FEDERER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FEDERER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Tennis: Djokovic’s pep talk swept aside ‘demons’ in Wimbledon final http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158008-77/djokovic-wimbledon-major-tennis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158008-77/djokovic-wimbledon-major-tennis.html.csp">Tennis: Djokovic’s pep talk swept aside ‘demons’ in Wimbledon final</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HOWARD FENDRICH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T23:15:45.026-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Novak Djokovic knew all along that his game was good enough to win more Grand Slam titles. It was his mind that was the problem. And so after failing to convert a match point against Roger Federer in the fourth set of the Wimbledon final, and after losing five games in a row to get pushed to a fifth set, Djokovic left the court for a bathroom break so he could give himself a pep talk. What Djokovic needed right then, he explained Monday, was “positive encouragement,” a way to confront t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581580082014-07-07T23:15:45.026-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T23:15:45.026-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58158008@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:15:45 MDT Djokovic beats Federer to win second Wimbledon title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154000-77/djokovic-federer-wimbledon-win.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154000-77/djokovic-federer-wimbledon-win.html.csp">Djokovic beats Federer to win second Wimbledon title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DENNIS PASSA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T22:31:40.767-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Novak Djokovic’s large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was slipping away, due in no small part to Roger Federer’s regal presence and resurgent play. No man has won tennis’ oldest major tournament more often than Federer, and he was not about to let it go easily. Djokovic went from being a point from victory in the fourth set to suddenly caught in the crucible of a fifth, and knew all too well that he had come up short in recent Grand Slam title matches. Steeling himself when he s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581540002014-07-06T22:31:40.767-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T22:31:40.767-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58154000@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:31:40 MDT Wimbledon: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic renew rivalry in men’s final http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153186-77/djokovic-federer-final-grand.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153186-77/djokovic-federer-final-grand.html.csp">Wimbledon: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic renew rivalry in men’s final</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dennis Passa</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T23:15:28.719-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • For all their time on the world’s biggest tennis stage — Roger Federer in 24 Grand Slam finals and Novak Djokovic in 13 — two of the sport’s “Big 4” have met in only one major final: Federer won in straight sets at the 2007 U.S. Open. They’ll renew their rivalry in a championship match at Wimbledon on Sunday and equal a Grand Slam record. It’s the 12th time they’ve met in any round of a major, equaling Djokovic’s duel with Rafael Nadal in majors. Federer leads Djokovic 6-5 in Grand Slam...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581531862014-07-05T23:15:28.719-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-05T23:15:28.719-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58153186@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 23:15:28 MDT Federer a win away from eighth Wimbledon title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58150635-77/federer-6-4-djokovic-final.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58150635-77/federer-6-4-djokovic-final.html.csp">Federer a win away from eighth Wimbledon title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Howard Fendrich</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T23:21:49.738-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Roger Federer was on the decline — or so the thinking went. He was past 30. Had back problems. Tried experimenting with a larger racket. Was a family man, a father to two sets of twins now. Slid down the rankings. Reached zero Grand Slam finals over the past two years. Started losing before the quarterfinals at majors, including in 2013’s second round at the All England Club, of all places, to a guy ranked 116th. Look at him now. Federer moved one victory away from a record eighth Wimbl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581506352014-07-04T23:21:49.738-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T23:21:49.738-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58150635@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 23:21:49 MDT 5 things at Wimbledon: Newcomers vs. half of Big 4 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58145933-77/federer-djokovic-playing-raonic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58145933-77/federer-djokovic-playing-raonic.html.csp">5 things at Wimbledon: Newcomers vs. half of Big 4</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HOWARD FENDRICH</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T22:50:11.368-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • At 35 of the past 37 Grand Slam tournaments, a member of tennis’ so-called “Big 4” — Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray — won the championship. The quartet’s dominance is even more pronounced at Wimbledon: They’ve collected the last 11 titles, seven for Federer. For nine years in a row, at least two members of that group participated in the All England Club semifinals, a streak that continues Friday, when the No. 1-seeded Djokovic faces No. 11 Grigor Dimitrov, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581459332014-07-03T22:50:11.368-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T22:50:11.368-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58145933@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:50:11 MDT Wimbledon: No repeat for reigning champ Andy Murray http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58144573-77/6-4-murray-6-2-7-6.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58144573-77/6-4-murray-6-2-7-6.html.csp">Wimbledon: No repeat for reigning champ Andy Murray</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Howard Fendrich</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T22:27:06.201-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • The silence at Centre Court made abundantly clear that Andy Murray’s time as Wimbledon champion was coming to a close. Out of sorts from the start of his quarterfinal against up-and-coming Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday, Murray — who in 2013 ended Britain’s 77-year wait for one of its own to win the men’s title at the All England Club — sailed an awkward backhand slice long to fall behind by a set and a break. The crowd of nearly 15,000, usually so vociferous in support of Murray, sat qui...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581445732014-07-02T22:27:06.201-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T22:27:06.201-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58144573@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:27:06 MDT Federer back into Wimbledon quarters for 12th time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58137088-77/federer-quarterfinals-lisicki-wimbledon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58137088-77/federer-quarterfinals-lisicki-wimbledon.html.csp">Federer back into Wimbledon quarters for 12th time</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Stephen Wilson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T17:19:05.847-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • With a dominant display of grass-court tennis, Roger Federer kept up his bid for a record eighth Wimbledon title by beating Tommy Robredo in straight sets Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals at the All England Club for the 12th time. The fourth-seeded Federer, who has not dropped a set in the entire tournament, overwhelmed the Spaniard 6-1, 6-1, 6-4 in just over 90 minutes on No. 1 Court. He hit 11 aces, faced only one break point — in the final game of the match — and broke four times i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581370882014-07-02T17:19:05.847-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T17:19:05.847-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137088@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:19:05 MDT Tennis: Roger Federer shows no mercy in Wimbledon opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58108316-77/match-federer-court-seeded.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58108316-77/match-federer-court-seeded.html.csp">Tennis: Roger Federer shows no mercy in Wimbledon opener</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN WILSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T22:50:06.595-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • The man with the most major titles in tennis came up against the player with the second-worst record in Grand Slam history. So it was no surprise that Roger Federer strolled to a 6-1, 6-1, 6-3 victory Tuesday over Paolo Lorenzi, a one-sided encounter that gave the Swiss star a quick workout to start his quest for an eighth Wimbledon crown and 18th Grand Slam championship. Federer lost here in the second round last year to No. 116 Sergei Stakhovsky, but was never in danger against the 83...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581083162014-06-24T22:50:06.595-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-24T22:50:06.595-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58108316@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:50:06 MDT Tennis: Federer beats Falla for 7th Gerry Weber Open title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58070643-77/federer-falla-break-final.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58070643-77/federer-falla-break-final.html.csp">Tennis: Federer beats Falla for 7th Gerry Weber Open title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CIARAN FAHEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T17:04:38.748-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 05:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Halle, Germany • Roger Federer won the Gerry Weber Open for the seventh time by defeating Alejandro Falla 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3) in the final on Sunday. Federer fired five aces and saved three of the five break points he faced to win in 1 hour, 28 minutes. It was the 14th title on grass and 79th overall for the 32-year-old Swiss. The seven-time Wimbledon champion improved his record to 46-5 in 12 appearances at the tournament where he made his debut 14 years ago. “I’ve left a little bit of my heart th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580706432014-06-17T17:04:38.748-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-17T17:04:38.748-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58070643@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:04:38 MDT