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 2021-11-17 22:04 

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Analysis: Federer sees 'end is near,' hopes for on-court bye...

Just before the start of Wimbledon in late June, Roger Federer recalled a conversation about retirement that he had with Pete Sampras a decade ago. "He was wondering how much longer I had in the tank. This was when I was just hitting 30," Federer ...

 2021-11-17 15:53 

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Novak Djokovic beats Rublev to reach ATP Finals semifinals...

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Novak Djokovic advanced to the semifinals of the ATP Finals by beating Andrey Rublev 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday. The top-ranked Djokovic is attempting to match Roger Federer's record of six titles at the season-ending event for th...

 2021-11-17 13:53 

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Federer set to miss Wimbledon, dreams of 1 more Slam final...

GENEVA (AP) — Roger Federer does not expect to return from his latest knee surgery in time for next year's tournament at Wimbledon. The 40-year-old tennis great, who has won a record eight titles at the All England Club, said in an interview pub...

 2021-11-17 10:52 

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Federer set to miss Wimbledon, won't play Australian Open...

GENEVA (AP) — Roger Federer does not expect to return from his latest knee surgery in time for Wimbledon next June, the tennis great said in an interview published Wednesday by Swiss media. "The truth is that I'd be incredibly surprised to p...

 2021-11-15 22:54 

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Djokovic opens ATP Finals beating Ruud...

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Five-time champion Novak Djokovic reopened his ATP Finals account and beat Casper Ruud 7-6 (4), 6-2 on Monday. He's attempting to match Roger Federer's record of six titles at the elite season-ending event for the top eig...

 2021-09-25 04:59 

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Berrettini, Ruud, Rublev give Team Europe 3-1 Laver Cup lead...

BOSTON (AP) — The pandemic-delayed fourth edition of the Laver Cup — and first without Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic participating — began Friday with Team Europe taking a 3-1 lead over Team World thanks to victories in s...

 2021-09-24 22:59 

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Berrettini, Ruud give Team Europe early lead at Laver Cup...

BOSTON (AP) — The pandemic-delayed fourth edition of the Laver Cup — and first without Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic participating — began Friday with Matteo Berrettini and Casper Ruud giving Team Europe a 2-0 lead over T...

 2021-09-24 20:59 

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Ruud tops Opelka to give Team Europe early lead at Laver Cup...

BOSTON (AP) — The pandemic-delayed fourth edition of the Laver Cup — and first without Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic participating — began Friday with Casper Ruud giving Team Europe a 1-0 lead over Team World by beating R...

 2021-08-15 20:07 

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Federer needs 3rd surgery; has 'glimmer of hope' to return...

Roger Federer is going to miss the U.S. Open and be sidelined for months because he needs a third operation on his right knee, a procedure he said will leave him with "a glimmer of hope" that he can return to competition. Federer announced the new...

 2021-08-05 20:05 

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Citing knee, Federer out of Toronto, Cincinnati tournaments...

Roger Federer pulled out of the upcoming hard-court tournaments in Toronto and Cincinnati on Thursday, citing lingering issues with his surgically repaired knee and shedding doubt on his status for the U.S. Open. The withdrawals by Federer, who turns 40 o...

 2021-07-31 16:49 

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Not Federer, not Wawrinka: Bencic gets gold for Switzerland...

TOKYO (AP) — A Swiss tennis player won gold in singles at the Olympics and it's not Roger Federer or Stan Wawrinka. Belinda Bencic accomplished something Saturday that her better-known fellow Swiss players never managed. And she's not done y...

 2021-07-29 10:50 

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Winning without Federer: Bencic reaches Olympic tennis final...

TOKYO (AP) — Belinda Bencic and Swiss tennis are doing just fine without Roger Federer at the Olympics. The 12th-ranked Bencic beat Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan 7-6 (2), 4-6, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the gold-medal match at the Tokyo Games. And that...

 2021-07-13 18:15 

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Roger Federer says he's out of Olympics after knee 'setback'...

Roger Federer will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics, writing on social media Tuesday that he "experienced a setback" with his knee during the grass-court season. Federer had said before Wimbledon that he would make a decision about going to t...

 2021-07-11 18:14 

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20 Slams! Djokovic wins Wimbledon to tie Federer, Nadal...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic tied Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal by claiming his 20th Grand Slam title Sunday, coming back to beat Matteo Berrettini 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in the Wimbledon final. The No. 1-ranked Djokovic earned a third ...

 2021-07-08 20:14 

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Wimbledon Lookahead: Djokovic, 3 newcomers in semifinals...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO FRIDAY With Roger Federer already out, the only familiar face in the men's semifinals at Wimbledon is top-ranked Novak Djokovic. The other three players left — No. 7 seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy, N...

 2021-07-08 14:19 

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Analysis: Whatever, whenever Federer decides, it's up to him...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — If this really was it for Roger Federer at Wimbledon — and no one knows for sure either way right now, not even the man himself — then both he and his fans should take solace from this: He will be heading out on...

