Roger Federer, a legend, began playing tennis at age eight…Mother, Lynette, is South African and father, Robert, is Swiss and they met on a business trip (they both worked for a pharmaceutical company)…Has one sister Diana, who is two years older…Idol growing up was Boris Becker and favorite player was Pete Sampras…Compiled outstanding junior results, finishing as No. 1 junior in the world in 1998…Won Wimbledon junior singles (d. Labadze) and doubles titles (w/O. Rochus) that year…One of four players (Edberg, Cash, Borg) to win junior and mens title at Wimbledon…Also reached final at US Open (l. to Nalbandian) and SF at Australian Open in 98…Closed junior career with title at Orange Bowl in Miami (d. Coria)…Has a 37-11 career Davis Cup record (27-6 in singles) in 18 ties since 1999. Enjoys sitting on the beach, playing cards and table tennis, is a fervent fan of hometown soccer team FC Basel…Has a flair for aesthetics and class…In 2003, initiated Roger Federer Foundation which supports disadvantaged children in South Africa and promotes sport for young people…Enjoys being an ambassador for global promotion of tennis and is inspired by the cultural diversity of the world…Donated several autographed items to various fundraising auctions and made a personal donation to tsunami relief efforts in January 2005…In addition, helped organize All-Star Rally for Relief, an exhibition event in Indian Wells, Calif., with proceeds to benefit UNICEFs tsunami …
Highlights from the match between Caroline Wozniacki and Julia Görges at the 2010 eBoks Open.
Jelena Jankovic defeated by a score Zarine Diaz 6-1 6-2 after just 59 minutes of play.Jelena was sick, even two times she asked for medical time-out. After the final tournament in Doha, Jelena will go for eye surgery and will be back after recovering, prepare for the upcoming season.With this defeat, Jelena will fall from the seventh to eighth position,maybe nineth of the WTA list because she failed to defend the quarterfinals.We love you and this is my support to you JJ.=)))):))))
WTA Sony Ericsson Open 2010 – Henin and Wozniacki fails.
Highlights from Caroline’s year on the WTA Tour circuit leading up her winning match that secured her #1 ranking on October 7, 2010.
WTA YEC 2010 – The 1st set highlights. Ok, there were some winner shots in this match.
Wilson Tennis- Roger Federer plays with the Wilson Six One Tour BLX racket. Roger talks about his 1st tennis memory
With the Wold Cup approaching, top players talk about being soccer fans and play keep-up with a Sony Ericsson WTA Tour soccer ball.
Ana Ivanovic, 22, is a professional tennis player and the winner of the 2008 French Open. Ivanovic was born in Belgrade, Serbia, and took up tennis after watching Monica Seles on television. Ana was featured on a Serbian postage stamp in 2008 and was awarded the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Humanitarian Award in 2009. This is her first Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Copyright © 2010 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company
WTA YEC RR – the first baby is crying in the crowd, the two others are in the court. \o/