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After 11 years, Federer and Nadal renew Wimbledon rivalry

It has been a long wait but the most captivating modern rivalry in men's tennis returns to the scene of its most dramatic episode on Friday when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meet for a place in the Wimbledon final....

After 11 years, Federer and Nadal renew Wimbledon rivalry

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Federer, Nadal renew great rivalry in Wimbledon semifinals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be meeting at a second consecutive Grand Slam tournament when they face off in Wimbledon's semifinals       ...
15:17, 2019-07-11

Federer and Nadal renew old rivalry and serve up a contest for the ages | Jacob Steinberg Swiss justified the All England Club’s decision to make him No 2 seed as he came back from a limp second set against his old friend and rival to avenge 2008 final defeatTwo old friends played some tennis for a shade over three hours on a sunny Friday evening and everything felt right with the world....
02:00, 2019-07-13

Kyrgios and Nadal set to renew "salty" rivalry "It was the \"super salty\" blockbuster clash tennis fans around the world wanted to see and Nick Kyrgios and Rafael Nadal duly obliged on Tuesday by setting up a second-round showdown at Wimbledon."...
15:34, 2019-07-03

11 years after epic, Federer tops Nadal in Wimbledon semis Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in four sets to reach his 12th Wimbledon final; Novak Djokovic awaits in the title match        ...
23:34, 2019-07-12

Eleven Years After The Greatest Match Ever: A Federer-Nadal Wimbledon Liveblog Novak Djokovic awaits in the final. Either Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal will join him after today’s semifinal. GOATs are grazing everywhere the eye can see. Roger has mastered the grass and Wimbledon is historically his home turf, but Rafa has beaten him here before—famously, in their 2008 final, t...
18:00, 2019-07-12

Nadal sets up Federer semi-final showdown 11 years after last Wimbledon meeting "Rafael Nadal ended an 11-year wait for a fourth Wimbledon showdown with Roger Federer after brushing Sam Querrey aside in the quarter-finals on Wednesday."...
20:34, 2019-07-10

Opinion: Roger Federer universally beloved — in part — because of Rafael Nadal rivalry The Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal rivalry has, in almost every way, shaped how fans around the world have felt about men’s tennis since 2005.        ...
21:34, 2019-06-06

Federer seeded second ahead of Nadal at Wimbledon "Roger Federer has been seeded second at Wimbledon ahead of world number two Rafael Nadal as Novak Djokovic holds the top seeding going into Friday’s main draw."...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Federer-Nadal set for potential Wimbledon semi Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were set up for a potential semifinal at Wimbledon in Friday's draw, while Serena Williams was placed in what shapes up as by far the toughest quarter of the women's field....
15:17, 2019-06-28

The Federer, Nadal, Djokovic era at Wimbledon isn’t over yet as all three advance Federer and Nadal will meet in one semifinal Friday, their first encounter at Wimbledon since a memorable 2008 final that many consider the greatest tennis match in history...
07:17, 2019-07-11

| Nadal to face Federer in Wimbledon blockbuster Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal set up a Wimbledon semi-final blockbuster, 11 years after their 2008 title duel which is regarded as the greatest Grand Slam final ever played....
06:34, 2019-07-11

| Federer, Nadal braced for Wimbledon epic Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will battle for a place in the Wimbledon final, 11 years after they mesmerised Centre Court in a match regarded as the greatest ever played....
12:17, 2019-07-12

WIMBLEDON '19: Djokovic, Federer, Nadal lead the way again The AP takes a look at some of the men to watch at Wimbledon in 2019, including defending champion Novak Djokovic, 8-time winner Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal        ...
16:34, 2019-06-28

Wimbledon Glance: Federer, Nadal, Djokovic in quarterfinals A quick look at Wimbledon: The Big Three get back on court at Wimbledon for the men's quarterfinals, all facing opponents who beat them the last time they played        ...
06:34, 2019-07-10

| As Nadal looms, Federer unaware of 100th Wimbledon win Roger Federer admitted he had no idea he'd become the first man to win 100 matches at Wimbledon, a feat which set-up a semi-final against old rival Rafael Nadal....
13:00, 2019-07-11

Nadal, Federer and Djokovic look ahead to Wimbledon - video Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, look ahead to Wimbledon.The three favourites to win the men's competition this year have 14 titles between them Continue reading......
03:51, 2019-06-30

Federer, Nadal to play at Wimbledon for 1st time since 2008 All these years later, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will meet again at Wimbledon for the 40th installment of their terrific rivalry — and first at the All England Club since their memorable 2008 final....
16:34, 2019-07-11

Possible Federer-Nadal Wimbledon SF; Venus faces 15-year-old Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal set up for a potential semifinal at Wimbledon; Serena Williams in tough quarter of women's bracket        ...
16:34, 2019-06-28

Another Wimbledon Showdown for Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal The longtime rivals, who will meet in the semifinals on Friday, have played three times at the All England Club. Here’s how The Times covered those matches....
07:34, 2019-07-12

Wimbledon day nine: Murray and Williams go out as Nadal, Federer and Djokovic win – video Day nine at Wimbledon saw Serena Williams and Andy Murray knocked out of the mixed doubles tournament by No 1 seeds Bruno Soares and the Nicole Melichar. But Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic all progressed to the men's singles semi-finals, along with Spain’s lesser-known Roberto Bautis...
18:17, 2019-07-11

Vintage Federer holds off Nadal to reach Wimbledon final A vintage display by Roger Federer took him past Rafael Nadal into the Wimbledon final in an eagerly-anticipated first grasscourt duel between the great rivals for 11 years on Friday....
22:00, 2019-07-12

| Djokovic, Federer, Nadal primed to tighten Wimbledon grip Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are set to tighten their private stranglehold on Wimbledon as rivals struggle to dethrone the sport's A-list stars....
13:34, 2019-06-30

Federer Downs Nadal To Set Up Djokovic Duel For Wimbledon Title Roger Federer is the third oldest man ever to play in a Grand Slam final after 39-year-old Ken Rosewall featured in the 1974 Wimbledon and US Open finals....
01:00, 2019-07-13

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal remain on collision course at Wimbledon • Federer beats Lucas Pouille 7-5, 6-2, 7-6 (4) in third round• Nadal thrashes Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-3, 6-2It is now 11 long years since Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer (right) faced each other across the net at Wimbledon, mano a mano, in a 2008 final that was the greatest match in the Championsh...
01:00, 2019-07-07

Will Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal serve up another Wimbledon epic? Echoes of 2008 will reverberate around Wimbledon on Friday, when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal step out on Centre Court for a repeat of what many regard as the greatest tennis match of all time....
13:00, 2019-07-12

Federer downs Nadal to reach 12th Wimbledon final "Roger Federer was at his brilliant best as he downed rival Rafael Nadal 7-6(3) 1-6 6-3 6-4 to reach his 12th Wimbledon final when he will meet Novak Djokovic."...
21:00, 2019-07-12

Wimbledon courts controversy with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal seeding Eight-time champion Roger Federer was seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon, one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal, reversing their positions in the ATP rankings.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-28

Wimbledon glance: Coco, Serena, Federer, Nadal open Week 2 Looking ahead at Wimbledon: 15-year-old American Coco Gauff takes on former No. 1 Simona Halep as Week 2 gets started        ...
22:34, 2019-07-07

Wimbledon day six: Federer, Nadal, Barty and Serena Williams sail through - video Day six at Wimbledon saw some big names in action with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Serena Williams all on court. Federer and Nadal progressed into the next round with routine wins over Lucas Pouille and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga respectively. The dream team of Andy Murray and Serena Willia...
12:51, 2019-07-07

The Latest: Federer tops Nadal, reaches 12th Wimbledon final Roger Federer will play for a record-extending ninth Wimbledon title in his 12 final at the All England Club after beating Rafael Nadal 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court        ...
23:34, 2019-07-12

| Federer, Djokovic, Nadal untroubled at Wimbledon as Monday proves not so manic Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal eased into the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday as the sport's Grand Slam heavyweights continued to deliver blow after blow....
01:17, 2019-07-09

Roger Federer tops Rafael Nadal to make Wimbledon final WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — After waiting 11 years to get another shot against Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, Roger Federer was so, so close to the finish line. One match point slipped away when Federer missed a forehand return. A second came and went on a backhand return. Later, serving for a spot in a r...
04:00, 2019-07-13

Nadal Keen For Federer Wimbledon Duel, Regrets No US Open Clash Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will meet for the 40th time on Friday in the semi-finals at Wimbledon, in what will be the pair's fourth meeting at the All England Club....
05:51, 2019-07-11

Watch: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal advance to Wimbledon semifinal Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will battle for a spot in the 2019 Wimbledon men's final after winning their respective quarterfinal matchups Wednesday in London....
19:51, 2019-07-11

Wimbledon 2019: Federer, Nadal and Djokovic play in quarter-finals – live! Rolling report on men’s quarter-finals day at SW19Memory Lane: Wimbledon through the years – in picturesEmail Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 1.08pm BST And ... play! The first men’s quarter-finals are underway. 1.01pm BST Here come the players. The sun’s peaking out from behind the clouds at SW...
14:17, 2019-07-10

Federer vs. Nadal at Wimbledon brings back memories of epic 2008 final Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are set to meet at Wimbledon for the first time since their famed 2008 final, which was arguably the greatest match ever played....
09:00, 2019-07-11

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to set up Wimbledon final with Novak Djokovic Roger Federer remains on course for a ninth Wimbledon title after beating Rafael Nadal in an enthralling encounter to reach his 12th final at the All England Club....
01:51, 2019-07-13

Rafael Nadal ‘excited’ for long-overdue Wimbledon rematch with Roger Federer • No 3 seed defeats American Sam Querrey 7-5, 6-2, 6-2• Friday’s match will be first between pair at SW19 since 2008 finalEleven years since Rafael Nadal’s victory against Roger Federer at Wimbledon in what is widely accepted to be the greatest match in history, the pair will renew rivalries again a...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Roger Federer tops Rafael Nadal in first Wimbledon meeting since 2008 final Roger Federer waited 11 years to get another shot at Rafael Nadal on Centre Court. This one was a semifinal, not a final. It was settled in four sets, not five....
03:51, 2019-07-13

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in four sets to reach Wimbledon men’s final • Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4• Federer to face Novak Djokovic in final on SundayIt was too much to expect a reprise of the 2008 Wimbledon classic from adversaries with a combined age of 70 but Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played with the verve one would expect of grand ...
21:51, 2019-07-12

Wimbledon: How to watch Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal semifinal, betting odds Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will meet for the 30th time in a Wimbledon semifinal matchup Friday in London. Here is how to watch and the latest betting odds for the matchup....
03:00, 2019-07-12

Wimbledon 2019: Sharapova retires from match; Serena, Federer, Nadal advance Maria Sharapova retired from her first-round match against Pauline Parmentier with a left wrist injury, while Serena Williams, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal advanced at Wimbledon....
17:00, 2019-07-03

Wimbledon 2019: draw sets up potential Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal semi • Nadal and Federer drawn in opposite half to top seed Djokovic• Djokovic begins defence of his title against KohlschreiberRoger Federer and Rafael Nadal could meet in the semi-finals of Wimbledon after both were drawn in the same half. Nadal was unhappy about being seeded below Federer in a reversa...
13:00, 2019-06-28

Roger Federer eliminates rival Rafael Nadal in semis to reach Wimbledon final In their 40th meeting, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal added another chapter to their storybook rivalry as Federer advances to Wimbledon final.       ...
23:51, 2019-07-12

Federer vs Nadal live stream: how to watch Wimbledon 2019 semi-final online from anywhere Are we in for yet another Wimbledon classic? Having played out arguably the greatest tennis match of all time during their final clash here in 2008, its not a great stretch to predict that today's showdown between the two veterans will likely be the game of the tournament. You can watch all the...
19:17, 2019-07-12

Not just cricket: India and Pakistan prepare to renew rivalry at World Cup • ‘Electric’ atmosphere anticipated at Old Trafford on Sunday• Some 800,000 fans applied for 26,000-capacity matchIt is a match that – on the surface at least – is just one of 48 at this rain-splattered Cricket World Cup. But when India and Pakistan face off in Manchester on Sunday the sporting cont...
00:51, 2019-06-15

Home favorite Tsonga ready to renew Nishikori rivalry Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is still working his way back after a long-term injury but the home favorite has promised to leave everything on the court when he takes on Japan's Kei Nishikori in Wednesday's French Open second round....
06:51, 2019-05-29

Wimbledon order of play - Day 7: Gauff faces Halep test as Federer and Nadal target quarter-finals "Coco Gauff faces the toughtest test yet in her dream Wimbledon run as she gears up to clash with Simona Halep for a place in the quarter-finals on Manic Monday."...
19:34, 2019-07-07

Wimbledon 2019: Hugh Grant, Jude Law, Pixie Lott and Sir David Attenborough among A-listers in royal box for Federer vs Nadal clash A host of stars including Hugh Grant, Jude Law, Pixie Lott and Sir David Attenborough were out in force on day 11 of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships....
16:17, 2019-07-12

Rafael Nadal: Seed compared to Roger Federer at Wimbledon 'doesn't seem right' Rafael Nadal is ranked No. 2 in the world and Roger Federer is No. 3. But at Wimbledon, the seeding is switched.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-28

Djokovic and Federer's Sunday showdown could define how this rivalry is remembered "After witnessing the grandest of rivalries, we now look towards one far more difficult to define. Perhaps Sunday’s showdown will go some way to telling us how Roger Federer’s rivalry with Novak Djokovic will be remembered, writes Michael Hincks."...
02:51, 2019-07-13

