By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter Roger Federer may or may not be the greatest male tennis player of all-time, if such an individual even exists. But there should be little doubt that he is the most beloved and influential. His ATP career ended Friday night with a loss, playing with his greatest rival Rafael Nadel […]
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By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter FLUSHING, NY — There is a certain vibe missing at the US Open. Don’t get me wrong. The vibe is great, but the absence of Roger Federer, who last played in 2018 is clear. He won the event consecutively from 2004-08. He last played in 2019, when he lost to […]
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By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — It isn’t going to happen. Not at the US Open at least. No less of a pundit than John McEnroe has proclaimed it. Fedal simply wasn’t meant to be in New York. That is Federer-Nadal. They have incredibly never played in the US Open and it seemed […]
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By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — Fans flock to his practices. They wait hours upon hours for a chance to get his autograph in clothing stores. His name is Roger Federer and he may be the most popular athlete in the world right now. If not, he is certainly on even footing with […]
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