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Impressive Federer Wins Record 8th Halle Title

Federer Seppi Halle 2015

The Seppi curse is no more as Roger took out the Italian 7-6(1) 6-4 to win his 8th Halle title and 86th career title overall at the Gerry Weber Stadion on Sunday. Roger was the heavy favourite going in and he lived up to the billing, weathering the Seppi storm in the middle of both sets and coming up with …

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Federer Sees Off Karlovic to Make 10th Halle Final

Federer Karlovic Halle 2015

A 10th Halle final for Roger Federer awaits as he defeated big serving Ivo Karlovic 7-6(3), 7-6(4) to move into Sunday’s title decider. Karlovic rained down 45 aces in his quarter-final victory against Berdych on Friday but he only managed 20 against Federer who swooped decisively in each tie break to record his 13th win in 14 matches against the …

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Federer Dismisses Mayer to Make Semi Finals in Halle

Federer defeat Mayer Halle 2015

A quick evenings work for Federer here as he dismissed Florian Mayer 6-0 7-6(1) to move into the semi finals at the Gerry Weber Open in just 1 hour and 5 minutes. Mayer had pulled off some good wins this week on the grass but he was no match for Roger in this one, the Swiss winning the first set …

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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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Federer Wins Record 7th Halle Title

Federer Wins Halle 2014

A good day in North Rhine-Westphalia for Roger has he won a record 7th Halle title defeating Alejandro Falla 7-6(2) 7-6(3) in 1 hour 30 minutes. Unfortunately the doubles title didn’t put the icing on the cake as the Swiss Pair wasted 5 match points before losing in the Champions Tie break. No big deal for Fed but would have …

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Federer Defeats Nishikori to Make Halle Final

Federer into Final in Halle

Another Halle final awaits for the GOAT as he defeated Kei Nishikori 6-3 7-6(4) in 1 hour 13 minutes and will now play Alejandro Falla for a shot at his 7th title. I know a few fans were worried Fed was under tennised going into this match after the walkover he received in the Quarter Final but his serve was …

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Federer into Quarter Finals in Halle

Federer defeat Sousa Halle

Roger’s campaign is underway in Halle and he got off to a shaky but overall good start defeating Joao Sousa 6-7(8) 6-4 6-2 to move into the Quarter Finals. I expected a comfortable win vs Sousa who is far more suited to clay courts but he put in a solid performance and fully tested Roger here who did well to …

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