Switzerland's Belinda Bencic says she is out of Rio Olympics

Top-20 player Belinda Bencic says on Twitter that she is pulling out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, another blow to a Swiss tennis team that lost Roger Federer this week, too. Bencic, who is No. 16 in the WTA rankings, says Wednesday that she is "not completely ready" to compete at the Summer Games, although her injured left wrist has healed. The wrist problem forced the 19-year...
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Is this the end for Roger Federer?

Roger Federer dropped a bombshell on Tuesday, announcing that the knee injury that's affected him since the Australian Open would cause him to miss the rest of the 2016 tennis season. The injury will force The Fed to miss the Olympics, skip his second Grand Slam tournament this year (after having not missed one all century) and push him outside the top 10 for the first time since...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Roger Federer to miss rest of season, including Olympics, US Open

Roger Federer is sitting out the rest of this season, including the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and U.S. Open, to protect his surgically repaired left knee. Federer wrote on his Facebook page Tuesday that he needs “more extensive rehabilitation following my knee surgery earlier this year.” “The doctors advised that if I want to play on the ATP World Tour injury free for another...
Via The Denver Post
2 days ago

Roger Federer will miss Olympics, U.S. Open with knee injury

Grand Slam winner Roger Federer announced via Facebook on Tuesday that he will miss the rest of the 2016 season, including the Olympics in Rio and the U.S. Open. As Federer says in his post, his injured knee will need extensive rehab, and he will have miss more time to make sure the knee is fully healed. Besides playing in the final major of the year, Federer was expected to play...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer says he is out for Olympics, done for year

Roger Federer says he will miss the Rio Olympics and the rest of the tennis season to protect his surgically repaired left knee. Federer writes Tuesday on his Facebook page that he will skip the Summer Games, where the tennis competition starts next week, and has been advised by doctors to remain sidelined for the remainder of 2016. Federer says he needs “more extensive rehabilitation”...
Via The Denver Post
2 days ago

Roger Federer withdraws from Olympics, will miss remainder of 2016 season

17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer has announced that he will be sidelined for the remainder of the 2016 tennis season to rehabilitate his knee that was surgically repaired earlier in the year. Federer, 34, will miss the Summer Olympics in Rio as he looks to bounce back to full health for the final stretch of his career. The announcement was made this afternoon on Federer...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milos Raonic stuns Roger Federer in Wimbledon semis

Roger Federer’s epic tennis career is winding down, but he still found himself within striking distance of a record eighth Wimbledon title. Having never lost in a Wimbledon semifinal, he merely had to get past sixth-seed Milos Raonic, who had never been to a Grand Slam final. Despite taking a two-sets-to-one lead, time and injuries caught up with Federer, and Raonic beat the...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marcus Willis dressed up as Roger Federer to play him

British qualifier Marcus Willis at least had a sense of humor as he took Centre Court at Wimbledon on Wednesday against Roger Federer. As pointed out by ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Willis showed up to his match against Federer dressed just like Federer. British qualifier Marcus Willis (left) got dressed up as Roger Federer to play him. Wearing "RF" shirt & headband pic.twitter...
Via Sportsnaut
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus “Cartman” Willis, tennis’ biggest underdog since 1988, now faces Roger Federer

June is quickly shaping up as the month of the underdog across the Atlantic. Iceland set the tone with its improbable run to the Euro 2016 quarterfinals, including a monumental upset of England on Monday. Now, the English have a chance to cheer for their very own underdog, this time at Wimbledon. A few years ago, Marcus Willis was so overweight that spectators at small-time tournaments...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open

One of today’s icons of the tennis world will not compete at the French Open. Roger Federer announced on his Facebook page today he will not compete at the event as he continues to get his body back to 100 percent. “I regret to announce that I have made the decision not to play in this year’s French Open,” Federer said. “I have been making steady progress with my overall...
Via The Comeback
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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