Roger Federer showcases trick shots coming off knee surgery

[ad_1] Roger Federer put on a show for fans via Twitter on Monday, proving the living legend hasn't lost his touch as the ATP Tour has ground to a halt.The 38-year-old posted a video showing him pulling off trick shots against a wall in the snow.Making sure I still remember how to hit trick shots #TennisAtHome— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) March 30, 2020 The video, which already had more than
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Disappointed Naomi Osaka supports Olympics delay

[ad_1] Two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka says she is disappointed that the Olympics in her native Japan were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, but she supports the decision to delay the Summer Games to 2021.In a posting Saturday on social media, she said she's "been thinking about how to articulate my thoughts on this for a couple of days now."The decision to push back the games from July
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The Dominant 20 – When did 20-time grand slam champion Roger Federer discover his dominance?

[ad_1] This article was originally published on March 22, 2018. Ask any Roger Federer obsessive to name his five greatest matches and chances are the 2004 U.S. Open final won't be on the list. It took place a long time ago and was soon overshadowed by his epic battles against Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. But the '04 Open final was arguably Federer's most dominant performance ever, and also the
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Watch the best moments in the Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal rivalry

[ad_1] Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal rank Nos. 1 and 2 in men's tennis history with 20 and 19 Grand Slam singles titles, respectively.Thankfully for the sports world, they've given us some of the best matches we've seen over the past two decades.Beginning at 6 a.m. ET on Saturday, March 28 -- right after a marathon of Serena Williams' greatest Grand Slam championships -- ESPN2 will air six straight classics
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French Open postponement shakes up the status quo in tennis

[ad_1] Rafael Nadal may find himself vying for the French Open men's singles title under conditions he has never encountered in his previous 12 victories at Roland Garros: the molten sunshine and chilly afternoons of autumn.That's the plan for now. However, the French Tennis Federation's (FFT) controversial decision to push the second Grand Slam of the year into a fall time slot is fraught with conflicts and problems that could
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How will ATP and WTA players respond when tennis resumes?

[ad_1] The outbreak of the coronavirus created the first major disruption of the tennis tours since World War II. With luck, the interruption will be a lot shorter this time, but the disordering of events is picking up pace. French Open officials announced Tuesday that the second Grand Slam event of the year, which traditionally starts during the final week of May, will be played Sept. 20 to Oct. 4.The
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ATP suspends tournaments for six weeks over virus

[ad_1] The ATP has suspended all men's professional tennis tournaments for six weeks because of the coronavirus outbreak.No ATP Tour or ATP Challenger Tour events will take place through the week of April 20.The tournament at Indian Wells, California, scheduled to begin main-draw play Wednesday, already had been called off.The affected events are the Miami Open; the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston; the Grand Prix Hassan II in
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BNP Paribas Open won’t be played because of the coronavirus

[ad_1] The BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, set to begin this week, has been called off after a case of the new coronavirus was confirmed in the Coachella Valley in Southern California.The Riverside County Public Health Department declared a public health emergency Sunday for the desert cities 110 miles east of Los Angeles, including Indian Wells, where the ATP and WTA tours were to play the two-week tournament starting Wednesday."There