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  Roger Federer Magical Tennis
Roger fans unite and give him a big wish as he aims to match history in the next two weeks.
June 12: Roger showed why he is a class-act with his post-match interview after his heart-breaking defeat at the hands of the young Rafael Nadal and his French Open Blog.
Jan 06: Federer starts his season with a bang as he is in the final defending his title at Doha against the exciting teenager Gael Monfils after winning over Tommy Haas.
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  Roger Federer Biography
Roger Federer is a Swiss tennis player whose amazing achievements helped rank him along the best tennis professionals of all time.
Federer was able to repeat this achievement in 2006 and became the first tennis players in the open era to become winners in at least ten singles championships for three consecutive years.
Roger Federer was born on August 8, 1981, in Binningen near Basel, Switzerland.
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  Roger Federer Biography (Tennis Player) — FactMonster.com
Roger Federer is the Swiss tennis player whose five consecutive titles at Wimbledon (2003-2007) made him the dominant men's player in the world.
Federer won the men's singles title at Wimbledon in 2003, and in 2004 he again won Wimbledon and added the Australian and U.S. Opens, with only a third-round loss in the French Open keeping him from the Grand Slam.
Federer had no coach during 2004, the year he was first ranked as the world's best tennis player...
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Lleyton Hewitt ist nicht mehr Roger Federers Angstgegner: eher schon der Lieblingsgegner.
In den Viertelfinals von Montreal feierte Federer mit 6:3, 6...
07.08 - Roger Federer - Federer spielt in Montreal gegen Karlovic
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 Pete Sampras gives Roger Federer stern test in Seoul - Times Online
Roger Federer, the world No1 defeated Pete Sampras, the seven-time Wimbledon champion, in straight sets in an exhibition match in Seoul.
But if Federer, who lifted his fourth Masters Cup title in Shanghai on Sunday, expected an easy ride he was in for a shock.
Federer won his 12th grand-slam title at the US Open in September and is closing in on Sampras's record of 14.
www.timesonline.co.uk /tol/sport/tennis/article2906922.ece   (759 words)

 GO ROGER! - The Roger Federer Fansite @ goroger.net
Federer was able to outhit Sampras early but the American held his own with the powerful serving and crafty volleying.
Roger Federer and Pete Sampras were late arriving in Macau from Malaysia after bad weather forced their private jet to divert.
Federer is just two shy from equalling that, and probably going on to set a new record and Sampras said he held no grudges against the Swiss star.
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 ATP Masters Series | ATP Masters Series | Home
Roger Federer capped another superb season by defeating David Ferrer to win his fourth Masters Cup.
David Ferrer stood in the way of Roger Federer as the Swiss star looked to claim his fourth Masters Cup.
Despite his loss against Roger Federer, the Spaniard looks back at a good season's work.
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 Roger Federer: From his sanctuary in Dubai, the unmatched ace talks: Health + Sports: mensvogue.com
Such is Federer's domination of tennis, however, that he seems increasingly desperate to discover a nemesis.
Last fall, as Federer was settling in to his new apartment at the vast under-construction marina in Dubai, he heard that the greatest of all tennis head-to-heads was being reprised up the road: Björn Borg was billed to play John McEnroe in the "Legends Rock Dubai" exhibition event.
Federer retains an aura of boyishness, and in the corner of a bar in one of Dubai's decadently opulent, apparently gold-plated hotels, he giggles a bit as he recalls how he approached Borg.
www.mensvogue.com /health/feature/articles/2007/04/roger_federer   (0 words)

 swissinfo - Roger Federer, roi d'Australie
Roger Federer est numéro un du tennis mondial
Roger Federer confirme son actuel état de grâce.
Roger Federer n'aura guère le temps de savourer ce succès aux Antipodes.
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  Roger Federer | Tennis | Biography | Picture | Forehand | Photos | Australian Open   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Roger Federer was born in Basel, Switzerland on August 8, 1981 and began playing tennis when he was eight years old.
Roger left home when he was 13 to train at a top-rated tennis academy in Switzerland and was the number one ranked junior player in the world by the time he was 16.
Roger Federer is one of the few professional tennis players in the world that does not have a coach.
www.kidzworld.com /article/5243-roger-federer-biography   (343 words)

