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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Australia's Alex de Minaur(REUTERS)

Federer beats De Minaur for ‘unbelievable’ 10th Basel title

Basel | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2019 08:48 AM IST
The 38-year-old had to control his emotions as he drew a loud and heartfelt standing ovation from his home public during the presentation of his 103rd career trophy.
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates match point against Daniil Medvedev(USA TODAY Sports)
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates match point against Daniil Medvedev(USA TODAY Sports)

‘Feel comfortable here’: Clay fiend Rafael Nadal finds unlikely second home at US Open

New York | By AFP
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 10:17 AM IST
Nadal’s epic victory over Daniil Medvedev secured the Spaniard his fourth US Open crown, leaving him one shy of the Open era record of five titles belonging to long-time rival Federer, Pete Sampras and Jimmy Connors.
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his third round match against France's Lucas Pouille.(REUTERS)
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his third round match against France's Lucas Pouille.(REUTERS)

Federer bags more records as he downs Pouille to reach Wimbledon last 16

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 12:25 AM IST
The Swiss became the first player - man or woman - to notch up 350 match wins at the majors.
Roger Federer from Switzerland reacts after he won his match against Pierre-Hugues Herbert.(AFP)
Roger Federer from Switzerland reacts after he won his match against Pierre-Hugues Herbert.(AFP)

Roger Federer downs Pierre-Hugues Herbert to take a step closer to 10th Halle crown

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 02:23 AM IST
Federer’s Wimbledon preparations gained momentum as the Swiss blasted past Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-3 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the Halle Open
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after winning his 100th title.(Reuters)
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after winning his 100th title.(Reuters)

Roger Federer wins his 100th career title in Dubai

Dubai | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2019 08:57 AM IST
Roger Federer is the second man to achieve the feat after America’s Jimmy Connors who ended his career with 109 titles.
Switzerland's Roger Federer kisses the trophy after his victory against Romania's Marius Copil.(AFP)
Switzerland's Roger Federer kisses the trophy after his victory against Romania's Marius Copil.(AFP)

Roger Federer beats Marius Copil to win 99th career title in Basel

Basel | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2018 11:37 PM IST
Roger Federer won his 99th career ATP Tour title on Sunday, beating qualifier Marius Copil 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the Swiss Indoors final.
Switzerland's Roger Federer returns to Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff in their men's singles third round match on the fifth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon.(AFP)
Switzerland's Roger Federer returns to Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff in their men's singles third round match on the fifth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon.(AFP)

Roger Federer, Karolina Pliskova enter Wimbledon fourth round

London | By Agencies
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2018 02:05 PM IST
Roger Federer beat Jan-Lennard Struff in straight sets, while Karolina Pliskova came back from a set down to beat Mihaela Buzarnescu to enter the fourth round of Wimbledon
Switzerland tennis player Roger Federer waves after winning against France's Benoit Paire in their Round of 16 match at the ATP tennis tournament in Halle on Thursday.(AP)
Switzerland tennis player Roger Federer waves after winning against France's Benoit Paire in their Round of 16 match at the ATP tennis tournament in Halle on Thursday.(AP)

Roger Federer edges Benoit Paire to advance in Halle

Associated Press, Halle | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 02:17 AM IST
Roger Federer extended his grass court winning streak to 18 matches, including his titles in Stuttgart last week and at Halle and Wimbledon last year.
Rafael Nadal will play Juan Martin del Potro in the French Open semifinal.(REUTERS)
Rafael Nadal will play Juan Martin del Potro in the French Open semifinal.(REUTERS)

‘I’m only human’, says Rafael Nadal ahead of 11th French Open semifinal

Agence France-Presse, Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 07:06 PM IST
Rafael Nadal was much-improved under the sunshine on Court Philippe Chatrier after finding life difficult the night before, clinching a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 victory over dogged Argentinian Diego Schwartzman on his fourth match point.
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