French Open glance: Federer renews rivalry with Wawrinka A quick look at the French Open: Roger Federer has a chance to take a measure of revenge against friend and fellow Swiss player Stan Wawrinka in the French Open quarterfinals        ...
03:34, 2019-06-04

Factbox: Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal A look at the records of Switzerland's Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal before their semi-final meeting at the French Open on Friday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
05:34, 2019-06-07

Federer and Nadal blaze into fourth round After a cool first week the thermostat was turned up at Roland Garros on Friday as Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer both blazed a trail into the French Open fourth round for the 14th time....
03:00, 2019-06-01

Federer is on the slide with every reason to believe he can dethrone Nadal "Renaissance man Roger Federer is physically and mentally sharp enough to finally record a win over Rafael Nadal at the French Open, writes Desmond Kane."...
03:51, 2019-06-05

Sanguine Nadal says he is not obsessed about Federer's record Rafael Nadal took sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open title on Sunday but says matching Roger Federer's haul of 20 Grand Slams will not become an obsession....
22:51, 2019-06-09

No sweat for Nadal and Federer, Bertens pulls out Defending champion Rafael Nadal continued to chomp his way through the French Open draw on Wednesday and Roger Federer also maintained his smooth progress into the third round....
04:17, 2019-05-30

It Will Be Federer vs. Nadal in the French Open Semifinals Federer earned his spot by defeating his Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, while Nadal routed Kei Nishikori, 6-1, 6-1, 6-3....
19:17, 2019-06-04

Federer prevails over Nadal, gets Djokovic in final Roger Federer will play for a record ninth Wimbledon title after beating rival Rafael Nadal in a four-set thriller. He will face No. 1 seed -- and four-time champ -- Novak Djokovic in the final....
20:51, 2019-07-12

| Nadal, Federer on French Open collision course Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were placed in the same half of the draw for the French Open on Thursday meaning the two longtime rivals could meet in the semi-finals....
05:00, 2019-05-24

| 'There's always a chance': Federer dreaming of toppling Nadal Roger Federer insisted that "there's always a chance" as he looks to finally beat old rival Rafael Nadal at the French Open after five previous defeats....
02:51, 2019-06-05

| Nadal, Djokovic have made me the player I am - Federer Roger Federer admits his epic Grand Slam rivalry with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic has helped propel him to his status as one of the greatest players of all time....
09:00, 2019-06-30

| Federer, Nadal march on at French Open Roger Federer made short work of Argentinian Leonardo Mayer to become the oldest man in 28 years to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final at the French Open....
19:51, 2019-06-02

Djokovic: Federer and Nadal have made me a better player "Novak Djokovic believes that Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal have made him a better player, despite not being able to beat them much in the early part of his career."...
12:17, 2019-06-30

Nadal topples Querrey to set up blockbuster Federer semi The deafening cheers erupting around Wimbledon as Rafa Nadal stood at the baseline, bouncing a ball and poised to take a two-set lead against Sam Querrey, provided the newsflash he welcomed and dreaded with equal measure -- Roger Federer was through to the semi-finals....
05:51, 2019-07-11

| Federer, Nadal threaten Djokovic bid for historic Slam Novak Djokovic can become only the second man in history to have twice held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time with victory at the French Open....
08:51, 2019-05-23

Will Nadal pass Federer for grand slam wins? Rafael Nadal's 12th French Open title took him to just two grand slams behind Roger Federer's mark of 20. But who will end their career with more majors?...
20:34, 2019-07-02

Federer and Nadal back in action at French Open Roger Federer's third-round opponent at the French Open is the son of a player who was in the field when the 20-time Grand Slam champion made his debut in Paris in 1999        ...
10:34, 2019-05-31

Croft: The wind was ‘absolutely horrendous’ in Federer-Nadal "Eurosport expert Annabel Croft said the wind was “absolutely horrendous” during Rafael Nadal’s win over Roger Federer, adding that she had never seen conditions like it at Roland Garros."...
21:17, 2019-06-07

Nadal expects Federer onslaught in semi-final Rafael Nadal is braced for an all-out assault from Roger Federer when the two great rivals meet at Roland Garros for the first time in eight years in Friday's French Open semi-final....
00:34, 2019-06-07

| 'I'm ready for special moment' of facing Federer, says Nadal Rafael Nadal resumes his spellbinding 15-year rivalry with Roger Federer for a place in the Roland Garros semi-finals, insisting it will be a "special moment"....
02:51, 2019-06-05

Second 'Nole Slam' would put Djokovic up with Federer and Nadal: Wilander Novak Djokovic stands on the verge of holding all four Grand Slam titles for the second time in his career and should he do it by winning the French Open, it would surpass anything Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer have achieved, said Mats Wilander....
16:17, 2019-05-26

| Federer, Nadal to meet in French Open blockbuster Roger Federer set up a mouthwatering French Open semi-final clash with Rafael Nadal to become the oldest men's Grand Slam semi-finalist in 28 years....
02:51, 2019-06-05

French Open: Federer, Nadal advance to semifinals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will play one another in the French Open semifinals after winning their respective matches during Tuesday's quarterfinals....
07:34, 2019-06-05

Federer sets up Nadal semi-final after win over Wawrinka "Roger Federer completed a rousing 7-6 4-6 7-6 6-4 win over Swiss compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka to set up a French Open semi-final with 11-times champion Rafael Nadal."...
19:17, 2019-06-04

'Nadal wants to tear your heart out & Federer must match him' - McEnroe "Tennis legend John McEnroe says Roger Federer must match Rafael Nadal\u0027s desire and intensity if he is to beat his long-time rival and reach the Wimbledon final."...
11:00, 2019-07-12

It's not just Federer versus Nadal: Previewing the men's semi slugfests For only the fifth time in the Open Era, the top four men's seeds are in the French Open semifinals. We break down what to expect from these two blockbuster matchups....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Can Roger Federer upset Rafael Nadal at the French Open? The way Roger Federer was talking ahead of his battle against Rafael Nadal at the French Open, you would think something especially crazy has to happen for Spain's "King of Clay" to lose their semifinal....
19:34, 2019-06-06

Roger Federer knows all too well all clay roads lead to Rafael Nadal With the media-billed "Swiss Open" behind him after a four-set win against fellow countryman Stan Wawrinka, Federer now turns to Nadal, the King of Clay....
01:34, 2019-06-05

Straight sets wins: Nadal and Federer in French Open last 8 PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer’s return to French Open clay is going so smoothly he still has not dropped a set in reaching the quarterfinals. The 20-time Grand Slam winner eased through with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 win Sunday against unseeded Argentine Leonardo Mayer and is one match away from a potentia...
18:51, 2019-06-02

Ageless Federer enjoys turning the tables on great foe Nadal There was no rain break, no twilight five-set drama and no Wimbledon trophy on offer on Friday but none of that bothered ageless Swiss maestro Roger Federer....
01:34, 2019-07-13

French Open glance: Federer, Nadal face qualifiers on Day 4 A quick look at the French Open: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal face German qualifiers ranked outside the top 100 in the second round        ...
11:17, 2019-05-29

The Latest: Nadal joins Federer in French Open quarterfinals PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Defending champion Rafael Nadal is through to the French Open quarterfinals after beating unseeded Argentine Juan Ignacio Londero 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 in their first-ever meeting. With Londero serving to stay in the match, the second-s...
18:51, 2019-06-02

Federer and Nadal face German qualifiers at French Open PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal play German qualifiers in second-round matches at the French Open. Federer faces 144th-ranked Oscar Otte in the main stadium, Court Philippe Chatrier. Nadal meets 114th-ranked Yannick Maden on Court Suzanne Lenglen. Federer is playing at Roland Garros afte...
10:17, 2019-05-29

French Open glance: Federer, Nadal both in 3rd-round action A quick look at the French Open: Roger Federer's third-round opponent at the French Open is the son of a player who was in the field when the 20-time Grand Slam champion made his debut in Paris in 1999.        ...
06:17, 2019-05-31

Federer-Nadal, Serena's struggles among French Open takeaways What did we learn over the past two weeks at Roland Garros? The Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal rivalry remains the gold standard, Serena Williams needs a shakeup and more....
15:51, 2019-06-11

‘The best ever’ – McEnroe marvels and despairs at Djokovic, Federer and Nadal’s dominance "John McEnroe declared Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as the best-ever to play the men’s game after the trio cruised into the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday."...
00:51, 2019-07-09

Rafael Nadal Owns Roger Federer at Roland Garros The longtime rivals, who meet in the semifinals on Friday, have played five other times at the French Open. Here’s how The Times covered those matches....
10:17, 2019-06-07

Nadal, Djokovic advance; Federer and Osaka withdraw injured Rafael Nadal is looking more and more like his dominating self with each match he plays on clay this week        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

Federer-Nadal showdown highlights French Open semifinals PARIS (AP) — All four French Open singles semifinals are scheduled on the same day and the most-anticipated matchup features Rafael Nadal against Roger Federer. The other men’s semifinal Friday is Novak Djokovic against Dominic Thiem. It is the first time since 2011 that the four men seeded 1-...
10:17, 2019-06-07

Nadal too strong for Federer in Paris, reaches 12th final PARIS - Rafa Nadal charged into his 12th French Open final on Friday, battering old foe Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 6-2 in a breathtaking display in Paris....
16:01, 2019-06-07

Nadal, Federer in the lead as bad weather hits French Open Defending French Open champion Rafael Nadal looked on verge of making it to the semifinals for a record-extending 12th time with an express win when bad weather forecast derailed his plans on Tuesday        ...
19:17, 2019-06-04

Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Osaka through to quarter-finals in Rome "On an epic day of tennis, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka all logged two wins to secure themselves places in the Italian Open quarter-finals."...
01:51, 2019-05-22

Nadal too tough for Federer, reaches 12th French final Before this French Open semi-final match-up it had been all about the dizzying numbers and statistics, but once great foes Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal stepped on to the Roland Garros center court, all that mattered was both men's preternatural ability to strike a small yellow ball....
01:17, 2019-06-08

How do you solve a lefty like Rafa Nadal? A look at Roger Federer's strategy When Federer was a young pup on the tour, he hated facing left-handed players. Now the 20-time Grand Slam winner has learned to beat them. Except if you're Nadal....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Rafael Nadal is just way too good for Roger Federer at French Open PARIS — Rafael Nadal made quick work of Roger Federer in their first French Open meeting since 2011, beating his rival 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 Friday in strong wind to reach his 12th final at Roland Garros. Nadal has never lost a semifinal at the clay-court Grand Slam tournament. Never lost a final, either. A...
17:34, 2019-06-07

| Nadal, Federer one match from dream Roland Garros duel Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are closing in on a dream Roland Garros semi-final clash but standing in their way are Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka....
14:51, 2019-06-04

| More details emerge for Federer v Nadal Cape Town match More key details have emerged after confirmation tennis greats Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal would be heading to Cape Town in 2020 to play an exhibition charity match....
19:17, 2019-07-04

Wawrinka battles past Tsitsipas, Federer and Nadal dazzle Stan Wawrinka rolled back the years to stop Stefanos Tsitsipas in his tracks in the match of the tournament on Sunday to set up a French Open quarter-final against fellow Swiss Roger Federer....
01:34, 2019-06-03

Even for Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal at the French Open is just impossible In their 39th career meeting and the most anticipated tennis match in years, the Spaniard mastered both his friendly rival and the wind to reach Sunday's final....
23:51, 2019-06-07

Federer, Nadal to meet at French Open for first time since 2011 Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will face off at the French Open for the first time since 2011 after they won contrasting quarterfinals in wet Paris. Federer edged Stan Wawrinka in a bruising battle while Nadal eased past Kei Nishikori....
00:51, 2019-06-05

Rafael Nadal Played Some Heroic Points Before Roger Federer Wrapped It Up The match was glowing white-hot for hours, but in the fourth set, the Wimbledon semifinal between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal began to cool off. Federer got an early break to go up 2-1, and a sense of the inevitable washed over the lawn as both players traded holds, Nadal’s traction on the match ...
00:00, 2019-07-13

FRENCH OPEN '19: Nadal eyes 12th; Djokovic, Federer 2nd each The AP takes a look at some of the men to watch at the 2019 French Open, including top-ranked Novak Djokovic, 11-time champion Rafael Nadal and 2009 champ Roger Federer        ...
03:51, 2019-05-23

Nadal beats Federer to reach 12th French Open final Rafael Nadal eased past Roger Federer in straight sets in blustery Paris to reach a 12th French Open final and end a five-match losing streak against the Swiss....
21:51, 2019-06-07

Federer and Nadal to attempt world attendance record in Cape Town Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will attempt to set a world record for attendance at a tennis match, with the help of some celebrity guests, when they play an exhibition game in Cape Town in February....
23:51, 2019-07-04

Boy Reading At Federer-Nadal Semi-Final Is Twitter's Newest Sensation Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were going neck and neck in the first set and produced some of the best tennis shots one could ever dream of seeing but the young boy had his eyes glued to the book in......
14:34, 2019-07-13

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer Target Second Week At French Open Roger Federer continues his first French Open campaign in four years on Friday with a third-round match against Norway's Casper Ruud, while reigning champion Rafael Nadal faces Belgian David Goffin....
06:34, 2019-05-31

| Federer overcomes scare, Nadal sets up grudge match with Kyrgios Eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer overcame a first set scare to reach the second round on Tuesday beating South African debutant Lloyd Harris....
22:34, 2019-07-02

