FEDERER SEEKS TO REIGNITE COMEBACK BID AFTER STUTTGART STUMBLE

FEDERER SEEKS TO REIGNITE COMEBACK BID AFTER STUTTGART STUMBLE

FEDERER SEEKS TO REIGNITE COMEBACK BID AFTER STUTTGART STUMBLE Federer had no regrets about missing the French Open to focus on Wimbledon but said it was a move he was unlikely to repeat. FEDERER : PARIS – After his comeback was cut short by Tommy Haas in Stuttgart last week, Roger Federer is eager to get a win under his belt in the opening round of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle as the Swiss gears up for another tilt at Wimbledon. Federer, who was stunned 2-6, 7-6(8), 6-4 by…

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FEDERER AND NADAL PRIMED FOR DREAM WIMBLEDON FINAL REPRISE

FEDERER AND NADAL PRIMED FOR DREAM WIMBLEDON FINAL REPRISE

FEDERER AND NADAL PRIMED FOR DREAM WIMBLEDON FINAL REPRISE FEDERER : The Wimbledon seedings, to be confirmed on Wednesday, and Friday’s draw will determine whether the titans could meet on Centre Court. LONDON – Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have shared the grand slam spoils this year and it would take a hard heart not to hope for a fairytale rematch next month of their epic 2008 Wimbledon final. Federer, 35, prevailed in their five-set battle in Australia to win a record-extending 18th slam, but sat out the claycourt season in which…

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From truffle pizza to Roger Federer — Five things we learned in St. Moritz

From truffle pizza to Roger Federer -- Five things we learned in St. Moritz

From truffle pizza to Roger Federer — Five things we learned in St. Moritz Truffle (CNN)History was made, sporting idols were spotted and an Austrian great ensured the World Ski Championships in Switzerland’s famous resort St Moritz — the home of skiing, glitz and glamor — concluded in style. To mark the end of the two-week championships, CNN Sport picks out five St. Moritz highlights. Success breeds success Once again Marcel Hirscher was the leading man on the slopes. The Austrian, 27, who had been suffering with flu, secured two…

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Roger Federer savors ‘extra special’ Australian Open win

Roger Federer savors 'extra special' Australian Open win

Roger Federer savors ‘extra special’ Australian Open win (CNN)No male tennis player in history has won as many grand slam titles as Roger Federer, but the Swiss star has dubbed his record-extending 18th major — won at the Australian Open Sunday — as “extra special.” Out injured for six months, ranked No. 17 in the world and enduring a five-year grand slam drought, not many expected the former world No. 1 to progress to the latter stages in Melbourne Park, let alone win the first major of the season. Federer…

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