FEDERER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FEDERER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Sports briefs: Federer shines in Shanghai semis to end Djokovic’s run http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58511601-77/djokovic-match-title-federer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58511601-77/djokovic-match-title-federer.html.csp">Sports briefs: Federer shines in Shanghai semis to end Djokovic’s run</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-12T00:14:38.888-06:00">Updated Oct 12, 2014 12:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Shanghai • It took a “perfect match” by Roger Federer for Novak Djokovic’s 28-match winning streak in China to come to an end. In their first match since Djokovic edged Federer to capture his seventh Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, the Swiss star exacted a measure of revenge with a commanding victory in the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters on Saturday. Federer broke Djokovic twice to defeat the Serb 6-4, 6-4 and halt his impressive streak dating back to 2010. During that stretch, Djokovic captu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585116012014-10-12T00:14:38.888-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-12T00:14:38.888-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58511601@www.sltrib.com Sun, 12 Oct 2014 00:14:38 MDT Sports briefs: U.S. gymnast claims her second world gold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58509662-77/djokovic-federer-friday-stosur.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58509662-77/djokovic-federer-friday-stosur.html.csp">Sports briefs: U.S. gymnast claims her second world gold</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-10T23:43:22.62-06:00">Updated Oct 10, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gymnastics • Leading from start to finish, Simone Biles of the United States became the first woman in 11 years to win consecutive all-around gold medals at the gymnastics world championships on Friday in Nanning, China. Biles posted the top floor score of 15.066 to finish with 60.231 points and successfully defend the title she won last year in Antwerp, Belgium. Larisa Iordache of Romania won silver with 59.765 points, and Kyla Ross of the United States took bronze with 58.232. Djokovic, ...</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> 58509662@www.sltrib.com Fri, 10 Oct 2014 23:43:22 MDT Tennis: Djokovic, Federer reach quarters in Shanghai http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58504488-77/djokovic-match-murray-federer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58504488-77/djokovic-match-murray-federer.html.csp">Tennis: Djokovic, Federer reach quarters in Shanghai</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUSTIN BERGMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T23:39:00.77-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 11:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Shanghai • Two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic avoided being the latest seed to lose at the upset-hit Shanghai Masters, rallying to defeat No. 85-ranked Mikhail Kukushkin 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the third round Thursday. Roger Federer also advanced to the quarterfinals with a routine 6-4, 6-2 win over Roberto Bautista Agut, a night after he saved five match points and escaped with a three-set win in the second round. Djokovic extended his 27-match winning streak in China, but it wasn’t easy agai...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585044882014-10-09T23:39:00.77-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-09T23:39:00.77-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58504488@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:39:00 MDT 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