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Resurgent Federer Defeats Berdych to Win 6th Dubai Crown

Federer defeats Berdych Dubai Final 2014

Feels good doesn’t it? Seeing Fed back to winning ways as the maestro won his sixth Dubai crown and 78th career title by beating Berdych 3-6 6-4 6-3 in the final. It was another great showcase of mental strength from the Swiss who backed up his defeat of Djokovic with his second victory in as many days from a set ... Read More »

Sublime Federer Topples Djokovic in Dubai

Federer defeats Djokovic Dubai 2014

Well what can you say about that other than immense? It’s been long overdue but we got a rip-roaring performance from the GOAT as he defeated Djokovic 3-6 6-3 6-2 to book his place in the Dubai final. As per my match prediction I gave Roger about a 20% chance of winning this one but he delivered on all fronts ... Read More »

Federer Brushes Rosol Aside to make Semi Finals in Dubai

Federer defeats Rosol Dubai

Good to see Roger hold his end up his end of the bargain as he set up a mouthwatering semi final against Djokovic by defeating Lukas Rosol 6-2 6-2. I expected 1 close set but after Rosol stormed into a 2-0 lead he went completely off the boil and Roger pulled away to win through in 58 minutes. It wasn’t ... Read More »

Federer Scraps His Way Past Stepanek in Dubai

Federer Volley vs Stepanek

Rollercoaster match here from Roger as he fought back from 2-0 down in the decider to defeat Radek Stepanek 6-2, 6-7(4), 6-3. I expected this one to be close in places but ultimately a straight sets victory for Fed. As it turned out it was a scrappy, topsy turvy affair and whilst not exactly pretty to watch ended up being ... Read More »

Federer Makes Flying Start in Dubai

Federer vs Becker Dubai 2014

Well worth the wait wasn’t it? As Roger breezed past Benjamin Becker 6-1 6-4 in little under an hour to move into the second round. It was imperative he got off to a winning start here and I now back him to make the semi finals where he should face Djokovic. The court in Dubai has always favoured Roger’s attacking ... Read More »

Dubai Tennis Draw 2014 – Federer & Djokovic in Same Half

Federer in Dubai

Hey guys, it’s been a while and it certainly feels like a lifetime since Roger last took the court but the good news is the Dubai draw is out and we’ll be seeing the Swiss in action sometime next week. It’s a strong field with Djokovic, Berdych, Del Potro and Tsonga all in the mix so there’s a boat load ... Read More »

Fans Perspective: How Basel Was Lost

How Basel Was Lost

Hey guys, this is a short piece from Sid on Roger’s performance today in Basel, I was going to add it onto my post but I thought it probably deserved it’s very own so here it is. PS I’m always willing to post fan pieces on here if you have an opinion on Roger or just tennis in general and ... Read More »

Del Potro Denies Federer to Defend Basel Title

Del Potro defeats Federer Basel 2013

Not quite the ending to Basel we all wanted as Roger fell just that bit short losing in another 3 set encounter against Juan Martin Del Potro who successfully defended his title. Like last year it was another close one and a trademark Federer 2013 reckless service game cost him in the end firing down 3 double faults to drop ... Read More »

Federer Overwhelms Dimitrov in Basel

Federer defeats Dimitrov Basel 2013

Hey all, seems there is some life in the old GOAT yet as he defeated Grigor Dimitrov 6-3 7-6(2) to move into the semi finals in Basel. It was a much better display from Roger than we’ve seen recently and you got the feeling he was right up for this one. He alluded to that with a tweet earlier in ... Read More »