French Open 2019: Konta v Vekic, Federer, Nadal and more – live! Live updates from Roland GarrosSerena Williams and Naomi Osaka crash outFeel free to email Daniel or tweet @DanielHarris you thoughts 11.38am BST ...Martic saves one break point with a nice high volley at the net, but then nets a forehand. She fought so hard to get back into this, only to lose conce...
12:51, 2019-06-02

Coach Brings Fresh Ideas to Nadal’s 39th Match With Federer Ahead of a Friday semifinal at the French Open, Carlos Moyá explained the challenges Rafael Nadal has faced in recent years and how, like Roger Federer, he had revived his career....
20:00, 2019-06-06

Nadal and Djokovic head French Open cast as Federer returns For the first time in four years the big three in men's tennis will all be present at the French Open, all striving to etch another remarkable storyline in the red Parisian dirt....
22:34, 2019-05-24

Roger Federer looks to defy daunting odds against old rival Rafael Nadal The Spaniard still looks unbeatable on the red clay of Paris but the 38-year-old Swiss believes he can end his French Open runNobody in the history of athletic endeavour has dominated a single geographical space the way Rafael Nadal has ruled the 2,106 sq ft of clay marking the boundaries of his wor...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Straight sets wins: Nadal and Federer reach French Open quarterfinals Roger Federer's return to French Open clay is going so smoothly he still has not dropped a set in reaching the quarterfinals        ...
21:17, 2019-06-02

Tennis: Nadal and Djokovic head French Open cast as Federer returns For the first time in four years the big three in men's tennis will all be present at the French Open, all striving to etch another remarkable storyline in the red Parisian dirt....
18:17, 2019-05-24

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Threaten Novak Djokovic Bid For Historic Slam Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, with 20 and 17 career Grand Slam titles each respectively, are ahead of 15-time major winner Novak Djokovic in total hauls....
12:17, 2019-05-25

Novak Djokovic: Fight with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to be world No1 drives us on Novak Djokovic says the competition between himself, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to be the best in the world is driving their dominance of men's tennis....
15:17, 2019-07-09

French Open 2019: Konta v Davis, as Federer and Nadal ease through – live! Updates from the fourth day at Roland GarrosOsaka battles back to beat SchmiedlovaYou can email Jacob here or tweet him here 5.32pm BST Jo Konta bellows as she watches Lauren Davis net a backhand on break point. Konta has the first break and will serve for the opening set at 5-3. 5.27pm BST An email...
18:34, 2019-05-29

Mind the gap: Djokovic, Federer and Nadal playing at a level the chasing pack cannot reach "For the second Grand Slam in a row, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have reached the semi-final. The trio are on another level over five sets, and they are arguably increasing the gap on the chasing pack, writes Michael Hincks."...
00:17, 2019-07-11

Roger Federer survives Swiss scrap to set up Rafael Nadal semi-final • Federer beats Stan Wawrinka in four sets• Rafael Nadal defeats Kei Nishikori in straight setsRoger Federer finally got himself into a dogfight at this French Open after a relatively quite run to the quarter-finals, where he survived an all-Swiss scrap with his long-time friend and rival Stan Wawri...
21:34, 2019-06-04

Rafael Nadal: Will Spanish star surpass great rival Roger Federer? No sooner had Rafael Nadal wiped away the red dust from his eyes and taken his hands off the resplendent trophy, the inevitable question was fired towards him....
06:17, 2019-06-11

| Noah, Gates join Federer, Nadal for Cape Town charity match Next year's Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal showdown in Cape Town got a further injection of star power with confirmation Bill Gates and Trevor Noah will also take part....
21:17, 2019-07-04

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Reach French Open Fourth Round Roger Federer is the oldest man to book a last-16 place since Tunisian-born Italian Nicola Pietrangeli, a two-time champion, at the age of 38 in 1972....
22:51, 2019-05-31

French Open 2019 - Can Federer and Djokovic challenge Nadal, will Serena triumph? "The 2019 French Open will see Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic attempting to upset the king of clay Rafael Nadal - and can Serena Williams triumph?"...
18:17, 2019-05-22

Nadal won't return until Wimbledon "French Open champion Rafael Nadal said he will play no grasscourt warm-up tournaments ahead of Wimbledon but is confident he can mount a challenge for a third title in southwest London."...
09:00, 2019-06-10

Roger Federer needs a quick kill in entrancing duel with Rafael Nadal | Kevin Mitchell The 37-year-old’s knees may not be up to Rafael Nadal’s ploy of taking Friday’s Wimbledon semi-final to five gruelling setsRoger Federer and Rafael Nadal have not met at Wimbledon since 2008, when the Spaniard prevailed in a five-set final stretched over four hours and 48 minutes of almost unbearabl...
18:17, 2019-07-11

Women's semi-finals due for simultaneous starts, Federer-Nadal to play on Philippe Chatrier "The women\u0027s semi-finals at the French Open will start at the same time on Friday morning due to schedule problems following Wednesday\u0027s rain delay."...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Watch: Rafael Nadal sweeps Roger Federer, reaches French Open final Rafael Nadal climbed to yet another French Open final after beating Roger Federer in straight sets in the semifinals Friday at Roland-Garros in Paris....
20:17, 2019-06-07

Nadal: 'Federer record doesn't bother me, dodgy knees cost me 15 Grand Slams' "Rafael Nadal took sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open title on Sunday but says matching Roger Federer\u0027s haul of 20 Grand Slams will not become an obsession."...
09:00, 2019-06-10

Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal: French Open 2019 semi-final – live! Konta errors hand semi-final win to VondrousovaBarty books final place with victory over AnisimovaFeel free to email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 1.31pm BST Second set: Federer* 3-3 (0-1) Nadal (*denotes next server)The game starts with a fine rally, aided by some smooth striking of the ball from the b...
14:34, 2019-06-07

Analysis: Novak Djokovic looks like he could catch Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal in Grand Slams Federer owns the men's record of 20 Grand Slam singles titles, Nadal has 18, Djokovic 16. The chase is really and truly on now.        ...
23:01, 2019-07-15

Rafal Nadal tops Roger Federer to reach 12th French Open final Rafael Nadal made quick work of Roger Federer in their first French Open meeting since 2011, beating his rival 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 Friday in strong wind to reach his 12th final at Roland Garros....
17:34, 2019-06-07

French Open: Advantage Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal ahead of 39th clash There were not many happy faces around Roland Garros on Wednesday as torrential rain wiped out the whole day's play on the two main show courts, but Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal had reason to smile....
14:17, 2019-06-06

Opinion: Latest Federer-Nadal match will have a huge impact on each player's legacy Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meet again, with Federer aiming to solidify his spot as the greatest player in history, and Nadal closely behind.       ...
21:00, 2019-07-11

French Open: Roger Federer catches fire while Rafael Nadal survives stutter • Swiss beats Casper Ruud 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 (8)• Spaniard drops set in 6-1, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 victoryRoger Federer, who gives the illusion of making time stop, is enjoying his return to Paris after an absence of four years, as any 37-year-old tennis genius would, and he confirmed on day six he is still dang...
02:34, 2019-06-01

Ambitious Nadal will not play before Wimbledon French Open champion Rafael Nadal said he will play no grasscourt warm-up tournaments ahead of Wimbledon but is confident he can mount a challenge for a third title in southwest London....
18:17, 2019-06-10

Federer on Wimbledon final: All the work's done "Roger Federer says there is little he can do now to improve his chances of winning a 21st Grand Slam title against Novak Djokovic - all the work has been done."...
16:51, 2019-07-13

Rafael Nadal takes down Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final Rafael Nadal got the best of Roger Federer in the 39th meeting between the tennis superstars in the French Open semifinals on Friday.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-07

French Open order of play Day 13: Nadal, Federer, Djokovic and Thiem target final berths "Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem occupy the semi-final spots and it looks set to be a thrilling day of play at Roland Garros. Federer vs Nadal will be the match where all eyes will be on them."...
22:51, 2019-06-06

Rafael Nadal ousts Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final Nadal beats Federer 6–3, 6–4, 6–2 in semi-finalRain halts Djokovic-Thiem match in third setWith 11 French Open titles in the bag, Rafael Nadal hardly needs help when it comes to winning at Roland Garros. But on Friday, after he produced a rock-solid performance in horrendous wind to see off Roger Fe...
20:17, 2019-06-07

Nadal to prepare for Wimbledon at Hurlingham event "World number two Rafa Nadal has entered next week\u0027s Aspall Tennis Classic in Hurlingham to get some grass court play under his belt ahead of next month\u0027s Wimbledon Championships."...
18:00, 2019-06-20

Dominant Nadal brushes aside Tsonga at Wimbledon World number two Rafa Nadal was in ruthless form on Centre Court on Saturday as he marched into the fourth round at Wimbledon with a 6-2 6-3 6-2 rout of France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga....
23:17, 2019-07-06

All eyes will be on Nadal vs. Kyrgios matchup at Wimbledon Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal will face Nick Kyrgios at Centre Court in the marquee matchup on Day 4 of Wimbledon       ...
11:51, 2019-07-04

Cilic thumps Nadal in Wimbledon warm-up "Spaniard Rafael Nadal got a quickfire reminder of the challenge he faces to win a third Wimbledon title as he was blown away by big-serving Marin Cilic in an exhibition match on Wednesday"...
04:01, 2019-06-28

| Nadal, Kyrgios to clash in Wimbledon blockbuster Rafael Nadal set-up a Wimbledon second round blockbuster with bitter Australian rival Nick Kyrgios after seeing off Japanese qualifier Yuichi Sugita....
22:34, 2019-07-02

Nadal shrugs off difficult build-up for Wimbledon Rafael Nadal has taken a tumble in practice and lost two warm-up matches in what has appeared a problematic build-up to Wimbledon but he was adamant on Saturday that he will be ready to launch a concerted assault on a third title....
18:34, 2019-06-29

Nadal: Wimbledon seedings formula is unfair Rafael Nadal respectfully voiced his disapproval of Wimbledon's unique seeding formula, which has elevated Roger Federer to the No. 2 seed because of his grass-court history....
19:17, 2019-06-29

| Federer feels 'strange' being in Wimbledon final Roger Federer admitted that it felt "strange" he and Serena Williams will compete for Wimbledon titles, 16 years after he made his Grand Slam breakthrough....
00:51, 2019-07-13

Federer drops set -- but then cruises in Wimbledon opener Roger Federer didn't suffer a shock exit at Wimbledon in his 2019 opener, but the record eight-time champion gave his millions of fans a minor scare when he lost a set against a player who grew up idolizing him -- make that another one....
20:34, 2019-07-02

Federer moves forward, but Kerber goes out at Wimbledon Eight-time champion Roger Federer moved into the third round at Wimbledon, while defending champion Angelique Kerber went out in the second        ...
20:17, 2019-07-04

| Federer looks to Wimbledon after 10th Halle title Roger Federer said he was ready for Wimbledon after waltzing past Belgium's David Goffin in straight sets to win a record-extending 10th title in Halle....
21:34, 2019-06-23

All the work's done, Federer says ahead of Wimbledon final As Roger Federer prepares to take on Novak Djokovic in Sunday's Wimbledon final, he knows there is little he can do now to improve his chances of winning a 21st Grand Slam title -- all the work has been done....
01:17, 2019-07-14

Nadal survives Kyrgios test in Wimbledon thriller Twice Wimbledon champion Rafa Nadal emerged victorious from a memorable four-set duel with Australian wild man Nick Kyrgios that delivered everything it had promised in front of an enraptured Centre Court crowd on Thursday....
23:51, 2019-07-04

The Latest: Nadal says he won't play Wimbledon warmups The latest on the French Open: Rafael Nadal says he will again not play any warmup tournaments before Wimbledon       ...
22:34, 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal laments another missed opportunity to win Wimbledon For the second year in a row, Rafael Nadal came up just shy of making the Wimbledon final, losing out on another chance to win a Grand Slam not played on clay....
07:17, 2019-07-13

Djokovic has sympathy for Nadal over Wimbledon seedings gripe "Rafael Nadal received support from Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic on Tuesday after criticising the unique seedings formula used by the grasscourt Grand Slam which gets underway at the All England Club on Monday."...
04:01, 2019-06-28

Frustration for Nadal as Wimbledon mission falls short Rewarding as it was for Rafael Nadal to become the only player to win the same Grand Slam 12 times by chalking up his dozen at last month's French Open, the Spaniard arrived at Wimbledon this year like a man on a mission....
01:34, 2019-07-13

The Latest: Djokovic beats Federer in Wimbledon final Novak Djokovic has won his fifth Wimbledon title by beating eight-time champion Roger Federer in a fifth-set tiebreaker after saving two match points       ...
20:51, 2019-07-14

Wimbledon Glance: Djokovic beats Federer in final A quick look at Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final after coming back to beat Roger Federer in an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker        ...
03:34, 2019-07-15

| Federer rues 'missed opportunity' to win Wimbledon title Roger Federer said he could not believe he had let slip two match points which would have sealed his ninth Wimbledon title after losing to Novak Djokovic....
09:51, 2019-07-15

Djokovic tops Federer in historic final for 5th at Wimbledon Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, barely beating Roger Federer        ...
03:34, 2019-07-15

Djokovic tops Federer in epic Wimbledon final Novak Djokovic outlasted Roger Federer in five sets Sunday to repeat as the Wimbledon men's champion for the second time and win his fifth title at the All England Club....
04:17, 2019-07-15

