FEDERER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FEDERER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Others look to upset ‘Big 4’ at U.S. Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58332601-77/grand-open-slam-djokovic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58332601-77/grand-open-slam-djokovic.html.csp">Others look to upset ‘Big 4’ at U.S. Open</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T22:46:01.898-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Two 23-year-olds, Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov, broke through to their first major semifinals at Wimbledon. Perhaps this year’s U.S. Open will be the tipping point for the rise of a new generation. But recent history suggests that if somebody other than the “Big 4” wins, a veteran may be more likely. “We didn’t have many young players who were able to challenge for top spots and win Grand Slam titles,” Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic said. “So this is something that is happening no...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583326012014-08-24T22:46:01.898-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-24T22:46:01.898-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58332601@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:46:01 MDT Tennis: 2013 champ Rafael Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308833-77/nadal-open-wrist-federer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308833-77/nadal-open-wrist-federer.html.csp">Tennis: 2013 champ Rafael Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury</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="2014-08-18T22:59:51.593-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as the men to beat at the year’s last Grand Slam tournament. Nadal announced his withdrawal, blamed on a bad right wrist, one week before play begins at Flushing Meadows. “I am sure you understand that it is a very tough moment for me since it is a tournament I love and where I have great memories from fans, the night matches, so many...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583088332014-08-18T22:59:51.593-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T22:59:51.593-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58308833@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:59:51 MDT Tennis: Roger Federer, Serena Williams reach semifinals in Ohio http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58301662-77/federer-semifinals-friday-ohio.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58301662-77/federer-semifinals-friday-ohio.html.csp">Tennis: Roger Federer, Serena Williams reach semifinals in Ohio</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T16:56:15.988-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 04:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tennis • Roger Federer beat Andy Murray 6-3, 7-5 on Friday night and advanced to the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open in Mason, Ohio. The Swiss star has won the Masters event an unprecedented five times already. He’ll face Canada’s Milos Raonic. Federer and Murray have won 11 matches apiece in their career series, with Federer also winning in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open this year. Serena Williams also reached the semifinals in a tournament she has never won, needing only ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301662@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:56:15 MDT Tsonga, Radwanska win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58282458-77/seeded-radwanska-williams-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58282458-77/seeded-radwanska-williams-cup.html.csp">Tsonga, Radwanska win</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T23:03:01.696-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 11:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won the Rogers Cup on Sunday in Toronto, beating second-seeded Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (3) for his fourth straight victory over a higher-seeded opponent. The 13th-seeded Frenchman won his first ATP Tour title of the season and 11th overall. He beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic on Thursday, eighth-seeded Andy Murray on Friday and seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov on Saturday. Tsonga improved to 5-11 against Federer, who dropped to 2-5 in finals this season. The Swiss star made severa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582824582014-08-10T23:03:01.696-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T23:03:01.696-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58282458@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:03:01 MDT 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