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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 »

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 »