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Rafael Nadal Wins Record 21st Grand Slam Title, Beats Daniil Medvedev In Australian Open Final

Rafael Nadal Wins Record 21st Grand Slam Title, Beats Daniil Medvedev In Australian Open Final

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Roger Federer Pulls Out Of Olympics Due To Knee Injury

The eight-time Wimbledon champion had also missed the 2016 Rio Olympics due to knee injury.

Roger Federer Pulls Out Of French Open Due To Fitness Reasons
Roger Federer Pulls Out Of French Open Due To Fitness Reasons

Twenty-time Grand Slam singles champion Roger Federer of Switzerland withdrew from French Open tennis.

Tsitsipas Is Youngest ATP Finals Winner In 18 Years

London: Stefanos Tsitsipas has become the first Greek and one of the youngest players to win the ATP Finals after defeating Austria’s Dominic Thiem 6-7(6), 6-2 and 7-6(4). At 21 years and three months, he is just behind Australia’s Lleyton Hewitt, who won the tourney in 2001 in Sydney at the age of 20. The […]

Tsitsipas Ousts Federer, To Meet Thiem For Title At ATP Finals

London: Stefanos Tsitsipas beat six-time champion Roger Federer and will now take on Dominic Thiem for the title at the ATP Finals. The 21-year old Greek won 6-3, 6-4. Austrian Thiem, meanwhile, got the better of defending champion Alexander Zverev 7-5, 6-3 at the 02 Arena here. Asked what fans could expect from the final, […]

Federer Ousts Djokovic To Reach Semis At ATP Finals

London: The 38-year-old Roger Federer took a clinical win over long-time arch-rival Novak Djokovic in London, reaching his 16th semifinal out of 17 appearances at ATP World Tour Finals. The defeat also meant that Djokovic could not challenge Rafael Nadal’s world number one position, seeing the Spaniard finishing as year-end world number one for the […]

Roger Federer Hints At Retirement?

London: Swiss tennis great Roger Federer has provided insight on his future plans. Federer will take on Novak Djokovic at London’s O2 Arena in the virtual quarterfinal of ATP Finals late on Thursday and speaking ahead of the match, he admitted: “It really feels like a lot of these fans come out and maybe feel […]

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Federer Wins 10th Swiss Open Crown, His 103rd Singles Title

Basel: Swiss legend Roger Federer secured a record-breaking 10th Swiss Indoors championship title in his hometown by outclassing Australia’s Alex de Minaur in the final. On Sunday, Federer was at his usual best as he defeated the Aussie 6-2, 6-2 to register his 103th singles titles of his career. Playing in front of his home […]

Alexander Zverev knocks out Federer in Shanghai Masters quarterfinals

Shanghai: Swiss superstar Roger Federer followed Serbian Novak Djokovic out of the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals after a three-set defeat of 6-3, 6-7 (7), 6-3 to Germany’s Alexander Zverev here on Friday. The 22-year-old fifth seed will face Austria’s Dominic Thiem or Matteo Berrettini of Italy in the semi-finals on Saturday. Federer, the champion in Shanghai […]

US Open: Nagal Takes A Set From Federer Before Exiting

New York: The fighting spirit shone through in Sumit Nagal’s dream Grand Slam debut as he took a set off the iconic Roger Federer before fizzling out at the US Open, here. In the much-anticipated clash, the 22-year old from Jhajjar lost 4-6 6-1 6-2 6-4 after giving a glimpse of his talent at the […]

Federer Gets Past Nadal, To Meet Djokovic In Wimbledon Final

London: Swiss ace Roger Federer got the better of long time rival and fellow great Rafael Nadal on Friday to zoom into Sunday’s Wimbledon final where he will take on Novak Djokovic. It was a hard fought battle between the two decorated rivals who share 38 Grand Slam titles between them. It was their 40th […]

Federer wins 100th match at Wimbledon

London: Second seed Roger Federer became the first male player in the history of the game to win 100 singles matches in a Grand Slam event after he beat Japan’s Kei Nishikori in the quarterfinal of the Wimbledon on Wednesday. The eight-time champion fought back from one set down to defeat the world No. 7 […]

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Federer wins 10th Halle title, pursues 9th Wimbledon victory

Halle (Germany): Roger Federer on Sunday claimed the title at the Halle Open, a Wimbledon tune-up event that the Swiss player has won for the 10th time. The 37-year-old, who set the record for most Halle titles more than a decade ago, earned his 10th title after defeating David Goffin of Belgium 7-6(2), 6-1 in […]

Nadal crushes Federer to reach 12th French Open final

Paris: Rafael Nadal reached the French Open final for the third time in a row, and a record extending 12th overall, with a straight set win over arch-rival Roger Federer, here on Friday. The Spaniard beat the Swiss legend 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 at the Philippe-Chatrier Court in the 39th meeting between the two stalwarts. While […]

Madrid Open: Thiem knocks out Federer, Nadal enters semi-finals

Madrid: Dominic Thiem stunned Roger Federer in the quarter-finals with a 3-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4 win in the ongoing Mutua Madrid Open on Friday. The world number five from Australia defeated the 37-year-old Swiss player in a match that lasted for two hours and 11 minutes. He will now play the semi-finals against world number […]

It's Federer vs Nadal in Indian Wells semi final

Indian Wells (California): Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, arguably the two greatest men’s tennis players of all time, have set up a dream semi-final at the BNP Paribas Open with straight-set victories. In the day’s first quarter-final on Friday, Federer quickly seized control of his match against Hubert Hurkacz by breaking the 67th-ranked Pole’s serve […]

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Federer battles into Australian Open third round

