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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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  • Indian Wells tennis tournament will also be dining haven in March

    Indian Wells tennis tournament will also be dining haven in March
    As the new Court 2 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden nears completion so does the newest dining option at California's largest tennis venue. The New York sushi restaurant Nobu will have an outlet near the new court, which holds one of only two ATP or...
  • Roger Federer splits with coach Paul Annacone

    Roger Federer splits with coach Paul Annacone
    After almost 3½ years together, Roger Federer has split with coach Paul Annacone according to Federer's website. Federer, 32, failed to win a major tournament this year and saw his ranking drop from No. 1 to No. 7. Annacone had also been the...
  • Roger Federer acts his age in earliest U.S. Open exit since 2003

    NEW YORK — Roger Federer moved as if the tennis court were an unfamiliar place, a place where he needed guidance, where he needed advice on how to hit a forehand or when to unleash that one-handed backhand that had earned him five U.S. Open...
  • A confident Alison Riske upsets ailing Petra Kvitova at U.S. Open

    A confident Alison Riske upsets ailing Petra Kvitova at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK — Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on...
  • Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer could meet in Wimbledon quarterfinals

    Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer could meet in Wimbledon quarterfinals
    The controversial decision to seed two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal at No. 5 in this year’s tournament means that he could face seven-time winner Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, a possibility that arose Friday when the tournament draw...
  • These rackets give backhanded — and forehanded — compliments

    These rackets give backhanded — and forehanded — compliments
    Put a bunch of brand new, high-tech tennis rackets in front of a handful of pretty good middle-aged 4.0 players (7.0 being Roger Federer and 1.0 being an untrained monkey), and they won't care what kind of Nobel Prize-winning innovations went into...
  • Easing into outdoor workouts on sultry summer days

    Easing into outdoor workouts on sultry summer days
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Can't take the heat? Fitness experts say one way for outdoor exercisers who dread the long, hot summer days of steamy runs and breathless aerobics during a heat wave is to embrace it. "It takes most healthy people 10 to 14 days to...
  • David Foster Wallace scrapes the stars ... and the barrel

    David Foster Wallace scrapes the stars ... and the barrel
    David Foster Wallace's posthumous career — Wallace committed suicide in 2008 at the age of 46 — has produced nearly as many books as his live one did. In 2010, David Lipsky came out with "Although of Course You End up Becoming Yourself: A Road...
  • Prep sports profile: Meghan Salgia

    Prep sports profile: Meghan Salgia
    A three-year varsity player, Meghan Salgia is dedicated to her craft and is a team role model. The senior has been in the top singles positions for the last two years, and qualified for state last season, following in her older sister Sabrina’s...
  • Prep sports profile: Lucas Randall

    Prep sports profile: Lucas Randall
    High school senior Lucas Randall has been a powerful force on Lockport Township’s tennis team for three years. After qualifying for the state tournament in doubles his freshman and sophomore years, and singles his junior year, Randall sets his...
  • Prep sports profile: Molly Traverso

    Prep sports profile: Molly Traverso
    A two-time state qualifier, Sandburg tennis player Molly Traverso looks forward to her senior season. At the Disco Dance Party and Indoor Adult/Junior tennis tournament in early June at the Oak Lawn Racquet Club, Traverso made it to the finals in the...
  • Seven-time champion Roger Federer upset at Wimbledon

    Seven-time champion Roger Federer upset at Wimbledon
    In the most stunning of upsets on a day filled with surprises, third-seeded and seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer was eliminated in the second round by Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine, derailing Federer’s chance to win an 18th Grand Slam...