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  • Roger Federer withdraws from French Open with Wimbledon in mind Jun 06, 2021 08:33 PM IST

    Roger Federer withdraws from French Open with Wimbledon in mind

    Federer, who has hardly played in the last 17 months because of a knee injury, suffered physically in his four-set, late-night victory over German Dominik Koepfer on Saturday.

  • Roger Federer on his new gig: Swiss tourism spokesperson May 23, 2021 10:23 AM IST

    Roger Federer on his new gig: Swiss tourism spokesperson

    In his new role, the tennis champion and avowed chocolate lover Roger Federer shares favorite places to hike, play tennis and eat in his home country — Switzerland.

  • Roger Federer collection: Christie's auction house in London to sell these memorabilia Apr 29, 2021 09:52 AM IST

    Roger Federer collection: Christie's auction house in London to sell these memorabilia

    The Roger Federer collection: Sneakers from the 'The Championships, Wimbledon, 2007' lot included in 'The Roger Federer Collection', due to be sold at auction, at Christie's auction house in London, Britain.

  • Novak Djokovic wins 18th Grand Slam, two away from Roger Federer and Rafale Nadal's record Feb 21, 2021 06:55 PM IST

    Novak Djokovic wins 18th Grand Slam, two away from Roger Federer and Rafale Nadal's record

    Peerless world number one Novak Djokovic demolished Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to win his ninth Australian Open title and extend his record-breaking reign at Melbourne Park on February 21. Djokovic overpowered the fourth seed 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 in front of 7,400 fans on Rod Laver Arena to end the Russian's unbeaten run at 20 matches. In winning a third straight Australian Open for the second time, the Serb claimed his 18th Grand Slam title to move within two of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who have 20 each, while denying Medvedev his first.

  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic beats Russia's Daniil Medvedev for 9th Australian Open, 18th Slam Feb 21, 2021 04:26 PM IST

    Serbia's Novak Djokovic beats Russia's Daniil Medvedev for 9th Australian Open, 18th Slam

    Novak Djokovic has won six of the last 10 major tournaments and is assured of remaining at No. 1 in the rankings at least through March 8. That will give him 311 weeks in the top spot, breaking a mark held by Roger Federer.

  • Male tennis players with most wins: This legend beats Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer Nov 06, 2020 08:46 AM IST

    Male tennis players with most wins: This legend beats Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer

    Only three players have racked up more than 1,000 match wins so far. Check out who they are.

  • French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to clinch title, equals Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slams Oct 11, 2020 09:38 PM IST

    French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to clinch title, equals Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slams

    This was the third time Nadal beat Djokovic at Roland Garros in Paris to secure the title. Nadal, 34, claimed his 100th match win at Roland Garros against just two defeats since his 2005 debut.

  • Djokovic has a Federer moment at the US Open Sep 07, 2020 02:04 PM IST

    Djokovic has a Federer moment at the US Open

    The world No. 1 blew a title that was his for the taking, just like Federer did at Wimbledon 2019

  • Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes May 29, 2020 10:57 PM IST

    Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes

    The Swiss tennis great, owner of a men's record 20 Grand Slam singles titles, earned $106.3 million in the last 12 months, including $100 million via endorsements, to move up four places and become the first player from his sport to top the list.

  • Happy birthday Roger Federer: At $86 million a year, Swiss maestro still an ace with the brands Aug 08, 2019 07:54 AM IST

    Happy birthday Roger Federer: At $86 million a year, Swiss maestro still an ace with the brands

    Check out how much these companies pay the Swiss tennis star annually to endorse their brands.

  • King Kohli meets King Federer Down Under, ends Aussie tour in style Jan 19, 2019 04:00 PM IST

    King Kohli meets King Federer Down Under, ends Aussie tour in style

    After a long hard cricket series Down Under in which Kohli remained undefeated, the Indian skipper was spotted at the Melbourne Arena

  • What was Roger Federer gifted after his 1st Wimbledon win? A cow Jul 02, 2018 09:05 PM IST

    What was Roger Federer gifted after his 1st Wimbledon win? A cow

    In 2003 and 2013, the reigning Wimbledon Champion was gifted cows whom he named Juliette and Desiree respectively

  • EXCLUSIVE: Watch out, Gillette: Unilever's hot Dollar Shave Club set for India debut Mar 16, 2017 11:45 AM IST

    EXCLUSIVE: Watch out, Gillette: Unilever's hot Dollar Shave Club set for India debut

    The Dollar Shave Club, popular online seller of affordable razors and men’s grooming products in North America, is planning to make its India debut soon. The startup, which was acquired by Unilever for a USD 1 billion last year, is scouting for a country head for its India operations.

