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Jonathan

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 Rolls Past Karlovic in Miami

Federer Miami 2014

Hey all, Miami is underway and Roger rolled his way into the third round defeating Ivo Karlovic 6-4 7-6(4) in 1 hour and 14 minutes. This will be the briefest of posts because the match was of course dominated by serve and had few rallies. Always hard to assess Fed’s level in these type of encounters but the fact he ...

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Miami Draw 2014 – Federer Set To Play

Federer in Miami

It’s non stop on the ATP Tour as just a day after the Indian Wells final the Miami Draw is out. Looks like a good one for Fed on paper and we can expect him to play his first match on Friday. I don’t know whether he’s fully confirmed to participate yet but as you can tell from the picture ...

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Djokovic Denies Federer To Win Indian Wells Title

Djokovic Denies Federer Indian Wells 2014

Hey all, just enough time to squeeze in my Indian Wells final post before Miami starts and it was another successful tournament for Fed. Not the result he would have wanted of course but he backed up his performance from Dubai with some more stellar tennis and there is definitely more to come. As for the final itself it was ...

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Federer Tames Dolgopolov to Make Final in Indian Wells

Federer Dolgopolov Indian Wells

Another sweet performance here from the GOAT has he booked his place in his 5th Indian Wells defeating Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3 6-1. In a match that lasted just over an hour it was complete one way traffic as Roger outclassed the Ukrainian in every department. Dolgpolov has been in fine fettle this week defeating Nadal and Raonic to make his ...

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Federer Disposes of Anderson in Indian Wells Quarter Final

Federer Schools Anderson in Indian Wells

Revenge for the Swiss as Roger schooled Kevin Anderson 7-5 6-1 to make swift progress in just 1 hour and 9 minutes limiting the South African to just 10 points in the second set and facing only 1 break point all match. With the victory he’s now up to Number #5 in the world and into his 8th Semi Finals ...

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Federer Strolls into Quarter Finals at Indian Wells

Federer Haas Indian Wells 2014

Best match of the tournament so far for Federer as he swept aside Tommy Haas 6-4 6-4 to move into the Quarter Finals in Indian Wells. I said in my prediction that if Fed hit 65% of first serves and struck the backhand well he’d win 6-4 6-4. He hit bang on 65% of first serves and won 6-4 6-4 ...

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Federer Brushes Off Tursunov Challenge in Indian Wells

Federer Tursunov Indian Wells

A tough battle here for Roger in the Indian Wells sun as he saw off Dmitry Turusnov 7-6(7) 7-6(2) to move into the fourth round where he’ll face Tommy Haas. It was another tricky match where Fed had to use his experience and focus to cross the line. Couple of blips when he could have been home and dry but ...

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Federer Defeats Mathieu in Indian Wells

Federer Indian Wells Mathieu

We’re up and running in Indian Wells and Roger made a solid start defeating Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-2 7-6(5) to move into the 3rd round. It wasn’t the prettiest match to watch but I thought Roger was the worthy winner and did well to hold off Mathieu’s late charge. It could have been a cleaner match from Federer’s perspective I think ...

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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 ...

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