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Federer Fan Story – Conal At the Australian Open 2015

Conal Federer Fan Story

I arrived at Melbourne at Monday morning for four days of what was to be an exhilarating display of athleticism, talent and passion from the world’s best tennis players. The first two players I saw when I entered Melbourne Park were Stan and Nishikori practising together. Most of the Swiss and Japanese fans had taken up seats in the grandstand, …

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Federer Slumps to Defeat against Seppi at Australian Open

Federer Seppi Aussie Open

Bad news for Fed fans here as their Australian Open came to premature end with Federer crashing out in the third round to Andreas Seppi 6-4, 7-6(5), 4-6, 7-6(5) marking the first time since 2004 that the Swiss hasn’t made the semi finals or better in Melbourne. I definitely didn’t see this one coming as Roger held a 10-0 H2H …

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Federer Overcomes Early Blip to Beat Bolelli in Melbourne

Federer Defeat Bolelli AO 2015

Another win for the GOAT here as he overcame a difficult start to defeat Simone Bolelli 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 to move into Round 3 at the Australian Open. After looking out of sorts in the loss of first set, even calling on the trainer for a finger problem he hit back to switch momentum back in his favour to …

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Federer Defeats Yen Hsun Lu To Kick Off Australian Open Campaign

Federer Defeat Lu AO 2015

We’re underway in Melbourne and Roger kicked off his Australian Open campaign with a comfortable straight sets victory over Yen Hsun Lu to move into Wednesday’s second round. Taking centre stage in Evening session on Rod Laver Arena the Swiss defeated his experienced opponent 6-4 6-2 7-5 in 1 hour and 53 minutes. The win was Roger’s 1001st at this …

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Australian Open Draw 2015: Federer Receives Tough Path to Latter Stages

Australian Open Draw 2015

Hey all, the Australian Open draw is here and Roger’s got a reasonably tough route to the latter stages, on paper at least. I stayed up for the draw and after 40 minutes of fluff mixed with awkward interviews with Stan and Li Na the Men’s draw got underway at about 11.50pm UK time last night. Roger’s landed himself in …

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Roger Federer’s Outfit for the Australian Open 2015

Federer Australian Open Outfit 2015

Hey all, a bit later than usual but here’s Roger Federer outfit for the 2015 Australian Open. As you can see very different to what we’re accustomed to as it’s a non polo in a very bright electric lime colour. I’m not really a fan of the crew neck shirt at first glance as it’s just a bit garish. Nike …

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#Stanimal Triumphs in Melbourne to Win Maiden Slam

Stan the Man

Quick Note from Jonathan: Hey all, I wasn’t planning on doing a specific post on Stan the Man’s win today but fortunately Sid has stepped up to the plate and put together some thoughts on the final. I watched virtually all of it and for a set and a half it was some epic play from Stan but after Nadal’s …

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Nadal Dimisses Federer in Australian Open Semi Final

Nadal Routines Federer Australian Open 2014

Hey all, another telling defeat for Roger at the ends of his nemesis as he went down 7-6, 6-3, 6-3 to bow out of the Australian Open at the semi final stage. Successful tournament it may have been with impressive wins against Tsonga and Murray but today he fell short yet again and in truth never really got himself into …

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Federer Stands Tall To Make 11th Straight Semi Final in Melbourne

Federer defeats Murray Australian Open

Well what a mini rollercoaster that one was, for a minute there I thought Roger’s missed chances were going to cost him big time but fortunately he stood tall, regrouped and defeated Andy Murray in 4 sets, 6-3 6-4 6-7 (6-8) 6-3 in three hours and 20 minutes to make his 11th straight semi final down under. What looked like …

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