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Roger Federer

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 03.01.2014 | 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 03.01.2014 | 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...

Federer Takes Down Murray

AP | DENNIS PASSA | Posted 01.22.2014 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer rekindled his dominance over Andy Murray in Grand Slam matches and advanced to his 11th consecutive Austra...

'Baby Fed' Making Name For Himself At Aussie Open

AP | JOCELYN GECKER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — He's been called "Baby Fed" for his Roger Federer-like one-handed backhands, and is also known as the boyfriend of Maria...

Federer Says Another Child On The Way

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.24.2013 | Sports

Already in the swing of parenting, Roger Federer is getting ready for a larger family. The tennis star says on Twitter that he and his wife, Mirka, a...

Nadal Notches Career First Against Federer

AP | Posted 11.10.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — Rafael Nadal ended Roger Federer's hopes of finishing a disappointing season on a high note, defeating the six-time champion...

Another Early Exit For Federer

AP | JUSTIN BERGMAN | Posted 10.10.2013 | Sports

SHANGHAI -- SHANGHAI (AP) — Roger Federer's chances of qualifying for the ATP Tour Finals took a hit Thursday when he lost in three sets to Gael Mon...

Agassi: Federer Is 'A Class Above' Sampras

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.24.2013 | Sports

Andre Agassi has no problem conceding that Pete Sampras, his "nemesis," was the best tennis player of their generation. But he won't confer upon his r...

Can Federer Win Again?

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 09.04.2013 | Sports

It might be time to start getting used to not seeing Roger Federer late in Grand Slam tournaments. At 32 years old, the record holder for career G...

Federer Handed Historic Loss

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.02.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Right from the start, Roger Federer looked very little like, well, the Roger Federer who routinely reached the final weekend at Grand Slam...

Federer Cruising

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.01.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Roger Federer wanted to make a distinction about the way things have gone for him in 2013. "It's been a tough year," Federer acknowledged...

Sasha Belenky

Tennis History, Trent Reznor's Return, Walmart's Rivals & More Must Reads

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Belenky | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

1. For Love Of The Game With the U.S. Open in full swing this week, magazines are serving up a heavy dose of tennis coverage. In The New Yorker...

Federer Easily Reaches 3rd Round

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Roger Federer had no trouble in the second round of a Grand Slam tournament this time. The 17-time major champion beat Carlos Berloc...

Federer Starts Off Strong

AP | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Roger Federer's U.S. Open got off to a late start but a routine one. The 17-time major champion beat Grega Zemlja in straight sets Tuesda...

U.S. Open: Unpredictable 2013 Tennis Season Arrives In New York

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- A surprise Wimbledon champion one day, a retired player providing TV commentary the next, nobody's been in touch with the fickle nature of...

10 Things To Know For The U.S. Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — A look at 10 of the top topics at the U.S. Open, the hard-court Grand Slam tennis tournament that begins Monday and ends Sept. 9: 1....

'I've Adjusted To A New Situation'

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 10.22.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Since Roger Federer and his wife, Mirka, had their twin daughters four years ago, the girls have become fixtures on the tennis circui...

Djokovic To Enter US Open as Top Seed

Posted 08.21.2013 | Sports

When it comes to men's seeding for the 2013 majors, Novak Djokovic is four-for-four. The seeds for the US Open were released on Monday, and Djoko...

Is It Legal? Yes. Ethical? Perhaps. Underhanded? Definitely.

Christopher Michaelson, Ph.D. | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports
Christopher Michaelson, Ph.D.

As tennis players gear up for their next Grand Slam, the U.S. Open, here's a bit of now obscure Slam history: The most famous underhand serve in the history of tennis remains Michael Chang's deft trickery that unnerved a choking Ivan Lendl in 1989 French Open.

Roger Federer Makes Cancer Survivor's Day, Proves He's An Exceptional Human Being

Posted 08.02.2013 | Sports

Roger Federer has proved he's a superstar both on and off the tennis court. This week, a story about him taking time out of his hectic schedule to bri...

Federer Knocked From Swiss Open

AP | Posted 09.24.2013 | Sports

GSTAAD, Switzerland — His game inconsistent and his new racket not offering much help, Roger Federer lost yet again to a player way down in the ...

Federer Wins

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | Sports

HAMBURG, Germany — Roger Federer rallied to beat Daniel Brands 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 Wednesday at the German Tennis Championships in his first match sin...

Federer Ranking Drops

AP | Posted 09.07.2013 | Sports

LONDON — Roger Federer has fallen to No. 5 in the new ATP rankings, the first time in a decade he's been that low. Federer's second-round loss ...