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Federer To Play IPTL?


It's been a sketchy last few days for the Indian Premier Tennis League with one blogger suggesting it wasn't going ahead at all and several other outlets all reporting different things around the number of teams and venues. But it looks as though things are started to clear up… What we know for certain is there's 3 legs — Japan, …

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How To Make The ATP Speed Up The Courts?

How To Speed Up the Courts

Earlier today I picked up on a few tweets between @RobKoenigTennis and @ProdigyRep discussing court speed and how it continues to be slowed across the board. It's long being a talking point for fans and I first wrote about it on the blog in 2012 on 4 separate occasions. If you fancy doing some background reading check out the posts …

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Federer To Start Comeback at Hopman Cup on January 2nd

Federer Training Autumn 2016

Hi all, as I'm sure you already know Roger's first tournament back in 2017 is the Hopman Cup after he cut short his season. The reason I'm posting is that we now know who his opponent will be and it's Dan Evans. He'll take on the Brit on January 2nd at 5.30pm local time in Perth. After the singles he …

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Roger Federer’s Most Underrated Matches

Federer's Underrated Matches

We all know Roger's played an inordinate number of great matches during his career; the Wimbledon 4th Round 2001 vs. Sampras, the French Open 2011 Semi Final vs. Djokovic, and the Wimbledon Semi Final vs. Murray in 2015 to name but a few. But what about some of the lesser known matches that weren't at higher profile tournaments or simply …

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Federer Allee Biel

A few weeks back a friend of mine called me and said I gotta show you something. I am coming over. Soon he was in my house and wasgasping for breath. He showed me this: And said “I was so surprised to get this. You involved?” I said “Not wholly, basically a whole load of followers of perfect Tennis have …

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Roger Federer Birthday Acrostic

Federer Birthday

An acrostic is a poem or any other form of writing where the first letters of the paragraph form a word or a sentence by themselves. Leading authors like Edgar Allen Poe and Lewis Caroll have used this to highlight things. A name-acrostic is where you take the letters that constitute the name of a person and then use adjectives …

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Why Tennis Shouldn’t Be in the Olympics

Rio Tennis 2016

Yesterday I tweeted that Tennis shouldn't be in the Olympics. It was met with disagreement with many believing the Olympics is as big if not bigger than a Grand Slam. Unfortunately I think if you believe that you've bought into what the media write and what the modern players put out there as part of their PR fluff. As with …

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Roger Federer’s Outfit for Cincinnati 2016

Federer Cincinnati Outfit 2016

I had this post scheduled before Federer made the unfortunate announcement he wouldn't be playing again in 2016 so I thought I'd still publish it. The Swiss would have taken to the court in this one at the Rogers Cup and in Cincinnati. It's a Light Photo Blue polo and I think it would have been a winner. So far …

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Federer Withdraws From Rio; Will Miss Rest of 2016 Season

Fed Miss 2016 Season

Sad news here as Federer has just announced on Facebook that his 2016 season is over. Somewhat unexpected that the remainder of 2016 is on ice but I had a funny feeling about that fall in the Wimbledon semi finals. Whilst he hasn't gone into details it looks as though he's done some more damage to the knee and you …

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