Roger Federer tennis season http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24240/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 5731569 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup World Group results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Davis Cup World Group first round results this weekend:</p> <p>At Vancouver - hardcourt (indoors)</p> <p>Canada v Spain </p> <p>Friday</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN) v Marcel Granollers/ Marc Lopez (ESP)</p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>At Turin - clay (indoors)</p> <p>Italy 0 Croatia 1</p> <p>Marin Cilic (CRO) bt Paolo Lorenzi (ITA) 6-1, 6-7 (6/8), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATP Challenger Tour FIVB World Championship results Roger Federer tennis season AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 19:30:57 +0000 5743467 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup World Group results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-results-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Davis Cup World Group first round results this weekend:</p> <p>At Vancouver - hardcourt (indoors)</p> <p>Canada v Spain </p> <p>Friday</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN) v Marcel Granollers/ Marc Lopez (ESP)</p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>At Turin - clay (indoors)</p> <p>Italy 1 Croatia 1</p> <p>Marin Cilic (CRO) bt Paolo Lorenzi (ITA) 6-1, 6-7 (6/8), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-results-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATP Challenger Tour FIVB World Championship results Roger Federer tennis season AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 21:00:35 +0000 5743549 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup World Group results - 2nd update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-results-2nd-update <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Davis Cup World Group first round results this weekend:</p> <p>At Vancouver - hardcourt (indoors)</p> <p>Canada v Spain </p> <p>Friday</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN) v Marcel Granollers/ Marc Lopez (ESP)</p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>At Turin - clay (indoors)</p> <p>Italy 1 Croatia 1</p> <p>Friday</p> <p>Marin Cilic (CRO) bt Paolo Lorenzi (ITA) 6-1, 6-7 (6/8), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-results-2nd-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATP Challenger Tour FIVB World Championship results Roger Federer tennis season AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 22:15:24 +0000 5743635 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup World Group results - 3rd update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-results-3rd-update <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Davis Cup World Group first round results this weekend:</p> <p>At Vancouver - hardcourt (indoors)</p> <p>Canada v Spain </p> <p>Friday</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN) v Marcel Granollers/ Marc Lopez (ESP)</p> <p>Sunday</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>At Turin - clay (indoors)</p> <p>Italy 1 Croatia 1</p> <p>Friday</p> <p>Marin Cilic (CRO) bt Paolo Lorenzi (ITA) 6-1, 6-7 (6/8), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-results-3rd-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATP Challenger Tour FIVB World Championship results Roger Federer tennis season AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 00:15:40 +0000 5743717 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup World Group results - 4th update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-results-4th-update <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Davis Cup World Group first round results this weekend:</p> <p>At Vancouver - hardcourt (indoors)</p> <p>Canada 1 Spain 0</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) bt Albert Ramos (ESP) 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-4</p> <p>Playing later</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Saturday (2100GMT)</p> <p>Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN) v Marcel Granollers/ Marc Lopez (ESP)</p> <p>Sunday (1900GMT)</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>At Turin - clay (indoors)</p> <p>Italy 1 Croatia 1</p> <p>Friday</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-results-4th-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATP Challenger Tour FIVB World Championship results Roger Federer tennis season AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 00:45:19 +0000 5743727 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup World Group results - collated http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-results-collated <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Davis Cup World Group first round results this weekend:</p> <p>At Vancouver - hardcourt (indoors)</p> <p>Canada 2 Spain 0</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) bt Albert Ramos (ESP) 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-4</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) bt Marcel Granollers (ESP) 6-1, 6-2, 6-2</p> <p>Saturday (2100GMT)</p> <p>Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN) v Marcel Granollers/ Marc Lopez (ESP)</p> <p>Sunday (1900GMT)</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>At Turin - clay (indoors)</p> <p>Italy 1 Croatia 1</p> <p>Friday</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-results-collated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATP Challenger Tour FIVB World Championship results Roger Federer tennis season AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 03:15:33 +0000 5743781 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup World Group results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Davis Cup World Group first round results this weekend:</p> <p>At Vancouver - hardcourt (indoors)</p> <p>Canada 2 Spain 0</p> <p>Friday</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) bt Albert Ramos (ESP) 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-4</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) bt Marcel Granollers (ESP) 6-1, 6-2, 6-2</p> <p>Saturday (2100GMT)</p> <p>Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN) v Marcel Granollers/ Marc Lopez (ESP)</p> <p>Sunday (1900GMT)</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>At Turin - clay (indoors)</p> <p>Italy 2 Croatia 1</p> <p>Friday</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATP Challenger Tour FIVB World Championship results Roger Federer