"That's why I ended up not practicing very much with Rafa and Novak" - Roger Federer on why he quit training with his biggest rivals

Roger Federer appeared as a guest on Trevor Noah's The Daily Show on Wednesday night. The former World No. 1 spoke about his retirement and his relationship with his biggest rivals, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Federer shared the same locker room and were grouped in the same hotels as well. The 20-time Grand Slam champion added that he ended up spending a lot of time with Nadal.
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3 hours ago

Oh my god: Roger Federer reveals emotional phone call with Rafael Nadal before announcing retirement - India Today

Roger Federer said he called up Rafael Nadal and asked him to make it to Laver Cup for a doubles match, which turned out to be his final outing in professional tennis. Federer and Nadal shared a wonderful rivalry on the court, having met 40 times on the tour in their career. Novak Djokovic, Andy Murry and Bjorn Borg also took part in the emotional farewell.
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4 hours ago

Tennis: "I've won this tournament eight times, please believe me" - Roger Federer narrates hilarious story of being denied entry into Wimbledon

Roger Federer appeared as a guest on Trevor Noah's show The Daily Show. The 20-time Grand Slam winner joked that he needed Trevor Noah to break the record for highest attendance for a tennis match. Federer was denied entry to the All England Lawn Tennis Club without a membership card.
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4 hours ago

Roger Federer comments on legendary tennis career: Did not know it was going to turn out this good - India Today

Roger Federer has admitted that he didn't expect his tennis career to turn out to be great and said he was very happy and proud of his achievements in the sport. The 41-year-old retired from the sport in September of this year at the Laver Cup, where his final game was a doubles game alongside long-time rival and friend, Rafael Nadal.
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5 hours ago

ATP Finals Flashback: Roger Federer matches Ivan Lendl, Boris Becker

Roger Federer defeated David Ferrer 7-5, 6-3 in an hour and 26 minutes in the semi-final. Federer claimed his sixth and last ATP Finals crown in London, becoming the most successful player at the premium ATP event and lifting his 70th ATP crown. He reached his seventh ATP Finals title match as only the third player after Ivan Lendl and Boris Becker!
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17 hours ago

ATP Finals Flashback: Roger Federer secures year-end no

Roger Federer secured the year-end no. 1 honor at the 2009 ATP Finals. Federer defeated Andy Murray in the ATP Finals round-robin stage on November 24. The Swiss claimed the Masters 1000 titles in Madrid and Cincinnati and did enough to wrap up the season at the top. He became the fourth player with a Channel Slam after Rod Laver and Bjorn Borg.
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20 hours ago

Tennis video: WATCH: Roger Federer makes new furry friend in New York

Roger Federer has made a new friend in New York - and it was a good boy. The 41-year-old tennis legend is currently in the city where he won six of his 20 Major titles. The dog belongs to Salvador Guerrero, who posted the video on social media.
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21 hours ago

Roger Federer: 'That's why it's hard for me to create my own...'

Rafael Nadal says he would like to play again against Roger Federer in an exhibition match. Nadal left open the possibility of playing an unofficial match in Latin America. The last time the two legends shared a court was a few months ago at the Laver Cup where they played a doubles match representing Team Europe together.
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21 hours ago

'Roger Federer loved soccer so...', says former ATP ace

Roger Federer's game was among the most difficult to break as he barely had any weaknesses in his tennis arsenal, former World No. 6 Nicolas Lapentti said on a recent episode of The Craig Shapiro Tennis Podcast. Federer turned 38 in 2019 and finished the season inside the top-3 behind his biggest rivals.
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Stan Wawrinka grateful for Roger Federer's 'help and support' as he plays Diriyah Tennis Cup ahead of Australian Open - Eurosport

Stan Wawrinka says he 'owes a lot' to Roger Federer, who took him under his wing ‘like a big brother’ Federer had won 17 Grand Slam titles by the time he won his first Grand Slam title at the 2014 Australian Open. Federer retired from tennis at the Laver Cup in September and is still playing but has not been able to return to the top of the game.
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Staggering ticket price some fans paid for Roger Federer's last match revealed

