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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.

Federer Defeats Hajek in Hamburg

Federer defeats Hajek

So as I predicted Roger got past Jan Hajek in straight sets, 6-4 6-3, to setup a Quarter Final showdown with Florian Mayer. It wasn’t one of Roger’s greatest matches by a long shot but he got the job done and didn’t really have too many difficulties out there other than dropping serve once and failing to convert quite a ... Read More »

Federer Makes Winning Start in Hamburg with New Racquet

Federer defeats Brands

Guten Tag! So Hamburg is under way and Roger made a winning start with is new 98 square inch racquet defeating Daniel Brands in 3 sets; 3-6 6-3 6-2. It’s the first time he’s played Hamburg since 2008 so it was nice to see him back there as it’s been the setting for some great matches including one of his ... Read More »

Is @RogerFederer Testing a New Racquet?

Federer Testing New Racquet

Update: It’s confirmed Federer is using a 98 square inch racquet head in Hamburg. Hey guys, just a quick post to follow on from my racquet technology post and how the big four differ as about 5 seconds after I hit publish Roger put up a Facebook photo of himself practicing in Hamburg and it looks like he has a ... Read More »

Tennis Racquet Technology: How The Big 4 Differ

The Racquets Used by the Top Players

Seen as though there’s still a few days before Roger takes to the court in Hamburg and inspired by a comment from Alvi I thought I’d do something a little different and blog about the equipment, particularly the racquets, that the top 4 guys use. A lot of talk recently from both fans and pundits has been about Roger’s racquet ... Read More »

Hamburg 2013 – Testing Draw for Federer

Federer Hamburg Draw

Hey guys, the draw for the German Open Tennis Championships in Hamburg is out and it’s a really strong field which will give Federer a very stern test if he’s to win the title here. As you can see from the list of seeded players below this isn’t a mickey mouse field and there’s some very accomplished clay court players ... Read More »

Federer Announces He’s Playing Hamburg and Gstaad

Federer Hamburg

Hey guys, as I’m sure you are all aware Roger announced on Facebook, Twitter and on his website that he’s added both Gstaad and Hamburg to his schedule after crashing out of Wimbledon in the second round. I was quite surprised when I first heard it as both tournaments are on clay courts which is of course Roger’s least favourite ... Read More »

Stakhovsky Defeats Federer at Wimbledon

Stakhovsky defeats Federer Wimbledon 2013

Hey everyone, I’m back from Wimbledon and now have chance to cover Roger’s second round defeat to Stakhovsky in more detail. First of all thanks to everyone who commented on the match thread post I put up for while I was away. The post has over 300 comments and there are some really interesting perspectives from you guys. I particularly ... Read More »

Federer vs. Stakhovsky Match Thread

Federer Forehand Wimbledon 2013

Hey guys, I’ve created this post just for the discussion around Roger’s upcoming match against Sergiy Stakhovsky. I’m travelling down to Wimbledon Wednesday evening to watch on Friday so unfortunately I won’t be able to post again until Saturday where I will recap that match and hopefully Fridays ;). Rather than clutter up the Hanescu post with unrelated comments I ... Read More »

Federer Crushes Hanescu; Nadal Crashes Out in Straights

Federer defeats Hanescu Wimbledon 2013

Well where to begin? The peRFect day for Fed fans as Roger cruised through his opening match against Hanescu in 69 minutes and Nadal crashed out in straights to Belgian Steve Darcis. I’ll of course start with the GOAT who made a great start to his title defense and picked up where he left off in Halle looking completely at ... Read More »