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12 February, 2018 4:24 PM Roger Federer quietly hoping for dream return to No.1 at Rotterdam

Roger Federer said Monday he could allow himself to dream about recapturing the world number one spot at this week`s Rotterdam tournament and becoming the oldest man ever to hold the position. To climb back to the top at the age of 36, the Swiss must at least reach the semi-finals. If seedings hold up, that means he would have to defeat compatriot and friend 29

26 January, 2018 10:22 AM Federer reaches seventh Australian Open final as Chung retires

Roger Federer has moved to within one win of his 20th Grand Slam singles title after securing his spot in the Australian Open decider when Hyeon Chung retired from their semifinal on Friday night. Defending champion Federer was leading 6-1, 5-2 when Chung retired because of blisters on his left foot. Federer, who spent just over an hour on court, will play No. 6-seeded 29

11 January, 2018 4:23 PM Federer, Djokovic in same half

Nadal, Halep named top seeds for the Australian Open Roger Federer will open his title defence against Slovenia’s Aljaz Bedene and has a potential quarterfinal with David Goffin in the Australian Open. In Thursday’s draw, 36-year-old Federer, bidding for a record 20th Grand Slam title, has a first round encounter with the 51st-ranked Bedene. The Swiss 22

11 January, 2018 8:43 AM Dominic Thiem an Australian Open doubt after Kooyong Classic withdrawal

Dominic Thiem's preparations for the Australian Open suffered another setback on Thursday when the world number five was forced to pull out of the Kooyong Classic exhibition tournament. The Austrian spent four days in bed with a virus after pulling out of a tournament in Doha last week and, also suffering from jet lag, was thrashed 6-1 6-4 by Novak Djokovic 57

24 October, 2017 2:39 PM Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka to return to action in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Former world number one Novak Djokovic and Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka will return from lengthy injury breaks at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC) exhibition event in Abu Dhabi in December. After a poor run of form this year Djokovic retired from his Wimbledon quarter-final against Czech Tomas Berdych in July and the 30-year-old 43

11 September, 2017 3:13 AM US Open: Best Season Of My Career, Says Rafael Nadal After 16th Grand Slam Title

Rafael Nadal described the year 2017 as "one of the best of his career" on Sunday after winning a third US Open and 16th Grand Slam. World number one Nadal defeated South Africa's world number 32 Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 in a brutally one-sided final during which he did not face a break point. Nadal also claimed an unprecedented 10th French Open in June after 36

11 September, 2017 2:05 AM Rafael Nadal beats Kevin Anderson for third US Open title, 16th major

NEW YORK: Rafael Nadal against Kevin Anderson in the U.S. Open final shaped up as quite a mismatch - and that's exactly what it was. With his game at a high level at the end of an unusually easy path through a Grand Slam field, Nadal overwhelmed first-time major finalist Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to win his third championship at Flushing Meadows 44

16 August, 2017 2:10 PM Kei Nishikori: World number nine will miss the rest of the season after injury

Japan's Kei Nishikori is out for the rest of the season after tearing a tendon in his right wrist. The world number nine joins 12-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka in missing the US Open, which starts on 28 August. Nishikori, 27, is also one of seven top-10 players to pull out of this week's Cincinnati Masters. "Kei hit a serve 39

2 August, 2017 4:32 PM Stan Wawrinka to miss Rogers Cup, Cincinnati events with knee injury

The 32-year-old Geneva Open winner battled with the injury throughout the grasscourt season and was knocked out in the first round of the Aegon Championships and Wimbledon. Delhi: World number four Stan Wawrinka has withdrawn from this month`s Rogers Cup in Montreal and the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati due to a knee injury, the Swiss said on Wednesday 39

17 July, 2017 3:16 AM Roger Federer, From Mr Angry To Mr Perfect

Roger Federer won his eighth Wimbledon crown without dropping a set. From racquet-smashing enfant terrible with a bad attitude and ill-advised ponytail to universally respected sporting role model and modern icon, Roger Federer has come a long, long way. Fourteen years after winning his first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, Federer clinched an historic 41