Feb 15, 2013 18:07 EST
Frenchman Julien Benneteau sent defending champion Roger Federer crashing out of the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament on Friday with a stunning 6-3, 7-5 quarter-final upset.
Nov 13, 2012 10:48 EST
Novak Djokovic's commanding victory over Roger Federer in the final of the ATP Tour Finals in London on Monday brought the curtain down on a spectacular year for men's tennis which has rarely been in more robust health.
Jul 07, 2012 00:12 EDT
Newspapers breathed a sigh of relief Saturday and hailed Andy Murray for becoming the first homegrown player to reach the Wimbledon men's tennis final in 74 years.
Jul 06, 2012 14:24 EDT
Andy Murray ended Britain's 74-year wait for a male Wimbledon finalist on Friday as the world number four clinched a 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 semi-final victory over French fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
Jun 21, 2012 08:08 EDT
Andy Murray was on Thursday named as the first member of the Great Britain tennis team for the London Olympics.
Sep 25, 2011 22:56 EDT
Andy Murray headlines the ATP Thailand Open starting on Monday, little more than a week on from the end of draining US Open and Davis Cup commitments and after saying top players could strike.
Jul 01, 2011 16:17 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray is the best British tennis player in three quarters of a century, the undisputed number four in the world and has reached three grand slam finals yet he is still considered something of a failure by Britain's sporting public.
Jun 29, 2011 16:11 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga shredded the Wimbledon script with a devastating fightback to knock six-times champion Roger Federer out on Wednesday and clinch a semi-final showdown against Novak Djokovic.
Jun 24, 2011 12:55 EDT
Andy Roddick fears may never win Wimbledon after the three-time finalist suffered a shock third round exit against Feliciano Lopez on Friday.
Jun 17, 2011 20:54 EDT
Andy Murray insists he can cope with the pressure of being Britain's only hope of ending 75 years of hurt in the men's singles at Wimbledon.
Jun 03, 2011 02:01 EDT
Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray, the world's most accomplished players, serve up a French Open semi-final special on Friday with a series of records at stake.
Jun 01, 2011 14:32 EDT
Rejuvenated defending champion Rafael Nadal set-up a mouth-watering French Open semi-final clash against British fourth seed Andy Murray on Wednesday as both men clinched impressive straight sets wins.
Jun 01, 2011 13:01 EDT
Andy Murray charged into the French Open semi-finals for the first time on Wednesday with a 7-6 (7/2), 7-5, 6-2 win over Argentinian veteran Juan Ignacio Chela.
Jan 27, 2011 07:35 EST
J.D. Salinger, the famously reclusive author of "The Catcher in the Rye", was not such a hermit after all, according to newly published letters on Thursday that show he travelled -- and enjoyed Burger King.
Jan 12, 2011 17:16 EST
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Swiss world number two Roger Federer could extend his record grand slam tally to 20 if he remains fit and motivated, according to his coach Paul Annacone.
Oct 01, 2010 21:43 EDT
New Zealand police are preparing for a spike in violence if the All Blacks fail to win next year's Rugby World Cup, the Dominion Post newspaper reported Saturday.
Aug 28, 2010 13:31 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer has agreed to hire Paul Annacone as his new coach after the pair hit it off during a one-month trial.
Aug 28, 2010 12:52 EDT
Roger Federer hires Pete Sampras' former coach, Paul Annacone, for US Open and beyond. Roger Federer is bringing aboard Pete Sampras' former coach, Paul Annacone, to work with him at the U.S. Open and beyond.
Aug 10, 2010 03:24 EDT
Roger Federer begins his first trial run with coach Paul Annacone this week, the Swiss marshalling his forces a day prior to a Toronto Masters clash with Juan Ignacio Chela on Tuesday.
Aug 09, 2010 21:31 EDT
TORONTO (Reuters) - Roger Federer celebrated his 29th birthday this week but the cagey Swiss said he was not too old to learn a few new tricks as he launched his North American hardcourt campaign with coach Paul Annacone at his side.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Date of birth||6 September 1974|
|Place of birth||Oxford, England|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||12 St 2 LBS (170 LB, 77 KG)|
|Retired||23 September 2007|
|Plays||Right-handed; one-handed backhand|
|Career prize money||$11,635,542|
|Highest ranking||No. 4 (8 July 2002)|
|Grand Slam results|
|Australian Open||4R (2000, 2001, 2002)|
|French Open||SF (2004)|
|Wimbledon||SF (1998, 1999, 2001, 2002)|
|US Open||SF (2004)|
|Highest ranking||No. 62 (21 February 2000)|
|Last updated on: 1 February 2008.|