Roger Federer

Shaping The Future: Introducing ‘THE ROGER’

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Tennis may be in the midst of global lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. However, it hasn’t kept Roger Federer from being creative or finding inspiration in things off of the court. […]

Federer To Miss Rest Of 2020 Season

STARNBERG, June 10, 2020 Twenty-time Grand Slam singles champion Roger Federer announced on Wednesday that he will miss the remainder of the 2020 season after undergoing further surgery on his right knee. The 38-year-old Swiss has not played any tournament […]

Roger Federer: Highest Paid Athlete In The World

STARNBERG, May 30, 2020 Roger Federer has become the world’s highest-paid athlete for 2020. The Swiss superstar is the first tennis player to top the annual Forbes list released on Friday, overtaking footballer Lionel Messi. Twenty-time Grand Slam singles champion Federer […]

Federer: It Would Be ‘Very Difficult’ To Play In Empty Stadiums

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) In an interview published by Brazilian sports website GloboEsporte.com in Rio de Janeiro on Friday (and translated from Portuguese), Roger Federer said it would be “very difficult” for him to play big tournaments […]

When Rafa Meets Roger … And Friends, Too

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) When Rafael Nadal speaks, like he did when he hosted an Instagram Live chat Monday evening from his home in Mallorca, people watch and listen. During its peak, more than 50,000 tuned in […]

L’Equipe Names Its Most Influential Tennis Figures

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Thursday, French sports daily L’Equipe published its list of the 20 most influential tennis figures. Toping the list was none other than Roger Federer followed at number two by Serena Williams. The […]

Wimbledon: ‘We Cheer For A Different Kind Of Champion’

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Eight-time Wimbledon gentlemen’s singles champion Roger Federer addressed tennis fans worldwide in a video posted on the All England Club’s website and through its social media channels Thursday afternoon. “Play is suspended, but […]

Tennis 101 With Roger Federer

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) “Here’s a helpful solo drill,” Roger Federer took to social media on Tuesday, in another installment of what has become his #tennisathome video series. “Let’s see what you got!” For 59 seconds – and […]