Hampered by the coronavirus pandemic, Federer fans fell 1,800 signatures short of the 3,000 required to trigger a local public vote on the proposal.
Europa League: Lucas Ocampos' late goal against Wolves sends Sevilla to semis; Shakhtar Donetsk thump Basel
Five-time competition winners Sevilla face Manchester United in Cologne on Sunday, while Shakhtar Donetsk take on Inter Milan on Monday in another intriguing tie.
"Remember how everybody said cricket will not be the same anymore when Sachin retired? I think it is a bit like that with Lin Dan's retirement," Prannoy said.
Swiss Indoors: Reilly Opelka fires 31 aces in three-set win over Roberto Bautista Agut to enter semis
Opelka has reached four of his five semi-finals this season - most recently at the start of the month in Tokyo - as the 22-year-old works to broaden his game beyond just a huge serve.
Swiss Indoors: Stanislas Wawrinka pulls out of quarter-final clash against Roger Federer due to back injury
Stanislas Wawrinka was forced to withdraw from Friday's Basel quarter-final showdown against best friend Roger Federer with a back injury, just an hour after struggling past Frances Tiafoe in a gruelling second-round clash.
Swiss Indoors: Alexander Zverev goes down fighting to Taylor Fritz in first round; Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Albert Ramos-Vinolas
Alexander Zverev's loss to the 21-year-old American came barely a week after defeat in the Shanghai Masters final to Daniil Medvedev and puts his chance of defending his ATP Finals title at risk.
Swiss Indoors Basel 2019: Roger Federer celebrates 1,500th match with straight sets win over Peter Gojowczyk
Roger Federer opened his bid for a 10th title at the ATP Swiss indoors in Basel on Monday, crushing German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk in what was the Swiss legend's 1,500th career match.
Swiss Indoors: Roger Federer set to check off another landmark as he gears up for his career's 1,500th match
Roger Federer will check off another landmark on Monday when he starts his bid for a 10th Basel title by playing the 1,500th match of his career.
The government should incentivise all banks to take up activities it thinks desirable, not impose it on a few, especially as the privileges associated with a banking license diminish, Raghuram Rajan said.
Australian scientist David Goodall commits assisted suicide at 104 in Switzerland, listened to Beethoven in final moments
104-year-old Australian scientist, David Goodall, on Thursday committed assisted suicide in Switzerland where he went to die after his home country denied him the right to seek help in taking his own life.
Premier League: Pep Guardiola's Manchester City look to shrug off Monday blues in clash against Stoke City
"I prefer to play at weekends, when all the teams play," said Guardiola. "It's just from my experience, and I don't like it."
Champions League: Juventus enter quarters after stunning fightback against Tottenham; Manchester City through despite loss
Juventus staged a stunning fightback against Tottenham to reach the Champions League quarter-finals 4-3 on aggregate after Paulo Dybala sealed a dramatic 2-1 win in the last 16, second leg on Wednesday.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola accepts FA charge for wearing yellow ribbon in support of imprisoned Catalonia leaders
Pep Guardiola said, "I am in this country working and under the rules, but that doesn't mean that I agree whether they are right or wrong."
Champions League: Manchester City will not take their foot of the gas against Basel, says captain Vincent Kompany
Manchester City will not take their foot of the gas against Basel despite winning the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie 4-0 in Switzerland on Tuesday, according to club captain Vincent Kompany.
Champions League: Manchester City have more to offer after 'perfect' rout of Basel, says Ilkay Gundogan
Ilkay Gundogan says there is still more to come from Manchester City after their "perfect" 4-0 rout of Basel left them on the verge of the Champions League quarter-finals.
Tottenham fought back to get a 2-2 draw at Juventus while Manchester City thrashed Basel 4-0 in the Champions League last-16 tie.
Premier League: Kevin de Bruyne close to signing new long-term deal with Manchester City, says report
City’s owners want to reward De Bruyne for his superb performances this season in their top-flight record 16-match winning league run as part of the contract extension.
Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea all progressed from the Champions League group stage, making England the first country to have so many teams in the last 16.
Premier League: Manchester United's Jose Mourinho says even 'a little bit of wind' can make City players fall
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho claimed that it only takes a "little bit of wind" for Manchester City players to go to ground.
With Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool dropping points over the weekend, United are now out on their own in pursuit of runaway leaders Manchester City.