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August, 2018

  • 29 August

    Federer, Sharapova Stroll Into US Open Second Round

    Roger Federer and Russia’s tennis star, Maria Sharapova, qualified into the second round of the ongoing US Open on Wednesday, after winning their respective first round matches. Federer recorded a 6-2 6-2 6-4 straight win over Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka. The 37-year-old made light work of his opponent in one hour …

  • 20 August

    Djokovic Defeats Federer To Win Cincinnati Open

    Novak Djokovic ended a career-long jinx as he completed a matched set of Masters 1000 titles Sunday with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Roger Federer in the Cincinnati Open final. The former world number one became the first man to win all nine of the ATP’s elite Masters 1000 events …

  • 19 August

    Djokovic To Meet Federer In Cincinnati Final

    Novak Djokovic overcame a battling Marin Cilic 6-4 3-6 6-3 to reach his sixth Cincinnati Masters final on Saturday while Roger Federer enjoyed a less-tasking route to the title match. Federer’s  semi-final opponent David Goffin retired with a shoulder injury. Federer won the first set after a tie break 7-6(7-3). …

July, 2018

  • 16 July

    Nadal Retains Top Spot In Male Tennis Rankings

    Spain’s Rafael Nadal retained his spot as the world’s top-ranked Tennis player in the official rankings released by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Roger Federer retained the second position in spite of his quarter-final exit at Wimbledon, but the gap between the Swiss player and Nadal has extended by …

  • 11 July

    Wimbledon: South Africa’s Anderson Eliminates Federer

    South Africa’s Kevin Anderson has knocked out defending champion Roger Federer from Wimbledon. Having saved Federer’s only break point of a 90-minute fifth set at 3-4, Anderson took his first chance at 11-11 and then served out for victory. The 2017 U.S. Open runner-up triumphed in 4 hours and 14 minutes. Anderson …

  • 5 July

    Wimbledon Open: Marin Cilic Suffers Shock Exit

    Third seed, Marin Cilic suffered on Thursday suffered a second round shock defeat to Argentina’s Guido Pella at the 2018 Wimbledon Open in London. Cilic, who has been regarded as the biggest threat to Roger Federer in the top half of the draw, was dumped out in five sets 3-6 1-6 …

  • 2 July

    Federer Ditches Nike for $300m Uniqlo Deal

    Tennis superstar, Roger Federer, has left Nike for Japanese apparel brand, Uniqlo, in a deal reportedly valued at $300 million. Federer’s contract with the American sports manufacturer expired in March and both parties were reported to be in negotiations for a new deal. However, the Swiss tennis player left his …

June, 2018

  • 17 June

    Federer Wins Mercedes Cup In Stuttgart

    World number one, Roger Federer, on Sunday beat Milos Raonic to win the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Germany. The event was Federer’s first in two and a half months. The Swiss maestro had not played since the Miami Open in March, after choosing to miss the clay-court season. He secured …

May, 2018

  • 12 May

    Federer Becomes World Number One

    Roger Federer has become the world number one after Rafael Nadal suffered a shock 7-5 6-3 defeat by Austrian Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Open quarter-finals on Friday. Thiem, who lost to Nadal in the Monte Carlo quarter-finals last month, was the last player to beat the Spaniard on clay …

March, 2018

  • 25 March

    Federer Loses World No. 1 Spot After Crashing In Miami

    Roger Federer’s latest reign atop the world rankings has ended after the Swiss great’s shock loss to Australian qualifier Thanasi Kokkinakis in the second round of the Miami Masters on Saturday. The 36-year-old Federer wasted no time in announcing he’ll skip the clay-court season, including the French Open, just as …

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