ROGER FEDERER NEWS
August 12, 2017 -- Montreal, Canada
In front of an enthusiastic crowd, Roger took the court against Robin Hasse today in the semifinals of the Rogers Cup.
Making quick work of the first set, Hasse played closer in the second, pushing it to a tiebreaker where Roger dominated to win the match 6-3, 7-6(5).
"I'm happy -- most happy that I'm actually really healthy going into the finals," he said. "I haven't wasted too much energy. I've been able to keep points short. I've been really clean at net. I think my concentration and just my playing has gone up a notch. I'm just playing better." Roger will face ATP Next Gen star, Alexander Zverev, tomorrow in the finals.
August 11, 2017 -- Montreal, Canada
Making some adjustments after yesterday's tough match, Roger took to the court in an aggressive style today against Roberto Bautista Agut.
He charged the net often winning 19 of 20 points up there.
Pleased with his play, Roger felt in control and like he was figuring out how to play on the Montreal courts better during todays Quarterfinal. He won 6-4, 6-4 earning himself a spot in the semifinals tomorrow against Robin Haase.
While the number one spot on the ATP remains to be up for grab, Roger reiterated that he will remain focused on playing his best tennis and not worry about the number 1 ranking.
August 10, 2017 -- Montreal, Canada
In a challenging two hour match, Roger came away with his 17th career win over ATP veteran, David Ferrer.
The Spaniard challenged Roger and looked to be in top form after winning his 27th ATP title two weeks ago in Bastad. Pushing the match to three sets, the Swiss star cleaned up his game in the 3rd set and was executing his shots to close out the match 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.
He will play Bautista Agut in the next round.
August 9, 2017 -- Montreal, Canada
A day after his Birthday, Roger looked near flawless in his first round match against Canada's Peter Polansky.
Swinging freely, he jumped to a quick start and didn't look back as he won 6-2, 6-1. He lost just 3 points on serve and improves to 32-2 this year. He will face David Fererr in the next round.
August 1st, 2017 -- Montreal, Canada
With 19 Grand Slam titles under his belt, Roger announced today he will be making his way back to the Rogers Cup to compete for the title this year in Montreal, Canada.
This will be the Swiss Maestro's first appearance at the Rogers Cup since 2011 and he will not only be seeking his third Rogers Cup title but also celebrating his Birthday next week in Montreal.
“I’m happy to be coming back to Montreal as I have not had a chance to play there for many years,” said Federer. “This 2017 season has been very exciting and I am really looking forward to being back out on the court on the ATP Tour.”