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Despite turning 34, Federer was an impressive winner of a seventh Cincinnati Masters title last week, seeing off world number one Novak Djokovic in the final. It was the Swiss star's 87th tour title and revenge for losing a second successive Wimbledon final to the Serb last month.
An Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera reporters to three years in prison on Saturday, in a shock ruling that sparked international condemnation. Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian producer Baher Mohamed were in court for the verdict, while Australian journalist Peter Greste was tried in absentia after being deported early this year. The court said they had broadcast "false" news that harmed Egypt.