Federer to play French, prep at Geneva tourney

PARIS — Roger Federer announced Sunday he will play at the French Open, and the Swiss star is preparing for it on home clay at a tournament in Geneva next month. The 20-time Grand Slam champion revealed his plans on his official Twitter page. “Happy to let you know that I will play Geneva and … Read more Federer to play French, prep at Geneva tourney

French Open to be postponed by a week: Tournament source | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: The 2021 French Open tennis tournament will be delayed by one week, a source close to the organisers said on Wednesday. The clay-court Grand Slam event was set to begin on May 23, but will now get underway on May 30 in the hope of more fans being able to attend at Roland Garros. … Read more French Open to be postponed by a week: Tournament source | Tennis News – Times of India

Roger Federer's Birthday May Soon be Switzerland National Day

Roger Federer (Photo Credit: Federer Twitter) Switzerland ponders upon shifting its National Day by a week to match with Roger Federer’s birthday. IANS Lausanne (Switzerland) Last Updated:April 02, 2021, 14:17 IST FOLLOW US ON: Roger Federer is a legend for the world, but for the people of his country, the tennis ace’s status is even higher … Read more Roger Federer's Birthday May Soon be Switzerland National Day

Andy Murray pulls out of Miami Open with groin injury | Tennis News – Times of India

Former champion Andy Murray has pulled out of the Miami Open due to a groin injury, the ATP Tour confirmed on Tuesday. Murray is ranked 119th in the world after long injury lay-offs due to hip surgery but the former world number one had received a wild card for the Masters 1000 tournament after winning … Read more Andy Murray pulls out of Miami Open with groin injury | Tennis News – Times of India

Medvedev rises to No. 2 to break through Big 4

LONDON — Daniil Medvedev rose to a career-best No. 2 in the ATP rankings on Monday, making him the first man other than Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer or Andy Murray to hold either of the top two spots in 15½ years. Lleyton Hewitt was the last man outside of that quartet to sit … Read more Medvedev rises to No. 2 to break through Big 4

Federer falls in three sets to Basilashvili in Qatar

DOHA, Qatar — Roger Federer failed to convert a match point before losing 3-6, 6-1, 7-5 to Nikoloz Basilashvili in the Qatar Open quarterfinals on Thursday, his second match back on tour after a 13-month injury layoff. Basilashvili saved a match point at 5-4 in the deciding set and then broke Federer’s serve in the … Read more Federer falls in three sets to Basilashvili in Qatar

Federer posts win at Qatar Open after year layoff

DOHA, Qatar — After more than a year out, Roger Federer started his 24th season on tour with a win. It was far from easy for the former No. 1, though, as he was pushed hard by Dan Evans at the Qatar Open before winning the second-round match 7-6 (8), 3-6, 7-5 on Wednesday. It … Read more Federer posts win at Qatar Open after year layoff

Federer’s comeback to start vs. victorious Evans

DOHA, Qatar — Roger Federer will face Britain’s Daniel Evans in the second round of the Qatar Open on Wednesday as the Swiss great makes his comeback after a 13-month break. Federer, who has had two operations on his right knee since playing at the Australian Open last year, is a three-time champion at the … Read more Federer’s comeback to start vs. victorious Evans

Djokovic passes Federer for most weeks as No. 1

Novak Djokovic has broken Roger Federer‘s record for most weeks as the ATP world No. 1, holding the top spot for the 311th week in Monday’s rankings. Djokovic’s record-breaking ranking was guaranteed last month when he won the Australian Open for the ninth time in his career. Djokovic, 33, has held the ATP’s top ranking … Read more Djokovic passes Federer for most weeks as No. 1

After eclipsing Roger Federer’s world number one record, Novak Djokovic eyes Grand Slam history | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: Novak Djokovic will on Monday set a new landmark of 311 weeks as world number one, surpassing Roger Federer whose hold on a record-equalling 20 Grand Slam titles is now firmly in the Serb’s sights. The 33-year-old Djokovic, already the winner of 18 majors, has time on his side with Federer turning 40 in … Read more After eclipsing Roger Federer’s world number one record, Novak Djokovic eyes Grand Slam history | Tennis News – Times of India