Federer 'never imagined' having chance to become oldest number one
Roger Federer can become the oldest world number one on Friday, a remarkable achievement for the 20-time Grand Slam title winner who admitted he "never imagined" he'd get the opportunity.
Federer quietly hoping for dream return to No. 1
Roger Federer said Monday he could allow himself to dream about recapturing the world number one spot at this week's Rotterdam tournament and becoming the oldest man ever to hold the position.
Federer on Nadal's heels in rankings
Roger Federer's victory in the Australian Open has taken him to within 155 points of world number one Rafael Nadal in the ATP rankings released on Monday.
Federer wins sixth Australian Open, 20th Grand Slam
The champion won the first set on two breaks of Cilic’s serve. In the second set, Cilic opened serving and held to lead 1-0 but Roger had to stave off three break points to level 1 game apiece.
Tearful Federer wins Australian Open for 20th Slam title
A tearful Roger Federer powered home to beat Marin Cilic in five riveting sets to win his sixth Australian Open and 20th Grand Slam title on Sunday.The Swiss defending champion dropped his only sets of the tournament before completing a 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 win over the sixth seeded Croatian in 3hr 3min.
Federer in finals as Chung retires
Roger Federer edged a step closer to defending his title when Hyeon Chung retired in the second set of their match on Rod Laver Arena. With the quick victory of 6/1; 5/2; retired. It was a disappointing end to a match that was preceded by great expectations of a veritable clash of age groups.
Federer into Australian Open final as Chung retires injured
Defending champion Roger Federer advanced to the Australian Open final after South Korea's Chung Hyeon retired injured in their semi-final on Friday.
Federer dazzles under Melbourne lights
Defending champion Roger Federer dazzled under the Australian Open lights to waltz through to the second round with a straight sets win over Aljaz Bedene on Tuesday.
Federer in right space as Open rivals play catch up
Roger Federer says tennis is "definitely a lot of fun" as he embarks on an Australian Open shrouded in mystery over the fitness and mindset of his major rivals in the next fortnight.