Roger Federer

Canadian Raonic withdraws from Australian Open with heel injury

Sat, 25 Dec 2021 - 09:14 GMT

Raonic suffered a thigh injury in March and returned to the tour after a three-month gap.

Roger Federer Withdraws from Dubai Championship due to Knee injury

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 04:28 GMT

Defending champion Roger Federer has withdrawn from the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships after undergoing knee surgery in Switzerland on Wednesday.

Next generation smells fear after Federer, Djokovic exit Shanghai

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 - 11:35 GMT

With Rafael Nadal absent from the tournament with a wrist injury, none of the vaunted "Big Three" will win the title on Sunday.

Zverev primed for 'tough' Grand Slam path

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 - 06:00 GMT

The 21-year-old German, ranked fourth in the world, is part of the highly-touted "NextGen" crop of 20-somethings who are making an impact on the ATP Tour.

New-look Federer straight back in the old routine

Tue, 03 Jul 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Federer, contesting his 20th consecutive Wimbledon, is bidding to become only the second player to win nine singles titles on the London lawns after Martina Navratilova.

Federer to defend Hopman Cup title ahead of Australian Open

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 07:00 GMT

"It's (Hopman Cup) obviously the perfect preparation for the Australian Open and it worked so well the last couple of years, I can't wait to come back," Federer told reporters.

Federer marks No.1 ranking with 98th title in Stuttgart

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 02:00 GMT

"It's a great comeback for me," said Federer, who was playing his first tournament after an 11-week break, having sidestepped the entire claycourt season.

Nadal back at number one ahead of bid for 11th French Open crown

Tue, 22 May 2018 - 06:00 GMT

Nadal returned to the top of the world rankings on Monday after winning his eighth Italian Open title to confirm again his status as the king of the clay court.

Federer's stunning loss leaves Miami tournament wide open

Sun, 25 Mar 2018 - 01:50 GMT

Roger Federer suffered a shock 3-6 6-3 7-6(4) defeat to Australian wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis on Saturday

Federer survives scare, to face Del Potro in Indian Wells final

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 - 11:53 GMT

World number one Roger Federer survived a scare from unseeded Borna Coric to beat him 5-7 6-4 6-4 in the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday and set up a final showdown with Juan Martin del Potro who cruised to a 6-2 6-3 win over Milos Raonic.

Tennis-Federer closes in on world number one ranking

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 - 05:00 GMT

Roger Federer is one win from becoming the oldest world number one in ATP Tour history after beating Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-6(8) 7-5 in Rotterdam Open

Federer fights off Cilic to win sixth Australian Open

Sun, 28 Jan 2018 - 02:35 GMT

Federer survived a second set 'freeze' and an onslaught from Marin Cilic to claim a record-equalling sixth Australian Open title on Rod Laver Arena on Sunday.

Ruthless Federer makes final as chastened Chung quits

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 04:00 GMT

Ruthless Roger Federer handed wounded Chung Hyeon an old-fashioned schooling before the overwhelmed South Korean quit with foot blisters

No let-up from Federer as he stays perfect in London

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 04:54 GMT

Roger Federer went through round-robin play at the ATP Finals undefeated for the 10th time.

Sock happy to swap Augusta for ATP Finals

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 - 01:44 GMT

Jack Sock was so certain he would not qualify for next week's ATP Finals that he had a tee time booked at Augusta National.

Federer advises Murray not to rush back too quickly

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 - 01:38 GMT

Roger Federer believes Andy Murray should follow his lead by ensuring he does not rush back to competitive action too quickly following the Scot's injury-ruined season.

Nadal virtually assured year-end top ranking

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 02:21 GMT

A hoped-for fight to the finish for the year-end number one ranking at next month's ATP World Tour Finals in London will likely be a coronation for Rafa Nadal.

Federer outlasts Del Potro for eighth Basel title

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 05:00 GMT

Roger Federer claimed an eighth Swiss Indoor title when he out-lasted Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro 6-7(5) 6-4 6-3 in front of a partisan Basel crowd on Sunday.

Alonso to race Daytona 24 Hours

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 - 06:00 GMT

Top seed Roger Federer eased into the Basel Open quarter-finals with a dominant 6-1 6-3 victory over Frenchman Benoit Paire on Thursday.

Federer wins Shanghai Rolex Masters

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 - 05:38 GMT

Roger Federer, ranked second in the world, won the Shanghai Masters title against world number 1 Rafael Nadal on Sunday.