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January 20th, 2017

Roger Federer Karaoke? [Video]

Roger Federer joined Tommy Haas and Grigor Dimitrov for some karaoke.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:00 pm in Australian Open, Videos | 2 Comments »

January 20th, 2017

Andy Murray, Roger Federer React To Novak Djokovic’s Shock Loss

What did Roger Federer and Andy Murray think of the upset of Novak Djokovic?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:47 am in Australian Open | 27 Comments »

January 20th, 2017

Federer Delights; Rafa v Zverev Saturday at Australian Open

“For sure it’s not going to be easy [facing Federer],” Nishikori said. “He was playing great tennis today. I watched only a few points. But it’s always great to play Roger. It’s a big challenge for me. I’m just happy to play him because I think we needed him on the tour. I’m happy to see him back 100 percent.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:50 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 123 Comments »

January 20th, 2017

Roger Federer: I Didn’t Expect To Play This Well, It’s A Great Feeling

Roger Federer destroyed Tomas Berdych Friday in Melbourne. He talked to the press about it after.

Posted by Staff @ 8:32 am in Australian Open | 3 Comments »

January 19th, 2017

Federer Faces Berdych Tonight At The Australian Open, Can He Win? Third Round Preview

Does Roger Federer have a chance at upsetting Tomas Berdych tonight at the Australian Open?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:52 pm in Australian Open | 121 Comments »

January 19th, 2017

Djokovic Stunned; Raonic Sick; Sick Friday Line-Up at Aussie Open

“There was intensity, of course,” Djokovic said. “We played four-and-a-half hours.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:54 am in Australian Open | 69 Comments »

January 18th, 2017

Kyrgios Melts Down, Evans Talks Shirts Wednesday at Aussie Open

“Obviously it’s not the greatest thing to hear,” Kyrgios said of the jeers. “I didn’t have the best preparation coming into the Australian Open. Pretty banged up, my body. I don’t even know what the score was in the end. Was it 10-8? 10-8 in the fifth, getting booed off, definitely not the best feeling.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 9:07 am in Australian Open | 90 Comments »

January 17th, 2017

Nadal Says Body is Good; Murray, Federer On Deck Wednesday at Aussie Open

“The body is good,” Nadal said of his wrist, knees, hair, etc. “And that’s the key. If the body is not good, everything is more difficult. After Roland Garros everything was more difficult, but that’s in the past.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 8:02 am in Australian Open | 82 Comments »

January 16th, 2017

Wawrinka, Nishikori, Cilic Escape with Wins on Day 1 at Australian Open

Murray kept the Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko at arm’s length with a 7-5, 7-6(5), 6-2 win. The Brit has not been a fan of the weather in Melbourne to start the week.

Posted by Staff @ 9:07 am in Australian Open | 27 Comments »

January 15th, 2017

Roger Federer’s Return Headlines Day 1 At The Australian Open; No. 1s Murray, Kerber On Court

It’s opening day of the 2017 Australian Open!

Posted by Staff @ 12:45 am in Australian Open | 25 Comments »

January 14th, 2017

Roger Federer: It’s A Great Draw Because I’m In The Draw, But Playing A 5 Set Match, That’s The Unknown

Roger Federer is super happy to be back playing tennis.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:58 am in Australian Open | 6 Comments »

January 12th, 2017

Australian Open Men’s Draw Preview: Djokovic Opens With Verdasco, Federer Lands With Murray

Sean Randall previews the Australian Open draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:03 pm in Australian Open | 104 Comments »

January 2nd, 2017

Roger Federer Pain-Free In Hopman Cup Opener [Video]

Roger Federer made a successful return to the tennis Monday night in Perth.

Posted by Staff @ 3:34 pm in Videos | 34 Comments »

December 29th, 2016

Over 6,000 Fans Watched Roger Federer Practice [Video]

Roger Federer had quite an audience for a practice session in Perth earlier today.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:12 pm in Exhibitions, Videos | 4 Comments »

December 22nd, 2016

Roger Federer Does A Periscope Q&A: My Knee Issues Are Long Gone [Video]

Roger Federer answers fan question on Periscope.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:15 pm in Videos | 33 Comments »