Tagged with Roger Federer

The Business End of the Australian Open

The Business End of the Australian Open

We’re now well into the final week of the Australian Open, and we’re down to the last four, incidentally with only one from the ATP top four ranked players – Rafael Nadal. It is very unusual for one in particular, Novak Djokovic to be absent from the final, not to mention the semi-finals, as over … Continue reading

#AusOpen: Heat, Murray, Fedberg & More

#AusOpen: Heat, Murray, Fedberg & More

After four days of action, I discuss the main talking points of the 2014 Australian Open. Heat Temperatures have soared into the mid 40s. Fortunately, they’re on their way down. I wouldn’t mind a fraction of those temperatures in the rainy UK. I’m always in awe of the unbelievable fitness levels of players but I … Continue reading

Late season glimmers show Fed has still got it

Late season glimmers show Fed has still got it

Roger Federer has experienced a somewhat turbulent year and one he’ll be looking to forget in a hurry. To illustrate that, it was the first time since 2002 that he finished outside the top 3. Tournament exits to lower-ranked players showed he was struggling. The US Open saw the 32-year-old defeated in straight sets by … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

With the season-ending Tour Finals in full swing we look back on an exciting match from the same event in 2009. This one is one of the occasions that Federer did NOT reach the final of the year-ending tournament, being beaten by Nikolay Davydenko in the semi-final, with the Russian going on to be crowned … Continue reading

The Season Draws to a Close

The Season Draws to a Close

The ATP World Tour Finals are just around the corner. In fact, they begin next week at London’s O2 Arena. Unfortunately there will be no Andy Murray as he continues his recovery, hopefully in time for the Australian Open in January. However there are plenty of players on show to get excited about as another exuberating … Continue reading

The Big US Open Preview

The Big US Open Preview

The US Open gets underway in one week’s time. TPFTennis’s bloggers preview the men’s singles event here. TPFTennis: Do you anticipate there being any surprise packages in the tournament, if so who? Nathan: A man outside the ‘big four’ hasn’t won a slam since del Potro did at this tournament in 2009, which proves how … Continue reading