Roger Federer stepped out for his first practice of the grass-court season after arriving at the NOVENTI OPEN Thursday.
A 10-time winner of the event, Federer practised with Japan's Kei Nishikori under the watchful eye of coach Ivan Ljubicic.
Federer, who withdrew from his scheduled fourth-round match against Matteo Berrettini
Unpredictability can be fun. But if you're looking for success, there's no substitute for knowing what you’re bringing to the court.
That is why Roger Federer would rather the certainty of his old self — or that of his career rivals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic — rather than be
In the latest profile on the 26 players to rise to No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings, ATPTour.com looks back on the career of Roger Federer. View Full List.
First week at No. 1: 2 February 2004Total weeks at No. 1: 310Year-End No. 1s: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
In honour of Roger Federer's 39th birthday, the ATP Tour is celebrating by reliving 39 facts, moments or memories that have made his tennis career spectacular thus far.
39 - Combined wins against Novak Djokovic (23) and Rafael Nadal (16)38 - Winner of a record 38 ATP Tour Awards: ATP
Rafael Nadal won his first five clay-court battles against Roger Federer, with four of them coming in a championship match. That didn’t discourage the Swiss, though, and he’d get his revenge in a big way in the 2007 Hamburg final.
Nadal entered that championship match against Federer carrying an 81-match clay-court
The ‘toughest out’ in tennis over the past 30 years is Roger Federer.
An Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers analysis of players who win the most points in a losing effort found that Federer averaged winning almost 48 per cent of points in 260 matches where he finished second best.
An 18-year-old Roger Federer played his first ATP Tour match on grass at the 1999 Fever-Tree Championships. Byron Black, who never won a title on the surface, defeated him 6-3, 6-0. Little did anyone know that Federer would become the greatest on grass.
The Swiss’ first big breakthrough on the surface
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have made careers out of carving up their opponents with their sudden impact ‘Serve +1’ patterns. Similarly, they can get a rise out of fans with just a handful of words.
At the 2017 Rolex Shanghai Masters, after a hard-fought final, they raised the roof
Roger Federer has won 10 NOVENTI OPEN titles. However, he has left his mark in more ways than one in Halle.
In 2012, the Swiss was memorialised on the road leading to the tournament’s main stadium. Officials in Halle, Germany, paid tribute to the superstar by naming that road ‘Roger-Federer-Allee’.
Any way that you want to slice it - titles, matches, sets, games, or points - Roger Federer has no peer on a grass court.
An Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers analysis of the best performers on grass courts from 1991-2019 identifies that the Swiss Maestro sits alone at the top