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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 »

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 »

French Open Draw – Federer Hits The Jackpot

French Open Draw 2013

Hey guys, we’re finally here at the second Grand Slam of the year and the much anticipated draw is out. For my last however many posts we’ve all been speculating the draw will be fixed and it’d be nigh on guaranteed the tournament organisers would want a Djokovic vs. Nadal final but guess what? We were wrong! In fact the ... Read More »

Federer Fails to Show Up in Paris

Djokovic defeats Federer at French Open

Jeu, set, match Djokovic 6-4 7-5 6-3. This one was such a weird match from start to finish and certainly not the blockbuster we all expected. The crowd never got into it, the intensity was low and the quality from both sides of the net was poor. Barring a couple of lengthy rallies that were great to watch, the match ... Read More »

Federer Overcomes Del Potro in 5 Sets

Federer beats Del Potro

Boom! Where to start? This match looked like it was curtains for Roger after he fell two sets behind playing some very mediocre stuff only to hit back and overturn the deficit for only the 7th time in his career winning 3-6 6-7 (4/7) 6-2 6-0 6-3. The first two sets were really all about Del Potro, he came out ... Read More »

Federer Defeats his New Protege Goffin to make Quarters

Federer defeats Goffin in Paris

Ooo la la well finally we got to see a competitive match against the young Belgian Goffin. After watching Roger play in practice mode for the first three rounds it was about time we got to see something interesting and we weren’t to be disappointed. Goffin came out and played first strike tennis that Fed couldn’t live with for the ... Read More »