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Basel Recap: Seventh Heaven For Federer at the St. Jakobshalle

Federer Basel 2015 Title

Hello one and all! I’m back from Basel and pleased to say that I saw Federer take down Nadal to win his 7th title in his hometown. With that alone you can’t really ask for much more but Basel also provided my first live SABR which sends the crowd into delirium, decent weather, good food and plenty of other things …

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Federer Makes Routine Start at Swiss Indoors

Federer Kukushkin Basel 2015

We’re underway at the Swiss Indoors and Roger made light work of Mikhail Kukushkin 6-1 6-2 to start his title defence in the best possible fashion. It was a pretty routine nights work for the Basel native as he swiftly went up 5-0 in the first set before taking it 6-1 in just 22 minutes. Kukushkin offered some sterner resistance …

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The Swiss Indoors Draw 2015

Basel Draw 2015

Hi all, another quiet period on the blog after Roger’s early exit in Shanghai but the Swiss Indoors is finally here and the GOAT has got a pretty nice draw for his home tournament. You can see his projected opponents below. Federer’s Projected Opponents Round 1: Mikhail Kukushkin Round 2: Philipp Kohlschreiber Quarter Finals: David Goffin Semi Finals: Kevin Anderson …

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Roger Federer’s Outfit for Shanghai, Basel and Paris Masters 2015

Federer Shanghai Outfit 2015

Hey guys, here is Roger Federer’s outfit for the Shanghai Rolex Masters 2015 and the Swiss Indoors in Basel 2015. Nike have opted for the V Neck for this one and I think it looks pretty good. There are only a couple of colours in use and it’s a simple colourblocked design in white and what Nike call Copa which …

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Federer Fan Story: Phantom at the Swiss Indoors 2014

Fan Story Basel 2014

Thank you Jonathan for giving me this opportunity to share my recent experience of ‘how I met Roger Federer’. Well, in this post I will mainly highlight how the whole unexpected journey started rather than describing about Roger Federer’s game as we all know very well and how Jonathan always writes beautifully in his peRFect blog. Here is my story …

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Majestic Federer Wins 6th Basel Crown

Federer Wins 6th Basel Title

Boom! The GOAT delivered on his promise of winning 5 titles this year with a comprehensive victory in Basel defeating David Goffin 6-2 6-2 in just 51 minutes. In recording his 6th Basel crown the Swiss has now won 82 career titles and won 6 titles 6 times or more – Wimbledon, Halle, Cincinnati, Dubai, World Tour Finals and now …

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Federer Fends Off Karlovic Serving Display to Make Basel Final

Federer Defeats Karlovic

Phew close one here for the GOAT but he used his experience to see off an inspired Ivo Karlovic 7-6(8) 3-6 6-3 to make his 11th Basel final and setup a tie against red hot David Goffin who is 43-2 since Wimbledon. Like I said in my prediction I fancied Karlovic to get a set but what I didn’t expect …

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Federer Too Good For Dimitrov in Basel

Federer Defeats Dimitrov Basel 2014

Too good from the GOAT here as he once again got the better of Grigor Dimitrov in Basel defeating the Bulgarian 7-6(4) 6-2 in 1 hour 29 minutes. A high quality encounter throughout we saw some top quality serving from Dimitrov but some all round genius from the Swiss as he saved 4 set points in the first set at …

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Federer Sees Off Istomin Challenge in Basel

Federer defeat Istomin Basel 2014

Action replay from last years encounter against Istomin here as Federer had to come from a set down to defeat the Uzbekistani 3-6 6-3 6-4. Not the most clinical display from Fed but he shook off an error strewn first set to play much cleaner tennis which eventually wore Istomin out. Istomin was coming in off the back of a …

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Impressive Federer Crushes Muller in Basel

Federer Crushes Muller in Basel

Exhibition stuff from the GOAT here as he dismantled Gilles Muller 6-2 6-1 to make swift progress into the last 16 in Basel. To be honest there’s not much to say other than it was a demolition job from Fed somewhat aided and abetted by his Luxembourgian opponent who played slow, predictable Tennis and looked like he was wearing lead …

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