“Habits never retire”: After Rafael Nadal, Sachin Tendulkar writes moving note after Roger Federer announces retirement

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has written a moving note for Swiss tennis champion Roger Federer after the latter announced his retirement from the professional sport on Thursday. Tendulkar’s note came after Rafael Nadal penned a heartfelt note for his ‘friend and rival.’ Tendulkar took to Instagram to write, “What a career, @rogerfederer. We fell … Read more

“Wish this day would have never come”: What Rafael Nadal said on retirement announcement by Roger Federer

22-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal has said that he wished ‘this day would have never come’ on the retirement announcement by his ‘friend and rival’ Roger Federer. Reacting to Federer’s decision to retire from professional tennis after this month’s Laver Cup in England, Nadal said, “Dear Roger, my friend and rival. I wish this … Read more

Gracious Roger Federer writes heartfelt note, says rival Rafael Nadal is ‘inspiration’ to him

20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has written a heartfelt note in response to Rafael Nadal’s 21st Grand Slam win at the Australian Open on Sunday. The 40-year-old Swiss legend said that his Spanish rival was an inspiration to him. Federer wrote, “To my friend and great rival Rafael Nadal, heartfelt congratulations on becoming the … Read more

Roger Federer withdraws from French Open with Wimbledon in mind, Roland Garros exposed for biases against Naomi Osaka

Follow the author on Twitter @lubnaurifat The organisers of the French Open Grand Slam are facing more criticism for double-standards after it issued a statement on Roger Federer’s decision to pull out of the event citing his physical condition. Federer announced his withdrawal from the French Open after beating Marin Cilic in a grueling five-set … Read more

Rafael Nadal thrashes Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win 13th French Open title; Roger Federer pens moving note for Rafa’s 20th Grand Slam victory

Rafel Nadal on Sunday thrashed Novak Djokovic in straight sets 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 to win his record 13th French Open title. No sooner did Nadal create history at Roland Garros, Roger Federer penned a moving note while congratulating his friend for winning 20th Grand Slam. Known as the King of Clay, Nadal was ruthless right … Read more

Tennis legend Roger Federer donates Rs 7.9 crore to help coronavirus victims, Indian cricketers do their bit by recording ‘clapping videos’

Tennis legend Roger Federer and his wife Mirka have announced that they had donated 1m Swiss francs (Rs 7.9 crore) for the ‘most vulnerable families in Switzerland’ amidst the global outbreak of coronavirus. Federer said that this was just a start and he will donate more in the time to come. In contrast, big Indian … Read more

Fans place IAS topper Tina Dabi Khan alongside Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, declare her new GOAT

IAS topper Tina Dabi Khan recently splashed her Instagram with series of posts and Insta stories showcasing the lighter side of the affable civil servant. Left awestruck by her new look, some of her fans have already declared her the new GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) placing her in the league of Roger Federer and … Read more

VIDEO: विराट कोहली ने किया खुलासा, फेडरर से मुलाकात के दौरान क्या हुई थी बात?, देखिए वीडियो

टीम इंडिया कप्तान विराट कोहली इस वक्त दुनिया के सबसे अच्छे बल्लेबाज हैं। दुनिया भर के क्रिकेट प्रेमी उनसे मिलकर असीम आनंद का अनुभव करते हैं, लेकिन कोहली के लिए महान टेनिस खिलाड़ी रोजर फेडरर से मिलना खास अनुभवों में से एक रहा। कोहली हाल ही में ऑस्ट्रेलियन ओपन के दौरान फेडरर से मिले थे। … Read more

Roger Federer loses two sets lead to crash out of Wimbledon, South Africa’s Kevin Anderson defeats in thrilling five-set match

Roger Federer’s quest for a record ninth Wimbledon singles title ended in a dejection as South Africa’s Kevin Anderson defeated the tennis great in a thrilling five-setter match. The Swiss, who’s already won a record 20 Grand Slam before coming to SW19 this year, had won the first two sets 2-6, 6-7 before losing all the … Read more

This is how Roger Federer ‘beat’ Sachin Tendulkar to become No. 1 Test batsman. Confused? Read on!

Roger Federer is arguably the greatest male tennis player ever born on this planet, at least going by the number of Grand Slams the Swiss legend has won. With 20 Grand Slams under his belt, the legend is on course to add another one as he reaches the quarter finals of this year’s Wimbledon Championship. … Read more

Demonetisation hits IPTL, no Roger Federer, Serena Williams this year

Already struggling to get star power this year, International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) has been hit further as neither Swiss icon Roger Federer nor American legend Serena Williams will be part of the popular league this season, due to prevailing “economic climate” in India. IPTL founder Mahesh Bhuapthi, India’s one of the most successful doubles … Read more

Wimbledon 2015: Sania and Paes are in the right space to add titles this year

By Ashish Maggo What a perfect start it has been to Wimbledon 2015! No rain and clear sunshine have been the themes of the first week at the All-England Club so far, with temperatures rising to the highest-recorded 36-degree celsius on Wednesday. The Indian challenge in doubles has been fairly active although Mahesh Bhupathi and … Read more