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The Weak Era Argument

Weak Era Argument

Allow me to say something blasphemous. Nadal isn’t the greatest clay court player ever to have played the sport. Sacrilege, right? But how could he be the greatest clay court player ever, when his opposition for ten years has included just one grand slam winner on clay? All this serves to indicate is that the competition during his era happened ... Read More »

Roger Federer’s Outfit for Cincinnati and the Roger’s Cup 2014

Federer Cincinnati 2014 Outfit

Hey guys, here’s Federer’s outfit for the upcoming hard court swing starting at the Roger’s Cup, Toronto, in August. Looks like a winner to me and we’re back to a Polo for the Masters 1000′s which is always good. The colour is officially medium mint with mystic green detailing and I think it looks pretty good. The shoes and shorts ... Read More »

Djokovic Denies Federer in Standout Wimbledon Final

Federer Wimbledon Final 2014

Hey all, well what a final that was huh? Could have been over in 4 but Roger fought till the very end, took it to 5 sets and was extremely close to coming out on the good side of things. Obviously a disappointing result but I don’t feel too down about it, just one of those matches that was good ... Read More »

Federer Into 9th Wimbledon Final

Federer def Raonic Wimbledon 2014

Excited yet? I know I am as Roger dispatched big serving Milos Raonic 6-4 6-4 6-4 in the second Semi Final on centre court. Much praise was heaped on the Canadian’s serve going into this match but Roger continued his exquisite record against huge serves to brush him aside in another masterclass of court craft and smart returning. It was ... Read More »

Federer Defeats Wawrinka to Make Semi Finals at Wimbledon

Federer into Semi Finals Wimbledon 2014

We’re into the business end of the tournament now and Roger once again rose to the challenge defeating Stan Wawrinka 3-6, 7-6(5), 6-4, 6-4 to book his spot in his 35th Grand Slam Semi Final. It looked for a brief moment like Stan the man was about to replicate his Australian Open form but Roger overcame a slow start, waited ... Read More »

Should Tennis Introduce a Shot Clock?

Stopwatch

With a small number of players exploiting the rules and taking far too long between points is it about time Tennis introduced a stop clock so that Umpires could start enforcing the rule better? From 2013 onwards both the ATP World Tour and ATP Challenger Tour decided that a time violation between points (25 seconds) will be penalised in the ... Read More »

Federer Cruises Into Second Week at SW19

Federer Giraldo Wimbledon 2014

Another first class serving display from the Swiss as he dispatched Santiago Giraldo 6-3 6-1 6-3 to make serene progress into the second week at the All England Club. Federer has yet to be broken this week and once again he used his serve and forehand to dictate proceedings from the word go, getting up a break early in the ... Read More »

Roger Serverer Takes Out Muller in Wimbledon 2nd Round

Federer Muller Wimbledon Day 4 2014

Hugely impressing serving display from Federer here as he out aced Gilles Muller 6-3 7-5 6-3 to make swift progress into the Third Round. Going into this one it was the Muller serve that was expected to force the issue but Roger hit precision serves from the word go, only dropping 9 points on it throughout the whole match, firing ... Read More »

Federer Defeats Lorenzi at SW19

Federer defeat Lorenzi Wimbledon 2014

Routine match for Federer here as he condemned Paulo Lorenzi to his 13th consecutive 1st Round defeat at Grand Slams with a 6-1 6-1 6-3 victory in 1 hour 33 minutes. This was always going to be a gimme first round for the Swiss and aside from a Federer walkabout in the third set the Italian World Number 83 offered ... Read More »