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Roger Federer's big win a family affair

Originally Published: June 3, 2011
By Sandra Harwitt

What do you do when you're Roger Federer's father and you've just watched an entire stadium cheer your son through an impressive 7-6 (5), 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5) semifinal victory over Novak Djokovic at the French Open?

"Please, let me have my beer," said Robert Federer, smiling from ear to ear as any proud papa would.

It's no secret that Roger Federer, 29, had lost a bit of his luster of late. A 16-time Grand Slam champion, Federer had dropped back to world No. 3, behind Rafael ...

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