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Basel Recap: Seventh Heaven For Federer at the St. Jakobshalle

Federer Basel 2015 Title

Hello one and all! I’m back from Basel and pleased to say that I saw Federer take down Nadal to win his 7th title in his hometown. With that alone you can’t really ask for much more but Basel also provided my first live SABR which sends the crowd into delirium, decent weather, good food and plenty of other things …

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Federer Makes Routine Start at Swiss Indoors

Federer Kukushkin Basel 2015

We’re underway at the Swiss Indoors and Roger made light work of Mikhail Kukushkin 6-1 6-2 to start his title defence in the best possible fashion. It was a pretty routine nights work for the Basel native as he swiftly went up 5-0 in the first set before taking it 6-1 in just 22 minutes. Kukushkin offered some sterner resistance …

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The Swiss Indoors Draw 2015

Basel Draw 2015

Hi all, another quiet period on the blog after Roger’s early exit in Shanghai but the Swiss Indoors is finally here and the GOAT has got a pretty nice draw for his home tournament. You can see his projected opponents below. Federer’s Projected Opponents Round 1: Mikhail Kukushkin Round 2: Philipp Kohlschreiber Quarter Finals: David Goffin Semi Finals: Kevin Anderson …

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Federer Falls to Ramos-Vinolas in Shanghai Opener

Federer Loses Shanghai 2015

A short stay in Shanghai for Federer as he succumbed to a 7-6(4) 2-6 6-3 loss at the hands of Albert Ramos-Vinolas in 2 hours and 4 minutes. Going into the tie Roger was the defending champion up against the World Number 70 with a 0-15 record against Top 10 opposition; but the Spaniard’s play belied his ranking as he …

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Roger Federer’s Best Points of 2013 Updated

Federer Best Points 2013

Hey all, not much to blog about since the US Open so I thought I’d dedicate a post to Conal’s latest video in his “Best Points of” series. This new addition is for 2013 which was a year Federer struggled with back issues and only managed 1 title; yet he till managed to pull plenty stunning points out the bag …

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Roger Federer’s Outfit for Shanghai, Basel and Paris Masters 2015

Federer Shanghai Outfit 2015

Hey guys, here is Roger Federer’s outfit for the Shanghai Rolex Masters 2015 and the Swiss Indoors in Basel 2015. Nike have opted for the V Neck for this one and I think it looks pretty good. There are only a couple of colours in use and it’s a simple colourblocked design in white and what Nike call Copa which …

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Back to the Future

Back To The Future

Breaking News June 11th 2017, Paris Rafael Nadal wins unprecedented 10th French Open as a wild card entrant Rafael Nadal, King of Clay created history yesterday when he beat rising star and Australian Open champion Thanasi Kokkinakis in a seesaw five-set battle at the Roland Garros. Post the 2015 US Open loss to Italy’s Fabio Fognini, Nadal had taken a …

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The Final Fedventure at Flushing Meadows 2015

USO Final 2015

Here I sit bleary eyed (not teary-eyed, mind you) at work, half the man I was yesterday. Everything was neatly planned. The finals were supposed to start at midnight (13th moving to 14th – a momentous day 23 years back and hopefully today as well) I had an 8 AM meeting 2 hours away from Muscat for which I had …

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Djokovic Denies Federer at Flushing Meadows

Federer US Open Final 2015

Hey guys, another Slam Final loss at the hands of the Djoker as he took down Roger 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in 3 hours and 20 minutes to win his third major of 2015 and 10th career Grand Slam in what has been a hugely impressive season. Yet again Djokovic showcased his supreme defensive capabilities, making Federer play one more …

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