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Federer Dispatches Gulbis to Make Quarter Finals in Halle

Federer Gulbis Halle 2R 2015

Another win on the grass for Federer in Halle as he defeated Ernests Gulbis 6-3 7-5 to make the Quarter Finals where he’ll play home hope Florian Mayer on Friday. I expected a routine match and barring a late Gulbis rally it was exactly that as Roger served well, saved both break points he faced and played a clean-ish game …

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Federer Overcomes Kohlschreiber in Halle Opener

Federer Kohlschreiber Halle 2015

Hey guys, we’re underway on the green grass of Westphalia and Roger decided to kick things off with a roller-coaster match as he defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-6(8), 3-6, 7-6(5) to move into the last 16 at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle. This was always a tough opening match on paper for the Swiss and so it proved with Kohlschreiber …

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Halle Draw 2015: Federer Faces Kohlschreiber in First Round

Federer Halle Draw 2015

Hey guys, the grass season is finally upon us and earlier today the draw for the Gerry Weber Open came out. Roger has played this tournament 13 times now but it’s the first time he’ll be featuring in it as an ATP 500 event. The upgrade means no first round bye for the Swiss and he’ll likely be taking to …

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Timeless Federer Defeats Djokovic to Win 7th Dubai Title

Federer Wins 7th Dubai Title

Seventh heaven for the GOAT as he defeated Novak Djokovic 6-3 7-5 to successfully defend his title and win a seventh Dubai crown in a high quality final at the Aviation Club. The win also saw him break the 9000 aces barrier when he fired down his 5th of the night in the sixth game of the second set. Quite …

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Federer Dispatches Coric to Make Dubai Final

Federer Defeats Coric Dubai Semi Final 2015

Another Dubai final for the GOAT awaits as he saw off Lucky Loser Borna Coric 6-2, 6-1 in 57 minutes. This will be his 9th final at the Aviation Club and he’ll be bidding for a 7th title. In his way stands Novak Djokovic who took down Berdych in 3 sets. Coric had scored some impressive wins this week beating …

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Federer into Dubai Semi Finals After Gasquet Retires

Federer Defeat Gasquet Dubai 2015

Well guys Roger’s one step closer to defending his Dubai crown after a 6-1 victory against Richard Gasquet who had to retire with back troubles immediately after dropping the first set. Not much else to say to be honest as it was a blink and you’ll miss it type affair. Roger dominated the early exchanges breaking serve easily and with …

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Federer Brushes Aside Verdasco to Make Dubai Quarters

Federer Verdasco Dubai Last 16 2015

Another night session victory in Dubai for the GOAT as he defeated Fernando Verdasco 6-4 6-3 in exactly 1 hour to book his spot in the quarter finals where he’ll meet Richard Gasquet. Not vintage Federer in the opening exchanges as Verdasco had a 4-1 lead in the first set but Federer regrouped winning 20 points in a row (5 …

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Federer Kicks Off Dubai Defence With Win Over Youzhny

Federer Defeats Youzhny Dubai 2015

Roger Federer made a winning return to the ATP Tour after his 4 week hiatus defeating Mikhail Youzhny for the sixteenth time in a row 6-3, 6-1 in the 1st round at the Dubai Duty Free Championships. After the loss to Seppi at the Australian Open Roger hasn’t played a competitive match so his form was unknown coming in but …

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Dubai Draw 2015: Federer Takes Doubles Wildcard

Dubai Draw 2015

The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships draw for 2015 just landed and the surprising news accompanying it is that Fed has taken a wildcard into the doubles event. He’ll play with fellow Swiss Michael Lammer whilst Djokovic will team up with Laszlo Djere; clearly a good coup by the tournament organisers here that will result in more ticket sales and …

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Federer Fan Story: Phantom at the Swiss Indoors 2014

Fan Story Basel 2014

Thank you Jonathan for giving me this opportunity to share my recent experience of ‘how I met Roger Federer’. Well, in this post I will mainly highlight how the whole unexpected journey started rather than describing about Roger Federer’s game as we all know very well and how Jonathan always writes beautifully in his peRFect blog. Here is my story …

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