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Huge fan of Roger Federer - I'll pretty much try and watch all his matches from Grand Slam level right down to ATP 250. When I'm not watching or tweeting about tennis I play regularly myself and use this blog to share my thoughts on Fed and tennis in general.

Federer Cruises Past Paire in Dubai Opener

Federer Dubai 1st Round 2017

Roger's Federer back in action after his Melbourne triumph and he made serene progress into the Second Round of the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Benoit Paire. It was a bit of the unknown going after Roger said he's only practised at 100% for the last three days, but he made light work of the Frenchman …

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Dubai Draw 2017: Federer’s First Tournament Since Melbourne

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The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships draw is in, and it's Federer's return to the Aviation Club after missing last year's event due to the torn meniscus. Not many of us expected he'd be taking to the court having just won the Australian Open which still feels somewhat surreal but he's heading into the tournament with plenty confidence. Combine that …

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Roger Federer’s Outfit for Dubai, Indian Wells and Miami 2017

Hey guys, here's Roger Federer's outfit for Dubai, Indian Wells, and Miami 2017. I included this colourway in the Australian Open 2017 outfit post as I wasn't sure if it was a night session outfit but since he only wore the white version; this will be the ensemble for Dubai, Indian Wells, and Miami. The Australian Open Henley of the …

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Comment Leaderboard Winners 2016

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As most of you probably know each year I run a comment leaderboard where if you get the first comment on a post you get one point and the top 3 at the end of the year get a prize. I didn't get the chance to announce the 2016 winners in January after Federer's Australian Open exploits took up a bit …

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Unbel18vable Federer Wins 5th Australian Open Title

Federer Wins Australian Open 2017

For the second time in this blog's history, I get to write about a Grand Slam win by the maestro that is Roger Federer 🙂 . It has been five years in the making, and many fans thought 17 was the final count, but he somehow found an extra gear to defeat Rafael Nadal 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 and …

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Federer Edges Wawrinka To Make Sixth Australian Open Final

Federer Fearhand vs Wawrinka AO 2017

Well, he made it! Roger Federer is into his sixth Australian Open final after seeing off compatriot Stan Wawrinka 7-5 6-3 1-6 4-6 6-3. One of the weirdest Federer matches I've watched in a while, and it certainly wasn't high on the enjoyment scale. But Roger came through after 3 hours and 4 minutes to keep up his 100% record …

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Federer Sweeps Aside Zverev to Make Semi Finals in Melbourne

Federer Zverev Australian Open 2017

A 13th Australian Open semi-final appearance for Roger Federer looms large as he defeated Mischa Zverev 6-1 7-5 6-2 in 1 hour and 32 minutes in today's Quarter Final. The win sees the Swiss record his 85th match victory in Melbourne, and he'll next face Stan Wawrinka who comfortably defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets. Quick Match Recap Zverev won …

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Brilliant Federer Sees Off Nishikori at Australian Open

Federer Nishikori Australian Open 2017

Whoop! A Huge win here for the undisputed King of Tennis as he took out Kei Nishikori in a swashbuckling 5 set win, coming through 6-7(4) 6-4 6-1 4-6 6-3 to book his spot in the Quarter Final. The Swiss, in just his fourth competitive match of the year after six months out, showed off his magnificent shot-making and brilliant …

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Federer Blitzes Berdych To Make Last 16 in Melbourne

Federer Berdych Aus Open 2017

A hugely impressive win for the GOAT here as he took out Tomas Berdych for the loss of just ten games, winning 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 in a mere 90 minutes. Roger hadn't impressed at all in his two previous rounds but produced a bit of a masterclass to dominate the encounter and win through without having to face a single …

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How To Choose the Right Tennis Racquet

Choosing the Right Tennis Racquet

This article takes a look at how to choose a tennis racquet that will suit your game. Think of it as a short buying guide, where I will break down what the specifications mean, what you need to look out for and I'll also make some recommendations for the best tennis racquets to buy in 2017. Unfortunately, a lot of …

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