Roger Federer Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Jan 31, 2023

There is much to say about Novak Djokovic’s tennis game, and you cannot reduce his mastery of the sport to any single factor. But if the need existed, as in headline writing — see above — patience would be worth…

by | Sep 5, 2022

There was a moment after the first set tiebreak when you could be forgiven for thinking the tall Russian could rally and pull through. Ranked no. 1 worldwide, though barred from the previous major at Wimbledon due to wartime hysteria,…

by | Aug 9, 2022

Nick Kyrgios came out of a week in Washington about $400,000 richer, and every penny was honestly earned, which is more than you can say for the personages down the street from where he was working. Kyrgios labored through heat…

by | Jul 6, 2022

No need to find some big meaning in it, but over 10 sets, the two best of the new class could not overcome the last two of the old class, so maybe there really is something to the idea that…

by | Apr 25, 2022

The teenager’s sensational forehand shot as he moved sideways on the baseline sent the ball streaming into the deuce court for a winner even as Alex de Minaur, who thought he had just hit match point, came forward to the…

by | Apr 5, 2022

I don’t like tennis. I don’t like any sport involving balls, with the exception of soccer. Actually, all I know about the Olympic disciplines is what Dave Barry suggested: “Have you noticed that whatever sport you’re trying to learn, some…

by | Sep 10, 2021

The phenomenal runs of the teen tennis queens at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows should not overshadow the no less, if different, phenomenal run of the Man of Belgrade. Forget for a moment the trivia, or better stated trivialized…

by | Sep 6, 2021

The U.S. Open today marks the second week of the tournament with Military Appreciation Day, which was renamed Lt. Joe Hunt Day two years ago. Hunt, who served in the Navy during World War II, was the only player to…

by | Jan 27, 2020

Happy Slam the Australian Open may be — it certainly looks like a happy place to those following it wistfully on TV from the other side of planet Earth — but you had to admit it was rather grim. With…

by | Sep 4, 2019

It had to happen, since finally it did: the mighty Swiss Guard of Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, owners of 23 singles Grand Slams between them, fell before the ruthless Slav steamroller personified by Daniil Medvedev and Grigor Dimitrov. Arthur…

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