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Federer's Greatest, But Often Forgotten Losses

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 12.02.2014 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

The talk in the tennis world must have played on Federer's mind, and it is in fact my belief that his loss at Wimbledon in that year was attributed to it. There were clear moments in that match where it almost seemed like he believed he just didn't deserve it.

Federer On Verge Of Wimbledon History

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.03.2014 | 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 ...