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Djokovic beats self-doubt, starts Federer, Nadal catch-up

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Novak Djokovic admitted he feared he’d never win another Grand Slam, but with a second Wimbledon title wrapped up, the new world number one is now planning on catching Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Big 4 remain free of danger, says Federer

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Roger Federer insists he expects to challenge for Grand Slam titles for years to come despite his Wimbledon heartache because there is no serious threat from the next generation.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Federer, Djokovic braced for classic Wimbledon duel

Serbia's Novak Djokovic (L) and Switzerland's Roger Federer AFP

Roger Federer can become the oldest Wimbledon champion in the Open Era on Sunday when he targets a record eighth All England Club title in his 35th career meeting with Novak Djokovic.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Baby talk inspires Federer, Djokovic at Wimbledon

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, left, is congratulated by defending champion Andy Murray of Britain after winning their men's singles quarterfinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday July 2, 2014. AP

While Grigor Dimitrov and Milos Raonic look ahead to their maiden Wimbledon semifinal appearances with rookie enthusiasm, opponents Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are making baby talk.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Federer, Djokovic braced for young and restless at Wimbledon semis

Roger Federer of Switzerland, left shakes hands with Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland after he defeated him in their men's singles quarterfinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. AP

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic face young and restless Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov for places in the Wimbledon final on Friday as men’s tennis reaches a potentially game-changing moment in its history.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Federer into 35th Grand Slam semi, beats Wawrinka

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Seven-time champion Roger Federer advanced to his 35th Grand Slam semifinal with a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-4 win Wednesday over fellow Swiss player and Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Wimbledon: Nadal, Federer eye quarterfinal spots

Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a return to Santiago Giraldo of Colombia during their men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday, June 28, 2014. AP

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer can inch closer to a Wimbledon semifinal clash when they headline a delayed last-16 schedule on Tuesday.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Djokovic top seed over Nadal at Wimbledon, Murray edges Federer

In this Friday, July 5, 2013 file photo, Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns to Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina, during their Men's singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Defending champion Andy Murray has been seeded third for Wimbledon, two places above his current world ranking. Novak Djokovic was given the No. 1 seeding Wednesday, June 18, 2014,  by the All England Club, moving up from his No. 2 ranking. The women's seedings stuck to the WTA rankings, with Serena Williams at No. 1, followed by Li Na, Simona Halep, Agnieszka Radwanska and Maria Sharapova.  AP

Wimbledon turned tennis upside down Wednesday when Novak Djokovic was named top seed above world number one Rafael Nadal while defending champion Andy Murray was seeded three over seven-time winner Roger Federer.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

I can still win Wimbledon, insists Federer

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Roger Federer believes he can soothe the pain of his worst French Open defeat in 10 years by clinching a record eighth Wimbledon title.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Gulbis shocks Federer in Paris, Raonic makes history

Ernests Gulbis

PARIS – Ernests Gulbis condemned Roger Federer to his worst French Open defeat in a decade on Sunday while Milos Raonic became just the fourth Canadian man to reach the last eight of a major. Gulbis, the controversial Latvian, beat the fourth seeded 2009 champion 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/3), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 as Federer, 32, suffered his earliest loss in [...]

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Federer racks up record-equalling 59th French Open win

Switzerland's Roger Federer thumbs up after defeating Slovakia's Lukas Lacko in the first round match of  the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, May 25, 2014. AP

Fourth seed Roger Federer clinched a record-equalling 59th win at the French Open on Sunday as he breezed past Slovakia’s Lukas Lacko.

Posted: May 25th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Agassi picks Nadal over Federer as all-time best

Andre Agassi AP FILE PHOTO

Andre Agassi has picked Rafael Nadal ahead of Grand Slam record-holder Roger Federer when asked to choose the best player in tennis history, a report said on Thursday.

Posted: May 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Federer celebrates birth of second set of twins

Roger Federer AP FILE PHOTO

Roger Federer announced on Tuesday that his wife Mirka had given birth to the couple’s second set of twins, this time boys named Leo and Lenny.

Posted: May 7th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

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