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Federer Takes Down Simon to Win First Shanghai Masters 1000 Title

Federer Wins Shanghai Masters 1000 Title

Hey all, what a week for the GOAT huh? Save 5 match points on Wednesday and then lift the title on Sunday. As if beating Djokovic in sublime style wasn’t enough, Roger topped off his week in Shanghai defeating surprise package Gilles Simon 7-6(6) 7-6(2) to lift his 23rd Masters 1000 title overall and 1st in Shanghai. This one wasn’t ... Read More »

Federer Masterclass Breaks Djokovic Win Streak in Shanghai

Federer takes down Djokovic Shanghai 2014

Boom! Masterclass from Federer here as he snapped the Djokovic 28 match winning streak in Asia with a 6-4 6-4 victory in 1 hour 35 minutes. Both players said they had to play their A game before the encounter but it was Fed who executed the peRFect gameplan. Dominating with his serve + forehand and then using chip & charge ... Read More »

Electric Federer Defeats Benneteau in Shanghai

Federer defeat Benneteau Shanghai

A high quality encounter here as Federer took down an in form Julien Benneteau 7-6(4) 6-0 to book his spot in the Shanghai Semi Finals. Without doubt Roger’s best match of the week and Benneteau threw the kitchen sink at him in the first set but Roger matched him all the way. The tie break was a bit of an ... Read More »

Federer Brushes Aside Bautista Agut in Shanghai

Federer defeats Agut Shanghai

A drama free day today as Federer comprehensively beat Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4 6-2 to book his spot in the Shanghai Quarter Finals. A much improved performance from his one against Mayer yesterday night; any rust appears to have worn off as the Swiss hit 33 winners and didn’t drop serve in the 1 hour 14 minute encounter. As I ... Read More »

Federer Saves 5 Match Points En Route To Shanghai Win vs Mayer

Federer Defeat Mayer Shanghai 2014

Hey guys, the GOAT’s underway in Shanghai and if you were expecting a routine drama free match then this one will certainly have caught you by surprise. I’m still not quite sure how Fed won it really but he did so 7-5, 3-6, 7-6(7) saving 5 match points in the process. Mayer clearly should have won this one in straights ... Read More »

Roger Federer’s Outfit for the Shanghai Rolex Masters 2014

Federer Shanghai Outfit 2014

I’m a little late posting this but here’s Roger’s outfit for the Shanghai Rolex Masters 1000 2014. I wasn’t sure what he would be taking to the court in and originally thought this one was for the World Tour Finals, but he’s been practising in the red trainers so I’m guessing he’ll be stepping onto the Qizhong Forest Sports City ... Read More »

Shanghai Draw 2014: Federer Returns to Action

Shanghai Masters 1000 Draw 2014

Hey all, it’s been a while since Fed was last in action but he returns next week at the Shanghai Rolex Masters for his first tournament back after the US Open loss to Cilic. Shanghai has been a reasonable tournament for the Swiss in sense that he always plays quite well but he’s never been able to play his best ... Read More »

More Federer Fan Stories from Cincinnati

Fed Fan Report Cincy 2014

Hey guys, yesterday I posted a Federer Fan story by Shannon Whitaker from Cincinnati that reported from the Federer Monfils match. Little did I know that there was going to be 3 more to post sat in my inbox this morning. They cover the Murray, Raonic and Ferrer matches so here they are! Federer Defeats Murray in Straight Sets Well ... Read More »

Federer Fan Story: Cincinnati Masters 2014

Federer Fan Story Cincy

Hey guys, time for another fan story on the blog this time Cincinnati. This one comes from Shannon Whitaker who was lucky enough to see Fed play Monfils and one of his practice sessions. We’ve now had fan stories from Toronto, Halle, French Open, Monte Carlo and the Davis Cup tie against Kazakhstan. Hopefully we get a couple more in ... Read More »

Federer Makes it Sixinnati

Federer Sixinnati

The peRFect end to he peRFect week as Federer won his sixth Cincinnati crown and 80th career title. By beating Ferrer 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 Roger improved to 6-0 in Cincy Finals and a 16-0 Head to Head advantage against the Spanish Number 2. Of course the final wasn’t without some drama notably Roger doing well to avoid a bagel in ... Read More »