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Federer into Semis after defeating Monfils 6-4 6-3 7-6

Federer def. Monfils

Although my set score prediction wasn't accurate, my straight sets one was and Roger ended up coming through pretty comfortably in the end. Despite a few moments where he lost concentration and dropped serve, this was a solid match from Federer. We might not have seen the ‘Federer Magic' moments like we've come to expect, but in difficult windy conditions …

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Federer to face Monfils in French Open Quarters

Federer Monfils

So Monfils scraped through to a quarter final meeting with Federer. After Gael wasted a couple of match points I actually thought Ferrer was going to pull the match out of the bag. Especially seen as though Monfils was looking increasingly tired after a succession of pulsating rallies. However, he totally broke down in his final service game missing some …

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Fognini withdraws from Djokovic match. Good news or bad for Federer fans?

Fognini Withdraws!

I've seen alot of Federer fans and tennis fans in general on twitter claiming that that Fogninis withdrawls makes Djokovics French Open tournament a hell of a lot easier.  I happen to disagree, and if you're a Federer fan like me, then you should be quite pleased! Fogninis withdrawal, although I'd describe it as pretty wimpish, and not something a …

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Federer def. Wawrinka 6-3 6-2 7-5

Federer def. Wawrinka French Open 2011

So, this match panned out pretty much as I expected, a straight sets victory and with it a new open era record of 28 consecutive Grand Slam Quarter Finals. Roger went into the match with an 8-1 advantage in the head to head so even if you don't follow Fed, you'd still be picking him as the winner and that's …

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