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Federer one win from becoming oldest number one

ROTTERDAM: Roger Federer moved to within one victory of becoming the oldest man to take the world number one ranking on Thursday with a hard-fought 7-6 (10/8), 7-5 victory over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber at the Rotterdam Open. The…

Federer lauds Hingis influence after Hopman win

PERTH: Roger Federer paid tribute to the influence of countrywoman and former Hopman Cup team-mate Martina Hingis on his career after guiding Switzerland to their third success in the mixed teams tournament in Perth on Saturday. Federer…

Two decades of Federer, and still going strong

PERTH: The amazing Roger Federer will embark on his 21st professional season when he leads Switzerland in the mixed teams Hopman Cup starting in Perth on Saturday. The 36-year-old Swiss is coming off an extraordinary year where he took…

Federer plans to keep expectations in check for 2018

Roger Federer did not know what to expect when he touched down in Australia in 2017. The then 17-times grand slam champion was 35 and coming back from a first surgery-enforced absence to the sport he dominated for more than a decade from…

Nadal seals year-end No.1 ranking for 4th time

PARIS: Rafael Nadal secured the year-end world number one ranking with a 7-5, 6-3 second-round victory over South Korean Hyeon Chung at the Paris Masters on Wednesday. The 16-time Grand Slam champion is the oldest man to finish a season at…