williams' powerful baseline smashes, but many wouldn't know about her love for Indian food.

Nov 19, 2014, 21:21 PM IST
Tomas Berdych still searching for his ''chosen one''

Tomas Berdych still searching for his ''chosen one''

Ivan Lendl might be "way too busy" to be his mentor but Tomas Berdych has not given up the dream of jumping on the `super coach` bandwagon.

Nov 05, 2014, 10:54 AM IST
US Open 2014: Heavyweight coaches ready to lock horns in semis

US Open 2014: Heavyweight coaches ready to lock horns in semis

Michael Chang versus Boris Becker and Goran Ivanisevic up against Stefan Edberg would have made an intriguing U.S. Open semi-final line-up when they were in their prime.

Sep 05, 2014, 19:43 PM IST

Federer sees benefits of the Edberg effect

Roger Federer proved that an old dog can learn new tricks when he served and volleyed as his coach Stefan Edberg urged him to do during his Wimbledon campaign.

Jul 07, 2014, 10:07 AM IST

New dad Federer blown off court by Chardy

Jeremy Chardy caught new father Roger Federer on the hop at a wind-blown ATP-WTA Rome Masters on Wednesday, winning their second round match 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6).

May 14, 2014, 22:55 PM IST

Tennis legend Ilie Nastase says Murray `wasting time` looking for new coach

Romanian tennis legend Ilie Nastase has said that Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is wasting his time looking for a new coach as he does not need one.

Apr 11, 2014, 14:07 PM IST

Roger Federer hoping to come `back to best` after stunning Djokovic in Dubai Open

Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer is reportedly hoping to come back to his best after ending top-seeded Novak Djokovic`s defence of the Dubai Open title by beating him for the first time in 18 months on Friday.

Mar 01, 2014, 10:29 AM IST

Sampras: Federer can win another major title

Roger Federer could play for another four years and add to his tally of 17 Grand Slam titles, according to former No. 1 Pete Sampras.

Feb 20, 2014, 10:21 AM IST

Sampras scotches coaching return

Tennis great Pete Sampras on Friday said he was not interested in joining the clamour of legends returning to the game as high-profile coaches.

Jan 24, 2014, 22:50 PM IST

Roger Federer insists he`s on track despite Aussie woe

Roger Federer said he was encouraged by his start to the new season but deeply regretted missing out on an all-Swiss final after Rafael Nadal sent him crashing in the semis on Friday.

Jan 24, 2014, 20:01 PM IST

Australian Open: Is it now or never for Roger Federer?

Arguably the greatest tennis player of all time, Roger Federer has the biggest match of his twilight career on Friday, when he lock horns with his arch-rival and world number one Rafael Nadal in the second semi-final of Australian Open 2014.

Jan 24, 2014, 16:33 PM IST

Rafael Nadal in no rush to join the super-coach trend

Briton Andy Murray started it. Four times Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic pulled a major surprise with his choice, while all-time great Roger Federer even has one despite years of shunning the entire coaching concept.

Jan 15, 2014, 09:18 AM IST