Roger Federer

Fourth Edition Of Laver Cup Begins Without Federer

WASHINGTON, September 24, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As the 2021 Laver Cup takes place this weekend at TD Garden in Boston, Mass., it will be the first time in the four editions of the annual competition between teams from Europe […]

In ‘The Master,’ Clarey Wanted To Tell Federer’s Whole Story

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The Master: The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer by New York Times tennis correspondent Christopher Clarey is a major biography of Roger Federer, the greatest men’s tennis player of the […]

Federer Will Miss US Open, Out Indefinitely

WASHINGTON, August 16, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Roger Federer will miss this month’s US Open because he needs a third operation on his right knee, which will sideline him for what he said will be “many months.” The 20-time major […]

Federer Pulls Out Of Tokyo Olympic Games

STARNBERG, July 13, 2021 Roger Federer has withdrawn from the Tokyo Olympic Games citing a setback with his knee during the grass-court season. The 20-time Grand-Slam champion underwent two knee surgeries in 2020, keeping him out of action for more […]

What’s Next For Federer After Wimbledon Loss?

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 8, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Roger Federer felt horribly exhausted after losing in the quarterfinal round of the Wimbledon Championships to Hubert Hurkacz on Centre Court Wednesday afternoon. So much so, he suggested later in press, he could […]

Djokovic Embracing History At Wimbledon

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 7, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Coming into Wednesday’s men’s quarterfinals at the Wimbledon Championships, six of the eight quarterfinalists were making their debuts at this stage. The other two, top seed Novak Djokovic and eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger […]

Federer: No Place Like Wimbledon Centre Court

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 3, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) It’s been 20 years since Roger Federer upset World No. 1 Pete Sampras in the third round at the Wimbledon Championships on Centre Court, which has become like a second home for the […]

A Touching Moment For Barty, Suárez Navarro At Wimbledon

LONDON/WASHINGTON, June 29, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Ashleigh Barty was given the honor of opening Centre Court on Day Two of the Wimbledon Championships against Spain’s Carla Suárez Navarro, something which the World No. 1 and women’s top seed called […]

Wimbledon: Age is Federer’s Ultimate Opponent

LONDON/WASHINGTON, June 29, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Let’s face it, and Roger Federer certainly has. Age is his ultimate opponent. The Swiss tennis icon has an eternal need to compete like all elite athletes do. For much of his career, […]