Jun 06, 2021 08:33 PM IST
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.
- May 23, 2021 10:23 AM IST
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.
- Apr 29, 2021 09:52 AM IST
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.
- Feb 21, 2021 06:55 PM IST
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.
- Feb 21, 2021 04:26 PM IST
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.
- Nov 06, 2020 08:46 AM IST
Only three players have racked up more than 1,000 match wins so far. Check out who they are.
- Oct 11, 2020 09:38 PM IST
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.
- Sep 07, 2020 02:04 PM IST
The world No. 1 blew a title that was his for the taking, just like Federer did at Wimbledon 2019
- May 29, 2020 10:57 PM IST
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.
- Aug 08, 2019 07:54 AM IST
Check out how much these companies pay the Swiss tennis star annually to endorse their brands.
- Jan 19, 2019 04:00 PM IST
After a long hard cricket series Down Under in which Kohli remained undefeated, the Indian skipper was spotted at the Melbourne Arena
- Jul 02, 2018 09:05 PM IST
In 2003 and 2013, the reigning Wimbledon Champion was gifted cows whom he named Juliette and Desiree respectively
- Mar 16, 2017 11:45 AM IST
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.
- Jan 19, 2016 01:12 PM IST
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.
- Dec 14, 2015 10:16 PM IST
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.
- Dec 13, 2015 10:25 AM IST
Nadal-led defending champions Indian Aces maintained their stranglehold on the championship with a comfortable 30Â–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.
- Sep 14, 2015 09:22 AM IST
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.
- Jul 12, 2015 10:26 PM IST
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.
- Jul 10, 2015 10:16 PM IST
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.
- Jun 11, 2015 11:22 AM IST
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.
- Jun 08, 2015 08:15 AM IST
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.
- Mar 16, 2015 08:31 AM IST
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.
- Jan 27, 2015 11:33 AM IST
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.
- Sep 05, 2014 01:10 PM IST
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.
- Jan 27, 2014 10:19 AM IST
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.