Djokovic beats Federer in Wimbledon epic to win fifth title Novak Djokovic again proved the toughest of nuts for Roger Federer to crack as he repelled everything the Swiss threw at him to claim a fifth Wimbledon title in the first All England Club final to be decided by a tiebreaker on Sunday....
23:34, 2019-07-14

Serena, Sharapova, Federer among top storylines on road to Wimbledon Will Serena Williams play a tuneup? Can Andy Murray and Maria Sharapova make successful returns? Those are a few of the burning questions in a short but busy grass-court circuit....
21:00, 2019-06-18

Wimbledon Glance: Federer, Serena to play on No. 1 Court A quick look at Wimbledon: Roger Federer will be up against a player who wasn't even 1 year old when the eight-time champion made his debut at the All England Club in 1999        ...
04:17, 2019-07-04

Djokovic edges Federer in 5 sets for 5th Wimbledon trophy Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, barely beating Roger Federer       ...
20:51, 2019-07-14

Still dominant at 37, Roger Federer eyes another Wimbledon title The numbers are staggering and it's a bit surreal, even for his opponents, that the Swiss tennis star is still going strong        ...
13:51, 2019-07-04

| Federer into Wimbledon last 16 with record 350th Grand Slam win Eight-time Wimbledon singles champion Roger Federer posted yet more landmarks as all the main contenders encountered few problems in reaching the last 16....
23:34, 2019-07-06

Wimbledon is Federer's best chance to win 21st slam: Wilander Wimbledon is Roger Federer's best chance to win another Grand Slam but, at 37, the Swiss maestro is no longer an outright favorite to prevail in multiple five-set contests over two weeks, seven-times Grand Slam champion Mats Wilander said....
17:34, 2019-06-30

Heavier balls to blame for slower game at Wimbledon, says Nadal The tennis balls becoming heavier during play on the grass at the All England Club is to be blamed for the slower game at the Wimbledon and not the playing surface, third seed Rafa Nadal said on Saturday....
23:17, 2019-07-06

Serena, Djokovic, Nadal highlight storylines to watch at Wimbledon Is this Serena Williams' last best chance to win a major? Will Novak Djokovic continue to dominate on grass? Here's what to watch for when play begins Monday at Wimbledon....
21:51, 2019-06-27

With French Open title in hand, can Rafael Nadal win Wimbledon? No man has accomplished the Roland Garros-Wimbledon double since Nadal himself in 2010, but that's what Rafa is aiming for as he chases Grand Slam title No. 19....
09:00, 2019-06-11

Tough Wimbledon draw for Nadal as Kyrgios looms in second round Already riled by Wimbledon's seedings policy, twice champion Rafael Nadal's mood would not have improved after falling foul of Friday's draw which handed him a potential second-round clash with controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios....
13:51, 2019-06-28

| Nadal v Kyrgios, part 7: Wimbledon braced for bitter clash Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios resume their bitter rivalry at Wimbledon as the two-time champion tackles the combustible Australian for a place in the last 32....
15:17, 2019-07-03

Querrey's reward for Wimbledon quarterfinal? Facing Nadal Sam Querrey is in the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the third time in four years and now needs to beat Rafael Nadal        ...
02:17, 2019-07-09

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic to face Roger Federer in final This year's Wimbledon final will feature defending champion Novak Djokovic against eight-time winner Roger Federer. Djokovic was victorious the last two times the pair met in the Wimbledon final....
22:17, 2019-07-12

Federer shows killer instinct to crush Clarke at Wimbledon With his usual level of ruthlessness and near effortless efficiency, Roger Federer dashed home hopes of an outlandish upset at Wimbledon by easing into the third round with a straight sets victory over Britain's Jay Clarke on Thursday....
23:51, 2019-07-04

'For now it hurts': Federer falls short of storybook ending at Wimbledon In a heartbreaking, instant classic Wimbledon final, 37-year-old Roger Federer couldn't quite close the deal against rival Novak Djokovic to win his 21st Grand Slam title....
07:00, 2019-07-15

Wimbledon day 13: Djokovic beats Federer to win fifth title – video highlights The 2019 edition of Wimbledon ended in a fifth – and second successive – title for Novak Djokovic, with the 32-year old winning 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 against Roger Federer in a gruelling four hours and 57 minutes. The world No 3, competing in his 12th final and thus equalling Martina Navratilova...
00:51, 2019-07-16

| Federer into 17th Wimbledon quarter-final with 99th win at tournament Roger Federer has become the oldest man to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final in 28 years when he booked his place in the Wimbledon last-eight for the 17th time....
01:17, 2019-07-09

Roger Federer pushed by Kei Nishikori before completing Wimbledon century • Eight-time champion faces Rafael Nadal in semi-finals• Four-set win over Nishikori was his 100th at WimbledonIf Roger Federer is to win Wimbledon for the ninth time he might have to reach deeper into his past than he did in beating Kei Nishikori over four sets in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.Th...
01:34, 2019-07-11

Wimbledon Glance: Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic in final A quick look at Wimbledon: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will meet in the men's final at the All England Club for the third time        ...
18:51, 2019-07-13

Seeking 9th Wimbledon title, Federer faces Djokovic in final Roger Federer will be seeking his record ninth Wimbledon title when he faces defending champion Novak Djokovic in the final       ...
15:17, 2019-07-13

Federer at 21: How artful Roger's record Wimbledon bid is moulded by clay "Roger Federer has more reason than usual to believe a 21st Grand Slam title is within his grasp in his 21st straight appearance at the event, writes Desmond Kane."...
17:34, 2019-06-28

Djokavic outlasts Federer in Wimbledon Finals that lasted nearly 5 hours WIMBLEDON, England (AP) – Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, coming back to beat Roger Federer in an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker Sunday. What a showdown it was in the finals between Roger Federer & Novak Djokavic! ...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Wimbledon day two: Nadal and Kyrgios set up meeting as Barty and Konta also advance – video Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal survived early scares when they stepped on to the Wimbledon grass for the first time on Tuesday, but it is the Spaniard who must prepare for another rumble on Thursday when he faces his new nemesis, Nick Kyrgios, who won a thrilling five-set encounter with fellow Austr...
09:00, 2019-07-03

Wimbledon order of play - Day 4: Get set for Nadal v Kyrgios and Murray returns to court "Nick Kyrgios\u0027 showdown with Rafael Nadal headlines Centre Court on Wimbledon Day 4 while Roger Federer plays on the new No.1 Court for the first time."...
22:51, 2019-07-03

Nadal Teaches Kyrgios Lesson At Wimbledon, Champion Kerber Knocked Out Rafael Nadal's pleasure was evident when he sealed the match against a man he had accused of lacking respect for the sport as he fist-pumped and jumped in the air...
10:51, 2019-07-05

Wimbledon day four: Nadal outlasts Kyrgios, Kerber goes out and Murray returns – video Rafa Nadal emerged victorious from a memorable four-set duel with rival Nick Kyrgios, while Roger Federer is set to equal Jimmy Connors’s Open-era record of 17 appearances in the third round following a win over Jay Clarke.Defending champion Angelique Kerber was dumped out by Lauren Davis, while Joh...
02:51, 2019-07-05

Wimbledon day 11: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic reach men's final – video Defending Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic will face eight-times winner Roger Federer in Sunday’s men’s singles final after both completed four-set semi-final wins on Friday, against Roberto Bautista Agut and Rafael Nadal respectively. In the quad wheelchair doubles, Britain’s Andy Lapthorne and Au...
02:00, 2019-07-13

Novak Djokovic edges Roger Federer in historic Wimbledon final In a historic clash between two of tennis’ titans, Novak Djokovic came out on top. Djokovic defeated Roger Federer Sunday in a five-set classic to win the men’s singles Wimbledon title, 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3). This marked the first year Wimbledon instituted a fifth-set tie...
22:51, 2019-07-14

Federer primed for Wimbledon charge after sealing 10th Halle crown Roger Federer warmed up for next month's Wimbledon championships by swatting aside David Goffin 7-6(2) 6-1 to win the Halle Open title for the 10th time on Sunday....
17:51, 2019-06-23

Novak Djokovic v Roger Federer: Wimbledon men's singles final – live! Wimbledon men’s singles final latest from Centre CourtHalep stuns Williams to win first Wimbledon titleAnd email Jacob or tweet him with your thoughts 1.38pm BST This will be the 48th meeting between these two. Novak Djokovic leads the head-to-head 25-22 and won his two matches with Roger Federer la...
14:51, 2019-07-14

Nick Kyrgios says he deliberately tried to hit Rafael Nadal with ball at Wimbledon, won't apologize Nick Kyrgios admitted to attempting to hit Rafael Nadal with a ball during their Wimbledon match and said he won't be saying sorry to him.       ...
16:17, 2019-07-05

Nick Kyrgios rips Rafael Nadal’s slowdown tactics during Wimbledon loss WIMBLEDON, England — Nick Kyrgios did just about everything against Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, except win. The Australian hit some underhand serves, including one that landed in for an ace. He tried a few ‘tweeners. And he even ran in early on a serve from Nadal, and argued loudly with the cha...
00:01, 2019-07-05

"Stars Align" As Federer Seeks To Break Djokovic Spell In Wimbledon Final Roger Federer has lost all four of their most recent meetings at the Slams and it's now seven years since he triumphed over Novak Djokovic at the majors....
15:51, 2019-07-14

Opinion: Roger Federer will not forget the sting of this Wimbledon loss to Novak Djokovic It will irk Roger Federer for perhaps the rest of his life that with just one more point, one fewer error this Wimbledon would be much different.        ...
03:34, 2019-07-15

Djokovic vs Federer live stream: how to watch Wimbledon men's final 2019 online from anywhere Wimbledon 2019 comes to an end today with the big match - the gentlemen's singles final. After serving up two weeks of scintillating tennis and copious amounts of strawberries and cream, the All England Club today plays host to the showpiece finale - Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer.You can watc...
15:51, 2019-07-14

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in epic five-set match to win Wimbledon men’s title Novak Djokovic defended his Wimbledon title Sunday, defeating one of the game’s greatest players Roger Federer in an epic five-set match that was the longest final ever in history at the All England Club. ...
02:51, 2019-07-15

'I'm getting closer' - Djokovic nears Federer tally with 16th Slam title at Wimbledon "\"When the crowd is chanting \u0027Roger\u0027 I hear \u0027Novak\u0027,\" freshly-crowned Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic said with a smile on Sunday."...
08:34, 2019-07-15

| Federer wins 100th Wimbledon match to reach 13th semi-final Roger Federer racked up his 100th match win at Wimbledon to reach his 13th semi-final at the All England Club and a possible duel with old rival Rafael Nadal....
06:34, 2019-07-11

Djokovic saves match points, beats Federer in historic Wimbledon final Novak Djokovic saved two match points to beat Roger Federer in the longest Wimbledon singles final ever and the first to feature a tiebreak in the final set. He won his fifth Wimbledon title and 16th major....
01:51, 2019-07-15

Novak Djokovic Outlasts Roger Federer In Five-Set Marathon To Repeat As Wimbledon Champion Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 to repeat as Wimbledon champion, and win the tournament for the fifth time in his career. The match was simply a bout of epic proportions between two world class athletes who each spent time on the edge of winning the whole damn thing j...
00:34, 2019-07-15

British hope Jay Clarke plans Roger Federer shock after singles bow at Wimbledon Jay Clarke is determined not to be a one-hit wonder – but to avoid that fate at this year's Wimbledon he will have to knock out the eight-time champion Roger Federer....
23:00, 2019-07-03

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in epic match to win fifth Wimbledon title • Djokovic wins 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3)• Federer had two match points in the final set In a final as memorable for its longevity and unfathomable swings of fortune as the quality of shot-making by two of the finest grass-court players of any era, Novak Djokovic ground down the classica...
22:34, 2019-07-14

Novak Djokovic tops Roger Federer in epic final to claim fifth Wimbledon title No. 1 Djokovic beat longtime rival Federer in an epic five-set match to win his fifth Wimbledon singles title and 16th career major.       ...
20:51, 2019-07-14

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in Wimbledon epic to win fifth title – video report Novak Djokovic again proved the toughest of nuts for Roger Federer to crack as he repelled everything the Swiss could throw at him to claim his fifth Wimbledon title in the first All England Club final to be decided by a tiebreaker on Sunday. The defending champion was outshone at times on Centre Co...
00:34, 2019-07-15

Rafael Nadal brushes off Nick Kyrgios challenge in epic encounter to reach Wimbledon third round When the draw pitted Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios together in the third round of Wimbledon, there was a buzz of anticipation from fans, journalists and pundits alike....
23:00, 2019-07-04

2019 Wimbledon men's final: Time, TV, stats for epic Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic clash The 2019 Wimbledon men's singles final between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic is sure to be a match that will go down in history.       ...
07:51, 2019-07-14

Roger Federer makes winning return to French Open after four years away • Federer beats Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego 6-2, 6-4, 6-4• Stefanos Tsitsipas, Grigor Dimitrov and Marin Cilic all winThe old and the new shone on the first day of the refurbished French Open but the winning return of Roger Federer after an absence of four years grabbed most insistently at the heartstrin...
21:17, 2019-05-26

Nick Kyrgios admits trying to hit Rafael Nadal 'square in the chest' with ball during fiery Wimbledon clash Nick Kyrgios has caused controversy at Wimbledon after admitting to deliberately trying to hit opponent Rafael Nadal with the ball during his second-round loss on Thursday....
23:00, 2019-07-04

Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer: Wimbledon 2019 final start time, odds, TV channel, live stream, head to head Two of the greatest players in the history of tennis, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, will go head-to-head once again in Sunday's men's singles Wimbledon final....
22:17, 2019-07-14

Memory Lane: Wimbledon through the years – in pictures For over three decades, renowned sports photographer Gerry Cranham visited SW19 to photograph the sport stars and spectators, we’ve had a rummage through his archives to check out some of the action from yesteryear Continue reading......
19:01, 2019-07-10

Watch: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga wins fastest match in 15 years at Wimbledon France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won the fastest men's singles match at Wimbledon since 2004, beating Australia's Bernard Tomic in 58 minutes in the first round of the Grand Slam at the All-England Club in London....
17:00, 2019-07-03

HBO and the BBC renew Gentleman Jack for a second season According to Variety, critically acclaimed historical drama Gentleman Jack has been renewed for a second season by HBO and the BBC (which both air and produce the series on their respective sides of the pond, though the BBC’s will probably call it a “second series”). The show is based on the compreh...
05:17, 2019-05-24

Thousands in Haiti renew protests, clash with police Thousands of protesters in Haiti demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse have clashed with police as some tried to storm barriers at the National Palace and others took shelter while heavy gunfire echoed in nearby streets...
02:34, 2019-06-14

FedEx declines to renew Amazon’s U.S. air-delivery contract The shipping giant’s decision reflects long-simmering tension with the online retailer, which has its own logistics operation that's taken the most lucrative delivery routes for itself....
07:17, 2019-06-08

Republicans renew call for hearing on Fairfax allegations RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a legislative hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state’s Democratic lieutenant governor. Democrats quickly opposed the request and called it a political stunt. GOP Del. Rob Bell sent ...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists are launching a renewed effort to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short last year...
18:34, 2019-05-28

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, saying the agency is killing innovation and driving companies from the US. Now the Canadian social media company Kik—backed by prominent voices in the cry...
16:17, 2019-06-01

'Wimbledon Prowler' jailed: Notorious burglar who targeted wealthy home-owners including Boris Becker is sentenced to 14 years behind bars The notorious burglar known as the Wimbledon Prowler who targeted wealthy home-owners including tennis ace Boris Becker in a "militaristic" crime spree stretching over a decade has been jailed for 14 years....
23:34, 2019-06-21

Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close after state threatens not to renew license Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood officials said Tuesday....
05:34, 2019-05-29

Scientists renew calls for inquiry into Murray-Darling Basin plan Experts warn ‘we are wasting a huge amount of money’ with no guarantee more water is reaching the environmentThere are renewed calls for an independent commission of inquiry into the management of water flows in the Murray-Darling Basin with scientists warning billions have been spent without any gu...
06:17, 2019-07-09

Heavy rains coming to renew flood threat in south-central U.S. After a stretch of generally dry weather in he south-central U.S., rounds of heavy rain, drenching thunderstorms and the threat of floods are set to return this weekend....
03:17, 2019-06-15

Germany, UAE renew business ties, gloss over arms exports, Yemen war Germany and the United Arab Emirates have extended their multibillion-euro partnership during a meeting in Berlin. Opposition Greens decried the UAE's role in the Yemen and Libya conflicts, and Sudan's turmoil....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Ryan Sessegnon wants Spurs move and tells Fulham he will not renew contract • Sessegnon, 19, has one year left on Fulham deal• PSG and Manchester United also interested in wingerRyan Sessegnon has told Fulham he will not sign a contract to replace the one that expires next summer and has set his heart on a move to Tottenham. Related: Christian Eriksen says he is ready to le...
20:17, 2019-06-07

Missing surfer’s family hopes Dominican Republic cases will renew interest The family of a Florida surfer who vanished in the Dominican Republic three years ago hopes the recent spate of mysterious incidents out of the country might draw renewed interest in his case. Since he vanished without a trace, Darryl Fornatora’s family has received limited information regardi...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Australia and PNG pledge closer ties as Canberra seeks to renew Pacific influence Australia and Papua New Guinea said on Monday their leaders will meet annually in a bid to foster closer ties, which Canberra believes is important in its bid to counter China's quest for greater influence in the Pacific....
08:17, 2019-07-22

Video: The new F1 rivalry that can surpass Hamilton/Vettel Some of the most exciting moments from Formula 1's two most recent grands prix have come courtesy of battles between Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc...
17:00, 2019-07-22

Yankees, Red Sox ready to take rivalry to new ground in London The next chapter in one of the most heated rivalries in professional sport will be written next week in London when the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox play the first two Major League Baseball games in Europe....
05:00, 2019-06-18

Top Dems, rejecting Acosta's explanation for Epstein plea deal, renew calls for resignation Top Democrats swiftly rejected Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's explanation on Wednesday for his handling of a 2008 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein while in a state attorney's office in Florida. They reiterated calls for him to resign, even as the White House indicated it would stand by th...
02:34, 2019-07-11

Spencer Dinwiddie fanning rivalry flames with Knicks jab LAS VEGAS — Spencer Dinwiddie wouldn’t say how much of a role his recruiting played in the Nets landing Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. But the guard wasn’t shy in vowing the Nets’ newfound star power will lift them up the standings and boost them up the New York sports pecking order. “We definitely ...
06:51, 2019-07-06

How brawls and Curse of the Bambino defined Yankees-Red Sox rivalry In the grand history of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox rivalry, there are few people better placed to discuss its inner workings than David Wells....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Gio Urshela savoring new dream role in Yankees-Red Sox rivalry Gio Urshela got his introduction to the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry not necessarily by choice, but by virtue of growing up as a baseball fan in Colombia. “That’s the only games that they put on the TV in Colombia,” he said Thursday. “I always watched this.” Now they’re all watching him. Urshela got his ...
08:34, 2019-05-31

In Kikuchi vs. Ohtani, Japan Sees Another Great Rivalry Japanese baseball fans, more than those in North America, tend to focus on specific pitcher-batter showdowns. Yusei Kikuchi and Shohei Ohtani could offer a tantalizing one on American soil....
04:17, 2019-05-30

America's biggest sporting rivalry heads to London It's the first time regular-season Major League Baseball (MLB) games will be played in Europe, with the London 2012 Olympic Stadium the chosen venue....
11:17, 2019-06-28

Mayfield stirs OU-Texas rivalry, rips QB Ehlinger Baker Mayfield proved he hasn't left the Red River Rivalry behind him, shutting down talk of Texas as a title contender and having especially harsh words for Longhorns QB Sam Ehlinger....
07:00, 2019-06-20

Women's World Cup set to host biggest rivalry in sport On Sunday, old enemies will go head-to-head as England take on Scotland at the Women's World Cup, continuing a rivalry that is like no other in sport. Neighbors and fierce foes, this is a World Cup opener neither team will want to lose....
15:17, 2019-06-09

Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license. The post Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license appeared first on LEX18...
18:17, 2019-05-28

FedEx declines to renew U.S. Express contract with Amazon, a move that could affect the retailer during holiday shipping season The shipping giant's decision reflects long-simmering tension with the online retailer, which has its own logistics operation that's taken the most lucrative delivery routes for itself....
20:34, 2019-06-07

The US-China rivalry could become dangerous, Asian leaders and experts warn "We are now entering into a period of great power rivalry. The outcome is unclear, but it is critical that we stabilize the system," said a Singaporean official....
10:34, 2019-05-31

Sailing rivalry hits Hudson River for Australian skippers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Australian skippers Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge are good mates off the water. In the fledging SailGP global league, there’s a nice little rivalry developing between them. Slingsby’s Team Australia has beaten Outteridge’s Team Japan in the match race finals o...
22:34, 2019-06-20

NASCAR notebook: Truex Jr., Busch savor friendly rivalry JOLIET, Ill. - Both Joe Gibbs Racing team drivers Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch eased into grins Saturday morning when asked if their Monster Energy NASCAR Cup excellence this year has caused any sort of divisive inner-team rivalry....
01:00, 2019-06-30

The saddest thing about the England-USA rivalry? For most Americans it doesn't exist Alex Morgan’s celebration aside, Jill Ellis’s team smothered England’s passion and spirit with the most hurtful sentiment of all: indifferenceIn the hyped-up build-up, the fine margins that decided the match and the most condescending cup of tea in history, we might detect the ingredients for an end...
11:34, 2019-07-03

Sibling rivalry: How birth order affects your personality and health Flawed stereotypes abound about bossy firstborns, middle-child syndrome and only children, but the true influence of sibling sequence is much stranger...
14:51, 2019-07-19

Wimbledon day 12: Simona Halep beats Serena Williams to win Wimbledon title – video highlights Simona Halep defeated Serena Williams in two straight sets to win her first Wimbledon title, while Colombia's Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah beat French pair Nicolas Mahut and Édouard Roger-Vasselin in a five-set thriller to win the Wimbledon men's doubles final.• Simona Halep stuns Serena Wi...
06:34, 2019-07-14

Former Louisville Cardinals players put rivalry aside to help with Jared Lorenzen's funeral expenses Former Louisville Cardinals players are putting their rivalry with the Kentucky Wildcats aside and making contributions to the funeral of the later former quarterback Jared Lorenzen....
21:51, 2019-07-09

My Night: Henry Cooper tells the story of his two-fight rivalry with Muhammad Ali Henry Cooper knew it was bad news against Muhammad Ali when he felt his own warm blood against his skin The post My Night: Henry Cooper tells the story of his two-fight rivalry with Muhammad Ali appeared first on Boxing News....
12:00, 2019-06-19

Todd Frazier, Adam Eaton erupt in MLB’s weirdest rivalry: ‘He’s like an old girlfriend’ The beef Todd Frazier and Adam Eaton share is three years old. It still seems to be in prime condition, but side effects may include selective memory. The natural rivalry is between the Mets and Nationals, but Frazier and Eaton have made it a bizarre personal feud, stemming from their days as White ...
02:51, 2019-05-22

India-Pakistan rivalry offers a chance to show rare unity The repercussions are globally felt -- by the billions living in the neighboring subcontinental countries and by those who have moved away, onto pastures new....
18:00, 2019-06-13

Apple’s rivalry with Spotify escalates as it begins funding exclusive podcasts Apple is reportedly planning to open up a whole new front on its ongoing content war with Spotify soon. Spotify certainly got the jump on Apple with the launch of its music streaming service that’s now the dominant player in the space, with a paid subscriber base of 100 million as of April com...
06:51, 2019-07-17

Lacrosse star Paul Rabil says only one pro league will survive, but rivalry will make it better Paul Rabil is a lacrosse star and entrepreneur. He's the co-founder of the Premier Lacrosse League, which just began play last week. The series comes to the New York City area and NBC Sports this weekend....
06:17, 2019-06-07

Wimbledon Glance: Williams back on court in Wimbledon semis A quick look at Wimbledon: Still looking for that 24th Grand Slam title, Serena Williams will first have to get through the semifinals at Wimbledon        ...
23:34, 2019-07-10

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic defends Wimbledon title in five-set thriller Defending champion Novak Djokovic claimed his fifth Wimbledon title beating eight-time champion Roger Federer in a record-breaking five-set thriller. It stands as the longest final settled by an historic tie-break....
23:17, 2019-07-14

US-China rivalry could create two separate tech worlds, says Boston Consulting Group The U.S. and China may seem closer to an agreement on trade, but their competing ambitions for technological dominance are a possible sticking point, Boston Consulting Group's chairman told CNBC....
13:00, 2019-07-01

Duchess of Cambridge meets Sir Andy Murray and watched Brit Wimbledon hopeful Harriet Dart during surprise visit to Wimbledon The Duchess of Cambridge today made a surprise visit to Wimbledon, taking a seat on an outside court to watch rising British star Harriet Dart before meeting Sir Andy Murray....
20:51, 2019-07-02

Ex-Oklahoma star Baker Mayfield revs up Red River Rivalry, rips Texas quarterback Just because Cleveland Browns star Baker Mayfield is a full year removed from taking snaps as Oklahoma Sooners quarterback doesn’t mean he still can’t add to the school’s rivalry with Texas....
05:00, 2019-06-21

Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson gets hit in head by Kansas City Royals pitcher as rivalry grows Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson got the last laugh against the Kansas City Royals – once again – after getting hit in the head by a pitch during a game....
19:17, 2019-05-30

India vs Pakistan: Cricket World Cup's marquee match that lifts rivalry to whole new level This is already officially the wettest World Cup on record, but if there is one game organisers do not want wrecked by rain it is Sunday's blockbuster clash between India and Pakistan....
21:17, 2019-06-15

Wimbledon Glance: Roger vs. Rafa once again at Wimbledon A quick look at Wimbledon: Eleven years later, it's time for the next installment of the Roger vs. Rafa rivalry at Wimbledon       ...
21:00, 2019-07-11

'Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw': Stars take their rivalry to the world premiere 'Fast & Furious' rivals Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jason Statham were all smiles Saturday night at the world premiere of 'Hobbs & Shaw.'        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

Rory Kinnear on Years And Years, the power of male pattern baldness, and fucking a pig The actor: Rory Kinnear has acting in his blood. His dad, the late Roy Kinnear, is best known to American audiences as Henry Salt (father of Veruca) in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, while his mom, Carmel Cryan, has been a familiar face on British television for more than 50 years. While f...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
02:17, 2019-07-18

HBO’s Quasi-Dystopian Years and Years Is the Future Liberals Fear The future ain’t what it used to be—and TV creators have noticed. Faced with the quadruple threat of right-wing populism, climate change, Putin and the increasingly dark realities of cyberspace, their visions of the world to come have begun to look less like The Jetsons and more like the...
00:51, 2019-06-23

Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Concepts like the Toyota Alessandro Volta from 2004 certainly made us feel like that could be the case. The Italdesign-Giugiaro body packed a hybrid 3.3-liter V6 mounted in the center and all-wheel drive....
21:00, 2019-05-24

The real science behind Years and Years’ vision of the near future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
23:34, 2019-06-04

'Years and Years' charts chaotic future through one family Writer Russell T Davies has seamlessly moved between science fiction ("Doctor Who," "Torchwood") and character-driven dramas ("Queer as Folk"), but he's found a doozy of a way to wed those genres in "Years and Years," a BBC series whose near-future dystopia should resonate, in select circles, on bot...
23:34, 2019-06-27

HBO's 'Years and Years' Unlocks Sci-Fi's Ultimate Potential At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully....
21:00, 2019-07-11

Nadal coasts through against Maden "Eleven-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal coasted through to the third round with a confident straight-sets dismissal of German qualifier Yannick Maden 6-1 6-2 6-4."...
00:17, 2019-05-30

'I want to be the Federer of women's golf' With imprecision punished by a ball landing in the lava fields, Icelandic golfers have an extra incentive to make the fairways. Some courses lie inside old volcanoes and require players to battle howling winds as they hit shots over expanses of ocean. The golf season only lasts from May to September...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Play of the Day: Nadal hits opponent - '10 out of 10!' "Eurosport favourites Annabel Croft and Marion Bartoli give their expert verdicts on the best and most amusing moments of day two of the French Open."...
19:34, 2019-05-27

Nadal gets his revenge over Tsitsipas; Djokovic up next After losing in the semifinals of three straight clay-court tournaments, Rafael Nadal looked more like his old, dominant self when he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 Saturday to reach the Italian Open final        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

| Mourinho says Nadal could be 'fantastic' footballer Jose Mourinho believes Rafael Nadal would have made "a fantastic footballer" had he not chosen to become one of the greatest tennis players of all time....
19:17, 2019-07-04

Highlights: Nadal destroys Maden "Eleven-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal coasted through to the third round with a confident straight-sets dismissal of German qualifier Yannick Maden 6-1 6-2 6-4."...
00:17, 2019-05-30

Kyrgios on Nadal: 'We wouldn't go to the pub for a drink' When asked about his relationship with Rafael Nadal, Australian Nick Kyrgios referred to a watering hole about a 15-minute walk from Wimbledon's grounds....
16:34, 2019-07-03

Rafael Nadal Is Tennis Jail “If you want to do or achieve something on the clay, inevitably, at some stage, you will go through Rafa,” Roger Federer said after his French Open quarterfinal, “because he’s that strong, and he will be there.”...
21:51, 2019-06-07

Analysis: Nadal, and everyone else, should stop doubting him Analysis: This time, about a month out, even Rafael Nadal had his doubts about what his chances were going to be for yet another French Open title        ...
13:17, 2019-06-10

Stan the Man: Wawrinka's 5-set French win gets him Federer This is why Stan Wawrinka went through two operations on his left knee in the span of a month. Why he dealt with the rigors of rehabilitating that joint....
12:51, 2019-06-03

Federer: Why I'm 'very happy' to play Rafa "Roger Federer set up a French Open semi-final showdown with Rafa Nadal and then explained why he was \u0027very happy\u0027 to be playing the greatest of all time on clay."...
20:17, 2019-06-05

Federer's tears for former coach: 'Never broke down like this' As Roger Federer prepares to defend his Australian Open title, an emotional interview with CNN Sport reveals just how much the Swiss continues to mourn the loss of Australian Peter Carter....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Federer waltzes into French Open last eight Roger Federer's dream return to the French Open continued as the Swiss waltzed into quarter-finals by giving Argentine Leonardo Mayer a 6-2 6-3 6-3 masterclass on Sunday....
16:34, 2019-06-02

Federer feels the love in Paris If Roger Federer wondered how much he means to the French Open he got his answer after a clinically efficient, yet still eye-catching, second-round win over German Oscar Otte on Wednesday....
04:17, 2019-05-30

Federer reveals one thing that really stresses him out "Roger Federer has spoken exclusively with Mats Wilander and Barbara Schett on the Eurosport set and revealed the one thing that really winds him up."...
21:51, 2019-06-03

Easy win for Federer as Berrettini crumbles Roger Federer's warmup was probably more taxing than his fourth-round match at Wimbledon on Monday as he raced into a record-extending 17th quarter-final with a ruthless dismissal of exciting young Italian Matteo Berrettini....
03:00, 2019-07-09

Factbox: Roger Federer vs Kei Nishikori A look at the records of Swiss Roger Federer and Japan's Kei Nishikori before their quarter-final match at Wimbledon on Wednesday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
11:17, 2019-07-10

Federer relishing underdog status "Roger Federer counts himself as an \"outsider\" for the French Open title this year and says he is not merely trying to temper expectations on his return."...
14:51, 2019-05-27

Federer progress as Zverev tumbles out "World number four Alexander Zverev\u0027s quest for a first title at the Halle Open came to a grinding halt as the two-times runner-up was stunned 3-6 6-1 7-6(3) by David Goffin in the quarter-finals on Friday as Roger Federer also progressed."...
03:51, 2019-06-22

Roger Federer’s 101 Titles: By the Numbers With a win over John Isner in Sunday's Miami Open final, Roger Federer now has 101 titles. He is eight short of matching Jimmy Connors for the most in the open era....
19:01, 2019-05-21

Kyrgios rips into Djokovic, Nadal in podcast "Australia\u0027s Nick Kyrgios has branded Rafa Nadal a sore loser, the Spaniard\u0027s uncle Toni an \"idiot\" and said world number one Novak Djokovic has a \"sick obsession\" with being liked in a podcast certain to ruffle feathers ahead of the French Open."...
01:51, 2019-05-22

Thiem defeats Djokovic in five to set up Nadal clash "Dominic Thiem defeated Novak Djokovic in five sets on Saturday 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 6-3 to set up a rematch of last year’s clash with Rafa Nadal in the French Open final."...
16:34, 2019-06-08

Factbox: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga v Rafa Nadal A look at the records of France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Spain's Rafa Nadal before their third-round match at Wimbledon on Saturday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
05:51, 2019-07-06

My Paris record could be broken, says 'just normal' Nadal Rafael Nadal stands three victories away from winning a jaw-dropping 12th French Open title after reaching the quarter-finals on Sunday but says his haul could one day be beaten....
01:34, 2019-06-03

Easy for Nadal and Djokovic, scare for Serena The surroundings looked slightly different but Rafael Nadal was his usual brutal self on a revamped Court Philippe Chatrier as he began his quest for a 12th French Open title on Monday....
04:34, 2019-05-28

Nadal may be the ‘King of Clay’ but Thiem is more than a prince "Rafael Nadal lifted a record-extending 12th French Open title, but Dominic Thiem is primed for clay court success and he has what it takes to dominate at Roland Garros in the future writes Charles Perrin."...
00:00, 2019-06-10

Why the Nadal-Kyrgios match is so full of drama In a rivalry stoked by recent exchanges in the press, Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios will face off in the most hotly anticipated match of the second round....
05:51, 2019-07-04

Fatigued Nishikori comes up empty against Nadal in Paris Playing two straight five-set matches ahead of his French Open quarterfinal against Rafael Nadal was certainly not the ideal preparation for Kei Nishikori        ...
23:17, 2019-06-04

Nadal happy to see Murray back on court "Andy Murray is one of the most important players in the tennis circuit and his comeback from injury should please everybody, 18-times Grand Slam winner Rafa Nadal has said."...
11:17, 2019-07-01

Play of the Day: Nadal hits opponent - '10 out of 10 for the smash!' "Eurosport favourites Annabel Croft and Marion Bartoli give their expert verdicts on the best and most amusing moments of day two of the French Open."...
21:17, 2019-05-27

Genius Kyrgios a danger to Nadal, says Wilander "Nick Kyrgios is a genius on a tennis court and is a serious threat to Rafael Nadal\u0027s Wimbledon hopes when they ace off in a second round blockbuster on Thursday, according to former world number one Mats Wilander."...
10:00, 2019-07-04

Watch: Rafael Nadal needs four sets in third round win Rafael Nadal had a rare losing set in his toughest match so far at the 2019 French Open, but still slipped by David Goffin to reach the fourth round on Friday in Paris....
23:00, 2019-05-31

Factbox: Dominic Thiem vs. Rafa Nadal A look at the records of Austria's Dominic Thiem and Spain's Rafa Nadal before their title clash at the French Open on Sunday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
18:34, 2019-06-09

| Kyrgios: I stand by my opinions of Nadal, Djokovic Nick Kyrgios says he has not changed his negative opinions on ATP heavyweights Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, while also vowing to keep the ‘honesty’ coming....
17:17, 2019-06-16

Nadal drops set but powers past Goffin Defending champion Rafael Nadal dropped his first set at this year's French Open but stayed firmly on course for title number 12 with a 6-1 6-3 4-6 6-3 defeat of David Goffin on Friday....
19:51, 2019-05-31

What must Thiem do to dethrone Nadal at Roland Garros? "Dominic Thiem will chase a stunning victory against 11-times champion Rafael Nadal in the French Open final on Sunday. It appears to be an impossible task, but there are three things he must do to win, writes Charles Perrin."...
23:17, 2019-06-08

Kyrgios won't apologize for aiming ball at Nadal At his postmatch news conference, Nick Kyrgios wouldn't apologize for trying to hit Rafael Nadal with a ball Thursday. Nadal moved on to the third round at Wimbledon with a four-set victory....
12:00, 2019-07-05

The one key that could lead us to another Nadal-Djokovic final in Paris You can't win a Grand Slam title in the first week, but you can certainly lose it. Which is why Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will be focused on one thing early on at the French Open: conserving energy....
14:17, 2019-05-29

The Latest: Federer eases into French quarterfinals Roger Federer still has not dropped a set at the French Open and eased into the quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 win against unseeded Argentine Leonardo Mayer        ...
16:34, 2019-06-02

Federer latest withdrawal from Italian Open "Roger Federer has pulled out of his Italian Open quarter-final clash against Stefanos Tsitsipas due to an injury in his right leg, organisers said on Friday."...
01:51, 2019-05-22

Hope for Federer if he breaks Rafa's rhythm Short of booting him in the shins at a change of ends, Roger Federer has used just about everything in his vast armory to try and beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open -- so he will need something different when they meet on the Parisian clay for the first time in eight years on Friday....
20:34, 2019-06-05

Stan the Man: Wawrinka's 5-set French win gets him Federer 2015 French Open champion Stan Wawrinka's 5-hour, 5-set victory over an opponent who's 14 years younger earned a matchup against Roger Federer in the quarterfinals        ...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Federer crushes Clarke to reach third round Roger Federer dashed home hopes of an outlandish upset at Wimbledon by easing into the third round with a 6-1 7-6(3) 6-2 win over Britain's world number 169 Jay Clarke on Thursday to reach the third round....
20:51, 2019-07-04

| Tougher for teen to win men's Slam than women - Federer Roger Federer believes there's no reason why 15-year-old Coco Gauff can't win a Grand Slam, but doesn't expect to see a similar breakout performance for the men....
08:17, 2019-07-07

Federer returns on opening day at Roland Garros Roger Federer tops the bill at the French Open on opening Sunday when he makes his long-awaited return to the Parisian clay with a first-round match against Italian Lorenzo Sonego....
12:51, 2019-05-26

Federer triumphant on Roland Garros return "Roger Federer\u0027s first match at the French Open since his quarter-final loss to Stan Wawrinka in 2015 ended in a 6-2, 6-4 6-4 win over Lorenzo Sonego."...
18:34, 2019-05-26

Same Old Roger Federer Shines at the New-Look French Open In his first French Open match in four years, Federer breezed through in straight sets. He walked on court to a standing ovation and finished the same way....
23:51, 2019-05-26

Federer wary of fresher, stronger Nishikori "Roger Federer believes his Wimbledon quarter-final opponent Kei Nishikori is ready to challenge for Grand Slams after the Japanese number one seems to have found a way to reach the latter stages without getting tangled up in marathon matches."...
10:17, 2019-07-10

Tennis-Easy win for Federer as Berrettini crumbles Roger Federer's warmup was probably more taxing than his fourth-round match at Wimbledon on Monday as he raced into a record-extending 17th quarter-final with a ruthless dismissal of exciting young Italian Matteo Berrettini....
23:00, 2019-07-08

Federer: It would be 'terrific' to see Murray back on tour "Roger Federer welcomed the news that Andy Murray will return to action playing doubles at Queen\u0027s - and said all the top players would be delighted to see him back on tour."...
20:17, 2019-06-05

Roger Federer dismisses seeding controversy "Roger Federer dismissed suggestions that his promotion to second seed has given him a favourable draw when he looked ahead to the Wimbledon Championships on Saturday."...
00:51, 2019-06-30

Roger Federer: The power and presence of the $120 million man Ahead of Wimbledon, Hall of Famer Andy Roddick and Darren Cahill -- one of the most respected tennis coaches -- give a rare insight into Roger Federer, the man. "I think he is inherently a really, really true honest good person."...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Returning Sharapova inspired by 'ultimate fighter' Nadal Maria Sharapova says she will draw inspiration from Rafael Nadal's incredible powers of recovery as she resumes her injury-hit career on the Spanish great's island next week....
14:34, 2019-06-16

| Querrey hoping he doesn't 'get clock cleaned' by Nadal Sam Querrey will try to take down Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, but if it all goes belly-up, the big American just hopes he doesn't get his 'clock cleaned'....
16:17, 2019-07-09

