Münchenstein http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24234/all en Tennis-Longevity the buzz word for rested Federer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-longevity-the-buzz-word-rested-federer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>By Patrick Johnston</p> <p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - A disappointing end to 2012 left Roger Federer's critics writing his tennis obituary, but the Swiss is confident he can win more grand slam titles after arriving in Melbourne refreshed and refocused following an extended break.</p> <p>While Federer's main rivals for a fifth Australian Open title, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, have been getting matches under their belt in Australia, the 31-year-old opted for the practice courts and family time to keep his mind and body fresh.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-longevity-the-buzz-word-rested-federer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Federer–Nadal rivalry Juan Martín del Potro Münchenstein Novak Djokovic Person Location Person Travel Quotation Rafael Nadal Roger Federer Roger Federer Roger Federer tennis season Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:05:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731569 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/reuters-sports-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Djokovic delivers, Sharapova ruthless on opening day</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/reuters-sports-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Münchenstein Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:15:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734322 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Tennis-Bring on the heat, says man-for-all seasons Federer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/update-2-tennis-bring-the-heat-says-man-all-seasons-federer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds Federer's second-round opponent, quotes)</p> <p>* Federer sails into second round</p> <p>* Blasts unseeded Frenchman in straight sets</p> <p>* To play former world number three Davydenko</p> <p>By Ian Ransom</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Searing heat forecast to hit Melbourne Park's second round matches on Thursday holds no fear for Roger Federer, who welcomed the chance to test his 31-year-old body in extreme conditions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/update-2-tennis-bring-the-heat-says-man-all-seasons-federer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Münchenstein Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 06:00:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734539 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 3-Tennis-Federer and Serena make light of Melbourne scorcher http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/wrapup-1-tennis-serena-murray-the-and-melbourne-swelters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Federer, Murray, Williams, Azarenka through</p> <p>* Temperature reaches 40 degrees C</p> <p>* Date-Krumm wins again</p> <p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Serena Williams showed there was plenty of life left in their relatively old legs by easing into the third round of the Australian Open on a day when sweltering heat tested the stamina of thirtysomething and teenager alike.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/wrapup-1-tennis-serena-murray-the-and-melbourne-swelters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Health Münchenstein Roger Federer Tennis Victoria Azarenka Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 09:30:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735486 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Federer in the pink after reaching third round http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/tennis-federer-the-pink-after-reaching-third-round <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Roger Federer triumphed in a battle of old sparring partners, swatting aside Russian veteran Nikolay Davydenko 6-3 6-4 6-4 to cruise into the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday.</p> <p>Resplendent in a pair of pink and black two-toned sneakers, Federer captured a break early in each set, while his 40th-ranked opponent never had a look at his serve and surrendered their 20th tour clash in just under two hours.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/tennis-federer-the-pink-after-reaching-third-round" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Münchenstein Roger Federer Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 11:00:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735507 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Federer crushes Tomic and Australia to reach fourth round http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/tennis-federer-crushes-tomic-and-australia-reach-fourth-round <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Roger Federer crushed the hopes of a nation by dismantling local favourite Bernard Tomic 6-4 7-6 6-1 to sail into the last 16 of the Australian Open on Saturday.</p> <p>The much-hyped clash between the Swiss maestro and his 20-year-old opponent briefly caught fire in the middle stages but ultimately fizzled out under the lights of Rod Laver Arena, as Federer marched to a clinical 118-minute victory.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/tennis-federer-crushes-tomic-and-australia-reach-fourth-round" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Münchenstein Roger Federer Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 11:00:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736537 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Tennis-Federer crushes Tomic and Australian hopes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-tennis-federer-crushes-tomic-and-australia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Swiss marches on in bid for fifth title</p> <p>* Tomic briefly threatens in second set</p> <p>* Federer to meet Raonic in fourth round (Adds quotes, details)</p> <p>By Ian Ransom</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Roger Federer humbled local favourite Bernard Tomic 6-4 7-6 6-1 to sail into the last 16 of the Australian Open and then apologised to a packed centre court crowd for "beating up" on the home players.