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June 22nd, 2018

Federer Wins 19th Straight On Grass At Halle; Coric Into First Grass SF

Roger Federer is the big favorite to win another Halle title this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 8:03 pm in Halle | No Comments »

June 21st, 2018

Federer Saves Match Points To Beat Paire In Halle, Faces Ebden In QF

Roger Federer won his 18th straight on grass, but had to save match points to do it.

Posted by Staff @ 10:09 pm in Halle | 14 Comments »

June 20th, 2018

Federer, Djokovic Returns To Action Thursday In Halle, Queen’s

Dominic Thiem, Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka all suffered defeats Wednesday on the Tour.

Posted by Staff @ 11:43 pm in Halle, Queens | 65 Comments »

June 20th, 2018

Roger Federer Still Mum On Nike / Uniqlo Clothing Deal

What clothing brand will Roger Federer be wearing at Wimbledon?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:26 am in Sponsors | 2 Comments »

June 19th, 2018

Federer Cruises In Halle Opener For 17th Straight Grass Win; Coric Upsets Zverev

Roger Federer keeps winning.

Posted by Staff @ 10:57 pm in Halle | 2 Comments »

June 17th, 2018

Federer Announces Return of Grasscourt Season with ATP Stuttgart Crown and Return to No. 1

At age 36 Federer continued his astounding run, reclaiming the No. 1 rank when he reached the semifinals, and winning his 98th career title and 18th on grass, raising his all-time best grass winning percentage to 87.5 percent.

Posted by Staff @ 3:43 pm in Tennis | 4 Comments »

June 16th, 2018

Federer Edges Kyrgios In Stuttgart Thriller, Will Face Raonic In Final; Gasquet-Chardy For Den Bosch Title

Roger Federer seeks his 98th career title Sunday in Stuttgart.

Posted by Staff @ 11:41 pm in Stuttgart | 46 Comments »

June 15th, 2018

Federer, Kyrgios Advance To Saturday SF In Stuttgart; Gasquet-Tomic in Den Bosch

Can the Aussies pull upsets Saturday in the semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:58 pm in Grass season, Stanford | 71 Comments »

June 11th, 2018

Federer is Back on Grass with No. 1 in Sight This Week; Stuttgart Preview

“I think that’s a bit of extra motivation,” Federer said of the No. 1 ranking perch. “But then again, having lost here last year in the first round, for me, it resets the goals as well, and just take it one at a time and don’t think too far ahead. Not that I did that last year, but on grass, margins are very slim. It’s not so simple, especially when you haven’t played in three months.”

Posted by Staff @ 1:23 pm in Tennis | 175 Comments »

May 3rd, 2018

Roger Federer Bulks Up Grass Schedule, Adds Stuttgart

Roger Federer will start his grass season once again in Stuttgart.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:13 am in Stuttgart | 12 Comments »

March 24th, 2018

Roger Federer Confirms He’ll Skip The Clay Season

No clay for Roger Federer this year.

Posted by Staff @ 11:06 pm in Clay Season | 52 Comments »

March 24th, 2018

Federer KO’d By Kokkinakis In Miami Shocker, Will Lose No. 1; Del Potro v Nishikori Sunday

Roger Federer is on a 2-match losing streak.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Miami | 68 Comments »

March 24th, 2018

Djokovic Loses Third Straight, Del Potro Wins Again; Federer Today In Miami

Novak Djokovic is on his worst losing streak since 2007.

Posted by Staff @ 10:32 am in Miami | 96 Comments »

March 23rd, 2018

Roger Federer: The Bigger Racquets Make Tennis Easier!

Roge Federer credits his switch to a bigger racquet for his run of success the last few years.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:59 pm in Equipment, Miami | 1 Comment »

March 21st, 2018

Miami Draw Preview: Federer, Del Potro, Djokovic Lead Way

Sean Randall previews the Miami Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:05 pm in Miami | 62 Comments »