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Wimbledon Draw 2014 – Federer and Nadal in Same Half

Wimbledon Draw 2014

The most important Slam of the year is almost upon us and the draw came out at 10am this morning. Federer, bidding for his 8th Wimbledon title finds himself in Nadal’s half of the draw which of course means Murray and Djokovic are in the other. In terms of the draw seucring the 4th seed sport was extemely important for ... Read More »

Federer Wins Record 7th Halle Title

Federer Wins Halle 2014

A good day in North Rhine-Westphalia for Roger has he won a record 7th Halle title defeating Alejandro Falla 7-6(2) 7-6(3) in 1 hour 30 minutes. Unfortunately the doubles title didn’t put the icing on the cake as the Swiss Pair wasted 5 match points before losing in the Champions Tie break. No big deal for Fed but would have ... Read More »

Federer Defeats Nishikori to Make Halle Final

Federer into Final in Halle

Another Halle final awaits for the GOAT as he defeated Kei Nishikori 6-3 7-6(4) in 1 hour 13 minutes and will now play Alejandro Falla for a shot at his 7th title. I know a few fans were worried Fed was under tennised going into this match after the walkover he received in the Quarter Final but his serve was ... Read More »

Federer into Quarter Finals in Halle

Federer defeat Sousa Halle

Roger’s campaign is underway in Halle and he got off to a shaky but overall good start defeating Joao Sousa 6-7(8) 6-4 6-2 to move into the Quarter Finals. I expected a comfortable win vs Sousa who is far more suited to clay courts but he put in a solid performance and fully tested Roger here who did well to ... Read More »

RF Fan Story: Alex at the French Open

Federer Fan Story French Open 2014

Hey all, following on from Wanda’s Monte Carlo post and Simon / Rita’s Davis Cup experience this new Roger Federer Fan Story post is from multiple first comment Grand Slam Champion and live chatter, Alex, who got to see Roger for the first time at this years French Open in the second round. It’s another great fan story from the ... Read More »

Flat Federer Foiled by Gulbis at Roland Garros

Gulbis Beats Federer French Open 2014

A choke of epic proportions here as Federer dumped himself out the French Open with a 6-7(5), 7-6(3), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 loss at the hands of future world number one and all time great Ernests Gulbis. Not a hugely disappointing loss but the manner of the defeat sucks. From being a set and 5-3 40-15 up Roger completely lost his ... Read More »

Federer Passes Tursunov Test in Paris

Federer Tursunov Roland Garros 2014

A tough test for Federer here as he overcame Dmitry Tursunov 7-5 6-7(7) 6-2 6-4 to book his spot in the fourth round for the 12th time in his career. It was far from plain sailing and up until the start of the third set looked like it could have gone either way. After Tursunov started struggling with a groin ... Read More »

Federer Into Round 3 at Roland Garros

Federer Second Round Roland Garros 2014

Hey all, another straight sets affair for Roger as he defeated Argentinian Qualifier Diego Sebastian Schwartzman 6-3 6-4 6-4 to move into the third round. A comfortable scoreline but certainly not a one sided affair and I don’t think Federer bossed this one by any means. If anything his defensive ability was the difference as the Argentine played extremely aggressive ... Read More »