Posts Tagged "Roger Federer"

The year end Nitto ATP finals is a much-awaited elite tennis event played by the top eight ranked players of the preceding 12 months.

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The draw for the Paris Masters has been released, and with world number two Roger Federer opting out after winning his eighth Basel tournament, here is the preview of the prestigious event.

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Australian tennis legend Ken Rosewall was just two months shy of his 40th birthday when he reached the last of his Slam finals – the 1974 US Open – by far the oldest in the sport’s history.

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Roger Federer brushed aside world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday and register his fourth victory of the year over his Spanish rival.

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With Roger Federer’s win over Rafael Nadal at Shanghai, next on the ATP tour is Basel and immediately after that the Paris Rolex Masters and the year ending Nitto ATP Finals.

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Rafael Nadal’s win in the China Open continues an amazing year for the Spanish champion, and an unforgettable year for tennis.

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Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray – these players are popularly known as the Big 4 of tennis, having won 19, 16, 12 and 3 Glad Slams respectively.

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US Open Champion and World Number 1 Rafa Nadal with 9465 points has a comfortable lead over second ranked Roger Federer, who has 7505 points.

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The inaugural Laver Cup, between teams Europe and World, was played from September 22-24 in Prague. The teams were captained by legends Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe.

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Nick Kyrgios had one match point but it was Roger Federer who ultimately prevailed 4-6 7-6 (8-6) 11-9 to clinch the inaugural Laver Cup for Europe.

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Juan Martin del Potro made sure there will be no US Open match-up between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal this year with the Brazilian winning their quarter-final in four sets.

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In what could be one of the most entertaining matches of this year’s US Open, two former champions go head-to-head as Roger Federer faces Argentinian Juan Martin Del Potro. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from around 10:30am (AEST).

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While there will be an American represented in this year’s US Open women’s final, any hope of a first local men’s champion since Andy Roddick in 2003 will have to wait at least another twelve months following a dramatic Day 9 at Flushing Meadows.

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As we enter the second week of the US Open, let’s take a look back at what has shaped this year’s tournament and preview the second week of the final major of the year.

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Roger Federer will be looking to insert some dominance into his US Open campaign, but it will be easier said than done with Philipp Kohlschreiber his opponent in the fourth round. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 9am (AEST).

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Roger Federer continues his pursuit of a 20th grand slam title, but will need a form reversal at the US Open when he takes on inconsistent 31st seed Feliciano Lopez. Join The Roar for live scores from 9am (AEST).

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For the second consecutive match, Roger Federer has been forced to dig deep to keep alive his chances of a sixth US Open title and unprecedented 20th major title overall.

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Roger Federer narrowly escaped out of the first round at the US Open and will now look to put some questions to bed when he faces another veteran in Mikhail Youzhny. Join The Roar for live scores from around 4:30am (AEST).

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It should be all one-way traffic in the first round at the US Open when Roger Federer starts his pursuit of a 20th grand slam title against American Frances Tiafoe. Join The Roar for live scores from around 10:30am (AEST).

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Both the men’s and women’s draws for the 2017 US Open have been released, and there will be a truckload of interesting matches to look forward to over the next fortnight.

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