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Federer bags more records as he downs Pouille to reach Wimbledon last 16

Roger Federer on Monday became the first player - man or woman - to win 350 singles matches at the majors. 

Jul 08, 2019, 22:44 PM IST

Roger Federer waltzes into French Open last eight

Roger Federer`s dream return to the French Open continued as the Swiss waltzed into quarter-finals by giving Argentine Leonardo Mayer a 6-2 6-3 6-3 masterclass on Sunday. The 20-times Grand Slam champion, back at Roland Garros after a three-year hiatus, edged closer to a potential semi-final showdown with champion Rafael Nadal by cruising through the opening rounds seemingly unchallenged and his last-16 encounter was no exception.

Jun 03, 2019, 12:01 PM IST

Big names and young guns turn up the heat at US Open

Big names and up-and-comers were set to clash at the U.S. Open on Monday as soaring temperatures led tournament officials to bring the heat rule back into effect.

Sep 03, 2018, 23:45 PM IST

Federer routs Mannarino to enter quarterfinals, eyes record title

Roger Federer whizzed into the quarter-finals with a 6-0 7-5 6-4 win, chases his 21st Grand Slam title.

 

Jul 10, 2018, 00:11 AM IST

Breaks, lighter schedules can help players improve: Roger Federer

Federer, who stormed to his 20th major title at the Australian Open last month, says he understands the demands of the sport after playing a full schedule for over 15 years and believes that players can improve from intervals.

Feb 13, 2018, 18:23 PM IST

Roger Federer aims to topple Rafael Nadal from No. 1 spot in Rotterdam

The 20-time Grand Slam champion is 155 points behind old rival Nadal in the rankings, with 180 points up for grabs for reaching the semifinals in the Netherlands.

Feb 08, 2018, 18:51 PM IST

Roger Federer on Rafael Nadal's heels in ATP rankings

Roger Federer's victory in the Australian Open has taken him to within 155 points of world number one Rafael Nadal in the ATP rankings released on Monday. Nadal, who was knocked out in the quarterfinals in Melbourne, has 9,760 points with Federer on 9,605.

Jan 29, 2018, 16:30 PM IST

This life wasn't possible without Mirka: Roger Federer thanks wife after Australian Open win

Roger Federer has credited his wife Mirka with keeping him motivated and still going strong at 36, although his longevity has "many pieces to the puzzle". The Swiss master won his 20th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Sunday when he defeated Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. 

Jan 29, 2018, 11:56 AM IST

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic for 20th Grand Slam trophy

The Swiss ace defeated Cilic 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in a five-set battle to claim his sixth Australian Open title.

Jan 28, 2018, 17:19 PM IST

Australian Open: Roger Federer dispatches Tomas Berdych to reach semifinal

Defending champion Roger Federer argued with an umpire but mostly let his racquet do the talking as he beat Tomas Berdych for the ninth time running to reach the Australian Open semifinals on Wednesday.

Jan 24, 2018, 17:04 PM IST

Australian Open: Struggling Novak Djokovic out but Roger Federer into quarters

Wounded 12-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic was sent tumbling out of the Australian Open by Korean giant-killer Chung Hyeon Monday, but ice-cool Roger Federer roared into the quarter-finals.

Jan 22, 2018, 21:07 PM IST

Australian Open: Back's fine as Federer 'serves' his way into last 16

Roger Federer says he is regaining the rhythm and consistency of his silky serve following his recovery from a back injury as he steps up the defence of his Australian Open title.

Jan 21, 2018, 13:54 PM IST

Australian Open: Roger Federer shines, Novak Djokovic survives, Stanislas Wawrinka ousted

Defending champion Roger Federer cooly swept into the Australian Open third round Thursday as Novak Djokovic survived a gruelling fitness test under the brutal Melbourne sun.

Jan 18, 2018, 19:27 PM IST

Roger Federer receives twin nominations for 2018 Laureus Awards

Tennis superstar Roger Federer received double nomination as an impressive collection of the greatest men, women and teams in sports were selected for the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards to be held here on February 27.

Jan 16, 2018, 19:55 PM IST

Roger Federer urges fellow players to embrace the media

Roger Federer has urged his fellow professionals to act themselves and not as robots during media interviews to keep tennis interesting for the sporting public. 

Jan 16, 2018, 19:37 PM IST

Australian Open: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic take control in Melbourne

Flawless Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic stamped their mark on the Australian Open on Tuesday with focused former champion Maria Sharapova also successfully negotiating the first round after her drug ban.

Jan 16, 2018, 17:10 PM IST

Roger Federer eyes 20th Grand Slam in an uncertain Australia Open field

For good reason, a two-week grand slam can be described as a 'last man standing' marathon of mental and physical endurance, which makes Roger Federer's haul of 19 all the more incredible.

Jan 09, 2018, 16:35 PM IST

Sharp Roger Federer gives Switzerland winning start at Hopman Cup

Roger Federer dismissed Japan’s Yuichi Sugita 6-4, 6-3 in just over an hour on Saturday.

Dec 30, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

Two decades of Roger Federer, and still going strong

In the gone year, Federer took his Grand Slam tally to 19 with a fifth Australian Open title and a record eighth Wimbledon. He will embark upon his 21st professional season with the Hopman Cup in Perth.

Dec 29, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

Roger Federer plans to keep expectations in check for 2018

“I’ve got to try and keep it cool. Try my best and see what happens but the preparation has been good so far. We’ll see how things go,” Federer said.

Dec 28, 2017, 13:27 PM IST