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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.

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 »

Wimbledon Draw 2013: Tough Run In For Federer

Wimbledon Draw 2013

Hey everyone, as I’m sure you all already know the draw for Wimbledon is out and with Nadal been seeded 5th it’s made it very tricky for both Federer and Murray who both landed in the Spaniards half. After getting a good draw at the French Roger has drawn the short straw here and will have to face Nadal in ... Read More »

Roger Federer’s Outfit for Wimbledon 2013

Federer Wimbledon 2013 Outfit

Hey guys, a bit late with this one compared to normal but here is Federer’s outfit for Wimbledon 2013. After the poor offerings for the clay tournaments and the French Open Nike have reverted back to the trusted polo and I quite like this one. As you’d expect in order to conform to Wimbledon rules / etiquette it’s an all ... Read More »

Halle Recap: Federer Wins First Title of 2013

Federer Wins 6th Halle Title

Hey guys, I’m back from a long weekend in Halle where I got to see Roger win his first title of 2013 and win his 6th Gery Weber Open crown which was awesome to watch live. This has obviously meant the blog has suffered in terms of updates for the last few days but now I’m now back on UK ... Read More »