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Roger Federer ends Sam Groth's US Open campaign

Darren Walton Roger Federer savoured his old-school duel with Sam Groth after ending the power-server's gallant US Open campaign to leave teenage standard-bearer Nick Kyrgios as Australia's last man standing at...

Roger Federer trick shot hits Marinko Matosevic as Michael Jordan watches on

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In one of the more bizarre sights from this year's US Open so far, Roger Federer hit a between-the-legs return straight into the back of retreating opponent Marinko Matosevic as NBA great Michael...

Marinko Matosevic no match for 'the greatest' Roger Federer

Starstruck: I wanna be like Mike ... Marinko Matosevic with Michael Jordan after his match.

Darren Walton Australian tennis battler Marinko Matosevic rued his wretched luck after falling victim to "the greatest player of all time" at the US Open.

Nick Kyrgios out of US Open after loss to Tommy Robredo

Started strongly: Nick Kyrgios.

Australia's Nick Kyrgios has been knocked out of the US Open in the third round.

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer named top US Open seeds

Eyes on the ball: Novak Djokovic.

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is seeded No.1 for the US Open, and five-time champion Roger Federer is No.2, meaning they could meet only in the final.

Roger Federer ready to fill the void left by Rafael Nadal's absence

The master of finesse: Roger Federer in action this week at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.

Simon Briggs How do you judge greatness? The question is always there, hovering in the background, when we talk about the Yin-and-Yang struggle between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

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Roger Federer warns Marinko Matosevic to be ready in US Open first round

Still a threat: Roger Federer will be one of the contenders for the US Open.

Darren Walton Marinko Matosevic hasn't had the happiest month and Roger Federer has warned the Australian it won't be any more pleasant on Tuesday at the US Open.

Roger Federer aging gracefully, still playing tennis at elite level

Still got it: Swiss ace Roger Federer.

John Jeansonne No need for Roger Federer loyalists to be alarmed by the man's advancing age, or to look for any hints that he has had his fill of elite tennis.

Roger Federer ousts Andy Murray to reach Cincinnati semi-final

Roger Federer calmly worked through a second-set deficit to defeat Andy Murray 6-3 7-5 on Friday for a place in the semi-finals of the ATP Tour's Cincinnati Masters.

Roger Federer reaches Cincinnati final

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Five-time champion Roger Federer continues his dominance over hard-hitting Canadian Milos Raonic.

Roger Federer downs David Ferrer to capture sixth Cincinnati title

Roger Federer's hopes of adding to his record grand slam haul got a boost as he beat Spain's David Ferrer 6-3 1-6 6-2 to win the Western and Southern Open title in Cincinnati on Sunday in the last...

Roger Federer cruises into Rogers final, to meet Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Roger Federer eased into the final of the Rogers Cup with a 6-3 6-4 win over Spain's Feliciano Lopez on Saturday, putting the Swiss maestro on the brink of a landmark 80th career title.

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Roger Federer casts aside Tommy Robredo in bid for eighth title

Masterclass: Roger Federer waltzed through his fourth-round match against Tommy Robredo.

London Roger Federer was at his imperious best on Tuesday, rattling past familiar foe Tommy Robredo into the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

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White clothing rule too strict: Roger Federer

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Roger Federer says Wimbledon's tighter enforcement of its all-white clothing policy for players is too strict.

Roger Federer sets up Wimbledon final with Novak Djokovic

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Seven-time champion Roger Federer demolished Milos Raonic 6-4 6-4 6-4 to reach his ninth Wimbledon final on Friday where he will face old rival Novak Djokovic for the 35th time.

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Roger Federer to try for a record eighth Wimbledon title in Sunday's final against Novak Djokovic

Switzerland's Roger Federer eyes the ball as he returns to Canada's Milos Raonic during their men's singles semi-final match on day 11 of  the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT   - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

Linda Pearce So much for the brave new world of men's tennis. Sunday's Wimbledon final will be Roger Federer versus Novak Djokovic, instalment No.35.

Slow burn: Roger Federer takes swipe at Rafael Nadal

Swiss timing: Roger Federer says players must make a greater effort to speed up play.

Roger Federer took a thinly-disguised gibe at old rival -- and potential Wimbledon semi-final opponent -- Rafael Nadal on Thursday when he demanded play be speeded up at the Grand Slams.

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Novak Djokovic's finest win in his greatest final, against Roger Federer at Wimbledon in five sets

Djokovic kisses the trophy.

Linda Pearce Never has Novak Djokovic played in a higher-quality grand slam decider, he believes, and never has he been more proud of a victory, given the number of opponents he felt the need to beat.

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Beaten in the Wimbledon final by Novak Djokovic, was this Roger Federer's last hurrah?

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Linda Pearce As Roger Federer walked across the footbridge from Wimbledon’s centre court to the players’ lawn in the hour after his finals defeat, he was flanked by his four-year-old identical twin...