Ken Rosewall

Australian Open: Ken Rosewall's 'good luck' letters to Roger Federer

Australian Open: Ken Rosewall's 'good luck' letters to Roger Federer

At every Australian Open tennis great Ken Rosewall writes a heartfelt letter and leaves it for Roger Federer in the players' locker room.

Jan 15, 2018, 14:45 PM IST
Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes first player since Bjorn Borg to win title without dropping a set

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes first player since Bjorn Borg to win title without dropping a set

With a win in the Australian Open in 2007, Roger Federer became the first player since Bjorn Borg in 1980 to win a tournament without dropping a set. Not only so, he is also the first ever to do it so on a hard court.

Jul 17, 2017, 11:43 AM IST
Bernard Tomic, Nick Kyrgios' lack of discipline has tarnished image of Australian tennis: Ken Rosewall

Bernard Tomic, Nick Kyrgios' lack of discipline has tarnished image of Australian tennis: Ken Rosewall

Last week, Tomic was fined $15,000 by the sport`s governing body, the International Tennis Federation (ITF), after saying he was "bored" and had faked injury during a listless first-round defeat at Wimbledon.

Jul 14, 2017, 09:05 AM IST
Roger Federer not surprised to be still at top

Roger Federer not surprised to be still at top

Many may be surprised by Roger Federer`s untroubled progress towards becoming the oldest US Open champion in almost half a century, but not Federer himself.

Sep 11, 2015, 07:09 AM IST
Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka seek US Open semi-final spots

Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka seek US Open semi-final spots

Roger Federer, trying to become the oldest US Open champion since Ken Rosewall in 1970, seeks a 10th semi-final berth on the New York hardcourts Wednesday against France`s Richard Gasquet.

Sep 09, 2015, 11:02 AM IST
US Open 2015, Day 4: Roger Federer, Andy Murray target third round

US Open 2015, Day 4: Roger Federer, Andy Murray target third round

Five-time champion Roger Federer and 2012 winner Andy Murray head the US Open line-up on Thursday while 2001 champion Lleyton Hewitt could play his final match at the tournament.

Sep 03, 2015, 17:26 PM IST
Roger Federer eager for US Open roof, not on-court chat

Roger Federer eager for US Open roof, not on-court chat

 Roger Federer is all in favour of the roof which will tower over the cavernous Arthur Ashe Stadium at next year`s US Open -- just don`t ask him to discuss it mid-match.

Sep 02, 2015, 09:47 AM IST
Wimbledon 2015: Ageless Roger Federer downs Andy Murray, faces Novak Djokovic in final

Wimbledon 2015: Ageless Roger Federer downs Andy Murray, faces Novak Djokovic in final

Roger Federer became the oldest Wimbledon finalist in 41 years when he downed Andy Murray 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 on Friday to set up a title rematch with defending champion Novak Djokovic.

Jul 10, 2015, 23:44 PM IST

Hewitt delighted to be back amongst Davis elite

Veteran former world number one Lleyton Hewitt is relishing leading Australia back in the World Group for the first time since 2007 against France this weekend.

Jan 29, 2014, 14:53 PM IST

Asian Li Na keeping the host flag high in the Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific

The season opener at Melbourne Park echoes with two distinct geographical denouements, that of Asia and Pacific. There are French Open and US Open each named after the countries which play hosts and of course, the sanguine Wimbledon of all whites.

Jan 25, 2014, 00:30 AM IST