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Federer Wins 85th Career Title in Istanbul

Federer Wins 85th Title Istanbul

Another final and yet another title for the GOAT as he scored a 6-3 7-6(11) victory over Pablo Cuevas in the inaugural TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Open. The win means Roger now has 85 career titles across 19 different countries on the ATP Tour. The victory also sees the Swiss win his first title on red clay since the 2009 …

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Federer Defeats Schwartzman to Make Final in Istanbul

Federer Istanbul Semi Final

Another hard fought victory for Federer at the Garanti Koza Arena as he defeated a dogged Diego Schwartzman 2-6 6-2 7-5 to move into Sunday’s final. Like the Gimeno-Traver match yesterday Roger was again tested by a solid, hard hitting opponent who knows how to get about a clay court very effectively. Ultimately though the Swiss was just that bit …

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Federer Scores Hard Fought Victory Over Gimeno-Traver in Istanbul

Federer Quarter Final Istanbul 2015

Not the dominant performance I expected from the GOAT here but he’s into the Istanbul Semi Finals after a hard fought 7-6(3), 6-7(5), 6-3 victory over the in form Daniel Gimeno-Traver. After looking fairly solid in his opening match against Nieminen on Wednesday the Spaniard offered a much sterner test pushing the opener to a tie break, levelling things up …

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Federer Routines Nieminen in Istanbul

Federer vs Nieminen Istanbul 2015

Roger’s up and running in Istanbul after he defeated Jarkko Nieminen for the 15th time in a row to make swift progress into the Quarter Finals. The 6-2 7-5 scoreline represents another routine win against the Finn and this was Roger’s 200th career victory on clay. All in a day’s work huh Quick Match Recap Nieminen won the toss and …

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Istanbul Open Draw 2015

Istanbul Open Draw 2015

Hey guys, the Istanbul Open Draw went live earlier today and Roger has a pretty nice path to the final which was very much expected at a weak fielded ATP 250 clay tournament. This is the first ever ATP World Tour event in Turkey and the Swiss has obviously received an attractive offer to help boost the tournaments profile and …

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April’s Fan Story – Brisbane International 2015

Federer Serving Brisbane

Hi guys, in the comments section of Conal’s excellent fan story from the Australian Open we got talking about a lack of a fan story from Brisbane this year. Step forward April who attended the event and has just put together a really cool piece about her experiences in Brisbane and watching Federer live on Pat Rafter Arena for three …

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Federer Confirms He’s Playing Istanbul

Istanbul Open

Looks like the rumours of Fed’s appearance in Istanbul were true after all as it’s just been confirmed he’s playing the clay court tournament that starts on April 27th. I wasn’t sure what to believe when I first saw it reported as it only came from one news outlet, however it’s now all over the Official ATP Istanbul Open Website …

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Federer Records 999th Career Win vs Dimitrov in Brisbane

Federer Defeats Dimitrov Brisbane 2015

Another routine win for the GOAT here as he dismissed Grigor Dimitrov 6-2 6-2 to book his spot in the Brisbane final for the second consecutive year. This time around he will be hoping to go one better and the man in his way is Milos Raonic who overcame Kei Nishikori in 3 tie break sets that lasted 2 hours …

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Federer Demolishes Duckworth in Brisbane Quarter Final

Federer Deafeat Duckworth Brisbane

Doesn’t get any easier than this folks as Roger completely demolished James Duckworth 6-0 6-1 in just 40 minutes and 34 seconds to move into the Semi Finals in Brisbane. It was a completely one sided affair and by my reckoning is the third fastest match of Roger’s career. Only matches against Denis Golovanov at the Kremlin Cup in 2002 …

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