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Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in dramatic Australian final to win 18th major - NBC Sports - Misc. (blog);

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in dramatic Australian final to win 18th major - NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in dramatic Australian final to win 18th majorNBC Sports - Misc. (blog)MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Roger Federer has won his 18th Grand Slam title and put some extra distance on the all-time list between himself and Rafael Nadal, the man he beat 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 in a vintage Australian Open final on Sunday. It was ...and more »

The Australian Open Turned Back the Clock - The Atlantic;

The Australian Open Turned Back the Clock - The Atlantic

The AtlanticThe Australian Open Turned Back the ClockThe AtlanticLike ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. There is an age-old archetype in sports of the decorated legend who, with nothing left to prove, throws in the towel to rapturous applause. They've served the ...and more »

Federer drops hints that the end may be near - The Hindu

Federer drops hints that the end may be nearThe HinduRoger Federer dropped hints that his great career may be drawing to a close after his age-defying win over his Grand Slam nemesis Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open. The 35-year-old Swiss admitted his return to Melbourne wasn't guaranteed after he ...and more »

Roger Federer remembers late Australian coach Peter Carter who 'set foundation' for glittering career - ABC Online;

Roger Federer remembers late Australian coach Peter Carter who 'set foundation' for glittering career - ABC Online

ABC OnlineRoger Federer remembers late Australian coach Peter Carter who 'set foundation' for glittering careerABC OnlineRoger Federer has paid homage to his trusted former Australian coaches for helping shape the most prolific grand slam performer men's tennis has seen. In a poignant tribute to Peter Carter, who died in a car accident in South Africa a week before ...and more »

Spectacular Relief from the World at the Australian Open - The New Yorker;

Spectacular Relief from the World at the Australian Open - The New Yorker

The New YorkerSpectacular Relief from the World at the Australian OpenThe New YorkerWe have come to expect everything from a match between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal—everything, that is, except that it would happen. Coming into the Australian Open, they had met thirty-four times. No one had reason to suspect that there would be a ...and more »

A Big Win, a Bigger Piece of History & The Return of Roger Federer - The Quint;

A Big Win, a Bigger Piece of History & The Return of Roger Federer - The Quint

The QuintA Big Win, a Bigger Piece of History & The Return of Roger FedererThe QuintA 35-year-old on a heels of a six-month injury-forced lay-off; not many would have given the Swiss ace a shot at Melbourne Park this two weeks. He was, after all, 0-3 in Major finals since his last victory speech, seeded 17th in the first slam of the ...and more »

I understand what Federer, Nadal felt in Australian Open final: Sachin - Times of India;

I understand what Federer, Nadal felt in Australian Open final: Sachin - Times of India

Times of IndiaI understand what Federer, Nadal felt in Australian Open final: SachinTimes of IndiaMUMBAI: He saw the epic match only in bits and pieces but Sachin Tendulkar says he could well understand what veterans Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal might have felt during their Australian Open final clash. Federer defeated Nadal in a memorable ...and more »

Roger Federer eyes Wimbledon success after Australian Open triumph - The Guardian;

Roger Federer eyes Wimbledon success after Australian Open triumph - The Guardian

The GuardianRoger Federer eyes Wimbledon success after Australian Open triumphThe GuardianRoger Federer speaks to the gathered press following his men's singles Australian Open final win. Photograph: Sydney Low/CSM/Rex/Shutterstock. Roger Federer. Roger Federer eyes Wimbledon success after Australian Open triumph. • Federer says his ...and more »

Roger Federer on winning the Australian Open: 'I didn't think that I could do this, it was a really big shock' - Evening Standard;

Roger Federer on winning the Australian Open: 'I didn't think that I could do this, it was a really big shock' - Evening Standard

Evening StandardRoger Federer on winning the Australian Open: 'I didn't think that I could do this, it was a really big shock'Evening StandardRoger Federer is rarely short of self-confidence but not even the greatest player in tennis history believed he could win the Australian Open in his first competitive tournament since Wimbledon last summer. “I thought this was going to set the tone for ...and more »

Federer says his game-style made him believe he could win 18th Slam - Times of India;

Federer says his game-style made him believe he could win 18th Slam - Times of India

Times of IndiaFederer says his game-style made him believe he could win 18th SlamTimes of IndiaMELBOURNE: In his darkest moments last year when he doubted if he would ever get back to full fitness following his knee injury, Roger Federer clung on to one thought -- he still had the game to maybe sneak another Grand Slam title. He was right ...and more »

Roger Federer is peerless but he and Rafael Nadal have made each other great - The Guardian (blog);