 2021-07-07 20:16 

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8-time Wimbledon champ Roger Federer unsure if he'll be back...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer has been feted by plenty of ovations at Wimbledon's Centre Court. None quite like this one, though. This was not a celebration and didn't come at the end of the match. Instead, it delayed the beginning...

 2021-07-07 18:15 

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8-time Wimbledon champ Federer loses quarterfinal to Hurkacz...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer has been feted by plenty of ovations at Centre Court. None quite like this one, though. This was not a celebration. It felt more like a "Thank you" or — just in case — a "Goodbye." ...

 2021-07-07 12:13 

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The Latest | Federer, Djokovic in quarterfinals at Wimbledon...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 1 p.m. The men's quarterfinals at Wimbledon feature eight-time champion Roger Federer and five-time winner Novak Djokovic joined by six newcomers in the last eight. The top-ran...

 2021-07-06 20:15 

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Hurkacz faces idol Federer in 1st Grand Slam quarterfinal...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Hubert Hurkacz was 6 years old when Roger Federer won his first Wimbledon title. On Wednesday, at the age of 24, Hurkacz will try to foil Federer's latest attempt at winning a ninth. As if playing in a first Grand Slam ...

 2021-07-05 22:14 

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Not just another Manic Monday: Federer, Djokovic, Kerber win...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Excitement and adoration greeted every point claimed by Roger Federer — "aaahs" and applause for a sliced backhand return or a 94 mph sliding wide ace, an unreachable drop volley or a forehand flicked suddenly...

 2021-07-05 20:35 

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The Latest: Federer back in Wimbledon quarters at 39...

The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Roger Federer became the oldest man in the Open era to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals by beating Lorenzo Sonego in straight sets. The eight-time Wimbledon champion needed two attempts to serve out th...

 2021-07-05 18:14 

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The Latest: Play resumes with roof closed at Wimbledon...

The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 7 p.m. Play on Wimbledon's Centre Court has restarted with the roof closed after a rain delay of about 20 minutes. Lorenzo Sonego double-faulted on the first point when play resumed to hand Roger Federer a br...

 2021-07-03 20:14 

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Roger Federer finds his rhythm, reaches Week 2 at Wimbledon...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer knows, naturally, that this Wimbledon marks his last Grand Slam tournament before turning 40. He knows, too, that he hadn't played a third-round match at a major in nearly 1 1/2 years. And, truthfully, he ...

 2021-07-03 18:14 

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The Latest: Federer beats Norrie in 4 sets at Wimbledon...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 6 p.m. Roger Federer is into the fourth round of Wimbledon for a record-extending 18th time. The 39-year-old Federer beat Cameron Norrie 6-4, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 on Centre Court. The eig...

 2021-07-03 12:14 

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The Latest: Federer faces Britain's Norrie at Wimbledon...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 11 a.m. For once, Roger Federer may not be the unanimous fan favorite when he plays on Centre Court. The eight-time Wimbledon champion faces Queen's Club runner-up Cameron Norr...

 2021-07-01 14:14 

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Djokovic, Federer, Osaka, Barty on Tokyo Olympic entry lists...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serbia's Novak Djokovic, Switzerland's Roger Federer, Japan's Naomi Osaka and Australia's Ash Barty are on the entry lists for the Tokyo Olympics that were announced Thursday by the International Tennis Fede...

 2021-06-30 20:16 

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Federer faces familiar French foil Gasquet at Wimbledon...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY Roger Federer lost to Frenchman Richard Gasquet the first time they played each other in 2005, but is 18-1 against his familiar foil since, including victories in their past 10 meetings. They square of...

 2021-06-30 06:16 

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Centre Court's been slippery when wet, even with roof closed...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic landed on his backside twice early in the first match played on Centre Court at Wimbledon this week. He was no worse for the wear. Roger Federer's opponent on Day 2, Adrian Mannarino, lost his footing in ...

 2021-06-29 10:13 

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The Latest: Federer, Barty, Serena highlight Wimbledon Day 2...

The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 11 a.m. Roger Federer and Serena Williams return to Centre Court to highlight Day 2 at Wimbledon. Top-ranked Ashleigh Barty also gets her campaign started by facing Carla Suarez Navarro. The sky is gray with rain...

 2021-06-26 14:13 

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Federer unsure about Olympics; will reassess after Wimbledon...

Roger Federer is still not sure whether he will compete at the Tokyo Olympics, saying Saturday that he and his team plan to "reassess the situation after Wimbledon." Speaking to reporters in a video conference from the All England Club before the ...

 2021-06-25 12:13 

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Djokovic, Federer could meet in Wimbledon final; Halep out...

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer were placed on opposite sides of the Wimbledon bracket in Friday's draw, meaning they only could meet in the final — which would be a rematch of their epic 2019 title showdown. The top-seeded Djokovic will have a...

 2021-06-24 16:14 

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WIMBLEDON 2021: Grand Slam tennis returns to England's grass...

