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Roger Federer is dearly missed in US Open, says Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic

Federer admits he was 'never good enough' to beat Nadal in Paris

Describing Rafael Nadal as his greatest rival, Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer has admitted that he could never maintain a complete stranglehold over the Spaniard at the French Open, which is considered as the former's stronghold.Federer won his ... Business Standard, 2 months ago

French tennis fededation provisionally ban players

IMAGE: Kristina Mladenovic of France is suspended over behaviour at Olympics. Photograph: Adam Glanzman/Getty Images. The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has provisionally suspended Benoit Paire, Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia for ‘damaging’ the organisation's image by their behaviour at this month's Rio Olympics. "Following the Rio Olympics, the Committee of the French Tennis Federation met at length about the case of the players who violated the federation and damaged the ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Federer makes winning start in Halle, injured Nishikori out

Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer stepped up his bid for a record ninth Halle grasscourt title with a straight sets victory over Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff in the opening round on Wednesday. Federer defeated the German 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) and will next face Tunisia's Malek Jaziri for a place in the last eight. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, who underwent a knee surgery in February, is yet to win a title this year. He was forced to miss the French Open due to a back injury. Federer also lost to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Federer on quest for 8th Wimbledon title  Prokerala2 months ago Wimbledon: Djokovic's solid start to title defence; Federer advances  Rediff.com2 months ago Rio Olympics: Djokovic to play Del Potro in first round  Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Nadal gets ITF nod to play at Rio Olympics

Rafael Nadal has been given the green light by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to compete at next month's Rio Olympics despite not fulfilling the qualification criteria. The 2008 Beijing gold medallist's participation had been in doubt as injury had prevented him from appearing in the minimum number of Davis Cup ties required in a four-year Olympic cycle to qualify for the Games. The Spaniard, who has been out of action since pulling out of the French Open following his second round ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Rafael Nadal named in Rio Olympics draw  Prokerala1 month ago Rafael Nadal on track to compete at Rio Olympics  Rediff.com1 month ago

Sharapova won it all in the Serena era

IMAGE: Russia’s Maria Sharapova was handed a two-year ban by the International Tennis Federation following her positive test for the banned drug meldonium at this year's Australian Open. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images. Former world No 1 Maria Sharapova was handed a two-year ban by the International Tennis Federation on Wednesday following her positive test for the banned drug meldonium at this year's Australian Open. In a statement, the ITF said the 29-year-old ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Sharapova out of Rio as CAS delays doping decision  Deccan Herald1 month ago Sharapova's great fall: From most followed athlete to two-year doping ban  Rediff.com2 months ago Maria Sharapova suspended for 2 years for doping  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Former Roland Garros king Guga on new French Open champ Djokovic

As the holder since Sunday of all four grand slam titles, Novak Djokovic has no equal in tennis, but as an artist he isn't quite up to scratch -- or so said perennial Roland Garros favourite Gustavo Kuerten. In 2001, after winning his third Paris title, Kuerten drew a heart on the court with his racket and fell backwards inside it to show his love for the tournament. World number one Djokovic did the same on Sunday after seeing off Andy Murray in four sets, having sought permission from the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Rod Laver leads applause for Djokovic  Rediff.com2 months ago
MSN India

Richard Gasquet ruled out of Rio Olympics with back injury

French tennis star Richard Gasquet has been ruled out of next month's Rio Olympics due to a back injury.Confirming the news, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) said that the world number 14 would be replaced by Benoit Paire for the Summer Games, ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Richard Gasquet out of Rio with back injury  MSN India1 month ago
The Hindu

Federer reaches crossroads at Wimbledon

Injury forced him to skip the French Open ending a streak of 65 successive appearances at the Slams stretching back to 1999. Fifteen years after famously stunning Pete Sampras at Wimbledon, seven-time champion Roger Federer returns to the All England Club ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
Washington Post

At the U.S. Open, Roger Federer is a very present absence

By , NEW YORK — They can spot each other by their caps, and when they intersect this week on the grounds of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, they sometimes share in brief commiseration. Yeah, we miss him. How cool it would be ...
 Washington Post1 hour ago

Wimbledon: Federer stages epic fightback to beat Cilic

Federer saved three match points and came from two sets down to beat Cilic and reach 11th Wimbledon semi-final. With this victory, he surpasses Martina Navratilova's long-standing record of most number (307) of Grand Slam wins.  IMAGE: Roger Federer celebrates winning the fourth set in his match against Croatia's Marin Cilic. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters. Roger Federer put his global army of "Fed-Head" fans through the wringer for four nerve-shredding sets before he kept alive his ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Wimbledon: How did Federer get out of that? Unbelievable  Rediff.com1 month ago Wimbledon PHOTOS: Federer and Serena power into quarters, Nishikori retires with injury  Rediff.com1 month ago Old guy Federer thanks the luck of the draw at Wimbledon  Rediff.com2 months ago
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