Roger Federer has announced that he will skip the upcoming European clay court season, including the French Open.
The 36-year-old lost his second consecutive match, and his world number one ranking, on Saturday night at the hands of Thanasi Kokkinakis.
Federer, who fell to Juan Martin del Potro at Indian Wells a
The French Open have announced a rise in the prize funds for this summer's tournament to £34m.
The changes also feature an increase in the singles champion's prize money to £1.9m, an additional £100,000 from last year.
Players who are beaten in the first round will still return home with a reward
Juan Martin del Potro saved three match points in a thrilling final at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday before handing world number one Roger Federer his first loss of the year and claiming his maiden Masters 1000 title.
The Argentine stunned a raucous Indian Wells crowd that had been loudly
Roger Federer was on the ropes, down two breaks in the second set and another one in the third. Borna Coric thought he was close to toppling the world’s top-ranked player. Not so fast.
Federer rallied for a 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 victory in the BNP Paribas Open semifinals on Saturday, extending
Roger Federer defeated Jeremy Chardy of France 7-5, 6-4 in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, and at 15-0 the world’s top-ranked men’s player is off to his best start since 2006.
The 36-year-old Swiss superstar can equal his season-best start of 16-0 with a win in
Roger Federer rolled past No. 25 seed Filip Krajinovic 6-2, 6-1 in pursuit of a record sixth BNP Paribas Open title on Monday, while Sloane Stephens remained mired in her post-US Open slump.
Federer improved to 65-5 since returning from a left knee injury last year with his third-round victory in
From his knees at the middle of the net, Roger Federer struck volley after volley right back at Jack Sock until the American star finally faltered. Federer just smiled. It was all in fun.
And how could Federer not be loving life? He’s the best in the world at age 36.
Tennis legend Roger Federer on Tuesday was honoured with the Laureus Award for the Sportsman of the Year and Comeback of the Year, making him the most decorated winner in the history of Laureus World Sports Awards.
With the double win at the ceremony, the 36-year old took his total tally
Roger Federer has marked his return to the summit of the world rankings with a routine victory over Grigor Dimitrov in the Rotterdam Open final.
The 20-time Grand Slam champion, who will be confirmed as world number one on Monday, beat the world number five 6-2-6-2 on Sunday for his 97th
Roger Federer has become the oldest world number one in tennis history courtesy of his victory over Robin Haase at the Rotterdam Open.
Federer lost the first set of the quarter-final 6-4, but bounced back to win the second and third 6-1 as the 36-year-old booked his spot in the semi-finals