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Djokovic Takes Down Nadal to Win Rome Title

Djokovic defeats Nadal Rome 2014

It’s been a quiet week with Roger losing early in Rome but with Djokovic dismissing Raonic and Nadal schooling Dimitrov to setup another mouthwatering final I decided to tune in. As usual I wasn’t disappointed as Djokovic came from a set down to defeat Nadal 4-6 6-3 6-3 and win his 5th Masters 1000 tournament out of the last 6 ... Read More »

Chardy Upsets Federer in Rome

Chardy defeats Federer Rome

Hopefully Roger booked a short stay apartment in Rome this week as he made a premature exit at the hands of Jeremy Chardy who defeated the Swiss 1-6 6-3 7-6(6) to record only his eighth ever win against a top 10 player. I was predicting 2 close sets for this one but in windy conditions Roger’s game went missing after ... Read More »

Rome Masters Draw 2014 – Federer Expected to Play

Rome Masters Draw 2014

The draw for the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome is out and we’re still in the dark as to whether Roger will be making an appearance. According to his agent Tony Godsick he will make a last minute decision and should everything be running smoothly with Leo and Lenny then he will most likely play. I personally think he’ll definitely ... Read More »

Roger Federer’s Outfit for Madrid Masters and Rome 2014

Federer Madrid Outfit for 2014

It’s about 4 weeks until Roger’s back in action on the ATP Tour but his outfit for Madrid and Rome is already available from most of the online tennis stores. First impression are it’s ok but nothing special, not something I plan on buying. Nike have opted for the V neck style rather than the polo which he’s worn since ... Read More »

Nadal Demolishes Federer in Rome to win Title

Nadal Demolishes Federer in Rome

Hey guys, well what a big disappointment that was as Roger was comprehensively owned 6-1 6-3 by Nadal who took down his 24th Masters 1000 title in another solid display that sadly found Roger wanting and looking completely clueless out there. I said in my prediction that I gave Roger a 10% chance but on today’s performance I was being ... Read More »

Federer Defeats Paire to Setup Final with Nadal in Rome

Federer defeats Paire in Rome

Hey guys. Another solid match from Roger and he’s into the final where he’ll meet his old adversary Rafael Nadal who predictably got by Berdscat in today’s other semi final. Today’s match wasn’t the cleanest from Roger but he got the job done and played well enough when it mattered to progress in just under an hour and a half ... Read More »

Federer Defeats Janowicz in Rome to Make Semis

Federerer defeats Janowicz

Buongiorno! Another nice match from Federer as he progressed to the Semi Finals where he’ll meet Frenchman Benoit Paire. Like his 2 previous matches this was a solid display and another great serving performance that saw him defeat the young Pole Jerzy Janowicz 6-4 7-6 (2). I think the circumstances prevented seeing a stylish display like we saw against Simon ... Read More »

Federer Destroys Simon 6-1 6-2 in Rome

Federer defeats Simon in Rome

Hey guys, just a quick post after Roger pulled off an absolute demolition job against Gilles Simon brushing him aside 6-1 6-2 in just over an hour. It was another glorious display of tennis from the GOAT as he pulled off just about every shot in the book to totally dismantle a guy whos’ been as high as 7 in ... Read More »

Federer Schools Starace in Rome

Federer Schools Starace in Rome 2013

Buonasera! What an absolute clinic that was from Roger as he swept past Potito Starace 6-1 6-2 in just 51 minutes. Tough to put into words how well he played in this one as it was such a fluid performance and Starace didn’t even play badly yet he got taken apart. As a fan you couldn’t ask for a better ... Read More »

Promising Draw in Rome for Federer

Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2013 Draw

The good thing about the Mutua Madrid Open is that Rome immediately follows it meaning there’s little time for Roger, or his fan to dwell on his loss to Nishikori earlier in the week. The semi finals in Madrid haven’t even been completed yet and the Internazionali BNL d’Italia 2013 Draw is already out, whoop! Not only that it’s a ... Read More »