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Federer Too Good for Tomic in Australian Open 3rd Round

Federer defeats Tomic at Australian Open

Wow, well matches that come with a boat load of hype rarely live up to it but I thought this one was pretty special as Roger showed yet again his class defeating Bernard Tomic 6-4 7-6(5) 6-1 to move into the 4th round at the Australian Open. The Australian press had been hyping this match up all week and with ... Read More »

Federer Cruises Past Davydenko at Australian Open

Federer def. Davydenko Australian Open

Another cruise match from Roger as he made light work of Nikolay Davydenko 6-3 6-4 6-4 to setup a third round tie with the only Australian left in the draw and the guy everyone is talking about, Bernard Tomic. I’ll get onto that match shortly but firstly todays match against Kolya. Just like the match against Paire on Tuesday this ... Read More »

Federer Routines Paire 6-2, 6-4, 6-1 at Australian Open

Federer defeats Paire Australian Open 1st Round

Hey all! Roger’s tournament is underway and it couldn’t have started much better for him as he cruised through with a routine 6-2, 6-4, 6-1 victory over young Frenchman Benoit Paire. I expected Roger to be pretty rusty after he chose to play no warm up tournaments but to be honest he looked to be on form from the outset. ... Read More »

Rested Federer Aiming for a Deep Run in Melbourne

Federer Australian Open 2013 Interview

The Australian Open pre tournament press conferences took place today and as usual Roger’s is an interesting read. You can read the full transcript here but I’ll run through a few things in this post and what I make of them. I’ll start by saying Roger sounds very relaxed and quietly confident about his chances at the Australian Open. All ... Read More »

Australian Open Draw

Australian Open Draw 2013

So it’s finally here, the draw for the 2013 Australian Open and to be honest there are no surprises as Federer and Murray landed in the same half of the draw. I guess the prospect of a Djokovic vs. Murray final was too much for Tennis Australia to pass up seen as though it’s the supposedly the hottest rivalry in ... Read More »

Australian Open 2013 – Is Djokovic Unbeatable on Plexicushion?

Australian Open 2013 Predictions

Hey all, the start of the new tennis season is edging closer and closer with Brisbane, Qatar and Chennai all starting at the end of December, those tournaments don’t matter a great deal as they’re just tune ups for the main event so I thought I’d look even further ahead to the Australian Open which starts on January 14th. That’s ... Read More »

Federer Chasing History…Still?

Federer Still Chasing History

This is a guest post from Adam Gale, a huge tennis fan who blogs at Tennis Martian. You can also follow him on twitter – @tennismartian. I found it a very interesting read and I hope you do too. Without further ado… Federer Chasing History…Still? Does Roger Federer have a claim to the greatest longevity in the Open Era? It’s ... Read More »

Which Rackets Win The Most Slams – An Update


You may remember at the end of last month I made on post which tennis rackets win the most grand slams in which I looked at how each brand of racket has performed at Grand Slam level since the start of the open era in 1968. I know a few of you liked that post so I thought I’d update ... Read More »

Which Tennis Rackets Win The Most Grand Slams?


Every now and again I like to offer you guys something different and this time around I’ve decided to put a post together with something I thought of a while back – which racket brands have performed best at Grand Slams since the start of Open Era tennis (French Open 1968). Researching the last 20 or so years, as you ... Read More »

How Will Andy Roddick Be Remembered?

Roddick Retires

Now ordinarily I rarely post about other players on the tour other than Roger but seen as though Andy Roddick has played his last match at professional level and his career was intertwined closely with Roger I thought I’d post on how I will remember him. Before that I’d just like to say that I think the timing of his ... Read More »