Nadal poised to claim No. 1 ranking again

/ Aug 15, 2017

Nadal poised to claim No. 1 ranking again

Wimbledon champion Roger Federer withdrew Monday from the Western & Southern Open because of a back injury. He has won the Masters series tournament seven times. The move was announced on the first full day of matches. This U.S. Open warmup has now lost five ...

Federer reaches Rogers Cup final

/ Aug 13, 2017

Federer reaches Rogers Cup final

Roger Federer continued his longest winning streak in five years by reaching the Rogers Cup final. The second-seeded Federer used a 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) victory over unseeded Robin Haase of the Netherlands on Saturday to reach his sixth final of the year and win his ...

Nadal upset by Canadian teen in Montreal

/ Aug 11, 2017

Nadal upset by Canadian teen in Montreal

Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov upset top-seeded Rafael Nadal 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) in the third round of the Rogers Cup on Thursday. The 18-year-old Shapovalov, from Richmond Hill, Ontario, advanced to a quarterfinal meeting Friday night with France's Adrian Mannarino, who defeated Hyeon Chung of ...

Federer into final for 11th time

/ Jul 15, 2017

Federer into final for 11th time

They love their history around these parts and they love Roger Federer and, above all, they love watching him make history. Now he stands one victory from an unprecedented eighth Wimbledon men's singles championship after qualifying for his 11th appearance in the final, breaking a ...

Federer, Djokovic win in three sets

/ Jul 7, 2017

Federer, Djokovic win in three sets

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic had to play all three sets at Wimbledon this time. The former champions both advanced to the third round on Thursday, two days after their opening matches ended early when their opponents retired with an injury. Federer was broken early in ...

Federer targeting record Wimbledon triumph

/ Jun 28, 2017

Federer targeting record Wimbledon triumph

Twelve months after shutting down his season in the wake of a devastating semifinal defeat, Roger Federer returns to Wimbledon as favorite to capture a record-breaking eighth title and become the tournament's oldest champion. The evergreen Swiss superstar, who turns 36 in August, has stunned ...

Sugita falls to Federer in Gerry Weber Open

/ Jun 21, 2017

Sugita falls to Federer in Gerry Weber Open

Swiss superstar Roger Federer ushered Yuichi Sugita to a first-round exit Tuesday at the Gerry Weber Open. World No. 5 and top seed Federer needed just 52 minutes to beat the 66th-ranked Sugita 6-3, 6-1 for the 1,100th win of his career, second behind American ...

/ Apr 15, 2017

Kyrgios to skip Monte Carlo event

Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios on Friday joined Roger Federer and Kei Nishikori in announcing he will skip the Monte Carlo Masters, the first top-level European clay court event of the season. The world No. 15 explained he had opted to start his build-up to the ...

Federer beats rival Nadal in Miami Open final

/ Apr 3, 2017

Federer beats rival Nadal in Miami Open final

Weary from three months of winning, Roger Federer hit one last shot Sunday, whacking a celebratory forehand into the stands to punctuate his victory over Rafael Nadal in the Miami Open final. Now comes a well-deserved two-month break. "I'm not 24 anymore," Federer said. "I need ...