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Federer Falls to Donskoy in Dubai

Federer Donskoy 2017

A big upset at the Aviation Club as Roger Federer came unstuck against World Number 116 Evgeny Donskoy to bow out in the second round. The Russian qualifier saved three match points to win through 3-6 7-6 (7) 7-6 (5) to make the Quarter Finals. As I alluded to in my previous post, Donskoy has a decent flat forehand, and …

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Federer Cruises Past Paire in Dubai Opener

Federer Dubai 1st Round 2017

Roger's Federer back in action after his Melbourne triumph and he made serene progress into the Second Round of the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Benoit Paire. It was a bit of the unknown going after Roger said he's only practised at 100% for the last three days, but he made light work of the Frenchman …

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Dubai Draw 2017: Federer’s First Tournament Since Melbourne


The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships draw is in, and it's Federer's return to the Aviation Club after missing last year's event due to the torn meniscus. Not many of us expected he'd be taking to the court having just won the Australian Open which still feels somewhat surreal but he's heading into the tournament with plenty confidence. Combine that …

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Roger Federer’s Outfit for Dubai, Indian Wells and Miami 2017

Hey guys, here's Roger Federer's outfit for Dubai, Indian Wells, and Miami 2017. I included this colourway in the Australian Open 2017 outfit post as I wasn't sure if it was a night session outfit but since he only wore the white version; this will be the ensemble for Dubai, Indian Wells, and Miami. The Australian Open Henley of the …

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Down By The Seaside

down by the seaside

Prologue 29.1.2017 Roger Federer wins 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open beating his archrival Rafael Nadal in a gripping see-saw five-set battle. Reaffirms his GOAT status by this epic win at the age of 35, after a 6-month injury lay-off. A few days later 2.2.2017 Novak Djokovic (on the phone): Hi is that Andy? Andy Murray : Sir …

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Comment Leaderboard Winners 2016


As most of you probably know each year I run a comment leaderboard where if you get the first comment on a post you get one point and the top 3 at the end of the year get a prize. I didn't get the chance to announce the 2016 winners in January after Federer's Australian Open exploits took up a bit …

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Waiting For… Part 2

waiting for part 2

Sometime in February 2016, I had contributed an article called ‘Waiting For… ‘ Using the Beckett play ‘Waiting for Godot’ as a simile, I had reckoned that it was not really worthwhile for a whole legion of Fed-fans to keep waiting for the 18th, like these two guys who kept waiting for Godot, who never showed up. It wasn’t really …

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Unbel18vable Federer Wins 5th Australian Open Title

Federer Wins Australian Open 2017

For the second time in this blog's history, I get to write about a Grand Slam win by the maestro that is Roger Federer 🙂 . It has been five years in the making, and many fans thought 17 was the final count, but he somehow found an extra gear to defeat Rafael Nadal 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 and …

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Federer Edges Wawrinka To Make Sixth Australian Open Final

Federer Fearhand vs Wawrinka AO 2017

Well, he made it! Roger Federer is into his sixth Australian Open final after seeing off compatriot Stan Wawrinka 7-5 6-3 1-6 4-6 6-3. One of the weirdest Federer matches I've watched in a while, and it certainly wasn't high on the enjoyment scale. But Roger came through after 3 hours and 4 minutes to keep up his 100% record …

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Federer Sweeps Aside Zverev to Make Semi Finals in Melbourne

Federer Zverev Australian Open 2017

A 13th Australian Open semi-final appearance for Roger Federer looms large as he defeated Mischa Zverev 6-1 7-5 6-2 in 1 hour and 32 minutes in today's Quarter Final. The win sees the Swiss record his 85th match victory in Melbourne, and he'll next face Stan Wawrinka who comfortably defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets. Quick Match Recap Zverev won …

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