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Watch Federer’s First Grass Practice In Halle

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

Roger: ‘I’d Prefer To Be In Rafa Or Novak’s Shoes’

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

Federer On No. 1: ‘I Decided I Would Like To Stay There’

In the latest profile on the 26 players to rise to No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings, 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 At World

39 Stats For Roger Federer’s 39th Birthday

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

Federer Is Tennis’ ‘Toughest Out’

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.

Natural Born Winner: Federer A Cut Above On Grass

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

Mic Drop: Roger, Rafa Delight Fans With These 9 Words…

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

How Federer Has Left His Mark In Halle

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’.

Why The Grass Is Always Greener For Roger Federer

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