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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 Overcomes Melzer in Melbourne

Federer Melzer Australian Open 2017

A winning return to competitive play for Roger Federer as he overcame qualifier Jurgen Melzer 7-5 3-6 6-2 6-2 at the Australian Open. Not the simplest of matches for the four-time champion but he fought off the ring rust to book his spot in the second round after 2 hours and 5 minutes on the Rod Laver Arena court. He’ll …

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Australian Open Draw 2017 – Federer To Face Qualifier in Round 1

Australian Open Draw 2017

Hey guys, the Australian Open Draw for 2017 has landed and from Federer’s perspective it’s as good as it gets. You can see his projected opponents below: Round 1: Jurgen Melzer Round 2: Bjorn Fratangelo / Noah Rubin Round 3: Tomas Berdych Round 4: Kei Nishikori Quarter Final: Andy Murray Semi Final: Stan Wawrinka Final: Novak Djokovic Full printable PDF Draw Thoughts on …

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Roger Federer’s Outfit For The Australian Open 2017

Roger Federer Australian Open Outfit 2017

Here is Roger Federer’s Outfit for the Australian Open 2017. It’s his first official tournament back since Wimbledon, and he’ll be taking to the court in this Nike Advantage Henley styled shirt. I’m not entirely sure when the Stadium Green will make an appearance, it could be a night session ensemble or for later in the year but I’m posting …

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Federer Routs Gasquet in Perth

Back to winning ways at the Hopman Cup for Federer as he defeated Richard Gasquet 6-1, 6-4 in just 56 minutes. A clinical performance in front of the 14,000 strong Western Australian crowd that showcased Federer’s free flowing tennis and serve + forehand combination in all it’s glory. Anyway, best not to get too carried away; it’s an Exhibition, and …

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Zverev Defeats Federer at Hopman Cup

Federer Zverev Hopman Cup

Roger Federer’s 2017 winning streak came to an end as he went down 7-6 (7-1) 6-7 (4-7) 7-6 (7-4) in 150 minutes against Alexander Zverev. A close match that the Swiss could have won after serving for the opener at 5-3 but Zverev came up with some huge ball striking, and 200 km/h + serves to find his way through …

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Federer Makes Winning Return at Hopman Cup

Federer Evans Hopman Cup

Welcome back Roger Federer 🙂 A pleasing start to 2017 and a peRFect return to the court for Roger Federer as he defeated Dan Evans 6-3 6-4 in his first match since Wimbledon at the Hopman Cup. We knew from this years SW19 that Roger would outclass Evans if he were on song and it was a comfortable performance from …

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How Will Federer Fare in 2017?

federer-2017-expectations

Hey all, with Federer’s comeback edging closer I thought I’d pose the question – what can we expect from Federer in 2017? Obviously, this needs prefacing with the fact nobody really knows, except Roger himself and perhaps those in his team who’ve seen him practice closely the last few months. Even then it is still a bit of an unknown. …

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2016 Season Recap

tennis 2016 recap

Hey all, here’s a 2016 season recap with a twist courtesy of Alex 🙂 Enjoy! Another thrilling tennis season is over A season that almost went by with no Roger For he actually played less than half of it And preferred to have some rest till he’s fully fit Though we all thought the beginning looked promising We couldn’t have …

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Federer To Play IPTL?

federer-iptl-2016

It’s been a sketchy last few days for the Indian Premier Tennis League with one blogger suggesting it wasn’t going ahead at all and several other outlets all reporting different things around the number of teams and venues. But it looks as though things are started to clear up… What we know for certain is there’s 3 legs — Japan, …

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How To Make The ATP Speed Up The Courts?

How To Speed Up the Courts

Earlier today I picked up on a few tweets between @RobKoenigTennis and @ProdigyRep discussing court speed and how it continues to be slowed across the board. It’s long being a talking point for fans and I first wrote about it on the blog in 2012 on 4 separate occasions. If you fancy doing some background reading check out the posts …

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