  • Match fixing in tennis? Djokovic, Federer,Sharapova,Serena react Jan 19, 2016 01:12 PM IST

    Match fixing in tennis? Djokovic, Federer,Sharapova,Serena react

    No players were identified in the reports, which alleged 16 players had been flagged repeatedly with tennis authorities but not sanctioned on suspicion of match-fixing. Half of those are entered in the Australian Open, the reports added.

  • Watch: What Federer thinks of Indian Tennis Premier League Dec 14, 2015 10:16 PM IST

    Watch: What Federer thinks of Indian Tennis Premier League

    Watch the interview of Roger Federer with Digvijay Singh Deo of CNN-IBN, in which he spoke about Indian Tennis Premier League and his future plans.

  • Rafa gets better of Roger in marquee encounter Dec 13, 2015 10:25 AM IST

    Rafa gets better of Roger in marquee encounter

    Nadal-led defending champions Indian Aces maintained their stranglehold on the championship with a comfortable 30–19 win over Federer's UAE Royals. More than 10,000 fans turned up to watch the much-awaited contest between the two greats of the game and it was Nadal who emerged as the clear crowd favourite as well representing the local team.

  • Djokovic beats Roger Federer to win second US Open title Sep 14, 2015 09:22 AM IST

    Djokovic beats Roger Federer to win second US Open title

    The victory gave Djokovic three of the year's four grand slam titles with a loss to Stan Wawrinka in the French Open final his only blemish.

  • Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to win third Wimbledon Jul 12, 2015 10:26 PM IST

    Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to win third Wimbledon

    The Serbian world number one got over the disappointment of squandering seven set points in a gripping second set to wreck Federer's dreams of a record eighth Wimbledon trophy and 18th grand slam title.

  • Djokovic into fourth Wimbledon final Jul 10, 2015 10:16 PM IST

    Djokovic into fourth Wimbledon final

    The 28-year-old will go for his third All England Club title, and his ninth at the majors, when he faces either seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer or world number three Andy Murray in Sunday's final.

  • MS Dhoni sole Indian in Forbes list of richest athletes Jun 11, 2015 11:22 AM IST

    MS Dhoni sole Indian in Forbes list of richest athletes

    Dhoni has been ranked 23rd on the Forbes list of The World's Highest-Paid Athletes 2015, dropping a notch from his ranking of 22 last year.

  • Wawrinka dashes Djokovic dream to win French Open Jun 08, 2015 08:15 AM IST

    Wawrinka dashes Djokovic dream to win French Open

    The 30-year-old Swiss claimed a famous 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 victory to secure his second career major after the 2014 Australian Open.

  • Federer cruises, Wawrinka goes out at Indian Wells Mar 16, 2015 08:31 AM IST

    Federer cruises, Wawrinka goes out at Indian Wells

    World number two Federer launched his bid for a record fifth title at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden with a clinical 6-4 6-2 victory over Argentina's Diego Schwartzman which lasted a little over an hour.

  • Berdych hammers Nadal to make Melbourne semi-finals Jan 27, 2015 11:33 AM IST

    Berdych hammers Nadal to make Melbourne semi-finals

    Berdych, who beat the virtually unstoppable and then six-times champion Roger Federer in the Wimbledon quarter-finals in 2010, had not beaten Nadal in 17 successive matches, tied for the record as the longest losing streak to another player.

  • Federer pulls off great escape to reach semi-finals Sep 05, 2014 01:10 PM IST

    Federer pulls off great escape to reach semi-finals

    The stirring 4-6 3-6 6-4 7-5 6-2 comeback win marks the ninth time in his career Federer has rallied from two sets down to snatch victory, setting up a final-four meeting with 14th seed Marin Cilic.

  • Wawrinka leads big shake-up at top of rankings Jan 27, 2014 10:19 AM IST

    Wawrinka leads big shake-up at top of rankings

    In reaching the final after missing last year's tournament Nadal has cemented his world No. 1 ranking and will be hard to shift from the summit but below him the landscape is changing.

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