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TAG: Roger Federer

Nov/21

17

Should Federer quit singles and focus on doubles?

Roger Federer is not sounding very optimistic about the future of his singles career in 2022, pulling himself out of the Australian Open and casting doubt on playing Wimbledon. There was no mention in his statement about playing Roland Garros or US Open. Federer emphasized that it would not be heartbreaking if he could not […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/21

21

Given Time And Care, Laver Cup Can Serve Up Superb Tennis

You’ve probably heard the marketing spiel before: The Laver Cup can be to tennis what the Ryder Cup is to golf.  But in truth, the tournament has a long way to go before it can reach the heights of the biannual golf event. Coincidentally, both the 43rd Ryder Cup and the 4th Laver Cup were […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/21

19

Did Federer Loss Ruin Sandgren’s Career?

Tennys Sandgren held seven match points on Roger Federer to advance to the semifinals of the 2020 Australian Open. The American failed to convert those match points and lost to Federer 63 26 26 76 (8) 63. Sandgren was on a roll in 2020 and on the cusp of becoming an elite ATP player but […] Continue to read full article...

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Though I’m not physically present at the US Open this year I can feel a different energy this year at the US Open. Without the presences of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams at the final Grand Slam of 2021, there is now a stronger sense of transition in professional tennis, and several young […] Continue to read full article...

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With the Olympics now behind us until 2024, tennis reverts back to its usual cycle of ATP events and with the last of this year’s Grand Slam’s taking place next month, now is not the time for anyone to suffer an injury. Because an ailment at this stage of preparations, will at best derail plans […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

20

Tursunov Took Shots at Roger in Facing Federer book

Former ATP champion Dmitri Tursunov is an interesting, free spirited character, bold enough to take some veiled shots at the God of Tennis Roger Federer and even his swooning fan base. In the book “Facing Federer: Symposium of a Champion”, the seven time ATP singles champion Tursunov took repeated shots at Federer’s aura and mystique, […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

7

How Rolex And Wimbledon Struck A Deal

If there is any brand that immediately comes to mind with The Championships of Wimbledon it’s Rolex. Rolex clocks on center court scoreboards are the only visible sponsor brand at the AELTC. So how did Rolex and Wimbledon work out their deal and come to an agreement which has been mutually beneficial for decades? Keep […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

5

Federer: “I don’t think I’m playing because he’s doing well…”

Roger Federer was asked two days ago if one of the main, motivating reasons he’s still playing at near 40 is to try to protect his 20 Grand Slam singles majors record from being overtaken by Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Federer did not give his questioner a certain answer but did give strong praise […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

2

Which Tennis Player Has The Most Instagram Followers?

You may be surprised by these instagram stats about which tennis players boast the most followers… Anna Kournikova 1.7 million Venus Williams 1.3 m Gael Monfils 739 k Coco Gauff 694 k Juan Martin Del Potro 1.8 m Andy Murray 1.7 m Nick Kyrgios 1.6 m Simona Halep 1.6 m Maria Sharapova 4.1 m Sania […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/21

27

Is this the moment of truth for Federer?

This Wimbledon could be the moment of truth for Federer. Everything is at stake. He is unsure about his summer schedule because it all rides on his result at AELTC. “If I play really good or really bad, it will (impact my summer schedule, Toronto, Cincy, US Open, Olympics)…” Federer then insisted the mental mistakes […] Continue to read full article...

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