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Roger Federer may be known as one of the world’s best tennis players, but that doesn’t faze his 2-year-old identical twin daughters Myla Rose and Charlene Riva.

“They will pick up their doll instead of a tennis racket and be happy with that,” Federer, 30, told PEOPLE at Saturday’s US Open press conference in New York after defeating Marin Cilic of Croatia.

“They try hard [with a racket] but they get… Continue reading Roger Federer: My Twins Prefer Dolls to Tennis Rackets

Sixteen-time Grand Slam title winner Roger Federer is resigned to the fact that even if he finishes the season by winning the World Tour finals in London, he will not be the Swiss Sports Personality of the Year. According to the Sun, the favourite to win the Swiss competition is Simon Ammann, a ski jumper [...] Continue reading Switzerland to snub Federer despite possible World Tour finals glory

Roger Federer mastered the high winds and his opponent Robin Soderling to breeze into his seventh US Open semi-final in a row. Federer, looking to regain the title he lost to Juan Martin del Potro in last year’s final, handled the conditions better and cruised to a facile 6-4 6-4 7-5 win. “It’s not easy, [...] Continue reading Federer crushes ‘nemesis’ Soderling to breeze into seventh US Open semi-final

Federer reaches 3rd round at French Open

Defending champion Roger Federer overcame a sluggish start and two rain interruptions to reach the third round of the French Open by beating Alejandro Falla 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-4 Wednesday.
The 70th-ranked Falla served for the first set at 6-5 but failed to build on the momentum as Federer stepped up his game to take the [...] Continue reading Federer reaches 3rd round at French Open

Federer maintains big lead in unchanged ATP top 10

Roger Federer maintained his big lead in the men’s tennis rankings issued Monday by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) into the European clay court season which kicked off on the weekend.
Federer has 10,765 points, leading in an unchanged top 10 from Novak Djokovic of Serbia (7,630) and Spain’s Rafael Nadal (6,980).
The five-time reigning champion [...] Continue reading Federer maintains big lead in unchanged ATP top 10