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Roger Federer Rolls At French Open, Angry About Fan’s On-Court Selfie

PARIS — Roger Federer was not amused. As Federer finished an interview after his first-round French Open victory Sunday, an overzealous fan left his seat and approached the 17-time major champion right there on the main stadium court in search of the most modern of mementos – a cellphone selfie. At first, Federer seemed startled. Then he looked uncomfortable...
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Federer unhappy with security after fan comes on court

Roger Federer is not happy with the security at the French Open after experiencing a few alarming brushes with fans. After beating Alejandro Falla 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday in the first round, a fan came on the court and tried to take a selfie with the Swiss master. Federer, caught completely off guard, was...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Roger Federer upset about fan running onto court seeking selfie (Video)

Roger Federer was not happy when a fan ran onto center court seeking to take a selfie with him following Sunday's first round victory at the French Open. Federer tried being nice about it, but when the fan tried taking a second photo, he became visibly irritated, likely wondering what was taking security so long to take the fan away.According to the AP, the fan was not immediately...
Via Holdout Sports
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Federer fumes about selfie-seeker at French Open

PARIS -- Roger Federer is fuming that a kid got on center court to snap selfies with him at the French Open and is demanding better security. "This should never happen on the Philippe Chatrier court," the 2009 French Open champion said. "I'm not happy about it. Obviously not one second I'm happy about it." The normally calm Swiss says tournament director Gilbert Ysern quickly apologized...
Via AP on Fox
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Federer eases into second round at French Open

PARIS -- Roger Federer got off to a smooth start on the French Open center court Sunday as he advanced to the second round of the clay-court Grand Slam tournament with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over Alejandro Falla. Facing a player who pushed him to five sets at Wimbledon five years ago, the 2009 champion was never threatened this time, extending his unbeaten run against the 111th-ranked...
Via AP on Fox
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Renovated Tennis Hall of Fame to reopen with Roger Federer hologram

  A hologram of 17-time major champion Roger Federer will be a highlight of the renovated International Tennis Hall of Fame museum when it reopens next week, museum officials announced Monday. The Federer hologram will tell visitors why the Swiss player loves the sport and will showcase some of his signature shots. He was chosen because he is a current and international tennis star...
Via AP on Fox
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Long-time partners play role in Big Four success

After Andy Murray won his second clay title in two weeks and 10th Masters crown at the Mutua Madrid Open, he playfully signed off on the camera lens “marriage works.” Since marrying long-time girlfriend Kim Sears on April 11, Murray has gone an impressive 9-0 this clay court season with back-to-back titles at Munich and Madrid. These were the first two clay titles of his career...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Feeling a Little Salty Today

Roger Federer is usually the cool, calm, and collected type on the tennis court. But things got a little testy for the 17-time Grand Slam winner during his second round matchup against Nick Kyrgios at the Mutua Madrid Open. After taking the first set in a tiebreaker, Federer had some issues with Kyrgios in the second, falling behind 0-5 at one point before ultimately dropping the...
Via Busted Coverage
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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