The Latest: Nadal wins 1st set of French Open final The latest on the French Open: Rafael Nadal has won the first set of the men's final against Dominic Thiem by a score of 6-3       ...
17:00, 2019-06-09

| Thanks for the memories: Rafael Nadal's 12 French Open triumphs Rafael Nadal won his 12th French Open title on Sunday when he defeated Dominic Thiem in the final for the second straight year. Let's look at his 12 triumphs....
19:51, 2019-06-09

Nadal's draw gets tougher with resurgent Tsonga in third round After Rafa Nadal won a thrilling four-set encounter with Nick Kyrgios, the Spaniard repeated his lament that he had got a tough draw at the All England Club, ahead of his third-round clash against Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Saturday....
05:51, 2019-07-06

Nadal, Djokovic and Serena play on Day 2 of French Open PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams — owners of a combined collection of 55 Grand Slam singles titles — are each in action on Day 2 at the French Open. Each is embarking on a bid to achieve a milestone over the next two weeks at Roland Garros. Beginning against Yannick Hanf...
09:51, 2019-05-27

Dominic Thiem Got Closer, But Rafael Nadal Still Stepped On Him Last year, in the first major final of his life, Dominic Thiem just seemed happy to be there. Flattened by a Rafael Nadal charging toward his 11th French Open title? That builds character. A dusty tennis great heartlessly roasting you at the trophy ceremony? Whatever, no shame in being outmatched....
21:34, 2019-06-10

'He is a genius': Why Nadal pulled away to win his 12th French Open As has been the case throughout his incredible Roland Garros run, intensity and mental toughness set Rafael Nadal apart once again in Sunday's final against Dominic Thiem....
23:17, 2019-06-09

French Open 2019: Nadal races into third round Tougher tests are on the way for King of Clay Rafael Nadal at this year's French Open but for now the Spaniard is cruising, reaching the third round by beating German qualifier Yannick Maden in straight sets....
18:17, 2019-05-29

The Latest: Nadal cruises past German qualifier The Latest from the French Open: Rafael Nadal makes light work of qualifier Yannick Hanfmann, winning 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 to advance to the second round        ...
16:51, 2019-05-27

Nadal beats Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 for 12th French Open Rafael Nadal pulled away in what had suddenly become a tight final to beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 Sunday for his record-extending 12th French Open championship....
05:34, 2019-06-10

The Latest: Rafael Nadal clinches berth at ATP Finals Rafael Nadal's run to the Wimbledon semifinals has allowed him to qualify for the ATP Finals for a record 15th consecutive year       ...
15:17, 2019-07-11

Kyrgios must put histrionics to one side and let his tennis talk against Nadal "Nick Kyrgios takes on Rafael Nadal in the second round of Wimbledon. The pair have bad blood but the Australian can take out the world No 2 if his head is in the game on Thursday."...
16:51, 2019-07-03

Rafael Nadal races into third round of French Open He is one of tennis' best ever players and known for his attention to detail but Rafael Nadal didn't have any complicated scouting plans in place ahead of his first-round match against a player he had never faced, Yannick Hanfmann....
16:17, 2019-05-29

Kyrgios still wrestling with his tennis soul after Nadal defeat Timothy Gallwey's million-selling "Inner Game of Tennis" was published 21 years before Nick Kyrgios was born but the author must be sorely tempted to knock out yet another edition with a special chapter devoted to the maverick Australian....
23:51, 2019-07-04

Kyrgios blasts record 143mph second serve against Nadal Nick Kyrgios blasted a 143mph (230kph) second serve-ace during the first set of his Wimbledon clash with Rafa Nadal on Thursday - the fastest serve of any sort during the tournament so far and the second-fastest second serve in ATP history....
20:51, 2019-07-04

Nadal not bothered by change in surroundings at Roland Garros "Rafa Nadal will have to get used to new surroundings as his favourite hunting ground, the court Philippe Chatrier, has been revamped ahead of the May 26-June 9 French Open."...
16:34, 2019-05-24

'Nadal is number one favourite without a doubt', admits Djokovic "World number one Novak Djokovic has enjoyed two good weeks on red clay but admitted that winning a second French Open title would be a tall order after a crushing defeat by Rafael Nadal in last week\u0027s Italian Open final."...
11:01, 2019-05-23

Nadal untroubled as he picks up 90th Roland Garros win "Rafael Nadal\u0027s serene progress through the French Open continued on Sunday as he booked a semi-final spot with victory over Juan Ignacio Londero."...
19:34, 2019-06-02

Roger Federer Admits He Used to Mix Up His Twins in Vogue's 73 Questions Even champions make mistakes. Roger Federer proved this to be true during a recent interview for Vogue's 73 Questions. While gearing up for Wimbledon, the 37-year-old tennis......
17:51, 2019-07-02

Federer survives scare against Tsonga to advance in Halle Roger Federer survived a scare in his bid for a record-extending 10th Halle Open title with a 7-6, 4-6, 7-5 win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga        ...
22:34, 2019-06-20

Federer overcomes first-set blip to beat debutant Harris "Roger Federer required a wake-up call from debutant Lloyd Harris before beating the South African in four sets to reach the second round at Wimbledon."...
18:00, 2019-07-02

Federer off to winning start in bid for 10th Halle title HALLE, Germany (AP) — Roger Federer began his bid for a record-extending 10th Halle Open title with a 7-6 (1), 6-3 win over Australia’s John Millman on Tuesday, with defending champion Borna Coric also advancing. Federer, who lost to Coric in last year’s final, hit nine aces and saved th...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Federer enjoying 'outsider' tag on Roland Garros return Roger Federer counts himself as an "outsider" for the French Open title this year and says he is not merely trying to temper expectations on his return to the clay court Grand Slam following a four-year absence....
20:51, 2019-05-27

Neither wind nor Roger Federer could beat the King of Clay Swirling winds, spotty showers and the ultimate opponent in Roger Federer were all not enough to stop Rafael Nadal in Friday's French Open semifinal....
04:00, 2019-06-08

Federer loses to Thiem in Madrid Open quarterfinals Roger Federer wastes two match points, loses in three sets to Dominic Thiem in Madrid Open quarterfinals        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

Federer begins grasscourt season with win over Millman in Halle Roger Federer began his preparations for next month's Wimbledon Championships with a 7-6(1) 6-3 victory over unseeded Australian John Millman in the opening round of the Halle Open on Tuesday....
21:34, 2019-06-18

Federer to face Sonego in Roland Garros return "Roger Federer will face world number 73 Lorenzo Sonego at Roland Garros, his first match at the venue since losing to Stanislas Wawrinka in the quarter-finals in 2015."...
20:34, 2019-05-23

Federer bags more records as he downs Pouille to reach last 16 Roger Federer kept tennis statisticians on their toes on Saturday as he mopped up a few more records by trampling all over Lucas Pouille's dreams in a rip-roaring 7-5 6-2 7-6(4) win to reach the fourth round of Wimbledon....
23:17, 2019-07-06

Federer seeks revenge vs. Wawrinka in French quarterfinals PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer has a chance to take a measure of revenge against friend and fellow Swiss player Stan Wawrinka in the French Open quarterfinals. Wawrinka beat Federer in straight sets in their last Roland Garros meeting at the same stage four years ago. Until last week, that 2015 match wa...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Anticipation grows ahead of Federer's return to Paris All Roger Federer had to do was strike a few silky forehands in his first practice session at Roland Garros for four years to create something of a social media frenzy this week....
09:34, 2019-05-23

Federer delights fans with hint of Paris return "At the age of 37, Roger Federer knows he cannot keep playing amongst the world\u0027s greatest tennis players for too much longer, and his fans know that too, often treating his appearances round the world like valedictory performances."...
21:17, 2019-06-07

| Federer hails teenager Gauff's 'great story' Cori Gauff, just 15, tackles 39-year-old Venus Williams in a Wimbledon generational clash with the history-making teenager counting Roger Federer as one of her cheerleaders....
09:51, 2019-07-01

Roger Federer achieves more milestones at French Open Roger Federer became the first player to play 400 grand slam matches Friday and he marked the occasion by becoming the oldest man in nearly 50 years to reach the fourth round at the French Open after beating Casper Ruud....
18:00, 2019-05-31

Federer battles past Ruud to reach last 16 in historic win "Roger Federer eased past Norway\u0027s Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open in almost 50 years."...
18:51, 2019-05-31

Roger Federer ponders eventual retirement plans When will Roger Federer retire? It is a question that tennis' all-time great has been asked in recent years, especially after he suffered a freak knee injury in 2016 and moved into his mid and now late 30s....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Federer graces new-look Roland Garros with stylish opening win Roger Federer made a stylish comeback to the French Open after a three-year hiatus as the revamped, widely-acclaimed Roland Garros burst into life on Sunday....
22:51, 2019-05-26

| Federer marches on at French Open, Vondrousova also into quarters Roger Federer made short work of Argentinian Leonardo Mayer to become the oldest man in 28 years to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final at the French Open...
19:51, 2019-06-02

Roger Federer reaches century of career titles Roger Federer claimed the 100th title of his remarkable career with a straight sets victory over Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the Dubai title Saturday for the eighth time....
06:00, 2019-05-22

The Latest: Federer eases into French Open 2nd round Playing his first match at Roland Garros since 2015, Roger Federer had no problem reaching the second round of the French Open        ...
17:34, 2019-05-26

I can’t protect Grand Slam record forever, says Federer "Roger Federer admits he cannot protect his men’s Grand Slam singles record forever after an “incredible opportunity missed” saw Novak Djokovic close the gap at Wimbledon on Sunday."...
18:34, 2019-07-15

Tennis Legends: Is it OK for Federer and Kyrgios to miss Slams? "John McEnroe, Boris Becker and Mats Wilander discuss whether it\u0027s OK for the top stars - such as Roger Federer and Nick Kyrgios - to miss Grand Slams."...
12:34, 2019-06-04

Many happy returns for Federer at 1st French Open since 2015 Roger Federer returns to refurbished Court Philippe Chatrier for his first French Open match since 2015 and wins easily        ...
22:51, 2019-05-26

Making Sense of Djokovic and Federer's Brilliant Madness It was an epic, tell-the-grandkids instant classic tennis match, which offered a little bit of everything, and then some. But in the end, Novak Djokovic offered a little bit more....
01:51, 2019-07-15

Federer turns on the style on Roland Garros return Roger Federer returned to the French Open and breezed into the second round with a 6-2 6-4 6-4 win against Italian Lorenzo Sonego on Sunday, four years after hitting his last ball on the Parisian clay....
22:51, 2019-05-26

In golden era of tennis rivalries, Nadal-Djokovic stands out, says Wilander Roger Federer's gripping four-set victory over friend and compatriot Stan Wawrinka has set up a tantalizing semi-final showdown with clay-court king Rafael Nadal, the 39th meeting between two of the most successful players of all time....
16:17, 2019-06-05

Nadal tops Thiem for record 12th French crown Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem in the French Open final for the second straight year, giving Nadal his 12th career title at Roland Garros -- the most by one player at a single Grand Slam tournament....
23:17, 2019-06-09

Djokovic Slam run ends at French; Thiem vs. Nadal in final Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended in the French Open semifinals because he made some odd strategic choices, because the wild weather bothered him, because the chair umpire got under his skin....
22:51, 2019-06-08

| Nishikori battles past Paire to set-up Nadal clash in Paris Kei Nishikori came back from 1-4 and 3-5 down in the final set to beat Benoit Paire and will now face Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals at Roland Garros....
19:34, 2019-06-03

The Latest: Nadal-Thiem final at French Open starts The latest on the French Open: The men's final between Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem has started at Roland Garros.        ...
16:17, 2019-06-09

How supreme mentality helped Nadal rise again in season of despair "Just a weeks ago, Rafa Nadal was in the midst of his worst-ever clay-court season. Tumaini Carayol charts the turnaround that led to a 12th French Open crown..."...
11:17, 2019-06-10

Record-extending 12th French Open title for Nadal Rafael Nadal continues to be virtually unstoppable at the French Open, winning his 12th title Sunday after beating Dominic Thiem for the second straight year. On Sunday he prevailed in four sets....
03:00, 2019-06-10

Nadal considered ending season after Indian Wells injury French Open champion Rafa Nadal has said he nearly ended his season after being forced to withdraw from the Indian Wells semi-finals with a knee injury in March but played through the pain at Roland Garros to clinch a record-extending 12th title....
14:17, 2019-06-12

Nadal overcomes stomach virus to advance in Madrid Open Rafael Nadal has reached the third round of the Madrid Open with a two-set win over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

Nadal loses to Tsitsipas in Madrid as clay slump continues Rafael Nadal's slump on clay continued with a 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 loss to ninth-ranked Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semifinals of the Madrid Open on Saturday        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

2019 French Open: Players to bet on who aren’t Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal has ruled the red clay of Roland Garros like no other player in the history of tennis. Nadal, who has won the French Open 11 times in the past 14 years, is the even-money favorite at William Hill. It’s tough to bet against Rafa, but injuries and age might finally be catching up......
00:17, 2019-05-26

Back on top: Nadal beats Djokovic for 9th Italian Open title Rafael Nadal is right back where he wants to be after winning Italian Open title with victory over Djokovic        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

Nadal back to his merciless old self on new French Open center court Claycourt master Rafael Nadal quickly adapted to the new surroundings at Roland Garros with a 6-2 6-1 6-3 demolition of German qualifier Yannick Hanfmann in the first round of the French Open on Monday....
20:51, 2019-05-27

Nadal begins quest for 12th Roland Garros title Defending champion Rafa Nadal begins his French Open campaign on Monday, seeking his 12th title and 18th Grand Slam while looking to dismiss any doubts about his form after three consecutive semi-final exits in the run-up to Roland Garros....
08:34, 2019-05-27

Nadal bagels Djokovic as he clinches Rome Masters title "Rafael Nadal beat world number one Novak Djokovic 6-0 4-6 6-1 to clinch the Rome title in a blistering return to his Grand Slam winning form ahead of the French Open."...
01:51, 2019-05-22

| Nadal scalp more bitter than sweet memory for 'Shark' Darcis Beating Spanish legend Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon in 2013 should have been a happy memory to live off for the rest of his life, but for Steve Darcis it was bittersweet....
02:51, 2019-07-04

Tennis: Nadal not bothered by change in surroundings at Roland Garros Rafa Nadal will have to get used to new surroundings as his favorite hunting ground, the court Philippe Chatrier, has been revamped ahead of the May 26-June 9 French Open....
18:17, 2019-05-24

Rafael Nadal sweeps Yannick Maden aside and shows why he is favourite • Spaniard defeats German 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in Paris• Roger Federer continues comeback on clayIt usually takes only a couple of matches for Rafael Nadal to remind everyone why he is always favourite to win here – not just the titles, which he has won an extraordinary 11 times, but points, games, sets an...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Nadal opens bid for 12th French Open title against qualifier Rafael Nadal will start his campaign for a record-extending 12th title at the French Open against a qualifier        ...
00:17, 2019-05-24

For Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, Rome Offered Something Novel: A Bagel In the 54th match between fierce rivals, the Italian Open final offered the first scoreless set by either player. Nadal hung on to win his first title of 2019....
19:01, 2019-05-21

Nadal primed for another French Open charge after Rome crescendo Rafael Nadal has hit form at the perfect time heading into the French Open after a slow start, by his standards, to the claycourt season caused some to doubt his chances of continuing his vice-like grip on the tournament....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Nadal sets up Kyrgios showdown after breezing past Sugita "Rafael Nadal set up a tantalising showdown with Nick Kyrgios after breezing into the second round of Wimbledon with a routine straight-sets win over qualifier Yuichi Sugita."...
20:00, 2019-07-02

Rafael Nadal riled by Nick Kyrgios but sees him off despite underarm ace • Spaniard wins 6-3, 3-6, 7-6, 7-6 after weeks-long war of words• Australian aims shot straight at Nadal and does not apologiseNick Kyrgios discovered on Thursday evening that you provoke a champion at your peril as Rafael Nadal husbanded his controlled fury over four engrossing sets to grind down a...
02:17, 2019-07-05

Djokovic downs Federer in classic after historic decisive tie-break "Novak Djokovic won a historic final-set tie-break to clinch a fifth Wimbledon title, saving two match points as he outlasted Roger Federer in a classic."...
22:34, 2019-07-14

2019 French Open: Roger Federer Reaches the Quarterfinals Federer has not yet dropped a set playing at Roland Garros for the first time since 2015. Three women became first-time quarterfinals in Paris on Sunday....
17:34, 2019-06-02

Federer comes through tricky Tsonga test to make Halle quarters "Roger Federer was made to work hard by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the Halle Open on Thursday before he sealed a 7-6(5) 4-6 7-5 victory in the second round to continue his charge towards a 10th title at the grasscourt tournament."...
23:00, 2019-06-20

French Open: Roger Federer cruises through against Leonardo Mayer • Swiss No 3 seed beats Leonardo Mayer 6-2, 6-3, 6-3• Britain’s Joe Salisbury reaches doubles quarter-finalsRoger Federer continued his straightforward progress through the French Open draw with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 victory over Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer on Sunday.Federer, the No 3 seed, is one of three...
18:51, 2019-06-02

Faultless Roger Federer eases into French Open quarterfinals Roger Federer's return to French Open clay is going so smoothly he still has not dropped a set in reaching the quarterfinals        ...
16:34, 2019-06-02

Federer bemused that Thiem's news conference was cut short 2018 French Open runner-up Dominic Thiem's news conference abruptly stopped to make way for sudden arrival of Serena Williams following her loss, bemusing Roger Federer        ...
21:17, 2019-06-02

Federer faces Goffin in his 13th Halle Open final HALLE, Germany (AP) — Roger Federer will play David Goffin in the final as he bids for a record-extending 10th Halle Open title on Sunday. Federer defeated the 43rd-ranked Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France 6-3, 6-3 and Goffin brought an end to Matteo Berrettini’s eight-match winning streak with ...
19:17, 2019-06-22

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
19:01, 2019-05-21

Djokovic-Federer tiebreaker creates drama, confusion and debate Wimbledon's new tiebreaker rule at 12-all in the final set came into play in the most dramatic way possible as Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer battled to the end....
20:34, 2019-07-15

Federer outlasts Monfils to reach Madrid Open quarterfinals Roger Federer has reached the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open after saving two match points in a three-set win over a gritty Gael Monfils        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

The Latest: Federer wins in his 400th Grand Slam match The latest on the French Open: Roger Federer's 400th Grand Slam match was a confident 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 (8) win over Casper Ruud        ...
17:51, 2019-05-31

Federer returns to play at French Open after 4-year absence PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer is in action on the opening day of the French Open. Returning to play at Roland Garros for the first time since 2015, Federer opens against 73rd-ranked Lorenzo Sonego in the third match on Court Philippe Chatrier. Also Sunday, 2016 champion Garbine Muguruza faces 96th-rank...
09:17, 2019-05-26

'Golden oldie' Federer cruises into French Open 4th round Roger Federer celebrated his 400th Grand Slam match with an easy victory on Friday over Norway's Casper Ruud, winning 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open since 1972....
03:00, 2019-06-01

Roger Federer clinches 1,200th career win at Madrid Open Back on clay and back winning matches, Roger Federer has reached yet another landmark: a 1,200th career victory more than two decades after his first professional win....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Federer relishes French Open return after 3-year absence Roger Federer is looking forward to returning to the French Open on Sunday after a three-year absence        ...
05:51, 2019-05-25

What Years and Years gets right about the future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
15:00, 2019-06-17

Thiem labels Nadal 'best clay court player of all-time' – video Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem share their immediate reactions following the 2019 French Open final. Thiem pushed Nadal hard for two sets, but ultimately the Spaniard was too strong, claiming his 12th French Open title in four sets. Despite an injury-riddled lead up, Nadal proved he is almost unbeat...
05:34, 2019-06-10

Nadal rebuffs interrogator who dared to question Centre Court status It was a case of "Don't you know who I am?" for Rafael Nadal when a reporter had the temerity to question whether he deserved to be on Wimbledon's Centre Court when women's world number one Ash Barty had been cast off to a smaller outside arena....
23:00, 2019-07-08

Nick Kyrgios Executes Perfect Underarm Serve Against Rafael Nadal The second round of Wimbledon offered Nick Kyrgios the opportunity to do what he loves best, which is to try to beat Rafael Nadal. Though he failed in that quest, falling in four sets in yesterday’s match, Kyrgios was able to realize his other great love, which is to try to annoy Rafael Nadal. No mo...
02:17, 2019-07-06

Factbox: Nadal's record-breaking 12 French Open final victories Factbox on Rafael Nadal's French Open final wins after he beat Dominic Thiem for the second year running on Sunday to become the first player to win the same Grand Slam title 12 times, edging ahead of Margaret Court's 11 Australian Open crowns:...
20:51, 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal storms to historic 12th French Open win – video Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem at Roland Garros to claim his 12th French Open title and 18th grand slam. A mark of his near-total dominance on clay, he has won all but three French Open tournaments since 2005 – and now stands just two grand slams short of Roger Federer’s all-time record of 20Rafael...
23:00, 2019-06-09

French Open glance: Nadal adds to his record with 12th title A quick look at the French Open: Rafael Nadal adds to his record with a 12th title by beating Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 in a rematch of last year's final        ...
22:51, 2019-06-09

Nadal Beats Thiem To Claim 12th French Open Title PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal has won a 12th French Open title. Nadal beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 in a rematch of last year’s final. It’s Nadal’s 18th Grand Slam title, moving him within two of Roger Federer’s record for men. == PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal aims for a 12t...
19:17, 2019-06-09

The Latest: Nadal beats Thiem for 12th French Open title PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Rafael Nadal has won a 12th French Open title. Nadal beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 in a rematch of last year’s final. It’s Nadal’s 18th Grand Slam title, moving him within two of Roger Federer’s r...
19:17, 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal v Dominic Thiem: French Open men's final – live! Game-by-game updates from the final at Roland GarrosThiem tasked with facing Nadal after ending Djokovic’s streakSend your emails to Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 3.38pm BST Second set: Nadal* 6-3, 4-4 Thiem (*denotes server): Nadal nets a forehand to make it 0-15. He needs to be careful here....
16:51, 2019-06-09

Tennis: Nadal primed for another French Open charge after Rome crescendo Rafael Nadal has hit form at the perfect time heading into the French Open after a slow start, by his standards, to the claycourt season caused some to doubt his chances of continuing his vice-like grip on the tournament....
19:17, 2019-05-23

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to clinch French Open Spain’s Rafael Nadal has won the French Open for the 12th time, beating his Austrian opponent Dominic Thiem over four sets. Thiem had drawn level, winning the second set before Nadal stormed back to win the title....
21:01, 2019-06-09

| Nadal sparks sexism spat over Barty's Centre Court snub Spanish great Rafael Nadal has fired a parting shot at Ashleigh Barty, reminding the tennis world where Australia's world No 1 stands in the grand slam pecking order....
11:17, 2019-07-09

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win ninth Rome Masters Rafael Nadal had to dig deep to beat Novak Djokovic in the final of the Rome Masters and claim his first title of the season, winning 6-0 4-6 6-1 after more than two hours of intense battle....
06:00, 2019-05-22

French Open 2019, day two: Nadal in action, Wozniacki crashes out – live! Get all the latest updates from Roland GarrosKonta breaks French Open hoodoo with first-round victoryFeel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 1.40pm BST Nadal is now 4-1 up in the second set, and looking strong in the serve. Gasquet has completed the job on Zverev Major, seeing it out in thr...
14:51, 2019-05-27

Rafael Nadal makes history with 12th French Open title Rafael Nadal downed Dominic Thiem at French Open to claim his 18th Grand Slam and become the only man or woman to win the same tournament 12 times.       ...
22:34, 2019-06-09

French Open order of play Day 1 - Roger Federer up first on return to clay "Here is the order of play for the main showcourts on the first day of the French Open (play begins at 1100 GMT). You can watch every ball live on Eurosport."...
23:51, 2019-05-24

Federer wins record 10th Halle Open title, 102nd overall Roger Federer set another benchmark in his remarkable career by winning his 10th Halle Open title on Sunday        ...
22:17, 2019-06-23

Draw hands Federer smooth start on French Open return Roger Federer was handed a comfortable-looking start in the French Open draw on Thursday as the 20-times Grand Slam champion makes his return to the tournament after a three-year hiatus....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Federer overcomes shaky start to join Grand Slam 100 club Roger Federer chalked up another monumental milestone to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday, recovering to beat Japan's Kei Nishikori in four sets and become the first man to record a century of singles wins at any Grand Slam....
05:51, 2019-07-11

Federer downs Herbert to take a step closer to 10th Halle crown Roger 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 where he is seeking a 10th title....
19:34, 2019-06-22

Facing Roger Federer: Surely Unforgettable for Casper Ruud, if Not His Father Christian Ruud, whose son will play Federer in the third round of the French Open on Friday, was told he had practiced with him in Paris in 1999. “I don’t remember the one here,” the father said....
21:34, 2019-05-30

Djokovic has time on his side as he eyes Federer’s grand slam haul Wimbledon champion says Swiss rival is an inspiration and he hopes that he will still be competing at the age of 37At the end of this seesawing and tempestous epic, which was not only the longest final in Wimbledon history but perhaps its most dramatic, Novak Djokovic pointed one finger to the sky i...
10:34, 2019-07-15

| Federer marks record 400th Grand Slam match with victory Roger Federer became the first player to contest 400 Grand Slam matches, marking the occasion in style with a straight-sets victory over Casper Ruud....
18:00, 2019-05-31

French Open: Wawrinka to meet Federer after epic battle with Tsitsipas It will be just like old times at the French Open for Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, who will meet in the quarterfinals again after completely contrasting victories....
03:51, 2019-06-03

Roger Federer rips WTA rule limiting how often Coco Gauff can play Roger Federer wants to see more players like teenage phenom Cori “Coco” Gauff on the court. In light of Gauff’s record-breaking Wimbledon — becoming the youngest player ever to qualify for the tournament and promptly beating Venus Williams on her way to the fourth round ̵...
16:51, 2019-07-10

"Nothing To Lose": Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Upbeat Ahead Of Roger Federer Clash Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat compatriot Benoit Paire in straight sets in Halle on Tuesday to set up a second round fixture with Roger Federer on Thursday....
09:17, 2019-06-20

Federer reaches Halle semis for 15th time, facing Herbert Roger Federer defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the Halle Open semifinals for the 15th time in his last 15 appearances at the grass-court tournament on Friday        ...
22:51, 2019-06-21