No trouble for Roger Federer

Updated: May 26, 2013, 2:40 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- Back in 2006, when the French Open switched to a Sunday start, tournament officials asked Roger Federer if he'd be willing to play on that earlier-than-usual Day 1.

He said no -- and they went ahead and put him on the schedule, anyway. Federer made clear afterward that he was none too pleased.

The French Open remains the only Grand Slam tennis tournament that begins on a Sunday, stretching 15 days, and there was 2009 champion Federer at the outset of the 2013 edition, a ...

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