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Roger Federer: Swiss tennis player
Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player who is ranked world No. 4 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles—the most in history for a male player—and has held the world No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a record total of 310 weeks and was the year-end No. 1 five times, including four consecutive. Federer, who turned professional in 1998, was continuously ranked in the top 10 from October 2002 to November 2016.

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ATP and WTA Tours announce August resumption [Video]

ATP and WTA Tours announce August resumption

The men's ATP Tour and women's WTA Tour issue revised calendars for the resumption of professional tennis after the shutdown caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Federer out for rest of 2020 season after second knee surgery [Video]

Federer out for rest of 2020 season after second knee surgery

Federer announces that he is out for the rest of the 2020 season

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'Big Three' join #BlackoutTuesday campaign against racial injustice [Video]

'Big Three' join #BlackoutTuesday campaign against racial injustice

Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic are among the tennis players who joined the #BlackOutTuesday campaign against racial injustice, as protests continue over the death of George Floyd.

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Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes [Video]

Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes

Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2020 with Lionel Messi knocked off the top spot amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Boris Becker fears for calendar if 2020 French & U.S. Opens are cancelled [Video]

Boris Becker fears for calendar if 2020 French & U.S. Opens are cancelled

Becker also believes the current coronavirus crisis presents the sport with a unique opportunity to restructure, drop tournaments and bring the men's and women's game closer together.

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Roger Federer is world's highest-paid athlete, according to Forbes. Who else is in the top 100?

Raking in $100 million in endorsements over the last calendar year, tennis star Roger Federer tops Forbes' list of the world's highest-paid athletes.
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WTA executive says men's and women's merger 'makes all the sense in the world'

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have pushed to unite men's and women's tours. Now, WTA chief executive Steve Simon has also endorsed it.
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Federer, Nadal and Serena to play in exhibition to raise funds for bushfire relief

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams are among a number of players who will feature in an exhibition match ahead of this month's Australian Open to raise funds for bushfire relief efforts,..
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Rafael Nadal defeats Daniil Medvedev to win US Open, 19th Grand Slam in epic five-setter

The Spaniard won the first two sets, but had to come back in the fifth set against the Russian to move within one of Roger Federer's Slam record.
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Meet the man who strings Roger Federer's tennis rackets

For the last 15 years, Ron Yu has personally strung Federer's rackets – nine fresh ones per match
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US Open: Injured Roger Federer ousted by Grigor Dimitrov in grueling five-set match

Roger Federer took a medical timeout before fifth set and didn't play like himself in the 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 loss to unseeded Grigor Dimitrov.
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Novak Djokovic defeats Roger Federer for fifth Wimbledon title

Defending champion Novak Djokovic won his fifth Wimbledon title on Sunday, defeating eight-time champion Roger Federer in five sets.
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Five facts that prove just how epic the 2019 Wimbledon men's singles final was

The 2019 Wimbledon men's singles final between Djokovic and Federer was epic. Here are five facts that prove why it will go down in history.
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Djokovic beats Federer in marathon final to capture 5th Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic has won his fifth Wimbledon title, beating eight-time champion Roger Federer in a fifth-set tiebreaker after saving two match points
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Tennis date! Prince William, Duchess Kate step out for Wimbledon men's final match

Prince William and Duchess Kate stepped out to catch the Wimbledon men's final match between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic on Sunday.
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The Latest: Djokovic wins 1st set against Federer

Novak Djokovic has won the first set 7-6 (5) against Roger Federer in the men's Wimbledon final
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Roger Federer takes on Novak Djokovic in Wimbledon final

At Wimbledon, it'll either be championship No. 9 for Roger Federer or No. 5 for Novak Djokovic
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2019 Wimbledon men's final: Time, TV, stats for epic Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic clash

The 2019 Wimbledon men's singles final between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic is sure to be a match that will go down in history.
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Seeking 9th Wimbledon title, Federer faces Djokovic in final

Roger Federer will be seeking his record ninth Wimbledon title when he faces defending champion Novak Djokovic in the final
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Roger Federer eliminates rival Rafael Nadal in semis to reach Wimbledon final

In their 40th meeting, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal added another chapter to their storybook rivalry as Federer advances to Wimbledon final.
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Federer defeats Nadal in four sets at Wimbledon

Federer will go on to face the top-seeded Novak Djokovic in the final
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Tropical Storm Barry, Wimbledon semifinals, R. Kelly case: 5 things to know Friday

Barry threatens repeat of 2016 flooding, Pence visits Border Patrol facility, Nadal and Federer go toe-to-toe in Wimbledon and more things to start your Friday.
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Federer, Nadal renew rivalry at Wimbledon, decade after classic match

The two rivals, arguably the greatest players of their generation, have faced off a total of 39 times on the ATP tour
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Federer, Williams moves on, but Kerber goes out at Wimbledon

Eight-time champion Roger Federer and seven-time women's champion Serena Williams moved into the third round at Wimbledon, while defending champion Angelique Kerber went out in the second
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Wimbledon Glance: Federer, Serena to play on No. 1 Court

A quick look at Wimbledon: Roger Federer will be up against a player who wasn't even 1 year old when the eight-time champion made his debut at the All England Club in 1999
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Federer wins record 10th Halle Open title, 102nd overall

Roger Federer set another benchmark in his remarkable career by winning his 10th Halle Open title on Sunday
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Federer faces Goffin in his 13th Halle Open final

Roger Federer will play David Goffin in the final as he bids for a record-extending 10th Halle Open title on Sunday
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Rafael Nadal wins 12th French Open title, beating Australian Dominic Thiem

Rafael Nadal pulled away in what had suddenly become a tight final to beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 Sunday for his record-extending 12th French Open championship. It raises Nadal's Grand Slam..
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Nadal wins 12th French Open for 18th career Grand Slam

The victory raises Nadal's Grand Slam title count to 18, within two of Roger Federer's record for a man
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Rafael Nadal takes down Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final

Rafael Nadal got the best of Roger Federer in the 39th meeting between the tennis superstars in the French Open semifinals on Friday.
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Federer on facing Nadal

Federer on facing Nadal
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