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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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  • Why isn???t Jimmie Johnson more marketable?

     
    Jimmie Johnson just made history, becoming only the second driver in NASCAR history to win back-to-back-to-back Sprint Cup championship titles. He???s well-spoken, clean-cut and has one of the sport???s biggest corporations ??? Lowe???s -- supporting him....
  • Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova are well put together

     
    Tennis Channel pitched me a show at 7 p.m. Sunday in which fans were asked to name the best-dressed male and female tennis players, on and off the court. Surely, they expected me to use the opportunity to post an......
  • 2008 in review: Buzz, Mad Dog, Gus, Stray, Johnny Mac

     
    I enjoy compiling mindless lists as much as any burned-out journalist in late December. Alas, Sunday editor Chicago Norm never has been big on looking-back pieces, so the best I can do for a Sports Media Year in Review is......
  • Nadal Defeats Federer For Australian Open Title

    REPORTING FROM MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - There wasn't much to choose between Roger Federer's elegant, airy tennis -- silently played with all the angles calculated and covered -- and Rafael Nadal's elemental tennis, the grunting, noisy, spinning, whooshing...
  • Tennis stars in Australia to hold fundraiser for Haiti earthquake victims

     
    Roger Federer and other tennis stars will hold a special exhibition event Sunday in Melbourne, Australia, to benefit Haiti earthquake victims...
  • Blue moon rising, good decade coming

     
    by Mark Silva Once in a blue moon -- and we're not talking about the designer (really corporate) beer that the Cambridge, Mass., police sergeant ordered up for that "beer summit'' at the White House -- something really good happens.......
  • HBO to offer stellar tennis analysis trio for MSG event

     
    HBO's telecast of Monday night's "BNP Paribas Showdown for the Billie Jean King Cup" at the Garden - which is owned by Cablevision, as is Newsday - will feature Mary Carillo and John McEnroe, both of whom grew up in......
  • Roger Federer wins French semi - not on live U.S. TV

     
    Yo, NBC, why am I currently watching two other dudes play a semifinal that already is over when Federer has lost a set and seems to be in a tiebreaker in the second? Please explain. UPDATE: Got the explanation for......
  • Nadal Loses at French Open

    Nadal Loses at French Open
    PARIS -- Rafael Nadal's unbeaten run at the French Open is over. The four-time defending champion has lost to Robin Soderling of Sweden 6-2, 6-7 (2), 6-4, 7-6 (2) in the fourth round, ending his record 31-match winning streak at Roland Garros....
  • What wowed a stage critic

    What wowed a stage critic
    Theater this year had a hard time competing with real-life drama (the melodramatic collapse of the economy; Barack Obama's stirring, historic victory; and, for heart-attack-inducing suspense, Rafael Nadal's superhuman defeat of Roger Federer in the...
  • Sports offered plenty of distractions in a difficult 2008

    Sports offered plenty of distractions in a difficult 2008
    It was a sports year that often seemed blissfully out of touch with the times, with Beijing staging an opulent Olympics amid the backdrop of an earthquake that killed tens of thousands and the New York Yankees' spending hundreds of millions on free agents...
  • Foot fault caused Roger Federer to lose U.S. Open final

     
    Finally, we know the real reason why Roger Federer lost the U.S. Open final to Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro. It wasn't the Swiss player's forehand, his backhand or any other kind of hand. It was his feet. Giles Smith,......