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Federer On Verge Of Wimbledon History

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 07.04.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer was on the decline — or so the thinking went. He was past 30. Had back problems. Tried experimenting wi...

Federer Reaches ANOTHER Grand Slam Semifinal

AP | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Seven-time champion Roger Federer advanced to his 35th Grand Slam semifinal with a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-4 win Wednesday over fellow Sw...

Wimbledon 2013: How The Mighty Have Fallen

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.01.2013 | Sports

"The shock of all shocks." That was how tennis legend Chrissie Evert described Serena Williams' fourth-round defeat by Sabine Lisicki at Wimbledon...

Federer Begins Quest For 8th Wimbledon Title

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 06.24.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- As he has six previous times, Roger Federer will open Wimbledon on Monday as the defending champion, stepping onto Centre Court for the firs...

Federer's Wimbledon Victory Wins Oxfam $157K

AP | Posted 07.09.2012 | Impact

WIMBLEDON, England -- Roger Federer's seventh Wimbledon title turned into a quite a bonanza for international aid agency Oxfam. Because of a bet made...

Dead Man's Wimbledon Bet On Roger Federer Could Benefit Charity

Posted 07.06.2012 | Impact

An international charity will score if 16-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer ends up winning Wimbledon. Oxfam International, a charity conglome...

Federer Makes It Back To Wimbledon Final

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 09.05.2012 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England -- For Roger Federer, it's Wimbledon final No. 8. The 16-time Grand Slam champion beat last year's winner Novak Djokovic 6-3, 3-...

Federer Reaches Quarterfinals

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 09.01.2012 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England — The Centre Court crowd, buzzing with casual conversation during a changeover, suddenly went silent when the chair umpire ut...

Federer Puts On Wimbledon Clinic Before Prince Charles

AP | Posted 06.27.2012 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England -- Roger Federer put on quite a display in front of Prince Charles, sweeping aside Fabio Fognini 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 in the second round ...

Wimbledon, Live From Frankfurt

Martin Marks | Posted 08.31.2011 | Sports
Martin Marks

To some, no matter how powerfully or gracefully it's done, tennis will always be the simple act of bouncing a little yellow ball off of catgut and across a 78 foot expanse. But to a few of us, tennis is more than just tennis.

Federer Reaches Wimbledon Quarterfinals

AP | Posted 08.27.2011 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England — Six-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer dropped his first set of the tournament before coming back to beat Mikhail Youzhn...

Roger Federer Knocked Out At Wimbledon Quarterfinals

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England — Roger Federer covered his face with both hands, no doubt wishing he were doing anything at that moment other than dissectin...

Sporting Heroes: Do We Need Them?

Alan Elsner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alan Elsner

At some point. I stopped having sports heroes. Their time on the stage is so brief and what awaits many after they retire from the game is a lifetime of sore limbs and decades of anti-climax.

Runner-Up Roddick is no Loser

Noah Deutsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Noah Deutsch

I liked to think Pete Sampras' reluctance to pronounce Federer the greatest was to some degree a function of having witnessed his countryman, Andy Roddick, push Federer to the limit.

ROGER FEDERER: After Winning The French, He Turns To Wimbledon

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PARIS — To Roger Federer, what's important is not only that he finally won the French Open. It's how he did it....

Wimbledon: Federer, Safin Reach Semifinals

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WIMBLEDON, England — Lest anyone forget that Roger Federer has, indeed, lost at Wimbledon, the BBC filled time during a rain delay Wednesday by ...