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Paris Masters Draw 2014: Nadal & Cilic Withdraw

Bercy Masters 2014 Draw

Basel is still in full swing for Federer but with Paris starting Monday the draw is now out. The big news pre tournament is that Nadal and Cilic have both pulled out. Nadal has shut down until next season now and is having his appendix out in the next couple of weeks. Another weird decision to play Basel really but ... Read More »

Federer Too Good For Dimitrov in Basel

Federer Defeats Dimitrov Basel 2014

Too good from the GOAT here as he once again got the better of Grigor Dimitrov in Basel defeating the Bulgarian 7-6(4) 6-2 in 1 hour 29 minutes. A high quality encounter throughout we saw some top quality serving from Dimitrov but some all round genius from the Swiss as he saved 4 set points in the first set at ... Read More »

Federer Sees Off Istomin Challenge in Basel

Federer defeat Istomin Basel 2014

Action replay from last years encounter against Istomin here as Federer had to come from a set down to defeat the Uzbekistani 3-6 6-3 6-4. Not the most clinical display from Fed but he shook off an error strewn first set to play much cleaner tennis which eventually wore Istomin out. Istomin was coming in off the back of a ... Read More »

Impressive Federer Crushes Muller in Basel

Federer Crushes Muller in Basel

Exhibition stuff from the GOAT here as he dismantled Gilles Muller 6-2 6-1 to make swift progress into the last 16 in Basel. To be honest there’s not much to say other than it was a demolition job from Fed somewhat aided and abetted by his Luxembourgian opponent who played slow, predictable Tennis and looked like he was wearing lead ... Read More »

Basel Draw 2014 – Can Federer Win a 6th Swiss Indoors Title?

Basel Draw 2014

Hey guys, the Swiss Indoors draw is out and safe to say it’s looking pretty similar to last years! The good news is Fed is playing, I figured he would but there was some doubt after a few Swiss news websites reported Luthi had hinted he would skip it. That always seemed unlikely consideing it’s his home town tournament and ... Read More »

Federer Fan Story: SUI vs Serbia Davis Cup 2014

Swizterland vs Serbia Davis Cup Fan Story

Hey guys, a couple of weeks back I got sent a fan story through from Antonio, a big Federer fan from Macedonia, who was lucky enough to watch Roger play against Serbia in the Davis Cup earlier this year. I didn’t post it immediately as Shanghai was just about to start but here it is, it’s a great piece and ... Read More »

Federer Takes Down Simon to Win First Shanghai Masters 1000 Title

Federer Wins Shanghai Masters 1000 Title

Hey all, what a week for the GOAT huh? Save 5 match points on Wednesday and then lift the title on Sunday. As if beating Djokovic in sublime style wasn’t enough, Roger topped off his week in Shanghai defeating surprise package Gilles Simon 7-6(6) 7-6(2) to lift his 23rd Masters 1000 title overall and 1st in Shanghai. This one wasn’t ... Read More »

Federer Masterclass Breaks Djokovic Win Streak in Shanghai

Federer takes down Djokovic Shanghai 2014

Boom! Masterclass from Federer here as he snapped the Djokovic 28 match winning streak in Asia with a 6-4 6-4 victory in 1 hour 35 minutes. Both players said they had to play their A game before the encounter but it was Fed who executed the peRFect gameplan. Dominating with his serve + forehand and then using chip & charge ... Read More »

Electric Federer Defeats Benneteau in Shanghai

Federer defeat Benneteau Shanghai

A high quality encounter here as Federer took down an in form Julien Benneteau 7-6(4) 6-0 to book his spot in the Shanghai Semi Finals. Without doubt Roger’s best match of the week and Benneteau threw the kitchen sink at him in the first set but Roger matched him all the way. The tie break was a bit of an ... Read More »

Federer Brushes Aside Bautista Agut in Shanghai

Federer defeats Agut Shanghai

A drama free day today as Federer comprehensively beat Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4 6-2 to book his spot in the Shanghai Quarter Finals. A much improved performance from his one against Mayer yesterday night; any rust appears to have worn off as the Swiss hit 33 winners and didn’t drop serve in the 1 hour 14 minute encounter. As I ... Read More »