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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 »

December 22nd, 2016

Roger Federer Driving To Practice, Hoping He Can Get A Parking Spot [Video]

Roger Federer live streams his drive to practice!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:00 pm in Videos | 1 Comment »

December 22nd, 2016

Watch Roger Federer’s Periscope Practice Today From Dubai [Video]

Missed Roger Federer’s live stream of his practice? We have it.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:55 pm in Videos | 4 Comments »

December 22nd, 2016

Roger Federer Doing Push-Ups [Video]

Roger Federer had to do push-ups during practice with Lucas Pouille today in Dubai.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:50 pm in Videos | 4 Comments »

December 12th, 2016

Roger Federer Isn’t The Highest Ranked Player In Dubai, It’s Lucas Pouille!

Roger Federer is no longer the top ranked player in Dubai!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:50 pm in 2017 Season, Off Season | 4 Comments »

December 6th, 2016

No IPTL Money = No Roger Federer, No Serena Williams And Lots Of Irate Fans

The IPTL exo series learned the hard way that being a tennis promoter is no easy business.

Posted by Staff @ 4:03 pm in Exhibitions | 28 Comments »

November 30th, 2016

2016 ATP Year-End Top 20 Rankings: Federer, Ferrer Fall; Pouille Rises

The final ATP Top 20 Rankings.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:58 am in Rankings, Year-End No. 1 | 11 Comments »

November 28th, 2016

Roger Federer, Serena Williams Among The Few Top Names Chasing Money At The IPTL

The IPTL isn’t what it used to be.

Posted by Staff @ 7:50 pm in Exhibitions | 43 Comments »

November 10th, 2016

Federer Wins ATP Fans’ Favorite, Sportsmanship Award; Del Potro Named Comeback Player Of Year

For the sixth straight year Roger Federer won the ATP’s Sportsmanship award.

Posted by Staff @ 1:51 pm in ATP | 12 Comments »