Roger Federer

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a ball, during a training session of the Swiss Davis Cup Team prior to the Davis Cup World Group Semifinal match between Switzerland and Italy, at Palexpo, in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. The Davis Cup World Group Semifinal Switzerland vs Italy will take place from 12 to September 14. (AP Photo/Keystone/Salvatore Di Nolfi)

Federer opens against Bolelli in Davis Cup semis

GENEVA (AP) — Lacking a Davis Cup title on his career record, Roger Federer leads Switzerland into its first semifinal in 11 years against Italy on Friday. Federer, now ranked No. 3 after his run […]


Roger Federer, of Switzerland, celebrates after defeating Gael Monfils, of France, 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Federer saves 2 match points, reaches US Open SF

NEW YORK (AP) — Clearly frustrated by his play and opponent, Roger Federer whacked his racket on the top of the net after a missed volley. Moments later, he barked at the chair umpire: “What’s […]


Michael Jordan talks with Mirka Federer before a match between Roger Federer, of Switzerland, and Marinko Matosevic, of Australia, in the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

With MJ on his side, Federer wins US Open opener

NEW YORK (AP) — Growing up as a basketball fan, Roger Federer had a poster of Michael Jordan hanging on his bedroom wall. On Tuesday night, Federer won a first-round match at the U.S. Open […]