TAG: Roger Federer

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By Scoop Malinowski
Sometimes even the greatest player of all time, Roger Federer, is short on hitting partners and has to settle for a teenager. Enter Zane Khan, a top American junior who reached the Orange Bowl and Kalamazoo 16s finals. Khan, 17, explained how he got the chance to hit with Federer. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

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Federer vs Isner Miami Open Final

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John Isner won their last meeting four years ago, saving a match point in Paris, but Roger Federer leads the overall head to head 5-2. Isner enters the court first, but Andrew Krasny gives his introduction of Roger Federer just a little more animation and elongation...Rogerrrrrrrrr Federerrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!! Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

31

Miami Open Final Federer Hit With Zane Khan

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Roger Federer opted to take a morning hit before his final today with John Isner against 17 year old American Zane Khan. Federer focused on baseline hitting, serving and returns, instructing Khan to serve to his backhand, forehand and body serves. Khan was positioned about four feet inside the baseline. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

29

Federer Adores Shapovalov and Felix

By Scoop Malinowski This week's astounding emergence of the Canadian teenager double threats Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov has not only dazzled the tennis world, but also the King himself Roger Federer. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

28

Dan’s Press Conference Question To Roger Federer

Dan has asked Roger Federer many questions over the years at pro tennis press conferences, provoking responses that have run the gamut to warm to cool, but his question after the Medvedev match at Miami Open was one of the best responses he's ever collected. Q. You used that chip forehand slice approach a number of times today, and the backhand seemed to have a tough time. These guys who are 6'4", 6'5" and taller, do you find you personally are using those chip and slice shots more to give them trouble? Continue to read full article...

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Jan/19

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Federer on Retirement Scoop

Serious Federer enthusiast Fiona (@Federering on Twitter) is in Perth for Hopman Cup and obtained a scoop of sorts about the inevitable topic of his eventual retirement from tennis. Fiona: “Roger, you have to never retire please.” Continue to read full article...

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Dec/18

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In the Federer Zone

 
By Scoop Malinowski
It rarely happens but occasionally it does happen that a tennis player can have a near perfect day on the court where they far exceed their own and their opponents expectations. Today I had that day. It happened at the Longboat Key Club Resort against one of the toughest competitors in the area, a six-foot seven Czech who has big weapons and can grind out long points. Continue to read full article...

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Nov/18

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Uncle Toni Sticks A Fork In Federer

  Toni Nadal, the mind behind the blueprint to slay Roger Federer as executed to perfection by his nephew Rafa, believes the 37-year-old Swiss maestro's age combined with exhausting best-of-five set Grand Slam format makes it virtually impossible for Federer to win another major title trophy. Writing for a Spanish publication called El Pais, Uncle Toni says Federer's days of winning majors could be over although he admitted that Federer has "repeatedly surprised me." Continue to read full article...

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Nov/18

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Benneteau Alleges Federer Possible Corruption

Former top 25 Julien Benneteau has alleged in a French radio interview that Roger Federer has special privileges, uses his influence to gain advantages and even outright corruption. "Roger is a legend of the game, an icon, only he can bring 15,000 people to Bercy, nothing to say," said the just retired Frenchman. "Now, when he sets up the Laver Cup, there are a number of conflicts of interest that become disturbing. Continue to read full article...

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Sep/18

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Does Federer Subconsciously Duck Rafa and Djokovic?

By Scoop Malinowski Ducking happens in one on one sports, it happens in pro boxing and it happens in tennis, perhaps even at the highest level. After Federer lost to John Millman this week, I made a comment on a Facebook post about the match suggesting that maybe Federer subconsciously tanked to Millman to avoid having to face Djokovic in the next round. Continue to read full article...

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