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Roger Federer

Roger Federer
Roger Federer (August 8, 1981 - ) is a professional tennis player who was ranked No. 1 for a record 237 consecutive weeks, from February 2, 2004 to August 17, 2008. He has won 13 Grand Slam titles.
Roger Federer (August 8, 1981 - ) is a professional tennis player who was ranked No. 1 for a record 237 consecutive weeks, from February 2, 2004 to August 17, 2008. He has won 13 Grand Slam titles. « Show less

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  • Down the Line: Local tennis notes: Kingsmill seniors repeat as sectional champs

    Down the Line: Local tennis notes: Kingsmill seniors repeat as sectional champs
    The Kingsmill men’s age 65-and-over, 8.0-combination-rated team recently repeated as the Mid-Atlantic Section champs. Team captain Rich Nelson, John Wendell, Fax McCandlish and Gary Burger went unbeaten for the year, and Bruce Stewart, Fred Wells,...
  • Federer, Serena March On In U.S. Open Heat

    Federer, Serena March On In U.S. Open Heat
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top-ranked Roger Federer continued his dynamic U.S. Open form in near-tropical conditions on Saturday while fourth seed Serena Williams braved the steaming heat to avenge a shock defeat she suffered in January. With a potential semi-...
  • Banged Hip and Busted Toe: Ferrer/Tipsarevic Offer Best Match of US Open

    Banged Hip and Busted Toe: Ferrer/Tipsarevic Offer Best Match of US Open
    Twenty-eight--year old Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia always knows how to make a fashion statement--a "can't miss him" figure in red-rimmed sports glasses and a thick shot of dark hair--every time he steps out onto a tennis court. Now, he'll be known for...
  • The mind plays tricks: Watching can create false memories of doing

    Say that you've been glued to coverage of the U.S. Open tennis tournament for the last two weeks. Today, you go to hit with a friend, and are incredulous when you blow a cross-court volley you felt sure you had mastered. You're flustered by your inability...
  • Most stylish tennis player? Poll points to Wozniacki

     
    The biggest upset in tennis this week wasn???t Roger Federer???s fall to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at Wimbledon. Nor was it the early exits of the Williams sisters and Andy Roddick, or even women???s No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki losing in the......
  • Wimbledon: Rafael Nadal's foot is not broken, so it's on with Mardy Fish

     
    Rafael Nadal, defending Wimbledon champion and No. 1 seed, feared he had broken his foot Monday in a fourth-round win over Juan Martin del Potro. Nadal had an MRI on Monday night after his win and posted the results on......
  • Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal easily move to Wimbledon semifinals

     
    Rafael Nadal might have been afraid he broke his foot during his Wimbledon fourth-round match, but the defending champion and No. 1 seed moved smoothly Wednesday in his quarterfinal match and beat 10th-seeded American Mardy Fish 6-3, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4.......
  • Wimbledon: Roger Federer overtaken by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in five sets

     
    Roger Federer, seeded third and aiming for his seventh Wimbledon title, was a stunned loser on Wednesday to 12th-seeded Jo-Wilfriend Tsonga on Centre Court in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon. For the first time in 179 major tournament matches, Federer...
  • Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray compete off the tennis court

     
    Defending Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal and fourth-seeded Andy Murray will play in a much-anticipated semifinal Friday at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club. The Centre Court crowd will cheer wildly for Murray, trying to become the first man from........
  • Mardy Fish says Rafael Nadal looks pretty healthy

     
    Mardy Fish was like most everybody else when Rafael Nadal hurt his left foot in a fourth-round match. The top-seeded and top-ranked Nadal needed an injury timeout and had spoken about feeling, for a moment, as if he had broken......
  • Jack Nicklaus is a fan of the Bryan brothers

     
    Jack Nicklaus was back at Wimbledon on Thursday, and it wasn’t to sit in the Royal Box, as he did Wednesday, watching Roger Federer lose to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. At 11 a.m. when Bob and Mike Bryan, the twins from Camarillo......
  • Maria Sharapova advances to Wimbledon final

     
    Maria Sharapova survived some shaky serving (13 double faults) by being overpowering from the baseline, and she beat unseeded German Sabine Lisicki 6-4, 6-3 in 1 hour, 27 minutes in a Wimbledon semifinal. Sharapova, seeded fifth, won this tournament in......