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Huge fan of Roger Federer - I'll pretty much try and watch all his matches from Grand Slam level right down to ATP 250. When I'm not watching or tweeting about tennis I play regularly myself and use this blog to share my thoughts on Fed and tennis in general.

Roger Federer – Property Developer?

Federer Villa

I don’t often post about anything other than tennis here but seen as though we’re in the off season I thought I’d have a quick look at Federer’s blossoming career as a property developer I did a post almost 2 years ago about Roger building a holiday home in the Swiss alps in an area called Graubunden near the village ... Read More »

Roger Federer’s Best Points of 2013

Roger Federer Best Points 2013

Hey all, a video post today from non other than 15 time first comment slam winner Conal aka RFswissmaestro aka Beechaii2. It features all of Roger’s best points from the 2013 Australian Open right through to the ATP World Tour Finals that finished just last week. I must warn you that this video is extremely misleading and after watching it ... Read More »

Drained Federer Succumbs to Nadal at World Tour Finals

Nadal defeats Federer World Tour Finals

Roger’s tough year has drawn to a close with a loss at the hands of one of his biggest rivals as true to form Nadal defeated the Swiss 7-5 6-3 to make swift progress into the final where he’ll meet either Djokovic or Wawrinka who face off this evening. As usual this one came with a lot of hype but ... Read More »

Federer Defeats Gasquet to Keep Semi Final Hopes Alive in London

Federer defeats Gasquet

An important win for Roger here as he kept alive his hopes of reaching the knockout stages in London with a straight sets victory of Richard Gasquet. After the disappointment of losing to Djokovic on Tuesday it was important that Roger hit back and although this wasn’t a particularly thrilling encounter he deserved to win and now has to do ... Read More »

Djokovic Defeats Federer at World Tour Finals

Djokovic Defeats Federer Round Robin 2013

Another loss for Roger at the hands of Djokovic as he went down in 3 sets in his first Round Robin match at the World Tour Finals in London. Like Paris it was a similar story with Roger looking strong early, hanging tough but ultimately falling short in the third set where once again Djokovic proved too good. I have ... Read More »

Djokovic Ousts Federer in Bercy Semi Finals

Djokovic def Federer Bercy

Hey all, a great week in Paris has drawn to a close as Roger lost in 3 sets against Djokovic to bow out in the semi finals 4-6 6-3 6-2. I said in my last post I hate the term positive loss but I’m not too downbeat about this one, a win is of course always the best outcome but ... Read More »

Federer Scores Important Win Over Del Potro in Paris

Federer defeats Del Potro at Paris Masters 2013

Well we’re finally here, it’s been uncharted territory for most of 2013 but Roger finally scored his first win against a top 10 player since the Australian Open as he defeated Juan Martin Del Potro in 3 sets to move into the Semi Finals at the Paris Masters. To say it’s been a long time coming is an understatement but ... Read More »

Federer Routines Kohlschreiber to Make Quarters in Bercy

Federer def Kohlschreiber Paris Masters 2013

Quoi de neuf? The answer? Not much as Roger routined Kohlschreiber in straight sets to make swift progress into the Quarter Finals where he’ll meet the man who defeated him in Basel, the Tower of Tandil, Juan Martin Del Potro. As I predicted this one was plain sailing and other than a couple of scrappy service games it was clear ... Read More »

Federer Defeats Anderson in Bercy; Qualifies for London

Federer defeats Anderson in Bercy

Bonjour tout le monde, my blogging break after Basel lasted a whole 2 days as Roger quickly got back onto the showcourts and started with a win against big serving Kevin Anderson. I wasn’t sure what to expect from the South African as he has a decent game but has a reputation of letting the occasion get to him hence ... Read More »