Category Archive: Roger Federer

Anderson stuns Federer at Wimbledon

— We knew Kevin Anderson could serve big. For four hours, he continued to hit his spots versus Roger Federer at more than 130 mph. His return game was the surprise, especially the… Continue reading

Roger will rock Wimbledon again

Never mind Roger Federer’s struggles in Germany. He’s still the favorite to win Wimbledon. He was beaming after trouncing Dusan Lajovic in the opening match on the pristine green grass of center court,… Continue reading

Federer “happy” at Halle?

— Even if he’s losing his cool on court, Roger Federer says he’s happy with his results at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany. He’s won it 9 times already, but he… Continue reading

Can Federer win all 4 slams in 2018?

With Nadal, Djokovic, Murray, Wawrinka, Raonic and Nishikori all dealing with injuries, a healthy Roger Federer has a real shot this year at the calendar Grand Slam, last achieved by Rod Laver in… Continue reading

Happy Snaps from a “Wedding in Prague”

            The Laver Cup feels like a wedding, bringing together extended families for the first time around the ceremonial union of a happy couple.     There are… Continue reading

Wimbledon was created for me

  I’m 9 years old in the 19th century. That’s how I feel. I love the smell of ivy, fresh flowers and especially the short blades of green grass soft under my feet.… Continue reading

Federer consoles Cilic after “cruel” Wimbledon final

“It is cruel sometimes,” Roger Federer said after trouncing Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 to win his record 8th Wimbledon title and 19th grand slam. He could have been boasting about his achievements… Continue reading

Breaking Point for Andy, Nole

  A few hours before his loss to Fabio Fognini in Rome, I saw Andy Murray in the tunnel amid photographers scurrying to get to court-side positions. Tied to some type of wiring,… Continue reading

Unsung aspects of Federer’s genius

Fans have many reasons to love Roger Federer. Here are some of the more under-rated aspects of his game. 1–Feel. Hands. Federer’s rare ability to flick back balls deep allows him to hug… Continue reading

Wimbledon Preview: Nadal to beat Federer in final

Sometimes it depends on who wants it more. Returning from injury, Roger Federer wanted it more in the Australian Open final, where he stormed back from 1-3 down in the fifth set to… Continue reading