tennis season AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 19:15:57 +0000 5744172 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Wimbledon order of play http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130623/tennis-wimbledon-order-play <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Wimbledon order of play on Monday, the first day of the 2013 tournament at the All England Club (x denotes seeding):</p> <p>Centre Court</p> <p>Victor Hanescu (ROU) v Roger Federer (SUI x3)</p> <p>Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) v Maria Sharapova (RUS x3)</p> <p>Benjamin Becker (GER) v Andy Murray (GBR x2)</p> <p>Court One</p> <p>Maria Joao Koehler (POR) v Victoria Azarenka (BLR x2)</p> <p>Rafael Nadal (ESP x5) v Steve Darcis (BEL)</p> <p>Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) v Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI x11)</p> <p>Court Two</p> <p>Virginie Razzano (FRA) v Ana Ivanovic (SRB 12)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130623/tennis-wimbledon-order-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Roger Federer tennis season UCI Europe Tour UCI World Ranking AFP Sun, 23 Jun 2013 12:32:33 +0000 5864982 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Wimbledon order of play http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130624/tennis-wimbledon-order-play <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Wimbledon order of play on Monday, the first day of the 2013 tournament at the All England Club (x denotes seeding):</p> <p>Centre Court</p> <p>Victor Hanescu (ROU) v Roger Federer (SUI x3)</p> <p>Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) v Maria Sharapova (RUS x3)</p> <p>Benjamin Becker (GER) v Andy Murray (GBR x2)</p> <p>Court One</p> <p>Maria Joao Koehler (POR) v Victoria Azarenka (BLR x2)</p> <p>Rafael Nadal (ESP x5) v Steve Darcis (BEL)</p> <p>Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) v Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI x11)</p> <p>Court Two</p> <p>Virginie Razzano (FRA) v Ana Ivanovic (SRB 12)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130624/tennis-wimbledon-order-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Roger Federer tennis season UCI Europe Tour UCI World Ranking AFP Mon, 24 Jun 2013 14:04:39 +0000 5865766 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Federer edges closer to Nadal showdown http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130830/tennis-federer-edges-closer-nadal-showdown <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Five-time champion Roger Federer breezed past Argentina's Carlos Berlocq 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 on Thursday, taking another step closer to a first-ever US Open showdown with long-time rival Rafael Nadal.</p> <p>Federer needed just 95 minutes to see off 48th-ranked Berlocq, who has never defeated a top-10 opponent and never looked like breaking that streak on Thursday.</p> <p>The seventh-seeded Federer will face either 26th-seeded Sam Querrey of the United States or France's Adrian Mannarino for a place in the last 16 with a clash with Nadal a tantalizing prospect in the quarter-finals.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130830/tennis-federer-edges-closer-nadal-showdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Rafael Nadal Roger Federer Roger Federer tennis season Tennis AFP Fri, 30 Aug 2013 04:19:26 +0000 5921183 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup quarter-final results - 1st update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140404/tennis-davis-cup-quarter-final-results-1st-update <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Latest Davis Cup World Group quarter-finals results:</p> <p>At Tokyo (indoor - hard)</p> <p>Japan 0 Czech Republic 2</p> <p>Friday</p> <p>Radek Stepanek (CZE) bt Tatsuma Ito (JPN) 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/5), 6-1, 7-5</p> <p>Lukas Rosol (CZE) bt Taro Daniel (JPN) 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2</p> <p>Saturday (0400GMT)</p> <p>Tatsuma Ito/Yasutaka Uchiyama (JPN) v Radek Stepanek/Jiri Vesely (CZE)</p> <p>Sunday (0400GMT)</p> <p>Tatsuma Ito (JPN) v Lukas Rosol (CZE)</p> <p>Taro Daniel (JPN) v Radek Stepanek (CZE)</p> <p>At Nancy (indoor - hard)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140404/tennis-davis-cup-quarter-final-results-1st-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATP Challenger Tour Roger Federer tennis season AFP Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:47:35 +0000 6113693 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup quarter-final results - collated http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140404/tennis-davis-cup-quarter-final-results-collated <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Davis Cup World Group quarter-finals results:</p> <p>At Tokyo (indoor - hard)</p> <p>Japan 0 Czech Republic 2</p> <p>Friday</p> <p>Radek Stepanek (CZE) bt Tatsuma Ito (JPN) 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/5), 6-1, 7-5</p> <p>Lukas Rosol (CZE) bt Taro Daniel (JPN) 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2</p> <p>Saturday (0400GMT)</p> <p>Tatsuma Ito/Yasutaka Uchiyama (JPN) v Radek Stepanek/Jiri Vesely (CZE)</p> <p>Sunday (0400GMT)</p> <p>Tatsuma Ito (JPN) v Lukas Rosol (CZE)</p> <p>Taro Daniel (JPN) v Radek Stepanek (CZE)</p> <p>At Nancy (indoor - hard)</p> <p>France 0 Germany 2</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140404/tennis-davis-cup-quarter-final-results-collated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATP Challenger Tour Roger Federer tennis season AFP Sat, 05 Apr 2014 03:46:43 +0000 6113805 at http://www.globalpost.com Fighting Tsonga just can't stay away http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140626/fighting-tsonga-just-cant-stay-away <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 Martyn Herman</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga just cannot keep off the grass at Wimbledon this year, having played on all four days of the championships so far during a torturous route to the third round.</p> <p>The popular Frenchman, twice a semi-finalist at the All England Club, needed two days and five sets to beat Austrian Jurgen Melzer in round one and came through another two-part thriller against American Sam Querrey on Thursday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140626/fighting-tsonga-just-cant-stay-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Roger Federer tennis season Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:00:56 +0000 6188394 at http://www.globalpost.com