ROGER FEDERER NEWS
July 6, 2019
The Swiss Star does it again and hit another milestone during his 3rd round match on Saturday at Wimbledon: he has now won 350 Grand Slam Singles matches! He leads this list of ATP players by 78 Grand Slam wins, with Djokovic and Nadal respectfully at 2 and 3 on the list.
Roger took on the talented, French player, Lucas Pouille, to gain his 350th Grand Slam win without dropping a set. Roger reaches the second week of Wimbledon for the 17th time in his career with a 7-5, 6-2, 7-6(4) victory. With his beautiful shot making and classic Fed display of strokes, the Swiss Maestro looked confident and in control of the match.
He will next take on big hitting Matteo Berrettini in the Round of 16.
July 5, 2019 -- Wimbledon, UK
Eight-time Wimbledon Champion took the court against a local favorite Thursday afternoon.
Facing the 20-year old Wildcard entrant from the UK, Jay Clarke, Roger looked to be in routine form on the grass as he took the first set in under 30 minutes. He was tested in the second set by the 169th ranked player, but came away with another win pro-pulsing him into the next round.
The 37-year old won the match 6-1, 7-6(3), 6-2.
"I really enjoyed myself. The tank is full -- I came here with a lot of confidence -- the first few matches haven't been very taxing physically," said Roger.
He advances to play Lucas Pouille in the third round.
July 2, 2019 -- Wimbledon, UK
Taking to the beautiful grass courts at Wimbledon today, Roger faced a tiny challenge in the first set of his first round but did what he needed to do to get through it and get the initial match under his belt!
The 8-time Wimbledon champ faced South African, Lloyd Harris, today. The 20-year old started strong but wasn't able to hold momentum as Roger defeated him 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2.