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2010-08-30 09:35:00

STRATHAM, N.H., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Premium chocolate manufacturer Lindt USA today announces the launch of their new TV advertisement featuring Lindt Global Brand Ambassador and Swiss tennis star Roger Federer. The new TV spot "Airport," created by agency of record Gotham Inc., is a humorous look into the life of Federer and the irresistible nature of Lindt's smooth melting Lindor Truffles. Lindt is also unveiling a special partnership with the Roger Federer Foundation (RFF) that...

2010-07-19 10:17:00

STRATHAM, N.H., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As the match-ups on the tennis courts heat up this summer, premium Swiss chocolatier Lindt, and newly appointed Lindt Global Brand Ambassador, Swiss tennis star Roger Federer have teamed up to create a perfect match off the courts. In celebration of their "match," Lindt Chocolate is launching "The Perfect Match" sweepstakes, an online game offering consumers the chance to win a variety of premium chocolate prizes and an opportunity to meet Federer....

2009-09-07 18:17:59

Reigning five-time champion and world No. 1 Roger Federer swept through the fourth round Monday into the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open tennis championships. Federer of Switzerland beat Spaniard Tommy Robredo 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 in 1 hour, 48 minutes. Federer, 28, has won his last 38 matches in the U.S. Open and hasn't lost in the tournament since 2003. The 15-time major champion, who currently holds three of the four major titles, beat Andy Murray in last year's finale here. Federer's quarterfinal...

2009-04-11 17:10:51

Men's tennis great Roger Federer married his fiancee, Mirka Vavrinec, Saturday in Basel, Switzeland, his hometown. He announced the marriage on his personal Web site. Vavrinec, a former top 100 women's player, met Federer in 2000 at a tournament in Sydney, Australia, and is expecting the couple's first child this summer. Earlier today, in my hometown, surrounded by a small group of close friends and family, Mirka and I got married, the 13-time grand slam champion wrote. It was a beautiful...

2008-09-09 08:00:00

By Douglas Robson When Andy Murray clasped Roger Federer's hand at the net, he uttered what Federer already knew: His winning ways are far from done. "You've had a great year, no matter what everyone has been saying," Murray told Federer after a 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 schooling in a rare Monday final that earned the Swiss a fifth consecutive U.S. Open tennis title. With his 13th major title -- but first of 2008 -- the 27-year-old moves within one of recordholder Pete Sampras and is the first player...

2008-01-15 17:15:00

Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee failed on Monday in his bid to compete in August's Olympics and has been banned from competition against able-bodied athletes. Three-dimensional images helped to show that he receives considerable advantages from carbon fiber blade attachments. Scientists used high-speed cameras along with a 3d scanner to compare Pistorius with five able-bodied athletes. These 3d images are now an important tool which enables the improvement of athletic performances. These...

2006-08-06 19:57:08

TORONTO (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal resume their gold-standard rivalry after a month away from tennis as the top two in the world headline the field at the Toronto Masters starting on Monday. While Nadal's summer holiday was drama-filled - a minor car crash at home in Mallorca and days in the company of 30 relatives at Disneyland in Paris - it was low-key fun in the sun for Federer. The Swiss world number one spent nearly all of his free time at his training and...

2006-07-04 08:52:41

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - World number one Roger Federer will come face to face with the last man to beat him on a grasscourt when he takes on towering Croat Mario Ancic in the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Wednesday. That shock straight sets defeat in 2002 was a huge blow to the emerging Swiss and raised doubts over his ability to translate his special talents into grand slam glory. Those doubts were erased 12 months later when Federer returned to the All England Club to...

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