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Federer Moves Into Halle Semi Finals; Defeats Goffin 6-1 7-6(10)

Federer defeat Goffin Halle

Roger Federer’s into yet another Halle Semi Final after defeating David Goffin 6-1, 7-6(10) in 81 minutes at the Gerry Weber Open. The win sees him set up a tie against Alexender Zverev in Saturday’s semi final where the Swiss will be aiming to make an 11th final in North Rhine Westalphia. Federer hasn’t looked his fluent best so far …

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Federer Sees Off Jaziri To Make Halle Quarter Finals

Federer Halle Jaziri

A 14th Quarter Final for Roger Federer awaits in Halle after he defeated Malek Jaziri 6-3, 7-5 in 69 minutes at the Gerry Weber Open. Like his opener not the most convincing of matches but he played a decisive first set and somehow recovered from a 1-4 deficit in the second to setup a tie with David Goffin tomorrow. Quick …

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Federer Defeats Struff 6-4 7-6(3) in Halle Opener

Federer vs Struff Halle 2016

A 52nd win for Federer in Halle as he defeated Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4 7-6(3) in his opening match at the 2016 Gerry Weber Open. Not vintage Federer by any stretch but he was rarely tested on serve and got the job done without any hiccups to setup a last 16 tie with Malek Jaziri of Tunisia. Quick Match Recap Struff …

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Halle Draw 2016: Will Federer Defend His Gerry Weber Open Title?

Halle Draw 2016

Whilst Roger was in action against Dominic Thiem the draw for the Gerry Weber Open 2016 took place and the Swiss will of course be in action trying to defend his title from last year. It’s always been a good tournament for him so hopefully he can kick on from this week and go one, or even 2 better in …

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Thiem Upsets Federer to Make Stuttgart Final

Federer Thiem Stuttgart

Bit of an upset here as Dominic Thiem defeated Roger Federer on his favourite surface in the semi-finals of the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart. The Austrian saved 2 match points in a match blighted by rain delays to come through 3-6, 7-6(7), 6-4. Not Roger’s best performance and he’ll be a tad disappointed to lose it considering he won 1 …

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Federer Gets Past Mayer to Make Stuttgart Semi Finals

Federer Mayer Stuttgart

Back to back wins for the GOAT for the first time in a while as he defeated Florian Mayer 7-6(2), 7-6(1) to book his spot on the Mercedes Cup Semi Finals in Stuttgart. The win also sees Fed move past Ivan Lendl on the Open Era all time match wins list with 1,072 victories with only Jimmy Connors ahead of …

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Federer Overcomes Fritz For Maiden Mercedes Cup Win

Federer Fritz Stuttgart

Roger Federer’s finally back on a tennis court and he got off to a winning start defeating Taylor Fritz 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 in their rain effected 2nd Round encounter at the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart. It’s the first time we’ve seen Roger since his brief spell in Rome and he was made to work to get the win; with the …

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Back On The Grass: Stuttgart Draw 2016

Mercedes Cup Draw 2016

Guten Tag! The draw for the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart has just taken place and it looks set to be Roger’s first outing on the turf of 2016. After pulling out of the French Open with a lingering back injury he’s said to be arriving in Germany tomorrow and having his first practice session at the Tennis Club Weissenhof. Obviously …

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Roger Federer’s Best Matches at Roland Garros

Federer Best French Open Matches

With a Federer-less French Open very much underway I thought I’d put together a quick compilation of Federer best ever matches at Roland Garros. Most of them wins, a couple of losses and some of them matches I’ve not had the pleasure of ever watching. Here we go in no particular order… Roger Federer def. Novak Djokovic 7-6 (7-5), 6-3, …

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Federer Withdraws From French Open

No Roger No Party

Bad news here as Roger has announced that he won’t be taking part in this years French Open. Rumours had been circulating for the last 3 days that he wouldn’t be able to play in Paris and earlier today the Swiss published the following on Facebook: I regret to announce that I have made the decision not to play in …

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