Roger Federer recalls feeling "just shocked, more than anything." Chris Evert found the news "devastating.4; The tennis world was shaken when the All England Club announced on April 1, 2020, that Wimbledon would be canceled because of the c...

 2021-06-16 16:18 

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Federer fails to make Halle Open quarterfinals for 1st time...

HALLE, Germany (AP) — Roger Federer failed to reach the Halle Open quarterfinals for the first time Wednesday when Flix Auger-Aliassime rallied from a set down to stun the former champion 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the second round. The 20-year-old Auger-Alia...

 2021-06-14 17:17 

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Analysis: Give Djokovic his due as he paves his 'own path'...

The question put to Novak Djokovic after he won the French Open for his 19th Grand Slam title, moving within one of rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for the men's record, was whether he ever was resigned to not being able to catch them. The conte...

 2021-06-06 18:15 

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Serena Williams loses at French Open; Federer withdraws...

PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams turns 40 in September. Roger Federer hits that milestone the month before. No one knows how many more French Open appearances each will make, and this year's tournament ended for both on Sunday. Williams fell way beh...

 2021-06-06 16:14 

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Adieu, Roger: Federer pulls out of French Open after Round 3...

Roger Federer always viewed this French Open as a step in his comeback from a pair of knee operations, rather than somewhere he seriously could pursue a title. So after a grueling third-round victory, and with Wimbledon just weeks away, Federer decided so...

 2021-06-06 15:16 

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Roger Federer pulls out of French Open before 4th round...

Roger Federer pulled out of the French Open on Sunday, less than 12 hours after he pulled out a difficult and lengthy third-round victory. The tournament announced the 20-time Grand Slam champion's withdrawal. Federer said in a statement that it is im...

 2021-06-06 02:15 

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Federer needs 4 tight sets to reach French Open's 4th round...

PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer was honest with himself, and everyone else, before the French Open, saying he knew he didn't have any chance of winning the title. He arrived in Paris, after all, having played just three matches over the preceding yea...

 2021-06-06 00:16 

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Federer struggles past Koepfer to reach French Open last 16...

PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer was honest with himself, and everyone else, before the French Open, saying he knew he didn't have any chance of winning the title. He arrived in Paris, after all, having played just three matches over the preceding yea...

 2021-06-05 10:14 

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The Latest: Nadal, Djokovic & Federer favored to reach Rd 4...

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 11:30 a.m. Defending champion Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are heavy favorites against unseeded players as they try to advance to the second week at the French Open....

 2021-06-04 19:16 

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French Open Lookahead: Big 3 heavy favorites v unseeded foes...

A quick look at the French Open: LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will be heavy favorites against unseeded players Saturday as they try to advance to the second week at the French Open. Nadal will face No. 45-ranked Cam...

 2021-06-03 18:13 

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Slowing down? Federer says no as he advances at French Open...

Roger Federer disliked the implication he's slowing down. When the 39-year-old Federer drew a time violation Thursday at the French Open for not playing fast enough, he protested to the chair umpire and to his opponent, Marin Cilic. The warning in the...

 2021-06-03 17:18 

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The Latest: Federer argues and wins at French Open...

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 6:55 p.m. Roger Federer improved to 10-1 against Marin Cilic to reach the third round at Roland Garros. After arguing with the chair umpire in the second set, Federer quickly recovere...

 2021-05-31 17:16 

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Le grand retour: Federer wins return to Paris, Slam action...

PARIS (AP) — They feted Roger Federer with as loud as applause gets from a crowd capped at 1,000 people in Court Philippe Chatrier — when he walked out with a wave, when he hit one of his 48 winners, even when he attempted a back-to-the-net &#...

 2021-05-31 10:13 

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The Latest: Serena, Federer roll back years at French Open...

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): —- 11:00 a.m. Evergreen 39-year-olds Serena Williams and Roger Federer will be attempting to roll back the years on Day 2 of the French Open, where first-round play is underway on t...

 2021-05-28 17:13 

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FRENCH OPEN 2021: Is it time for the changing of the guard?...

Forgive Novak Djokovic if he's just a little bit tired of hearing about, and being asked to address, how much longer he, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer can stay at the top of tennis. Or, put another way, whether a younger generation of men finally is ...

 2021-05-27 19:17 

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Djokovic, Nadal, Federer grouped in same half at French Open...

Well, here's a new one for the Big Three of men's tennis: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer ended up in the same half of the French Open field. Thursday's draw in Paris marks the first time in their long and distinguished careers ...

 2021-05-27 16:17 

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Djokovic, Nadal, Federer in same half of French Open field...

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer all ended up in the same half of the French Open men's field in the draw Thursday, meaning no more than one of them can reach the final. The Big Three top the leaderboard for Grand Slam men's singles ...

 2021-05-26 20:18 

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FRENCH OPEN 2021: Federer, Serena at last Paris Slam of 30s...

Roger Federer himself put it quite simply recently: "How can I think of winning the French Open?" After all, the 20-time major champion will be entered in his first Grand Slam tournament in more than 15 months when play begins on the red clay of R...

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