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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.

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 »

Federer Starts with Win in Halle

Federer defeats Stebe

Hey guys, Roger’s singles campaign got underway today after he crashed out of the doubles on Monday with Haas and he started with a comfortable 6-3 6-3 against German Cedrik-Marcel Stebe. It wasn’t exactly a vintage performance from Roger but he got the job done and despite dropping serve in the first set when serving it out there weren’t too ... Read More »

Tough Draw in Halle for Federer

Halle Draw 2013

Hey guys, clay isn’t finished just yet but the good news is the grass court season is imminent and the draw for Halle was released today. After getting an easy one at the French this one looks pretty tough for Roger and he will have to face some serious contenders if he is to make the final or win the ... Read More »

Federer Crashes to Tsonga at French Open

Federer Crashes to Tsonga at French Open

I’ll sum up this match with a simple equation: Flatness + Poor Execution = A resounding straight sets loss. Really I needn’t say anymore about it but I’ll try to dissect it in a bit more depth and I also look forward to seeing what you guys think happened out there. From my point of view everything went wrong for ... Read More »

Federer Defeats Simon in 5 Sets; Wins 900th Career Match

Federer Defeats Simon in 5 Sets

Hey guys, well what a match that was huh as Roger defeated Gilles Simon 6-1, 4-6 2-6 6-2 6-3 to earn his 900th career victory and move into the Quarter Finals where he will meet yet another Frenchman in the shape of Jo Wilfried Tsonga. I predicted Roger would win this one in straight sets after his performance in Rome ... Read More »

Federer Cruises Past Benneteau into Fourth Round

Federer Defeats Benneteau French Open 2013

Bonjour! Another sweet day for Fed fans in Paris as Roger cruised past Julien Benneteau in straight sets to book his place in the fourth round where he will meet another Frenchman, Gilles Simon. I knew a few of you were worried about this one after the match at Wimbledon and the loss in Rotterdam but as I predicted Benneteau ... Read More »

peRFect Tennis Turns 2 Years Old – Another Giveaway

Perfect Tennis 2 Years Old

Bonjour tout le monde! The French Open is in full swing and that also coincides with my blog celebrating it’s second Birthday as on the 30th of May 2011 I wrote my very first post after Roger defeated Stan Wawrinka in straight sets at the French Open Looking back it doesn’t feel like more than 2 minutes ago and I ... Read More »

Federer Into Round Three in Paris

Federer defeats Devvarman French Open 2013

Hey guys, a rainy day here in England but it was much brighter in Paris as Roger comprehensively dismantled Somdev Devvarman 6-2 6-1 6-1 to book his place in the third round where he will meet Frenchman Julien Benneteau. As I said in my prediction post I expected Devvarman to play solidly and create some nice rallies and that’s exactly ... Read More »

Federer Starts French Open with Straight Sets Victory

Federer defeats Carreno Busta French Open 2013

Bonjour! Federer’s French Open campaign is underway and it went as smoothyl as I expected as he defeated Spanish Qualifier Pablo Carreno-Busta 6-2 6-2 6-3 with complete ease. It was a very routine match and Roger barely had to get out of 1st gear to pull through and this was a very nice match just to ease his way into ... Read More »

Federer’s Outfit for the French Open 2013

Federer French Open Outfit 2013

Hey all, in true tradition I’m posting Federer’s outfit for the 2013 French Open. I’d have normally posted this much sooner but truth be told I’d forgotten all about it; probably because it’s not what I’d class as a memorable outfit, well it is, just not for the right reasons. It’s exactly the same style as the crew neck outfit ... Read More »