Roger Federer

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Mar 15th, 2013
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Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer 6-4 6-2 as he continued his impressive come back from a knee injury by reaching the Indian Wells semi-finals in California. Hampered by a back problem, Federer saved a break point but Nadal broke to move 4-3 ahead as he won the first set. Federer broke Nadal for the fi...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Novak Djokovic returned to his dominant best to win his third consecutive Australian Open title, denying Andy Murray a second major championship with a 6-7 (2), 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-2 victory Sunday night at Rod Laver Arena. The top-ranked Djokovic is the first man in the Open era to win three straight Au...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Andy Murray has beaten Roger Federer for the first time in a Grand Slam event to advance to the Australian Open final against top-ranked Novak Djokovic. Murray, who became the first British man to win a major in 76 years when he beat Djokovic in last year’s U.S. Open f...
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Sep 10th, 2012
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With the exit of the World no.1 Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, the US Open draw had been converging towards an inevitable showdown between the two remaining heavyweights in the field, the 2nd seed and defending champion Novak Djokovic and the 3rd seed and reigning Olympic gold medallist, Andy Mu...
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Aug 18th, 2012
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Novak Djokovic has reached the final of the Cincinnati Open thanks to a straight-sets victory over Juan Martin del Potro. The match was a repeat of the recent bronze medal contest at the London Olympics which Del Potro won. However, Djokovic gained a degree of revenge this time thanks to a 6-3 6-2 tr...
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Aug 12th, 2012
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Novak Djokovic won his second straight Rogers Cup title and third overall with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Richard Gasquet of France on Sunday night. It’s the top-seeded Serbian’s first title since winning the ATP Masters stop in Miami four months back and comes exactly a week after losing a ...
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Jul 19th, 2012
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Rafael Nadal, who won men’s singles at the Beijing Games in 2008, withdrew from the coming London Games on Thursday because of knee tendinitis, which was aggravated in his surprisingly early exit at Wimbledon. The pageantry and magnitude of defending his gold medal and carrying the Spanish flag was n...
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Jun 30th, 2012
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For the second year in a row at Wimbledon, Roger Federer went to five sets against a Frenchman but this time there would be no slip-ups. “My God, it was brutal,” said the normally stress-free Swiss after 204 minutes of high drama under the roof on Centre Court in which he first flirted wi...
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Jun 15th, 2012
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HALLE, Germany — Canadian Milos Raonic came up short once again in a bid to upset Roger Federer, losing 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (3) on Friday at the Gerry Weber Open grass court tournament. Despite Raonic’s 25 aces, Federer rallied from a set down to defeat the 21-year-old from Thornhill, Ont. After beatin...
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Jun 8th, 2012
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Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will go head-to-head for the 26th time in the French Open tennis semi-finals tomorrow and both agreed the outcome lay in the lap of the gods. At one stage in Tuesday’s quarter-finals at Roland Garros it looked like both were on their way out. Federer was two sets to l...