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June 27th, 2017

What To Hear Roger Federer Make Fighter Jet And Missile Sounds? [Video]

Roger Federer making weird noises.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 6:52 pm in Videos | No Comments »

June 25th, 2017

Federer Shows Grasscourt Best, Destroys Zverev in Halle Final

“I was doubting myself a little bit, I must admit, because losing [in the opening] round for the first time in 15 years on grass was always going to shake me a little bit and it did,” Federer said.

Posted by Staff @ 4:59 pm in Tennis | 67 Comments »

June 24th, 2017

Dream Final Set In Halle: Roger Federer v Alexander Zverev

Who’ll lose their first final of 2017, Roger Federer or Alexander Zverev?

Posted by Staff @ 5:09 pm in Halle | 64 Comments »

June 23rd, 2017

Federer Into Halle SFs To Face Khachanov, Zverev Will Meet Gasquet

Roger Federer’s round to a ninth Halle title could take him through the future with Khachanov and Zverev.

Posted by Staff @ 6:58 pm in Halle | 32 Comments »

June 22nd, 2017

Federer Advances In Halle; Russian Youngsters Khachanov, Rublev To Meet In QFs

Roger Federer is just two wins from a ninth Halle title.

Posted by Staff @ 3:34 pm in Halle | 12 Comments »

June 21st, 2017

All Time Most ATP Wins: Federer Now At 1,100 [Chart]

Roger Federer is 156 wins behind all-time victory leader Jimmy Connors. Can he get there?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:33 pm in Charts | No Comments »

June 20th, 2017

Federer Finds Winning Form In Halle, Haas Honored After Loss

Tommy Haas played his final grass match in Germany.

Posted by Staff @ 4:37 pm in Halle | 16 Comments »

June 17th, 2017

Federer, 0-1 on Grass This Season, Heads to Halle as 8-time Champion; ATP Preview

Tough openers and early-rounders for (1) Federer second round vs. M.Zverev, (3) Nishikori vs. Verdasco, (8) Ramos-Vinolas second round vs. Dr. Ivo, (5) Monfils vs. Gasquet in an all-French (winner to face Haas), and (2) Thiem vs. Ferrer, who has a career grasscourt title to his credit, second round…

Posted by Staff @ 4:50 pm in Tennis | 15 Comments »

June 14th, 2017

Federer Falls To Haas In Stuttgart Grass Opener

Roger Federer suffered just his second loss of the season Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:11 pm in Stuttgart | 141 Comments »

June 11th, 2017

Federer Back with Doozy of a Draw on Grass at Stuttgart; ATP Previews

(1) Roger Federer could start against (WC) Haas? What is it with these two and grass each year?

Posted by Staff @ 6:42 pm in Tennis | 65 Comments »

May 26th, 2017

French Open Men’s Preview: Nadal, Djokovic End Up On Same Side Of Draw

Sean Randall previews the French Open men’s draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:56 am in French Open | 29 Comments »

May 15th, 2017

Roger Federer Won’t Play The French Open (Again)

Will Roger Federer ever play the French Open again?

Posted by Staff @ 3:42 pm in French Open | 23 Comments »

May 2nd, 2017

Roger Federer In A Gucci Cobra Tuxedo? “It’s Business In The Front, Party In The Back” [Video]

Roger Federer the Cobra.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:40 am in Videos | 44 Comments »

April 16th, 2017

Roger Federer Might Not Play The French Open?

Roger Federer hints he might not be in Paris this year.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:12 am in Clay Season | 42 Comments »

April 11th, 2017

Roger Federer: I Should Be Back For The French Open, That’s The Plan!

Roger Federer is sticking to his word: No clay lead-up events!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:14 pm in Clay Season | 94 Comments »