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MASON, Ohio | Federer wins, Serena loses in Cincy tourney

MASON, Ohio  — Roger Federer made a successful return to the Western & Southern Open on Tuesday. The day wasn’t so great for Serena Williams. Federer advanced to the third round with a 6-4, 6-4 victory against Peter Gojowczyk, and Williams was eliminated by eighth-seeded Petra Kvitova in a 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 second-round loss. Federer … Continue reading MASON, Ohio | Federer wins, Serena loses in Cincy tourney

HALLE, Germany | Federer chases 99th title, faces Coric in Halle final

HALLE, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Roger Federer will play 21-year-old Borna Coric in the Gerry Weber Open final as he chases his 99th career singles title on Sunday. Federer reached his 12th final in Halle after beating qualifier Denis Kudla 7-6 (1), 7-5 on Saturday. Coric advanced when fourth-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut retired injured … Continue reading HALLE, Germany | Federer chases 99th title, faces Coric in Halle final