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Federer tops Murray at Wimbledon

July 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A Grand Slam title drought did indeed end in Sunday’s historic and riveting Wimbledon final, only it was Roger Federer’s lengthy-for-him gap between trophies that came to a close, rather than Britain’s 76-year wait for a homegrown men’s champion. Continue Reading

Federer, Murray set for Wimbledon final

July 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WIMBLEDON, England For Roger Federer, it’s Wimbledon final No. 8. Continue Reading

Federer, Murray reach Wimbledon finals

July 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

For Roger Federer, it’s Wimbledon final No. 8.
For Andy Murray, it’s No. 1 and the first for a British man since 1938.
Federer, a 16-time Grand Slam champion, beat defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 Friday under the closed roof at Centre Court to reach a modern-era record eighth final at the All England Club. Continue Reading

Federer, Djokovic win at Wimbledon; Wozniacki out

June 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Roger Federer gave Prince Charles a bow, then gave Fabio Fognini a royal thumping.
With the Prince of Wales visiting Wimbledon for the first time since 1970, Federer was at his best Wednesday and beat Fognini 6-1, 6-3, 6-2. Continue Reading

TENNIS: Federer sets quarterfinal record at French Open

May 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Roger Federer set another Grand Slam record Sunday, extending his quarterfinal streak at major tournaments to 28 with a 6-3, 6-2, 7-5 victory over Olympic gold medal doubles partner Stanislas Wawrinka at the French Open. Continue Reading