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Japan Times
TENNIS
Jul 5, 2023
King Federer back at Wimbledon as Carlos Alcaraz and Elena Rybakina shine
Wednesday, when better weather is forecast, will have a manic schedule as the tournament referee attempts to complete the remaining first-round matches in both the men's and women's draws.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Jun 12, 2023
Novak Djokovic stands alone after capturing record 23rd Grand Slam title at French Open
If the debate about the best man to ever wield a tennis racket came down to statistics alone, Novak Djokovic's status is already secure.
Japan Times
TENNIS
May 8, 2023
Nadal missing French Open would be 'brutal' for the sport, says Federer
Nadal has been dealing with a hip injury he suffered at the Australian Open in January.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Jan 30, 2023
Novak Djokovic reignites GOAT debate with latest Australian Open triumph
If the debate is to be decided in terms of Grand Slam success, it now moves on to the French Open with Djokovic and Rafael Nadal tied with 22 titles.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Nov 20, 2022
Roger Federer shares memories with Japanese stars at kids' event
Kei Nishikori, who has been on the comeback trail for over a year, said he remembered every one of his matches with Federer, including their 2019 Wimbledon semifinal.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Sep 28, 2022
Novak Djokovic wants biggest rivals at his swansong
Images of longtime rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal sitting together and crying after combining in a Laver Cup doubles defeat in London on Friday went viral on social media.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Sep 24, 2022
Roger Federer, even in defeat, gets fitting end to storied career
Federer, 41, smiled often and cracked jokes with his doubles partner Rafael Nadal as they lost to Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock in the final match of the Swiss great's career.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Sep 22, 2022
China's Zheng Qinwen looks set to be next big thing in tennis
The 19-year-old Zheng burnished her already growing reputation by blowing past No. 4 Paula Badosa 6-3, 6-2 in the second round of the Pan Pacific Open.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Sep 22, 2022
Roger Federer eyes dream farewell alongside Rafael Nadal at Laver Cup
The 20-time Grand Slam winner announced last week he intended to retire after the three-day tournament at London's 02 arena, which kicks off this weekend.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Sep 16, 2022
Roger Federer to call time on glittering career after next week's Laver Cup
The 41-year-old, who won 20 Grand Slam singles titles and re-defined a sport with his artistry and grace, broke the news tennis fans across the world have long dreaded.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Sep 12, 2022
U.S. Open champions Carlos Alcaraz and Iga Swiatek leading charge into new era of tennis
Newly crowned champions Carlos Alcaraz and Iga Swiatek led a changing of the guard at the U.S. Open as the transition from the 'Big Three' era and Serena Williams gathered steam.
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MORE SPORTS
Sep 9, 2022
Sports world mourns death of Queen Elizabeth II
The British Horseracing Authority said the sport was in mourning for the queen, who showed an intense passion for racing throughout her life.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Jul 4, 2022
Novak Djokovic reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals as Roger Federer hopes to return 'one more time'
Six-time champion Novak Djokovic reached his 13th Wimbledon quarterfinal on Sunday as injury-stricken rival Roger Federer revealed his desire to play at the All England Club "one more time."
Japan Times
TENNIS
Jun 13, 2022
Roger Federer 'definitely' planning to return to ATP Tour in 2023
The former world No. 1, who will be 41 in August, has not played since July 2021.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Dec 23, 2021
Alexander Zverev expects to form new Big 3 with Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev in 2022
'The big titles were the Olympics, U.S. Open, Turin (ATP Finals) and Wimbledon, and they were all won by Medvedev, Djokovic and me,' Alexander Zverev said this week.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Aug 16, 2021
Roger Federer to have knee surgery, has 'glimmer of hope' for return
Roger Federer will miss the upcoming U.S. Open and be sidelined for many months because he needs more knee surgery, an operation that the Swiss great said on Sunday will give him a "glimmer of hope" that he can resume his glittering career.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jul 14, 2021
Roger Federer withdraws from Tokyo Games due to knee setback
Federer, who turns 40 next month, had two knee surgeries in 2020 which resulted in more than a year of rehabilitation.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Jul 8, 2021
Has Roger Federer played his last match at Wimbledon?
The eight-time champion loses in straight sets to Hubert Hurkacz in crushing quarterfinal defeat at the All England Club.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Jul 4, 2021
Roger Federer ends British hopes in Wimbledon men's draw
'Super relieved. It was a tough battle and it was so close,' a beaming Federer told the crowd after making it into the second week at the All England Club for the 18th time.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Jun 26, 2021
All roads lead to Wimbledon for Roger Federer
When Wimbledon's favorite son walks out on the manicured lawns next week, he will be hoping his surgically repaired knees can deal with the rigors of winning seven best-of-five-set matches.

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