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: Nadal loses in quarterfinals in Monte Carlo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57835971-77/nadal-federer-clay-djokovic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57835971-77/nadal-federer-clay-djokovic.html.csp">Tennis: Nadal loses in quarterfinals in Monte Carlo</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEROME PUGMIRE </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T12:34:39.932-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 12:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Monaco • Rafael Nadal’s mastery of the Monte Carlo clay courts seems to be over. The top-ranked Spaniard hopes his confidence isn’t gone, too. Nadal lost to fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 7-6 (1), 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday, his earliest exit since 2003 at a tournament that helped build his reputation as perhaps the greatest clay-court player of all time. Nadal won eight consecutive titles here from 2005-12, before losing to Novak Djokovic in last year’s final. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578359712014-04-18T12:34:39.932-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-18T12:34:39.932-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57835971@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:34:39 MDT Tennis: Djokovic, Nadal race into Monte Carlo quarters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57831898-77/djokovic-nadal-seeded-federer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57831898-77/djokovic-nadal-seeded-federer.html.csp">Tennis: Djokovic, Nadal race into Monte Carlo quarters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEROME PUGMIRE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T17:34:08.119-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Monaco • Defending champion Novak Djokovic raced into the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals in dispatching Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 6-0, 6-1 in 47 minutes on Thursday. Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal also had little trouble, beating Italian Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-3, while fourth-seeded Roger Federer shook off a slow start in a 6-4, 6-1 win against Czech player Lukas Rosol. The second-seeded Djokovic won his second-round opener in 45 minutes and has yet to be tested this week. He next faces Sp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578318982014-04-18T17:34:08.119-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-18T17:34:08.119-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57831898@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:34:08 MDT Federer & Nadal into Monte Carlo Masters 3rd round http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57826706-77/federer-nadal-6-4-6-1.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57826706-77/federer-nadal-6-4-6-1.html.csp">Federer & Nadal into Monte Carlo Masters 3rd round</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEROME PUGMIRE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T16:25:31.844-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 04:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moncao • Roger Federer was happier than eight-time champion Rafael Nadal after their straight-sets wins to reach the Monte Carlo Masters third round on Wednesday. Federer took just 52 minutes to beat veteran Radek Stepanek 6-1, 6-2, while Nadal overcame a rusty start to put away Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4, 6-1. The top-seeded Nadal, who lost the title to Novak Djokovic last year, dropped his opening service game and trailed 3-1 in the first set. But from 4-4, the Spaniard reeled off six straight ga...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578267062014-04-17T16:25:31.844-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T16:25:31.844-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57826706@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:25:31 MDT Sports briefs: Roger Federer lifts Swiss into Davis Cup semifinals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57781103-77/coach-victory-federer-6-3.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57781103-77/coach-victory-federer-6-3.html.csp">Sports briefs: Roger Federer lifts Swiss into Davis Cup semifinals</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T17:15:39.31-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 05:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tennis • Roger Federer won the decisive singles match on Sunday in Geneva to give Switzerland a 3-2 win over Kazakhstan in the Davis Cup and a spot in the semifinals for the first time in 11 years. Federer cruised to a 7-6 (0), 6-2, 6-3 victory over 64th-ranked Andrey Golubev. Italy ousted Britain to reach its first semifinal in 16 years after Fabio Fognini pulled off a surprise 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 victory over two-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray. France defeated Germany 3-2 and will next face ...</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> 57781103@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:15:39 MDT Sports briefs: Kei Nishikori overcomes big deficit to beat Roger Federer in Sony Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57735429-77/7-5-beat-burke-federer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57735429-77/7-5-beat-burke-federer.html.csp">Sports briefs: Kei Nishikori overcomes big deficit to beat Roger Federer in Sony Open</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T17:14:32.71-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 05:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">TENNIS • Roger Federer squandered a big lead and lost to No. 20-seeded Kei Nishikori 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Sony Open in Key Biscayne, Fla. Federer was up a service break twice in the second set but couldn’t close out the victory. He lost serve five times and committed 39 unforced errors. Nishikori’s opponent Friday will be three-time champion Novak Djokovic, who benefited from an erroneous call in the pivotal game to beat Andy Murray 7-5, 6-3. Li Na became the...