Roger Federer announced his plans to retire after the Laver Cup in London. Some tennis fans were willing to pay up to £15,000 to watch Federer's final match. The £15k ticket price is more than twice the price of a ticket for this year's Qatar World Cup final. Vision4Sport director Chris Newbold has an explanation for why the ticket was so prized.
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Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer get company in Holger Rune

Novak Djokovic lost 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to Holger Rune in the Paris Masters final. The Serb has won 27 hard-court Masters 1000 titles from 37 finals. Novak lost his tenth Paris Masters 1000 final after Karen Khachanov beat Novak in October.
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2 days ago

Gilles Simon: "I used a precise tactic against Roger Federer"

Roger Federer announced his retirement from tennis in September. The 20-time Grand Slam champion announced his decision to retire via a letter posted on Instagram. The former world number 1 has promised that he will not step away from the sport. Roger could join the BBC commentary team at next edition of Wimbledon.
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2 days ago

Hubert Hurkacz chooses between Rafa and Roger, Grand Slam champion and Olympic champion and more

Hubert Hurkacz has revealed his choice between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in a promotional video ahead of the Diriyah Tennis Cup. The three-day exhibition event will start in Al Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday (December 8) The Pole is one of five top-10 players in the field, with Stefanos Tsitsipas (#4), Daniil Medvedev (#7), Andrey Rublev (#8) and Taylor Fritz (#9) Alexander Zverev, Nick Kyrgios, Cameron Norrie, Stan Wawrinka, Dominic Thiem, Matteo Berrettini, Dominic Stricker complete the field.
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2 days ago

Carlos Alcaraz Becomes Youngest Year-End No

The 2022 U.S. Open champion Carlos Alcaraz officially became the youngest men’s tennis player in ATP history to finish the season at world No. 1. The 19-year-old is the first player other than Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer or Andy Murray since 2003 to be ranked No.1 at the end of the season. Rafael Nadal sits at No. 2 with his fellow Spaniard Casper Ruud in the top two spots.
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2 days ago

ATP Finals Flashback: Roger Federer downs Rafael Nadal and wins title

Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in the final of the ATP Finals in London. Federer became the third player with five ATP Finals crowns after Ivan Lendl and Pete Sampras. The Swiss beat Nadal for the eighth time in 22 encounters with the Spaniard.
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2 days ago

Novak Djokovic: 'The politically correct forces us to...'

Novak Djokovic challenged Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka in an Instagram post. Federer retweeted the post and replied that he was up for the challenge. Serbia defeated Switzerland 2-2 in the last 16 of the World Cup in Qatar. Switzerland will now face Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in the round of 16.
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2 days ago

ATP Finals Flashback: Roger Federer beats Novak Djokovic

Roger Federer beat Novak Djokovic 6-1, 6-4 in an hour and 21 minutes to deliver his 13th and most convincing victory over the Serb from 19 encounters. Federer reached six finals in the last eight tournaments and lifted four trophies, including his fifth ATP Finals crown. The Swiss had the edge on serve and return and grabbed 49% of the return points.
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3 days ago

Former ATP star pays tribute to Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic closed his 2022 with a flourish, triumphing for the sixth time at the ATP Finals and equaling Roger Federer's record. Serbian phenomenon won Wimbledon, the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, ATP Finals in Turin, the ATP 500 in Astana and the ATP 250 in Tel Aviv. Janko Tipsarevic, captain of the Serbian national team at the North Palmyra Trophy, the controversial exhibition organized in Saint Petersburg, spoke about his compatriot.
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3 days ago

ATP Finals Flashback: Roger Federer, Juan Martin del Potro and calculations

Roger Federer, Juan Martin del Potro, Andy Murray and Fernando Verdasco were in Group A. Two of three matches went into a deciding tie break in the final round-robin clash. Andy Murray could have secured the semi-final place with a straight-sets victory. Roger faced elimination after trailing 5-4 in set number two in the tie break. Juan Martin delivered four winners in game nine, sealing the deal and moving through.
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3 days ago