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5 Things To Watch On Day 1 At Wimbledon

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 06.24.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- Five things to watch at Wimbledon on Monday, Day 1 of the grass-court Grand Slam tennis tournament: 1. FEDERER, MURRAY, NADAL GET STARTED: ...

'Double Bagel' For Federer

AP | NESHA STARCEVIC | Posted 08.14.2013 | Sports

HALLE, Germany — Roger Federer cruised past Mischa Zverev 6-0, 6-0 to reach the Gerry Weber Open semifinals on Friday, recording his second care...

PRANK! Federer Is Not Retiring But This Is How Players Might React

Posted 06.08.2013 | Sports

You might think that Roger Federer's contemporaries would welcome the news that the 17-time Grand Slam champion was retiring. After all, his exit from...

Federer Eliminated

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.04.2013 | Sports

PARIS — A point from losing the first set of his French Open quarterfinal, Roger Federer shanked a routine forehand, sending the ball 10 feet be...

Federer Stumbles

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.02.2013 | Sports

PARIS -- Roger Federer overcame a foot-twisting tumble to the clay and a two-sets-to-one deficit in the fourth round of the French Open, coming back t...

Federer Advances At French Open

AP | Posted 07.31.2013 | Sports

PARIS — Roger Federer reached the fourth round of the French Open by beating Julien Benneteau of France 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 Friday. The second-seeded...

French Open Day 4: Roger, Serena Moving On

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports

PARIS — Now things could get a little more interesting for Roger Federer. After a pair of straightforward and straight-set victories at the Fre...

French Open Draw

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 07.24.2013 | Sports

PARIS — Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal could face top-seeded Novak Djokovic in the French Open semifinals a year after they met to decide the ...

Federer's First Serve On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.24.2013 | Sports

Roger Federer has delivered his first serve on Twitter. The 17-time Grand Slam winner joined Twitter on Thursday with a verified account. After ju...

10 Things To Know For The French Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 07.25.2013 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — A look at 10 of the top topics at the French Open, the clay-court Grand Slam tennis tournament that begins Sunday and ends June 9: ...

Nadal vs. Federer

AP | ANDREW DAMPF | Posted 07.19.2013 | Sports

ROME — After all these years, Rafael Nadal still knows how to dominate Roger Federer. In the 30th meeting between the tennis greats, Nadal cont...

Federer, Murray: No Problem For Gay Tennis Players

AP | Posted 05.12.2013 | Sports

ROME -- Roger Federer and Andy Murray believe there would be no problem if a men's tennis player comes out as gay. The second- and third-ranked playe...

Federer Defeated At Madrid Open

AP | JOSEPH WILSON | Posted 07.09.2013 | Sports

MADRID — Roger Federer was ousted by Kei Nishikori of Japan with a 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 loss Thursday in the third round of the Madrid Open. Following...

Two Indians Who Just Won't Quit

Sunil Sharan | Posted 06.04.2013 | World
Sunil Sharan

An unprecedented bar, a century of international centuries (a century is 100 runs) was set for him. He started groaning under the pressure, and took a year to achieve the landmark, to India's collective sigh. Was this the grand finale?

Nadal Drums Federer

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.14.2013 | Sports

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic advanced to the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Jo-Wilfried Tso...

The Hottest Men At The Australian Open

Posted 01.26.2013 | Sports

Adoring fans may have to wait a bit longer for more shirtless photos of Rafael Nadal but his competitors turned plenty of heads at the Australian Open...

Murray Beats Federer, Finally

AP | JOHN PYE | Posted 03.27.2013 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia — Andy Murray was sucking in deep breaths, trying to recover from his exhausting win over Roger Federer. Pain was very much...

Federer Survives

AP | Posted 01.23.2013 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Roger Federer has beaten No. 7-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 to reach the Australian Open semifina...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 03.25.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Serena Williams is out at the Australian Open, beaten by 19-year old American Sloane Stephens. (Williams took it out on her racket.) Stephens, Victoria Azarenka, Roger Federer and Andy Murray all reached the semis.

Federer Advances To Australian Open Quarterfinals

AP | Posted 03.23.2013 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia — Roger Federer overcame big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-2 in the fourth round of the Australian Open on ...

Federer, Williams Shine On In Australia

AP | JOHN PYE | Posted 03.19.2013 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia — Angelique Kerber survived some nervous moments before fending off American teenager Madison Keys in the third round of th...

What's Next For Roger Federer?

Posted 12.19.2012 | Sports

By Peter Bodo, There isn’t anything this man hasn’t done, and while 2012 may not have been Federer's greatest year statistically, it...

Djokovic Defeats Federer In ATP Finals

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 01.12.2013 | Sports

LONDON — Even when Roger Federer had the lead, Novak Djokovic had the answers. The top-ranked Serb recovered from early breaks in both sets and...

Federer Defeats Murray

Posted 11.11.2012 | Sports

By Steve Tignor, The first set of Roger Federer’s semifinal win over Andy Murray today in London was close, the second one wasn’t. B...

Federer Falls

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 12.28.2012 | Sports

BASEL, Switzerland — Juan Martin del Potro took Roger Federer's Swiss Indoors title on Sunday, beating the hometown favorite 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (...