Nadal dispels doubts in shades of Federer's 2017 campaign

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 - 02:37 GMT

Only two wins separate Nadal and a men's record 21st Grand Slam title.

Federer will face 'reality check' on return: Wilander

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 - 08:57 GMT

Federer will face a "reality check" when he returns to the Tour after a lengthy injury break, seven-time major champion Mats Wilander said.

Nadal frustrated by tennis lockdown, Federer happy with surgery recovery

Tue, 21 Apr 2020 - 06:58 GMT

Rafael Nadal on Monday expressed his frustration that tennis players remain unable to practise due to the coronavirus pandemic, while Roger Federer revealed he was happy with his recovery from knee surgery.

Federer, Kerber stunned as Nadal powers into Open quarters

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 - 01:00 GMT

Defending champion Roger Federer was stunned by fiery Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas who ended his bid for a record seventh Australian Open Sunday on a day of upsets that also saw second seed Angelique Kerber crash out.

Djokovic faces qualifier at Open, Federer takes on Istomin

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 - 04:25 GMT

World number one Novak Djokovic will start his bid to win a record seventh Australian Open title next week against a qualifier following Thursday's draw.

Federer wins third Hopman in dramatic fashion

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 04:34 GMT

Roger Federer became the most successful player in Hopman Cup history when he led Switzerland to a 2-1 win in an enthralling final of the mixed teams tournament in Perth Saturday.

Federer emerges victorious in historic clash with Serena

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 - 03:00 GMT

Defending champions Switzerland sealed a 2-1 victory over six-times winners United States that left them bottom of Group B.

Federer, Djokovic top the bill for London finale

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 - 05:26 GMT

Roger Federer is aiming to complete a century of titles at the ATP Finals but will likely have to find a way past the irrepressible Novak Djokovic, who is looking to round off his astonishing season in style.

Nadal weathers blast from pocket rocket Schwartzman

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 - 12:26 GMT

Top seed Rafa Nadal was rattled by a feisty challenge from Diego Schwartzman but held firm to fend off the diminutive Argentine.

Nadal says lower-ranked players need more money

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 - 07:23 GMT

Rafa Nadal voiced his support for players to demand a greater share of tennis revenues.

Djokovic in action on day of returns in Melbourne

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 08:22 GMT

Six times a men's singles champion Down Under, the Serbian will be joined in making a return at Melbourne Park by 2008 women's champion Maria Sharapova

Djokovic still managing elbow injury

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 - 11:04 GMT

The six-times champion, who last played competitively at Wimbledon in July, says he is still managing the injury.

Federer still the man to beat at Melbourne Park

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 - 07:24 GMT

Federer will saddle up for a 19th time in the main draw at Melbourne Park, looking to frustrate 'Generation Next' once again and defend the title he won last year

Federer, Nadal shine as rivals hobble into 2018

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 10:10 GMT

Written off as dead men walking, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal defied time to sweep the Grand Slams in 2017 while the injury curse which dogged their rival.

Federer wins Overseas Sports Personality of the Year Award

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 - 07:58 GMT

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer won Overseas Sports Personality of the Year for the fourth time in his career after a public vote.

Inaugural Laver Cup serves up a hit with fans and players

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 08:00 GMT

With a sold-out stadium, compelling matches and a doubles pairing of the world's top two players.

Federer forced to dig deep by Mannarino

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Roger Federer finally forced to work hard for a win at the Swiss Indoors tournament as he fought back to beat Adrian Mannarino in his quarter-final on Friday.

Nadal withdraws from Basel with knee problem

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 04:54 GMT

World number one Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from the upcoming Basel indoors tournament due to a knee issue, the Spaniard has said.

Federer leads Team Europe to victory in first Laver Cup

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - 12:00 GMT

oger Federer won the inaugural Laver Cup for Team Europe on Sunday.

Tennis-Nadal takes first step towards Federer U.S. Open showdown

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 11:10 GMT

World number one Rafa Nadal dismissed Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (6) 6-2 6-2 to ease into the U.S. Open second round on Tuesday.