ROGER FEDERER NEWS
November 10, 2017 -- London, England
The ATP World Tour Awards were presented yesterday in London before the Nitto ATP Finals begin. Roger came away with three big awards after his incredible 2017. He was voted by fans as this year's ATPWorldTour.com Fan Favourite player for the 15th year in a row. He also won the Comeback Player of the Year Award as well as the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award for the 13th time in his career. Since 2003, Roger has collected 36 awards.
Roger will begin play at the ATP World Tour Finals this weekend.
"Right now I think we’re in the focus of just finishing this season in a good way.”
November 7, 2017 -- Glasgow, UK
Roger is in Glasgow this evening playing an exhibition with Andy Murray.
All proceeds from the event will be donated between Unicef and a local Scottish charity.
The exhibition will begin at 7.30pm British time.
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October 29, 2017 -- Basel, Switzerland
Roger clinched his hometown title on Sunday after defeating Juan Martin del Potro 6-7, 6-4, 6-3. The roller coaster match was the 4th time this year the two have met. A set down, Roger never panicked and fought back to win his 8th title Swiss Indoors Title.
"The crowd really enjoyed themselves and at the end there is always going to be a winner unfortunately in tennis. But I think we both can be very happy with the week today."
Having grown up in Basel and serving as a ball boy for the Basel tournament in his youth, this victory means so much to Roger. He treated ballkids to a post-match pizza party which has become a tradition in the 11 years he has made the final in Basel.
This marks the Swiss star's 7th title in 2017 and 95th career title, putting him ahead of Ivan Lendl and 2nd on the all-time list behind Jimmy Connors with 109.
Unfortunately, Roger has decided to withdraw from the Paris Masters Tournament.
"My body needs healing. I need to be careful I don't make the same mistake like last year, just over playing it at the end. Nobody wins. I get hurt or I don't play at all anymore next season. I really would like to stay healthy from here going forward."
October 28, 2017 — Basel, Switzerland
Roger executed another flawless match this morning in front of his hometown crowd to earn him a spot into the finals.
After being pushed to three sets against Adrian Mannarino in the Quarterfinals (4-6, 6-1, 6-3), the Swiss star faced the always tricky David Goffin. Roger broke early and remained in control the whole way winning 6-1, 6-2.
He will face Juan Martin del Porto yet again this year in the finals tomorrow.