Roger Federer is peerless but he and Rafael Nadal have made each other great - The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)Roger Federer is peerless but he and Rafael Nadal have made each other greatThe Guardian (blog)Roger Federer's claim to greatness has never been in question, not even in the five years since he won his 17th grand slam. However, his right to be regarded as peerless in the history of his sport was cemented beyond argument when he drew four majors ...and more »

Day after winning Australian Open, Roger Federer 'still on a high' - Bangalore Mirror;

Day after winning Australian Open, Roger Federer 'still on a high' - Bangalore Mirror

Bangalore MirrorDay after winning Australian Open, Roger Federer 'still on a high'Bangalore MirrorSwitzerland's Roger Federer poses for photos with his Australian Open trophy at Carlton Gardens in Melbourne, Australia, a day after he defeated Rafael Nadal to win the men's singles final at the Australian Open. AP. Roger Federer needed his exhausted ...and more »

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal still want more after Australian Open - The Guardian;

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal still want more after Australian Open - The Guardian

The GuardianRoger Federer and Rafael Nadal still want more after Australian OpenThe GuardianThe good news is Roger Federer, 36 in August, and Rafael Nadal, 31 in June, have emerged from their Australian Open final – one of the best in living memory – declaring themselves fit and keen to play for as long as their legs and indomitable spirits ...and more »

Nadal has made me a better player: Federer - Times of India;

Nadal has made me a better player: Federer - Times of India

Times of IndiaNadal has made me a better player: FedererTimes of IndiaMELBOURNE: Roger Federer, father-of-four, 35-years of age, has been around. The Swiss superstar has done all there is to do in tennis, winning more prizes than any man in the sport. But flitting around the Rod Laver Arena this fortnight, electric and ...and more »

Australian Open winner Roger Federer hails fairytale final victory over Rafael Nadal - Scottish Daily Record;

Australian Open winner Roger Federer hails fairytale final victory over Rafael Nadal - Scottish Daily Record

Scottish Daily RecordAustralian Open winner Roger Federer hails fairytale final victory over Rafael NadalScottish Daily RecordFederer now has 18 Grand Slams to his name but says this particular win stands above all others. Share. ByNeil McLeman. 06:00, 30 JAN 2017. Sport. Roger Federer won his 18th Grand Slam on Sunday (Photo: AFP or licensors). Share. by Taboola by ...and more »

The real highlight of the Federer/Nadal final? Their shoes - 9Honey;

The real highlight of the Federer/Nadal final? Their shoes - 9Honey

9HoneyThe real highlight of the Federer/Nadal final? Their shoes9HoneyIf you tuned into the Australian Open this year, you were likely captivated by two things: firstly, some legendary tennis, and secondly, some brightly coloured footwear popping against Melbourne Park's blue courts. Many players, including Aussies ...and more »

Australian Open: Roger Federer ensures he will always be the greatest of the golden era - ABC Online;

Australian Open: Roger Federer ensures he will always be the greatest of the golden era - ABC Online

ABC OnlineAustralian Open: Roger Federer ensures he will always be the greatest of the golden eraABC OnlineThere was a time, about a decade ago now, when Roger Federer was completely and utterly untouchable. He was on another planet, far and away the best player in the game. He rewrote the game's record books, his effortless style and admirable grace ...and more »

Australian Open 2017: Medical time-out was within the rules, says Roger Federer - The Sydney Morning Herald;

Australian Open 2017: Medical time-out was within the rules, says Roger Federer - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning HeraldAustralian Open 2017: Medical time-out was within the rules, says Roger FedererThe Sydney Morning HeraldOn top of the enormity of winning his 18th grand slam in his first major tournament after an injury lay-off, Roger Federer had to overcome a thigh injury that plagued him for most of his memorable Australian Open campaign.and more »

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Australian Open final big for Seven - The Australian Financial Review;

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Australian Open final big for Seven - The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial ReviewRoger Federer, Rafael Nadal Australian Open final big for SevenThe Australian Financial ReviewThe five-set showdown between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal delivered the best Australian Open viewers for Seven West in 10 years. Nationally, across metropolitan cities and regional, the men's singles final averaged 3.6 million viewers, peaking at 4 ...and more »

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in thrilling Australian Open final - The Guardian;

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in thrilling Australian Open final - The Guardian

The GuardianRoger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in thrilling Australian Open finalThe GuardianIn perhaps the greatest and certainly least likely triumph of his career, Roger Federer defeated his nemesis Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final, the Swiss clinching his 18th grand slam title and all but altering the space‑time continuum in a ...and more »