Federer was trying to come from two sets down for the 10th time in his career, most recently at last year’s U.S. Open against Gael Monfils.
It is among the most unexpected championship matchups in Grand Slam tennis history: Kei Nishikori against Marin Cilic in the U.S. Open final.
Steady as ever, even at 33, Roger Federer saved two match points en route to coming all the way back from a two-set deficit, edging the Gael Monfils on Thursday night.
Healthy enough to train properly and push forward whenever possible, Roger Federer got back to the quarterfinals at Flushing Meadows with a win over Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain on Tuesday night.
Roger Federer regrouped after a fortuitously timed rain delay to move on at the U.S. Open in four sets.
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 with Jordan sitting in his courtside guest box.
In the Open Era, there have been a number of tennis players to win two or more U.S. Open Singles Championships. Here’s the 6 tennis players who have won the most Singles Championship titles in the Open Era:
The 2014 U.S. Open draw will be revealed on Thursday, and a familiar name will be absent. Here are the favorites heading into the 134th U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for the U.S. Open, and five-time champion Roger Federer is No. 2, meaning they could meet only in the final.
Roger Federer defeated qualifier Somdev Devvarman in the second round of the French Open, winning 6-2, 6-1, 6-1 Wednesday.
Andy Murray has beaten Roger Federer for the first time in a Grand Slam event to advance to the Australian Open final against top-ranked Novak Djokovic.
Reigning two-time year-end No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated six-time event champion Roger Federer in Monday’s marquee finale at the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals.