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Déjà vu

Federer Deja Vu

Life is cruel. Most of the time it gives us one single opportunity and if we don’t seize it, the door closes forever. Don’t for a minute belive it. That is what the cynics have to say and I am no cynic. If I was I wouldn’t be a Fed-fan and neither would many of us, though a few may …

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Federer Withdraws From Rogers Cup

Rogers Cup 2016

Not entirely surprising news but Roger has just withdrawn from the Rogers Cup in Toronto. You can see his statement below: I have made the tough decision to withdraw from the Rogers Cup. Toronto is one of my favorite events on the calendar and I am disappointed that I won’t be able to compete in front of the great tennis …

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Roger Federer’s Psychology: A Short Weberian Interpretation

Max Weber Federer

In 1919, the German thinker, Max Weber – seen by many as one of the greatest thinkers of the modern world and as the spokesperson for “modernity” – delivered a lecture in Munich, entitled ‘Politics as a Vocation’. It is an erudite and wide-ranging text (and I strongly recommend it – and its sister text, ‘Science as a Vocation’ – …

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Our Hearts Might Be Broken… But I Know We Will Survive…

Alex Poem Wimbledon 2016

Every Federer match is a real emotional roller coaster for me. Whether I am alone or with family or friends, at home or at work, I shout, I fist pump, I cry and I laugh without restraint. I am totally and completely into it that when he wins I am euphoric and when he loses… well, I become a real …

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Fan Story: Wimbledon 2016 — Expensive But Worth Every Penny

Federer Backhand Smash

My first visit to Wimbledon was in 2008, back then I lack $$ but had stamina to queue for more than 4 hours to get into the AELTC. It was a nice experience talking to strangers in queue and discussing about their favourite players. I was in awe of the entire atmosphere, beautiful green grass and big crowd at almost …

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Raonic Ends Federer’s Wimbledon Run

Federer Wimbledon Semi Final 2016

Bit of an upset here as Milos Raonic took out Roger 6-3, 6-7(3), 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 in three hours and 24 minutes to make his first ever Grand Slam Final. Roger was the bookies favourite pre match and after a poor start it looked he’d justified his odds as he moved 2 sets to 1 in front and was the …

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Federer Makes Memorable Comeback To Make Last 4 at SW19

Federer Cilic Wimbledon 2016

Wahoo! One of Roger’s most memorable matches at Wimbledon as the GOAT saved three match points to come back from 2 sets down and beat Marin Cilic 6-7(4), 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(9), 6-3 in three hours and seventeen minutes. The win sees Roger make his 11th Wimbledon semi final where he will face Milos Raonic who took out Sam Querrey in …

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Federer Cruises Past Johnson to Make Wimbledon Quarter Finals

Federer Johnson Wimbledon 4th Round 2016

Roger Federer made serene progress into the Wimbledon Quarter Finals by crushing Steve Johnson 6-2, 6-3, 7-5 in 1 hour 37 minutes. This was expected to be Roger’s toughest test of the tournament so far but he made light work of the Aegon Open Nottingham Champion using his superior all round game to come through for the loss of just …

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Federer Dispatches Evans to Make Second Week at SW19

Federer Evans Wimbledon

Roger Federer is the first man into the Last 16 at Wimbledon with a routine 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 win against Dan Evans. The win sees him make the second week at SW19 for the 14th time and like with Marcus Willis on Thursday any hopes of a British victory on Centre Court were quickly put to bed by the 7 …

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Federer Ends Willis Run to Make Wimbledon Third Round

Federer Defeats Willis Wimbledon

A Wimbledon to remember for qualifier Marcus Willis comes to an and as he was defeated by Roger 6-0, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court at SW19. The encounter had been the talk of tennis for the last 36 hours but Roger put to bed any chance of an upset in the first few games as he quickly got to grips …

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