Tears flow as emotions rule at Roger Federer’s farewell | Tennis News

Tears flowed unabashedly at London’s O2 Arena on Friday night. Roger Federer stressed, between sobs, that his were happy tears – at first to the 17,500 spectators and then to his family, teenage daughters, Charlene Riva and Myla Rose. Beside him, on their court-side seat, was his great rival Rafael Nadalhe was dolorous. The Swiss […]

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Roger Federer Pairs Up With Rafael Nadal, Square Off Against Novak Djokovic-Andy Murray Ahead of Laver Cup. Watch

Andy Murray (from left), Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal after a training session.© AFP The 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer will step on the tennis court for the final time as a professional player on Friday, teaming up with long-time rival Rafael Nadal for Team Europe in the Laver Cup. Apart from […]

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Novak Djokovic has no regrets about missing Grand Slams due to unvaccinated status | Tennis News

LONDON: Novak Djokovic missed two of this year’s four Grand Slams due to not being vaccinated against the novel coronavirus but the Serbian said he has no regrets about his decision. Djokovic won the Australian OpenFrench Open and Wimbledon titles in 2021 but was unable to defend his Melbourne Park crown this year after being […]

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Roger Federer one of the greatest athletes of any sport: Novak Djokovic | Tennis News

LONDON: Novak Djokovic hailed the retiring Roger Federer as one of the greatest athletes of all time and said he would leave a lasting legacy for the world of tennis. The 41-year-old Swiss great will play competitively for the last time at this week’s Making Cupturning out for Team Europe alongside Rafael NadalAndy Murray and […]

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Roger Federer says he wants to stay linked to tennis | Tennis News

GENEVA: Swiss tennis legend Roger Federerwho last week announced his imminent retirement wants to remain connected to “the sport that has given me everything,” he said in an interview published Tuesday. Federer, a winner of 20 Grand Slam titles and one of the best players of all time, sparked a global outpouring of emotional reactions […]

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“Hard To See This Day”: Novak Djokovic’s Message To Federer On His Retirement

Novak Djokovic shared a series of photos with Roger Federer.© Instagram Over 24 hours after Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer announced his retirement, his long-time rival Novak Djokovic paid tribute to the man who was the first to win 20 Grand Slam titles. “Roger it’s hard to see this day and put into words all […]

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Novak Djokovic hails ‘incredible moments and battles’ with Roger Federer | Tennis News

PARIS: Novak Djokovic paid tribute to his long-time rival Roger Federer on Friday, hailing the “incredible moments and battles” the pair shared on court. Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, announced on Thursday that he would retire after next week’s Making Cup. “Roger, it’s hard to see this day and put into words all that […]

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Factbox: Roger Federer’s records and milestones | Tennis News

Following is a list of records and milestones achieved by Roger Federer after the Swiss great said he would retire from tennis following this month’s Making Cup: * Won 20 Grand Slam titles, only behind Rafael Nadal (22) and Novak Djokovic (21). * Claimed 103 titles, second only to Jimmy Connors’ Open Era record of […]

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Roger Federer, from enfant terrible to saintly global icon | Tennis News

PARIS: From racquet-smashing enfant terrible with a bad attitude and ill-advised ponytail to universally respected role model and modern icon, Roger Federer has attained almost saintly status. More than 19 years after winning his first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon in 2003, which set him on the road to being acclaimed the greatest player of […]

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