 Roger Federer - MSN Encarta
In 2007 Federer became the longest-reigning number-one-ranked male tennis player in the world, when he broke Jimmy Connors’s 30-year-old record of 160 weeks in the top spot.
Roger Federer was born in Basel, Switzerland, the son of a Swiss father and a South African mother.
Federer won his third consecutive Wimbledon singles title in 2005, becoming only the third male tennis player since 1936 to accomplish this feat (along with Björn Borg and Pete Sampras).
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 Roger Federer News
Roger Federer's 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 6-4 victory today over Mikhail Youzhny meant that he has now equalled John McEnroe's record streak of 11 consecutive straight-sets victories in Grand Slams.
Federer was upset about the pressures of television scheduling meaning that competitors had to play a semi-final and best-of-five final with only 16 hours of rest in between.
Federer, who warmed up for the final by practising with his girlfriend, Mirka Vavrinec, will be hoping that the weather in Miami will not be too fine, as last year he was inconvenienced by sunstroke and lost to 32nd seed Nadal 6-3 6-3 and failed to get into the last sixteen.
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 Roger Federer
Roger Federer is the undisputed No 1 on the men’s professional tennis circuit.
Federer’s talent and game style allow him to avoid playing long tiring points from the baseline and his matches are usually shorter than most of his fellow professionals.
Federer’s serve is flowing, and a picture of stability and posture throughout the stroke.
www.sportsinjurybulletin.com /archive/roger-federer.html   (1095 words)

 BBC SPORT | Tennis | Federer closing on fourth US Open
Roger Federer goes into Saturday's US Open semi-finals just two wins from reaching another landmark in the sport.
And the 20-year-old Serb is widely regarded as one of a handful of players capable of troubling Federer, having beaten him in Montreal last month.
Federer has dropped two sets on his way to the semis but was in magnificent form as he beat Andy Roddick in the previous round, with his serve looking particularly good.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/sport2/hi/tennis/6984236.stm   (582 words)

 Federer gana el Open de Australia sin ceder un solo set - Marca.com
El suizo Roger Federer dibujo ángulos inverosímiles, forzó la máquina en los momentos clave y sentenció al chileno Fernando González con un genial y majestuoso golpe de revés para ganar por tercera vez el Open de Australia, sin ceder un solo set esta vez.
Federer mostró de nuevo su calidad de número uno para vencer al mejor González de sus diez enfrentamientos por 7-6 (2), 6-4 y 6-4 en dos horas y 21 minutos, después de salvar dos puntos de set en el décimo juego de la primera manga, dos ocasiones con las que 'Feña' soñará en el futuro.
Y ahí se acabaron sus esperanzas porque el mejor Federer apareció después, con ganas de acabar cuanto antes la contienda, forzando a 'Gonzo' a buscar los laterales con su revés liftado, allí donde están colocadas las macetas con flores, y quebrando en el séptimo juego para ganar esa manga en 38 minutos.
www.marca.com /edicion/marca/tenis/open_de_australia/es/desarrollo/733211.html   (915 words)

 UNICEF - Press centre - UNICEF Appoints Tennis Champion Roger Federer as Goodwill Ambassador
NEW YORK, 3 April 2006 Roger Federer, the No. 1 tennis player on the ATP circuit and a passionate advocate for children, was appointed UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador today.
Federer has used his victories on the court to remind the world that children count.
In 2003, he established the Roger Federer Foundation to fund projects benefiting disadvantaged children, primarily in South Africa where his mother was raised, and to promote sports for young people.
www.unicef.org /media/media_32001.html   (683 words)

 SI.com - Writers - Jon Wertheim: What Roddick needs to do to finally overcome Federer - Wednesday September 5, 2007 ...
Once hailed as Federer's rival, Roddick has beaten the Swiss Mister only once in their 14 career matches.
Then Federer "caught a gear," as they say in pool, and simply couldn't miss.
It's a sensible strategy to apply pressure, but Roddick must be judicious and he must, as he likes to phrase it, "put some stick" on his approach shots.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2007/writers/jon_wertheim/09/05/federer.roddick/index.html?section=si_latest   (620 words)

 Federer answers wild card threat - CNN.com
Federer, trying for a 12th Grand Slam crown and fourth US Open title in a row, could not stop the early firepower of the 6-foot-9 (2.05m) wild card but came through with a 6-7 6-2 6-4 6-2 victory to advance.
Federer, chasing the all-time Slam record of 14 titles set by Pete Sampras, advanced to face 62nd-ranked Feliciano Lopez after the Spaniard outlasted US teen Donald Young 3-6 6-3 7-6 7-5 in a battle of left-handers.
Roddick, who could play Federer in a quarterfinal that would be a rematch of last year's US Open final, fired 19 aces without a double fault and blasted 41 winners with only 11 unforced errors to move on in 84 minutes.
www.cnn.com /2007/SPORT/09/01/tennis.men/index.html?section=cnn_latest   (643 words)

