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Federer Takes Out Pouille 6-4 6-4 in Bercy

Federer Defeats Pouille Bercy

Hey guys, a routine win for Federer here as he comfortably defeated French Qualifier Lucas Pouille 6-4 6-4 to move into the Quarter Finals at the BNP Paribas Masters. This one always looked like an easy matchup on paper and although Pouille played well the Swiss was able to play in 2nd gear throughout and get himself over the line ... Read More »

Federer Kicks Off Bercy Campaign with 3 Set Win

Federer Defeat Chardy Paris

Tough encounter here for the Fed Meister but he’s well and truly in the habit of winning as he defeated Jeremy Chardy 7-6(5) 6-7(5) 6-4 to move into the third round at the BNP Paribas Paris Masters. Not one of Roger’s cleanest matches and it was clear from the first few points that he wasn’t in synch with the court ... Read More »

Paris Masters Draw 2014: Nadal & Cilic Withdraw

Bercy Masters 2014 Draw

Basel is still in full swing for Federer but with Paris starting Monday the draw is now out. The big news pre tournament is that Nadal and Cilic have both pulled out. Nadal has shut down until next season now and is having his appendix out in the next couple of weeks. Another weird decision to play Basel really but ... Read More »

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 »