FEDERER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FEDERER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Roger Federer gives Switzerland 1-0 lead over Italy in Davis Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58406434-77/federer-break-cup-davis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58406434-77/federer-break-cup-davis.html.csp">Roger Federer gives Switzerland 1-0 lead over Italy in Davis Cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GRAHAM DUNBAR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:23:00.276-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • Roger Federer gave Switzerland a 1-0 lead over Italy in the Davis Cup semifinals by beating Simone Bolelli 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-4 Friday. Federer, seeking to help the Swiss to a first Davis Cup title, was rarely under pressure at the Palexpo indoor arena. “I had to wait for a while to get my first break,” said Federer, who took the only chances he needed midway through the second set and early in the third. “After that it was easy to play with the lead but it was a tough match, as the score ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584064342014-09-12T23:23:00.276-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:23:00.276-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406434@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:23:00 MDT Tennis: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic both lose in U.S. Open semifinals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58382841-77/federer-nishikori-djokovic-cilic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58382841-77/federer-nishikori-djokovic-cilic.html.csp">Tennis: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic both lose in U.S. Open semifinals</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="2014-09-07T00:11:57.611-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Instead of Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer for the U.S. Open title, first-time Grand Slam finalists Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic will vie for the championship after a pair of semifinal surprises Saturday. First, Japan’s Nishikori became the first man from Asia to reach a major singles championship match by staying fresher than Djokovic in stifling heat and winning 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Then, Croatia’s Cilic used every bit of his 6-foot-6 (1.98-meter) frame to deliver stinging serv...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583828412014-09-07T00:11:57.611-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-07T00:11:57.611-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58382841@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:11:57 MDT Tennis: Peng beats Bencic to reach U.S. Open semis http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364794-77/monfils-quarterfinals-tuesday-open.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364794-77/monfils-quarterfinals-tuesday-open.html.csp">Tennis: Peng beats Bencic to reach U.S. Open semis</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Howard Fendric</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T23:31:08.235-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Gael Monfils follows his own rules. The guy does things on a tennis court no one else has — or can. Just search his name on YouTube and watch any of many video clips showcasing his speed and agility; start with the parallel-to-the-ground, a-few-feet-in-the-air dive at this year’s French Open. He sips soda during breaks in his matches, raising the can in a toast to his agent. He is currently without any coach at all, in an era when some players have two. What Monfils has never done, de...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583647942014-09-02T23:31:08.235-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T23:31:08.235-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364794@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:31:08 MDT 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