Laver Cup

Rafael Nadal sends message to Roger Federer over shock doubles reunion

Rafael Nadal has revealed he is open to partnering Roger Federer in doubles competitions.<p>Nadal and Federer, who have won a combined 37 Grand Slam …


New Trier grad Tom Fawcett looking forward to tough test at Winnetka Challenger

Growing up as a tennis player in Winnetka, Tom Fawcett often practiced on the courts at New Trier High School. If he needed to play indoors, there were other courts near by.<p>At the A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center in Winnetka, Fawcett honed the groundstrokes that earned him a scholarship at Stanford. He …

Roger Federer

Nadal turns his back on Federer by admitting he may miss Laver Cup

Rafael Nadal turns his back on Roger Federer by admitting he may miss the Ryder Cup-style Laver Cup<p><b>Spanish star Rafael Nadal may miss the Europe vs</b> …


Rafael Nadal speaks out on whether he’ll join Roger Federer & Novak Djokovic at the Laver Cup

Rafael Nadal refused to commit to playing at the Laver Cup this year but hinted his involvement in the Davis Cup is likely to see him miss out.<p>The …


Roger Federer net worth revealed ahead of Halle Open semi-finals

• <b>Rodger Federer competed in the Halle Open quarter finals on Friday, June 22</b>• <b><br>He defeated Matthew Ebden and was advanced to the semi-finals in the</b> …


A look inside WGN Radio’s new building

CHICAGO -- It's a new era for those at WGN Radio. With the sale of the Tribune Tower, the radio studios have jumped across the Chicago River to a new …

Chicago River

Laver Cup gives 40 Chicago kids opportunity of a lifetime

CHICAGO - When the Laver Cup rolls through the United Center this summer, 40 local kids will be working the net.Close to 200 tried out to be ballkids …


Laver Cup holding tryouts for ball kids Monday

Want to be part of the biggest tennis event to hit Chicago in decades? Here’s your chance.<p>The Laver Cup is holding tryouts for ball kids Monday at the Midtown Athletic Club, 2444 N. Elston Ave. Registration begins at 4 p.m. Former tennis pro and Team World vice captain Patrick McEnroe will oversee …

Roger Federer

Sloane Stephens and Taylor Townsend to play a World TeamTennis match in Hyde Park in July

Billie Jean King remembers being 13 and watching African-American tennis pioneer Althea Gibson — “she was our Jackie Robinson” — so she knows the impact Sloane Stephens and Taylor Townsend could have on young Chicagoans when World TeamTennis comes to the South Side on July 27.<p>“Althea influenced me, …

Hyde Park

An interview with Roger Federer as he launches a limited-edition Champagne in Paris

Giampaolo Sgura / Courtesy of Moët & Chandon<p>Though the French Open kicks off on Sunday, don’t look for Roger Federer to be swinging for the fences on …


Roger Federer Launches a Limited-Edition Champagne in Paris—And Talks About His Legacy, His Rivalries, and His Life-Changing Foundation

Though the French Open kicks off on Sunday, don’t look for Roger Federer to be swinging for the fences on the red clay of Roland-Garros—he’s sitting out the tourney and much of the red clay season (which his friend and rival Rafael Nadal has fairly dominated lately). Federer, though, <i>is</i> in Paris, …


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Winter Olympics

Baseline: Cilic gets married in Croatia

It may be the middle of the season, but the weddings keep on coming. Marin Cilic, per <i>The Dubrovnik Times</i><i>,</i> married Kristina Milkovic in Cavtat, …


Björn Borg Today: Where Is the Swedish Tennis Star Now?

Björn Borg, the 1980s-era Swedish tennis great known as the “ice borg” for his seemingly unruffled demeanor on the court, is back in a lot of …

Laver Cup

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal agree shock link-up to play Wimbledon DOUBLES this year

The fierce rivals have won 36 Grand Slams between them but they are now set to appear on the same side of the net.<p>The stunning link-up was agreed by …


Federer on Why Europeans Dominate Men's Tennis

<b>Juan Martin del Potro</b> edged <b>Roger Federe</b>r to capture his first career Masters title in Indian Wells on Sunday.<p>The 29-year-old Argentine joined Paris …

Nick Kyrgios

Baseline: The best looks of the week: Stephens celebrates birthday

Miami is largely known for being one of the party capitals of the world and the stars of the Miami Open have enjoyed their fair share of nights out …


Federer defies all predictions

But this is about business, and Federer, back at No.1 at age 36, is clearly pushing himself. After takeoff at 7am, there was no shortage of legroom …

Nick Kyrgios

Can the Laver Cup make Chicago a tennis town?

The last time tennis legend Rod Laver played in Chicago was in 1976, in the Olsonite-City of Hope Invitational at the old Chicago Stadium.<p>Roger Federer’s first time in town was Monday.<p>John McEnroe won his last pro singles title here, beating his younger brother in the final of the Volvo …

Nick Kyrgios

It's going to be time for the 2018 Laver Cup before you know it

CHICAGO (AP)—The Laver Cup was a hit last year, and now Roger Federer is hoping it proves popular on U.S. soil.<p>The 20-time Grand Slam champion made …


Twitter debates whether tennis balls are green or yellow

First, it was "The Dress." Now, the internet is divided about the true color of tennis balls.<p>The debate started last month after YouTube creator CGP …


Baseline: WATCH: Federer weights in on ball color debate



A Day With Roger Federer: A Tennis Ambassador’s Work Is Never Done

CHICAGO — Day was breaking in the California desert, and Roger Federer was yawning on the tarmac.<p>How much sleep?<p>“Five hours,” he said. “Not enough after a match like that.”<p>The final of the BNP Paribas Open had indeed been quite a test: a 2-hour-42-minute duel with Juan Martín del Potro that was out …


Baseline: Federer receives wooden racquet from Laver

Delighted to present @RogerFederer with my Dunlop Maxply inscribed: ‘To the greatest, from Rod Laver ’62 ’69’ after his SF win today. Onto another …


Roger Federer says changes are coming to Laver Cup with women likely to join

Federer said that some female tennis players have expressed interest in the event<p>According to Roger Federer, there are changes coming to the Laver …


Federer hopes Laver Cup will be hit on U.S. soil

CHICAGO — The Laver Cup was a hit last year, and now Roger Federer is hoping it proves popular on U.S. soil.<p>The 20-time Grand Slam champion made his …