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Miami Open Draw 2016 – Federer Makes His Return

Miami Open Draw 2016

Hey all, feels like a while since I last did a draw post and I certainly didn’t expect to be doing one for Miami 🙂 but here we are and Federer is making his comeback after knee surgery. The draw has just landed and you can see Federer’s project opponents below along with the full draw: Federer’s Projected Opponents Round …

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Roger Federer’s Outfit for Miami 2016

Roger Federer Outfit Miami 2016

Here’s Roger Federer’s outfit for Miami 2016 which was added to the schedule at the last minute after a quick recovery from knee surgery. Had Roger not torn his miniscus he’d have worn this outfit for Dubai and Indian Wells too. It’s the exact same styling as the Australian Open outfit just a different colour scheme. Not my favourite colours …

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Fan Report: Federer-less Indian Wells

Fan Report IW 2016

This is a quick fan report from Sue who attended Indian Wells After my initial disappointment that there would be no Roger, I decided to focus on the new talent. Unfortunately, I dropped my camera on the cement stadium floor and damaged the lens. So, no photos. The weather can be quite extreme. From 90 F days to freezing cold …

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WHY OH WHY

why oh why

I was in Dubai yesterday and I called Federer. He remembered me from my last interview and was glad to meet up. I picked him up from Palm Jumeira and we went out to down some tequilas at Music Room in Bur Dubai. Fresh from his exploits in Hollywood and basking in the glory of his new Nike emoji, Fed …

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The Ultimate Guide To Getting Wimbledon Tickets in 2016

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Wimbledon Tickets

I’ve been lucky to enough to get to Wimbledon a number of times over the years seeing the action on both on Centre Court and Court 1 at SW19 but as many of you know it’s not the easiest tournament to get tickets for. I’ve sourced them in a variety of different ways since I first went in 2010 including …

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Waiting For…

Waiting For 18

The whole world has been waiting for the last one year. To digress and maybe not wholly, there is this absurdist play by Samuel Beckett called Waiting for Godot where two guys Vladimir and Estragon keep waiting for a guy called Godot who never turns up. Much has been written about the play, which is not very relevant to this …

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14 Spectacular Tennis Courts to Play On in Your Lifetime

Gstaad, Switzerland Gstaad Palace

With things very quiet on the tennis front after Roger’s withdrawal from Rotterdam and Dubai due to a knee injury I thought I’d do something a little different on the blog. A while ago I posted a picture of the only grass court in Paris which proved popular on Facebook and Twitter so I thought I’d track down some of …

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Federer Undergoes Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Federer Melbourne

Hey all, not really breaking news this as I’m a little late to get around to this but sadly Roger is out for a month after tearing his miniscus the day after the Australian Open Semi Final. Subsequently he’s undergone a small surgical procedure back in Switzerland to fix it which means he will be miss both Rotterdam and Dubai. …

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Djokovic Too Good for Federer in Australian Open Semi Final

Federer AO Semi Final 2016

No stopping the Djoker in Melbourne as he comfortably moved into his 6th Australian Open final defeating Roger 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in 2 hours and 19 minutes. It was another display of Plexicushion excellence that we’ve become accustomed to over the years from the Serb, barely putting a foot wrong in the first 2 sets to win for them …

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