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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?


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 »

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 »