</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> 57735429@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:14:32 MDT Tennis: Recharged Federer is off to best start in 2 years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57693539-77/federer-ago-tennis-week.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57693539-77/federer-ago-tennis-week.html.csp">Tennis: Recharged Federer is off to best start in 2 years</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T23:20:18.79-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indian Wells Calif. • Roger Federer could have been upset about losing a close final in one of the biggest events outside the Grand Slam tournaments. But the blow of a three-set loss to Novak Djokovic in the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday was softened by knowing how far he had come since injuring his back a year ago at Indian Wells. Last spring, Federer took a seven-week break. After Wimbledon, he re-injured his back and found himself questioning everything, leading to an uneven year for someone who...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576935392014-03-17T23:20:18.79-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T23:20:18.79-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57693539@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:20:18 MDT Djokovic tops Federer for title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57690814-77/djokovic-federer-title-indian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57690814-77/djokovic-federer-title-indian.html.csp">Djokovic tops Federer for title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By beth harris</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T23:10:01.564-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indian Wells, Calif. • Novak Djokovic came into Indian Wells for the first time in four years without a title. He left with a $1 million check and his first trophy of the year, beating Roger Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3) on Sunday to win the BNP Paribas Open for the third time. “Not winning a title and coming here, there were certain doubts,” Djokovic said. “I had ups and downs in my concentration in opening rounds, but I managed to stay mentally strong and have that self-belief. That’s something th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576908142014-03-16T23:10:01.564-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-16T23:10:01.564-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57690814@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 23:10:01 MDT Tennis: Roger Federer wins easily to reach Indian Wells final http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57687414-77/djokovic-federer-isner-final.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57687414-77/djokovic-federer-isner-final.html.csp">Tennis: Roger Federer wins easily to reach Indian Wells final</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T20:47:57.186-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 08:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indian Wells, Calif. • Novak Djokovic beat John Isner 7-5, 6-7 (2), 6-1 on Saturday to reach the final of the BNP Paribas Open, where he’ll resume his longtime rivalry with Roger Federer in a matchup of former top-ranked players. Federer had a much easier time in the semifinals, beating Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-3, 6-1 and putting himself in position to win a fifth career title at Indian Wells. Djokovic is a two-time winner here. Federer leads their rivalry 17-15, having beaten Djokovic t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576874142014-03-15T20:47:57.186-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-15T20:47:57.186-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57687414@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 20:47:57 MDT Sports briefs: Li Na advances at Indian Wells tennis tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57678520-77/bowl-beat-hirscher-title.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57678520-77/bowl-beat-hirscher-title.html.csp">Sports briefs: Li Na advances at Indian Wells tennis tournament</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T23:02:02.398-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">TENNIS • Li Na beat Dominika Cibulkova 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 in a rematch Thursday of their Australian Open final, moving the Chinese star into the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. Li, who beat Cibulkova to win her second Grand Slam title in January, dropped her first set in four matches while improving to 15-1 this year. Li is playing her first major tournament as the No. 1 seed. Flavia Pennetta beat Sloane Stephens 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 in a wildly uneven match affected by swirling...</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> 57678520@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:02:02 MDT Sports briefs: Top seeds survive first round at Indian Wells http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57653281-77/bryant-deal-million-saturday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57653281-77/bryant-deal-million-saturday.html.csp">Sports briefs: Top seeds survive first round at Indian Wells</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T23:19:33.944-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">tennis • Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Stanislas Wawrinka won their opening matches Saturday in the BNP Paribas Open. Federer, the four-time champion seeded seventh, beat French qualifier Pail-Henri Mathieu 6-2, 7-6 (5). The Swiss star was coming off his 78th career title last week in Dubai. In a late match, the top-seeded Rafael Nadal rallied to beat Radek Stepanek 2-6, 6-4, 7-5. The fifth-seeded Murray topped Lukas Rosol 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, and the third-seeded Wawrinka, playing for...</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> 57653281@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 23:19:33 MDT