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June 26th, 2016

Former Champs Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Venus Williams Open Play Monday At Wimbledon

Play begins Monday at Wimbledon!

Posted by Staff @ 6:56 pm in Wimbledon | 80 Comments »

June 25th, 2016

Roger Federer: My Back Has Won Me 88 Titles, So I’m OK With My Back

Roger Federer says he’s ready to go at Wimbledon on Monday against Guido Pella.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 6:02 pm in Wimbledon | 40 Comments »

June 24th, 2016

Wimbledon Men’s Draw Preview: Djokovic With Federer, Raonic, Nishikori; Murray Looks Good

Sean Randall previews the men’s Wimbledon event.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:35 am in Wimbledon | 88 Comments »

June 21st, 2016

Roger Federer Can’t Remember The Last Time He Cooked For Himself! [Video]

Roger Federer admits that he can’t cook.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:19 am in Wimbledon | 109 Comments »

June 18th, 2016

8-Time Halle Champion Roger Federer Falls To The Future In Alexander Zverev

Alexander Zverev picked up the first of what will be many career Top 10 wins. Now he’s seeking a first ATP title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:59 pm in Halle | 13 Comments »

June 17th, 2016

Roger Federer Faces Alexander Zverev For Spot In Halle Final; Dominic Thiem Gets Day Off

Roger Federer closes in on his ninth Halle title.

Posted by Staff @ 7:25 pm in Halle | 88 Comments »

June 16th, 2016

Roger Federer v David Goffin, Dominic Thiem v Philipp Kohlschreiber Friday In Halle

Roger Federer and Dominic Thiem headline a nice Friday line-up in Halle.

Posted by Staff @ 10:51 pm in Halle | 20 Comments »

June 15th, 2016

Roger Federer Wins, Kei Nishikori Withdraws With A Bad Rib In Halle

Roger Federer is still working throught the kinks.

Posted by Staff @ 6:52 pm in Halle | 4 Comments »

June 14th, 2016

Roger Federer Returns Wednesday In Halle; Tomas Berdych Bounced

Roger Federer, Dominic Thiem and Kei Nishikori are in action Wednesday in Halle.

Posted by Staff @ 7:25 pm in Halle | 43 Comments »

June 14th, 2016

Roger Federer: I’ve Played Just One Tournament This Year Injury-Free

Roger Federer says he’s feeling much better. But he’s still not 100% as he begins his Halle title defense.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:41 am in Halle | 2 Comments »

June 11th, 2016

Federer, Murray Lead Grass Events Next Week at Halle, Queen’s

Notes: Six of the eight seeds have challenging starts with (1) Murray vs. Mahut, (5) Cilic vs. F-Lo, (6) Bautista Agut vs. Querrey, (3) Raonic vs. Kyrgios, (7) Isner vs. Del Potro, and (2) Wawrinka vs. Hot Sauce…The all-Brit wildcard allocation went to Kyle Edmund, Daniel Evans and James Ward…

Posted by Staff @ 6:21 pm in Halle, Queens, Tennis | 172 Comments »

June 10th, 2016

Roger Federer Faces Dominic Thiem In Stuttgart, Del Potro Also In SF; Big Servers Rule In Den Bosch

After losing to him in Rome, Roger Federer gets a rematch with Dominic Thiem on his favorite surface Saturday in Stuttgart.

Posted by Staff @ 7:11 pm in Stuttgart | 116 Comments »

June 10th, 2016

Forbes: Roger Federer Remains The Highest Paid Player In Tennis

Roger Federer might not be No. 1, but he still in according to advertisers.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:59 am in Prize Money | 49 Comments »

June 10th, 2016

Roger Federer On Maria Sharapova’s Doping Ban: Zero Tolerance!

Roger Federer backs the ITF’s 2-year ban on Maria Sharapova.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:41 am in Drug Testing | 7 Comments »

June 9th, 2016

Roger Federer Ties Ivan Lendl For Second Place In Open Era ATP Wins

Roger Federer is moving up on the all-time match win leaders list.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:15 am in Charts, Stuttgart | 22 Comments »