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Nadal Dimisses Federer in Australian Open Semi Final

Nadal Routines Federer Australian Open 2014

Hey all, another telling defeat for Roger at the ends of his nemesis as he went down 7-6, 6-3, 6-3 to bow out of the Australian Open at the semi final stage. Successful tournament it may have been with impressive wins against Tsonga and Murray but today he fell short yet again and in truth never really got himself into ...

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Federer Stands Tall To Make 11th Straight Semi Final in Melbourne

Federer defeats Murray Australian Open

Well what a mini rollercoaster that one was, for a minute there I thought Roger’s missed chances were going to cost him big time but fortunately he stood tall, regrouped and defeated Andy Murray in 4 sets, 6-3 6-4 6-7 (6-8) 6-3 in three hours and 20 minutes to make his 11th straight semi final down under. What looked like ...

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Federer Rolls Past Gabashvili into Australian Open 4th Round

Federer defeats Gabashvilli Melbourne

Afternoon stroll here for Roger as he comfortably defeated Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-2 6-2 6-3 in 1 hour 41 minutes to advance smoothly into the second week at the Australian Open. The win sees him make the latter part of a Grand Slam for the 27th time in his career without dropping a set and he’ll now face Jo-Wilfried Tsonga who ...

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Federer Breezes Past Kavcic in Melbourne

Federer defeat Kavcic

Very solid performance from Roger here as he played on Hisense arena for the first time in 10 years and immediately found it to his liking defeating Blaz Kavcic 6-2 6-1 7-6 (7-4) which was his 70th match-win at the Australian Open in his record-breaking 57th consecutive Grand Slam. More numbers that defy the odds from the GOAT. With the ...

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Federer Through to Round 2 at Australian Open

Federer defeats Duckworth Australian Open 2014

The Fedberg partnership is off to a winning start as Roger defeated Aussie hope James Duckworth 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 to make routine progress into round 2 where he’ll meet Blaz Kavcic. This one was hardly a classic as the blistering heat and the fact it was the first round of a slam made it lack tempo or any sort of ...

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Thoughts on Federer’s Loss to Robredo

Robredo defeats Federer US Open

Hey guys, I’ve been a little delayed in getting this post out due to the late finish on Monday and then playing tennis myself yesterday evening so it’s not quite fresh in the aftermath of Roger’s loss to Robredo. That’s probably a good thing though as it’s sometimes good to let the dust settle on tough losses especially when fans ...

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Federer Makes Light Work of Mannarino at US Open

Federer Sweeps Aside Adrian Mannarino US Open

Another routine match for Roger has he swept aside Adrian Mannarino 6-3 6-0 6-2 in just 81 minutes to book his place in the 4th round against Tommy Robredo who defeated Dan Evans in 4 sets. As I predicted Mannarino had little to offer and after a fairly competitive first set he folded completely as Roger piled on the pressure ...

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Roger Federer’s Best Matches at the US Open

Federer's Best US Open Match

On my last blog post I got a comment regarding the fact that American sports broadcasting companies don’t really talk about Federer’s achievements at Flushing Meadows. I find that quite strange considering he’s played so many great matches on Arthur Ashe, has the best ever W/L record in New York of all time and has generally entertained millions of people ...

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Federer Defeats Berlocq 6-3 6-2 6-1 at US Open

Federer defeats Berlocq US Open

Just a brief post from me as Roger made serene progress into the third round defeating Carlos Berlocq 6-3 6-2 6-1 in just over 1 hour and 30 minutes. It was a very routine match and just like the one against Grega Žemlja on Tuesday he was never in any trouble. For both the fans and Federer himself I think ...

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