Roger Federer

A Strange Night, A Very Special Win For Federer

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 6, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) After Roger Federer completed his remarkable three-hour and 36-minute, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (3), 7-6 (4), 7-5 victory over Dominik Koepfer to reach the round of 16 at Roland Garros at 12:43 a.m. Sunday morning, […]

Federer: ‘Just Not Enough In My Game’

GENEVA/WASHINGTON, May 19, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 8 Roger Federer did a lot of smiling and waving toward the small, polite crowd assembled at the Parc des Eaux-Vives in Geneva for his much-anticipated first match on clay in […]

405 Days Later – Federer Returns To Action In Doha

DOHA/STARNBERG, March 10, 2021 After a 13-month lay-off, Roger Federer has returned to the international tennis circuit. The 39-year-old Swiss maestro defeated Dan Evans in Wednesday’s second-round match of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha 7-6(8), 3-6, 7-5. Federer was solid […]

Federer Confirmed For Qatar ExxonMobil Open Doha

DOHA, February 2, 2021 (QTA Press Release) The Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF) has today confirmed that Swiss sensation and 20 Grand Slam titles winner Roger Federer will headline this year’s Qatar ExxonMobil Open to be held from March 8 to […]

Just When Will Federer Return To The ATP Tour?

WASHINGTON, December 29, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Roger Federer hasn’t played a match since losing in the semifinals of the 2020 Australian Open. Now, with the news that the 20-time Grand Slam champion will miss the upcoming 2021 edition of the“Happy […]

Federer Will Not Play In 2021 Australian Open

WASHINGTON, December 28, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Count Roger Federer out of the 2021 Australian Open. The 20-time Grand Slam champion, whose streak of 21 consecutive appearances at Melbourne Park began in 2000 and has included six championships, will be […]

Federer: Doubt About His Readiness For Australian Open

WASHINGTON, December 15, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Sunday evening, twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer was feted at the Swiss Sports Awards in Zurich as Switzerland’s greatest athlete of the past 70 years. No surprise there, it was a very […]

Osaka Shares SI Sportsperson Of The Year With Activists

WASHINGTON, December 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Last September, Naomi Osaka played and acted like a person on a mission in New York. Not only did she excel on Arthur Ashe Stadium by winning her second US Open singles title, […]

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. […]