Roger Federer

US Open 2015: Roger Federer swats aside Stan Wawrinka to reach final

The final of the 2015 US Open men’s singles will be contested between the best player of all time and the best player of this time when Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic play the 42nd edition of their rivalry here on Sunday. They won their semi-finals on Friday evening in contrasting styles and circumstances, Federer […]

Wimbledon 2015: Novak Djokovic ends era of Big Four to stand alone

For nearly a decade a gang of four dominated the upper reaches of men’s tennis, at one point splitting 34 of 35 major championships among them. No longer. When Novak Djokovic pounded a cross-court winner past Roger Federer on Sunday afternoon to seal his third Wimbledon championship and ninth grand slam title, the four-way hegemony […]

Mature Andy Murray in form of his life to face Roger Federer at Wimbledon

“He’s playing as well as I’ve ever seen him play.” That is the view of Darren Cahill, the astute Australian who coached Andy Murray briefly in 2011 and has watched him as a professional analyst since the Scot’s arrival on the Tour a decade ago. Going into Friday’s semi-final against Roger Federer that is some […]

Stan Wawrinka admits he is ‘not as good as the big four’ after French Open win

The newly-crowned French Open champion, Stanislas Wawrinka, says he still has ground to make up to be considered an equal to “the big four” despite his shock final victory over Novak Djokovic. Djokovic was the strong favourite to clinch his first title at Roland Garros and complete a career Grand Slam but Wawrinka outplayed the […]