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-tennis-federer-crushes-tomic-and-australia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Münchenstein Roger Federer Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 12:15:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736542 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Saddened Federer says Armstrong's cheating hurt all sport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/tennis-saddened-federer-says-armstrongs-cheating-hurt-all-sport <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Tennis great Roger Federer said he was saddened by American cyclist Lance Armstrong's admission that he cheated his way to seven Tour de France wins and believed it would have a negative impact on all sport.</p> <p>Armstrong confessed in a televised interview with chat show host Oprah Winfrey this week to using banned performance-enhancing substances to establish himself as one of the biggest names in sport.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/tennis-saddened-federer-says-armstrongs-cheating-hurt-all-sport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Münchenstein Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 14:00:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736561 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/reuters-sports-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Lifetime ban is "death penalty," says Armstrong</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/reuters-sports-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Münchenstein Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 19:30:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736674 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Federer schools Raonic to reach last eight in Melbourne http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/tennis-federer-schools-raonic-reach-last-eight-melbourne <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Roger Federer defused Milos Raonic's serve before clinically despatching the Canadian 6-4 7-6 6-2 at the Australian Open on Monday to reach a 35th straight grand slam quarter-final.</p> <p>The rampant Swiss gave up only five points on his first serve and hit 34 winners in the one-sided two-hour contest against the 13th seed on a cool Rod Laver Arena.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/tennis-federer-schools-raonic-reach-last-eight-melbourne" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Münchenstein Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 12:15:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737186 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Tennis-Federer defuses Raonic to reach last eight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-tennis-federer-schools-raonic-reach-last-eight <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Federer reaches quarter-finals</p> <p>* To face Tsonga (adds details)</p> <p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Roger Federer said he was energised by facing younger players after handing Milos Raonic a masterclass in clinical tennis at the Australian Open on Monday to reach a 35th straight grand slam quarter-final.</p> <p>Federer defused the 22-year-old Canadian's serve and held his own comfortably before shifting up the gears when necessary to race to a 6-4 7-6 6-2 victory.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-tennis-federer-schools-raonic-reach-last-eight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Milos Raonic Münchenstein Roger Federer Roger Federer Tennis Tennis shots Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:45:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737225 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/reuters-sports-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Stephens stuns ailing Serena, Federer forges on</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/reuters-sports-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Münchenstein Politics Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:16:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738455 at http://www.globalpost.com PREVIEW-Tennis-Murray quest faces Federer obstacle in Melbourne http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/preview-tennis-murray-quest-faces-federer-obstacle-melbourne <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Andy Murray's bid to become the first man in the open era to back up his maiden grand slam triumph with the title at the next major comes up against the considerable obstacle of Roger Federer in Friday's Australian Open semi-final.</p> <p>While the U.S. Open champion has a 10-9 lead over Federer in their career meetings, he has never beaten the world number two in one of the four biggest tournaments in tennis.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/preview-tennis-murray-quest-faces-federer-obstacle-melbourne" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Münchenstein Roger Federer Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:00:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738750 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Murray beats Federer to make Australian Open final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/tennis-murray-beats-federer-make-australian-open-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Andy Murray set up an enthralling Australian Open final against world number one Novak Djokovic after a high-quality victory against Roger Federer on Friday.</p> <p>The 25-year-old Briton, who had never beaten Federer in a grand slam previously despite being one of the few players to hold a superior career record against the Swiss, advanced to the final with a 6-4 6-7 6-3 6-7 6-2 win in four hours.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/tennis-murray-beats-federer-make-australian-open-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Münchenstein Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:15:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739327 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Australian Open men's singles semifinal result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/tennis-australian-open-mens-singles-semifinal-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Australian Open Men's Singles Semifinal on Friday 3-Andy Murray (Britain) beat 2-Roger Federer (Switzerland) 6-4 6-7(5) 6-3 6-7(2) 6-2</p> Münchenstein Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:16:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739333 at http://www.globalpost.com