Melbourne: Defending champion Roger Federer reached the Australian Open third round for a 20th straight year Wednesday but was made to battle hard by Britain’s Dan Evans before winning 7-6 (7/5) 7-6 (7/3) 6-3. The ageless 20-time Grand Slam champion, who is gunning for a record seventh Melbourne Park title and third in a row, […]

Federer says rivals will need to play well to beat him at Australian Open

Melbourne: Defending champion Roger Federer on Sunday said his opponents will need to play well to beat him during the upcoming Australian Open, the first grand slam of the year. Federer is seeded third, behind Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, reports Efe news. “I’m playing good tennis. I’m confident that I think it needs a good […]

Nadal stays on top of ATP rankings

Madrid: Spain’s Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,760 points. Switzerland’s Roger Federer came in second in this week’s top 10, ahead of Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, reports Efe. Further down the rankings, Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan rocketed 76 spots […]

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Federer back as No.1 in ATP rankings

Madrid: Switzerland’s Roger Federer took back the No. 1 spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday after being second to Spain’s Rafael Nadal for six weeks. Nadal dropped to second place after being defeated in the Madrid Open quarter-finals by Dominic Thiem of Austria 7-5, 6-3 on […]

Australian Open 2018: Federer retains crown

Melbourne: Swiss ace Roger Federer defended his Australian Open crown by getting past Croatian Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in a rip-roaring men’s singles final here on Sunday. This is the 20th Grand Slam title of Federer’s career. Federer looked in control in the first set but Cilic fought back to win the […]

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Federer reaches Australian Open final

Melbourne: Defending champion Roger Federer on Friday reached the final of the Australian Open after South Korea’s Hyeon Chung quit in pain trailing 1-6, 2-5. World No.56 Chung, the first South Korean to advance into the singles semi-finals of a Grand Slam tournament, pulled the plug after feeling pain in his left foot, reports Efe. “It’s […]

Nadal secures world No.1 until year end

Paris: Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal got the better of South Korean Hyeon Chung 7-5, 6-4 to advance into the Paris Masters third round. With the win here on Wednesday evening, Nadal secures the ATP ranking’s top spot until the end of the year for the first time since 2013. Nadal’s top ranking comes after […]

Federer defeats Del Potro at Swiss Indoors final

Basel (Switzerland): Swiss tennis great Roger Federer rallied from one set down to defeat Argentine Juan Martin del Potro 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-3 to win the Swiss Indoors Basel tournament for 8th time. The 19-time Grand Slam champion took revenge for narrow three-set losses to the Argentine in the finals of the 2012 and 2013 […]

Federer beats Nadal, snatches Shanghai Masters title

Shanghai (China): Roger Federer defeated World No.1 Rafael Nadal to win the Shanghai Rolex Masters title here on Sunday. Second-seed Federer took 71 minutes to claim a 6-4, 6-3 victory over the Spaniard, who made errors and looked physically exhausted, reports Efe. “It was a very difficult match for me,” Nadal said afterwards. “He played […]

World's best tennis players set to attend 2018 Australian Open

Canberra: The 2018 Australian Open has been officially launched with the world’s top tennis players committed to playing in the tournament. Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley on Tuesday announced that the top 100 men’s and women’s players would compete at the first Grand Slam of the year despite many having suffered injuries in 2017, […]

Federer wins Laver Cup for Europe after defeating Kyrgios

Prague: Swiss tennis great Roger Federer, ranked No. 2 in the world, defeated Australia’s Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 7-6(6) and “match tie-break” (11-9) to take home the first-ever Laver Cup, named in honour of the legendary Rod Laver. Federer and Kyrgios played to a “heart-attack finish” in the O2 Arena before 17,000 fans on Sunday, reports Efe […]

Nadal maintains No.1 spot in ATP rankings

Madrid: Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal held on to the top spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday. Nadal, 16-time Grand Slam champion, led the rankings ahead of Switzerland’s Roger Federer, while the United Kingdom’s Andy Murray came in third, reports Efe. There were no changes in this week’s […]

Del Potro upsets Federer in US Open quarters

New York: Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina upset Roger Federer 7-5, 3-6, 7-6(8), 6-4 in the US Open tennis quarterfinals, denying tennis fans the chance at seeing the Swiss star play rival Rafael Nadal in the next round. Since the draw was announced, fans have eagerly anticipated a semifinal matchup between Federer and Nadal. […]

Federer knocks out Lopez in straight sets, moves on to US Open

New York: Roger Federer produced an improved performance to easily defeat Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 6-3, 7-5 in the third round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows here. The No. 3 seeded Swiss, who had struggled to see off lower-ranked opponents in the opening two rounds, made light work of the first two sets against […]

US Open: Federer survives another 5-set marathon

New York: Roger Federer outlasted Mikhail Youzhny 6-1, 6-7, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 here to advance to the third round of the 2017 US Open. The third-seeded Swiss great boosted his lifetime record against the Russian to 17-0 during the match on Thursday, Efe news reported. Federer, 36, has never before reached the third round of […]

Nadal tops ATP rankings for first time in 3 years

Madrid: Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal has regained the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings for the first time since July 2014, the ATP said on Monday. The 31-year-old was set to take over the ATP top position from Britain’s Andy Murray this week, regardless of his performance […]

Federer sails into 11th Wimbledon final

London: Roger Federer has reached the men’s singles final of the Wimbledon tennis championships for the 11th time after beating Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-4. The 35-year-old Swiss star is on the verge of clinching an eighth championship at the All England Club, reports Xinhua news agency. Federer has won […]

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Federer lifts ninth Halle Open title

Berlin: Swiss legend Roger Federer has clinched his ninth Halle Open title after beating hapless Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 in the final. The top seed Roger Federer showed no mercy with fourth seed Alexander Zverev after wrapping up his ninth title in his 11th Halle final within 53 minutes on Sunday, reports Xinhua news agency. […]