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Federer out of action after knee surgery
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Federer out of action after knee surgery
2 days ago

Switzerland's tennis great Roger Federer will be out of action for one month after undergoing "successful" knee surgery on Wednesday.

Swiss proposals for Winter Olympics multiply
St. Moritz has hosted the Olympic Games twice. Photo: Switzerland Tourism

Swiss proposals for Winter Olympics multiply
January 31, 2016

Yet another bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics has emerged from Swiss organizers.

Australian Open
Hingis wins 12th Grand Slam with doubles win
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Hingis wins 12th Grand Slam with doubles win
January 29, 2016

Switzerland's Martina Hingis and India's Sania Mirza added the Australian Open title on Friday to their 2015 US Open and Wimbledon crowns as they maintained their dominance of women's doubles.

Australian Open
Federer falls short against rival Djokovic
No more Grand Slams for Federer? Photo: AFP/File

Federer falls short against rival Djokovic
January 28, 2016

Five-time winner Novak Djokovic won a thrilling semifinal battle with Switzerland's Roger Federer to reach his sixth Australian Open final on Thursday.

Australian Open
Federer braces for semifinal clash with Djokovic
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Federer braces for semifinal clash with Djokovic
January 27, 2016

Does ageing Swiss tennis star Roger Federer have it in him to master Serbian rival Novak Djokovic?

Five candidates step up bids for Fifa's top job
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Five candidates step up bids for Fifa's top job
January 26, 2016

The five candidates to take over the presidency of Zurich-based Fifa from the banned Sepp Blatter are stepping up their campaigns a month ahead of the vote to decide world football's future boss.

Australian Open
Federer carves up Berdych to reach semis
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Federer carves up Berdych to reach semis
January 26, 2016

Switzerland's Roger Federer moves closer to the elusive 18th Grand Slam crown he says he is yearning for.

Australian Open
Raonic fights off Wawrinka comeback bid
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Raonic fights off Wawrinka comeback bid
January 25, 2016

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka failed to overcome Canadian Milos Raonic despite a comeback, losing in five sets on Monday to bow out of the tournament he won in 2014.

Australian Open
Bencic upbeat after close loss to Sharapova
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Bencic upbeat after close loss to Sharapova
January 24, 2016

Swiss teen tennis sensation Belinda Bencic believes she's moving closer to the top, despite a tough loss to Maria Sharapova.

Australian Open
Federer blitzes Goffin to make Melbourne quarterfinals
Federer stormed into his 12th quarter-final at the Australian Open. Photo: Karim Sahib/AFP

Federer blitzes Goffin to make Melbourne quarterfinals
January 24, 2016

Roger Federer swept into the Australian Open quarterfinals in just 88 minutes with a quick-fire win over Belgian David Goffin on Sunday.

Australian Open
Aussie Open cakewalk takes Swiss Stan to 400 career wins
Wawrinka's stylish one-handed backhand was again to the fore in his victory. Photo: Marwan Naamani/AFP

Aussie Open cakewalk takes Swiss Stan to 400 career wins
January 23, 2016

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka and his magnificent backhand rolled into the Australian Open fourth round after a straight-sets victory over Lukas Rosol on Saturday — his 400th win on tour.

Australian Open
Czechmate: Wawrinka downs Stepanek in straight sets
Stan Wawrinka at the Chennai open earlier in January. Photo: AFP

Czechmate: Wawrinka downs Stepanek in straight sets
January 21, 2016

Former winner Stan Wawrinka maintained his dominance over Czech opponents with a straight sets win against Radek Stepanek to advance to the third round at the Australian Open on Thursday.

Australian Open
Federer cruises to win against practice partner
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Federer cruises to win against practice partner
January 20, 2016

Switzerland's Roger Federer cruised into the third round of the Australian Open tennis tournament with a smooth, straight-sets win over practice partner Aleksandr Dolgopolov on Wednesday.

Australian Open
Wawrinka takes easy route to second round
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Wawrinka takes easy route to second round
January 19, 2016

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka advanced to the second round of the Australian Open tennis tournament after his Russian opponent Dmitry Tursunov retired with an injury on Tuesday.

Australian Open
Federer off to rapid start in Melbourne opener
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Federer off to rapid start in Melbourne opener
January 18, 2016

Grand Slam record-holder Roger Federer gave himself a confidence boost in taking just 72 minutes to win his opening match at the Australian Open tennis tournament, breezing past Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili in straight sets on Monday.

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