 Roger Federer Photos - Roger Federer News - Roger Federer Information
Roger was born on August 8, 1981 in Basel, Switzerland to a Swiss father and and South African mother.
Roger Federer entered the top eight in the Wimbledon without facing the opponent as the opponent retired before the match due to some problem in his stomach.
Roger Federer in 2007 won his first ever match on clay against the Spanish Rafael Nadal who on clay has defeated Federer 5 times after his success over him in the French Open Final.
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 Roger Federer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Federer is remarkable for having combined the best traits of those two champions.
Yet Federer, who's supposed to win every match -- it was news when he went down an early break in the first round at the Australian Open this year -- hasn't shown any sign of the strain.
Perhaps it's because Federer was slow out of the gate -- he spent five years on tour before he won his first major -- that he continues to relish every opportunity to play and win.
federer.blogs.eurosport.com /archive/2006/12/10/federer-s-year-was-one-for-the-ages.html   (843 words)

 Roger Federer as Religious Experience - Tennis - New York Times
Federer at Wimbledon is meticulous, down to the hang of his blazer.
Federer’s forehand is a great liquid whip, his backhand a one-hander that he can drive flat, load with topspin, or slice — the slice with such snap that the ball turns shapes in the air and skids on the grass to maybe ankle height.
Kinesthetic virtuoso or no, Roger Federer is now dominating the largest, strongest, fittest, best-trained and -coached field of male pros who’ve ever existed, with everyone using a kind of nuclear racket that’s said to have made the finer calibrations of kinesthetic sense irrelevant, like trying to whistle Mozart during a Metallica concert.
www.nytimes.com /2006/08/20/sports/playmagazine/20federer.html?ei=5090&en=716968175e36505e&ex=1313726400&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss&pagewanted=all   (5210 words)

 Roger Federer - Unofficial Fansite
Roger Federer (born August 8, 1981 in Basel, Switzerland) is a Swiss professional tennis player who, in 2004, became the World No. 1 in tennis and the first man since Mats Wilander in 1988 to win three out of four Grand Slam events in the same year.
Federer is touted by many (including Rod Laver, John McEnroe, and his childhood idol Boris Becker, to go on and become one of the game's all time greats.
Federer chose former top-25 player Lundgren, whom he met in Biel, as his coach, as he entered the professional circuit.
www.roger-federer.info /bio.htm   (1111 words)

 Roger Federer News, Pictures, Clips, Bio, Fan Sites
Since then, Federer has enjoyed astounding success as the No. 1 seeded player in the world, with more than $6 million in prize winnings, while becoming the first player since Swedish champ Mats Wilander to win three Grand Slam titles in a single season.
Firmly on grass at Wimbledon, however, Federer took another Grand Slam honor when he beat Andy Roddick for the 2005 men's title, and in another much-publicized match with Andre Agassi defeated the 35-year-old veteran player in an epic 6-3, 2-6, 7-6, 6-1 battle at the U.S. Open that same year.
In February 2007, Federer broke the record set by Jimmy Conners with his 161st straight week at the top of the ATP rankings.
www.chiff.com /recreation/sports/sports-stars/roger-federer.htm   (451 words)

 SI.com - Writers - Richard Deitsch: Federer hasn't just owned Roddick, he's smashed him - Wednesday September 5, 2007 ...
No matted the adjective you choose, Roger Federer has ample reason to feel confident heading into his quarterfinal meeting with Andy Roddick on Wednesday night.
As significant as the 13-1 career advantage Federer holds over Roddick is, so is the manner in which Federer has beaten him.
Federer also annihilated the American in 83 minutes during their last meeting, at the Australian Open.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2007/writers/richard_deitsch/09/05/federer.roddick/index.html?section=si_latest   (298 words)

 Tennis Roger Federer - CBSSports.com
Federer won his 500th career match on April 20, beating David Ferrer in the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters...
Federer won his 50th career singles title on Aug. 19, beating James Blake in the final of the Western & Southern Financial Group Masters in Cincinnati.
Federer is the fifth youngest player to achieve the 50-title milestone.
www.sportsline.com /tennis/players/playerpage/219927   (202 words)

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