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Olympics: Federer eyes medals in both singles and doubles


July 29th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Switzerland's Roger Federer has his eyes on medals from both singles and doubles after his stuttering victory in the men's singles first round against Alejandro ... Read more...

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Federer clinches 70th career title at ATP Finals


November 28th, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Swiss legend Roger Federer clinched the 70th title in his career after outplaying Frenchman Jo- Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 6-7(6) and 6-3 at the ATP World ... Read more...

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Federer routs Kohlschreiber in Monte Carlo Masters


April 13th, 2011 - 7:45 am ICT by ANI
Monte Carlo, Apr. 13 (ANI): Sixteen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has started his clay-court season with a bang, dispatching German Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-2, 6-1 in the second round of the ... Read more...

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Academy award means nothing: Godard


November 17th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Legnedary director Jean-Luc Godard has brushed off his prestigious Academy Awards lifetime achievement accolade, insisting the honour means "nothing" to him.The French-Swiss star was lauded at the ... Read more...

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Federer says he has asked IMG chief about betting allegation


November 10th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York/Paris, Nov.10 (ANI): Tennis champion Roger Federer has reportedly approached sports and media conglomerate IMG for clarifications on his role in allegations of a breach of contract filed against Theodore ... Read more...

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Federer ready to dominate the court once again


October 8th, 2010 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Oct 8 (IANS) Roger Federer feels he could dominate the court once again, now that he's physically and mentally stronger.Before heading to Shanghai for the ATP Masters tournament, Federer ... Read more...

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Federer, Soderling move closer to US Open showdown


September 5th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 5 (ANI): Roger Federer brushed aside France's Paul-Henri Mathieu in straight sets to move one step closer to a quarter final showdown with Sweden's Robin Soderling.According to Fox Sports, ... Read more...

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Borg says Murray will win US Open


August 25th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Tennis legend Bjorn Borg is tipping Britain's No.1 tennis player Andy Murray to win his first Grand Slam at US Open next week and rates him as ... Read more...

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Federer concentrates on tennis amid Swiss football fever


June 20th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (DPA) Swiss star Roger Federer will have absolutely no problem keeping his mind focussed on his opening match as defending champion at Wimbledon Monday while his fellow national ... Read more...

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Federer says shock defeat against Hewitt will not derail his Wimbledon preparations


June 14th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Champion tennis player Roger Federer has said that his defeat at the hands of Australian Lleyton Hewitt in the Gerry Weber Open final in Germany will not ... Read more...

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Murray should feel the pressure because he is playing me, says Federer


January 30th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 30 (ANI): A not-so-modest world number one Roger Federer has told Andy Murray that the Brit's biggest problem is that he is playing him, "who has won so many ... Read more...

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Federer says ATP needs global sponsor (Australian Open diary)


January 25th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (DPA) While playing for a fourth Australian Open title, Roger Federer is also taking his duties as head of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) player council seriously. While ... Read more...

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Fearless Federer to take revenge on Murray


November 24th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 24 (ANI): Despite losing six of his nine matches to rival Andy Murray, Roger Federer reckons that he does not fear playing the British tennis sensation.The rivals will ... Read more...

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Sporting world unites to admire Federer


July 6th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6(ANI): Following Roger Federer's 15th Grand Slam title, the sporting world has united in their admiration for the World No. 1 player.Famous sportspersons -Jimmy Connors, Rod Laver, Bjorn Borg ... Read more...

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Murray desperate to wipe out memories of Rafa’s 2008 Wimbledon KO


July 1st, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has said that he is desperate to wipe away the memory of a straight-sets thrashing by Rafael Nadal in the last eight ... Read more...

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Roger Federer, girlfriend expecting first child


March 13th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): Tennis ace Roger Federer and girlfriend Miroslava "Mirka" Vavrinec are expecting their first child together.The 27-year-old Swiss star confirmed the news on his blog.Mirka and I are ... Read more...

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Federer hires Oz coach Darren Cahill


March 10th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar.10 (ANI): Swiss tennis great Roger Federer has hired Darren Cahill as his new coach. Cahill, who has previously coached Andre Agassi and Lleyton Hewitt, will begin his association with Federer ... Read more...

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Berdych joins Federer in anti-Hawk-Eye club


January 27th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (DPA) Tomas Berdych has joined Roger Federer in slamming the Hawk-Eye electronic line-calling system after its failure struck him at a key moment in his losing fourth-round match ... Read more...

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Federer: I’ve become more human (Australian Open Notebook)


January 20th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (DPA) Even ice-calm Roger Federer admits that his stress levels have eased in recent months as he slipped from tennis' top ranking.Still ranked second, the Swiss star said that ... Read more...

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Federer will inevitably break my record: Sampras(Australian Open Diary)


January 19th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) American tennis legend Pete Sampras is sure that Swiss star Roger Federer will surpass his record of 14 Grand Slams.Federer is just one Grand Slam title behind Sampras's ... Read more...

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Federer counsels Australian officials not to worry


January 17th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (DPA) World No.2 Roger Federer has told officials at the AAMI Classic tennis tournament not to panic over reports that Middle Eastern money will swamp the traditional Australian Open ... Read more...

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Federer in Kooyong Classic tennis final


January 15th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 15 (IANS) Swiss star and World No. 2 Roger Federer overcame a stiff resistance from Spaniard Fernando Verdasco to scrape through the final of the Kooyong Classic.It took Federer two ... Read more...

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UKs Andy Murray says he will KO Fed


November 13th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 13 (ANI): Britains Andy Murray has said that he aims to dump Roger Federer out of the Masters Cup in Shanghai tomorrow to get his hands on a one ... Read more...

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Federer buries Bolelli to move into Basel tennis semis


October 25th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Basel, Oct 25 (DPA) Swiss star Roger Federer overcame late resistance from Italy's Simone Bolelli to score a 6-2, 6-3 victory into his third consecutive semi-final at the Swiss Indoors tennis championship.Federer ... Read more...

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Gold medal will add to Federer’s sweet Olympic memories


August 7th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) The Olympics have always meant a lot to Roger Federer. But this time around, it could mean more than ever before. For one, it refreshes happy ... Read more...

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Federer challenges Nadal to break his “incredible winning streak on grass”


July 5th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Incumbent Wimbledon Champion Roger Federer believes that he is enjoying an incredible winning streak on grass, and insists that he will be the favourite against Spaniard Rafael ... Read more...

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Im on an incredible winning streak on grass: Federer


July 5th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Incumbent Wimbledon Champion Roger Federer believes that he is enjoying an incredible winning streak on grass, and insists that he will be the favourite against Spaniard Rafael ... Read more...

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Ivanovic exits as Federer-Hewitt line up battle of champions


June 28th, 2008 - 5:23 am ICT by IANS
DPA London, June 28 (DPA) Roger Federer will line up an overwhelmingly winning record against Lleyton Hewitt in the Wimbledon fourth round, while women's top seed Ana Ivanovic will be booking a flight ... Read more...

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Sampras keen on Federer breaking his Grand Slam record


June 23rd, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Former U.S. tennis star Pete Sampras is keen to see Swiss Roger Federer break his 14 Grand Slam title record at Wimbledon next year. World No 1 ... Read more...

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Ljubicic gets revenge on Darcis - Karlovic also wins in Hamburg


May 12th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg, May 12 (DPA) Ivan Ljubicic needed a full workout to get revenge on Steve Darcis in the first round of the Hamburg Masters while star players Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal ... Read more...

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