Roger Federer began his US Open preparation with a comprehensive 6-4, 6-4 defeat of Peter Gojowczyk in a first ATP Cincinnati Masters appearance since 2015.
Roger Federer on Monday said he is eager to make his start at the Cincinnati Masters as the world number two begins his delayed summer hardcourt season.
Roger Federer was born on August 8, 1981 in Basel, Switzerland.
Nadal had recently lost to Novak Djokovic in the second-longest Wimbledon semi-final ever played.
Alexander Zverev joined a list of back-to-back ATP Washington Open champions that includes Andre Agassi, Michael Chang and Juan Martin del Potro.
Eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer has pulled out of next month's ATP Rogers Cup tournament in Toronto due to scheduling concerns.
There are no points for grace in tennis, just as there is none for sportsmanship.
Nadal is chasing an 18th Grand Slam title which would put him just two behind Roger Federer who was sensationally knocked out in the quarter-finals by Kevin Anderson.
The two-time Wimbledon champion will face Djokovic, a three-time winner at the All England Club, for a place in Sunday's final. Djokovic leads their epic head-to-head rivalry 26-25.
Roger Federer suffered one of the most stunning defeats of his career on Wednesday.
Roger Federer blew a two-set lead and wasted a match point in a 2-6, 6-7 (5/7), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 quarter-final defeat against South Africa's Kevin Anderson.
Mannarino had returned a long Federer backhand and the Swiss maestro wasted no time in showing off his cricket skills.
Despite being a three-time champion, Novak Djokovic has featured just once on Centre Court in Wimbledon 2018 while Roger Federer, and Rafael Nadal have played exclusively on the 15,000-seater court.
Roger Federer was seen playing a deft left-handed cricket shot during the Wimbledon 2018 pre-quarter-final match.
Roger Federer played a fluent forward defensive cricket shot during his Wimbledon match with Adrian Mannarino.
Top seed Roger Federer, 36, has now won 32 consecutive sets at Wimbledon.
Should England defeat Croatia in Wednesday's semi-final then the national team will feature in a World Cup final.
Roger Federer was seen practicing a cricket shot during his Wimbledon 2018 match against Adrian Mannarino.