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Roger Federer

The Possible End Of Tennis' Big Four

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Since 2004, 44 Grand Slam titles have been played on the men's professional tennis circuit. Of those, 39 were won by a group of four men — Roger Fed...

Federer Stunned In Another U.S. Open Upset

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.06.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer for the U.S. Open title, first-time Grand Slam finalists Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic w...

Federer Pulls Off Epic Comeback Win

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.05.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — This is what ran through Roger Federer's mind as he stood one point from losing to Gael Monfils in the U.S. Open quarterfinals: ...

How to Throw a U.S. Open Viewing Party

Ali Rosen | Posted 08.27.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

We went to the U.S. Open to find out how best to throw a party and we made sure to ask the right person.

My GOAT Match

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 08.26.2014 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

With the U.S. Open beginning this week, and all the online tennis chatter being about Federer's chances, I thought I would do a bit of a change and write today about a topic everyone loves discussing.

Tennis World Would Benefit from a Federer Victory in New York

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 08.25.2014 | Sports
Jaime Heilbron

With the U.S. Open set to begin Monday, it opens yet another chapter in one of the most compelling storylines of the tennis summer. That is, of course, the resurgence of Roger Federer to place himself once again among the top contenders in the sport.

Jordan Schultz

These Famous Athletes Rely On Sleep For Peak Performance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.14.2014 | Sports

For professional athletes, exercise, diet and training are crucial to maximizing their abilities. But in recent years, more and more athletes have bee...

The Live Wire: Tsonga's Triumph

Joe Singh | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports
Joe Singh

Outside of Nadal, every member of the Big 4 rolled into Toronto for the Rogers Cup at the start of this week, and every single one fell to Tsonga.

The Upcoming American Hard Court Swing

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 07.28.2014 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

In terms of points to defend, Nadal has by far the most. There is a lot of doubt though, that he will be able to repeat his effort this year with what he did last year.

Federer & Vonn's Swiss Alps Showdown

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.19.2014 | Sports

Roger Federer had home-nation advantage for his unlikely tennis match with Lindsey Vonn, but it was the skier who may have been more at home in the co...

Djokovic Takes Down Federer In Wimbledon Final

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.05.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic's large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was slipping away, due in no small part to Roger Federer's regal presenc...

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...

The Mysterious Makings of a Winning Team

Linda Flanagan | Posted 08.19.2014 | Sports
Linda Flanagan

What makes for a championship team? If you think you'll find the answer from the athletes themselves, you'll likely be disappointed. It's the rare a...

9 Things to Know About Rafael Nadal When It Comes To His 9 French Open Titles

Richard-John Mensing, Jr. | Posted 08.10.2014 | Sports
Richard-John Mensing, Jr.

To understand Rafael Nadal it is important to understand that clay -- especially the kind made from crushed red brick -- could very well be part of his DNA. Here are some facts that may help to support this idea even further.

What Nadal's Ninth French Open Win Means

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 08.09.2014 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

The tennis world at this time is certainly one to enjoy. The Djokovic-Nadal rivalry and the Federer-Nadal one (both of which are sadly on the back stretches) have just been magnificent to watch and admire.

Face It: How to Make an Elegant Exit

Michele Willens | Posted 08.04.2014 | Entertainment
Michele Willens

Roger Federer lost early in the French Open this week and was immediately bombarded with retirement questions. He has brought so much class to the game, one can only hope his departure will be equally graceful.

HIGHLIGHTS: Federer Coasts To At French Open

AP | Posted 05.28.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer moved into the third round of the French Open by beating Argentine qualifier Diego Sebastian Schwartzman 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 We...

WATCH: Tennis Through The Eyes Of All-Star

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.22.2014 | Sports

If you've ever wondered what playing tennis is like through the eyes of Roger Federer, here's your chance. The 32-year-old Swiss star wore Google Glas...

In The Future, All Tennis Matches Will Be Won By A Federer

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.06.2014 | Sports

The height of the Roger Federer Era in men's tennis may have passed but the long reign of the Federer family could just be beginning. Roger and hi...

HIGHLIGHTS: Federer Ousts Djokovic In Monte Carlo Semifinal Clash

AP | JEROME PUGMIRE | Posted 06.19.2014 | Sports

MONACO (AP) -- Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday to set up an all-Swiss final against St...

Federer Could Skip French Open For Birth Of Child

AP | Posted 04.16.2014 | Sports

MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer is prepared to skip tournaments — including possibly the French Open — to be with his wife when she gives birth agai...

Federer Extends Record Streak With Another Title

AP | SANDRA HARWITT | Posted 05.01.2014 | Sports

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Roger Federer won a record sixth Dubai Championships - and 78th career title - by beating Tomas Berdych 3-6, 6-4,...

Still Ahead In The Rivalry

AP | SANDRA HARWITT | Posted 04.30.2014 | Sports

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Fourth-seeded Roger Federer ended top-seeded Novak Djokovic's chance of defending his Dubai Championships title wi...

Celebrities' On-Air Laughing Fits Send Us Into Hysterics

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 02.03.2014 | Good News

Have you ever laughed so hard that you just physically couldn't stop? Ever had it happen to you on-air? We can't help but laugh along with these s...