Posts tagged: Federer

Robin Soderling Reveals How Federer Would Have Beaten Rafael Nadal To No 1

Federer had a wonderful performance and he ended the season as world No 2 by winning two Grand Slams, but he couldn’t catch his old foe Rafael Nadal in top spot. Despite claiming number ATP events (7-6) Federer was still unable to make up the ground on the Spaniard.

On the other hand, Nadal played more frequent as shown by his win record of 67-11 to Federer’s 52-5 for the year. In the middle of the season, Roger Federer took a break and he missed all the events on clay to ensure he remain in top shape for the rest of the year, however, in and around Paris, he gave Nadal a clear run. For the season, but Federer finished 1040 points behind Nadal, this means that one more tournament of Federer could have made the difference.
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Andy Murray, who currently holds the world No. 1 title, believes that it would be a fatal mistake for anyone to write off Roger Federer in this year’s French Open.

Murray maintains this position inspite of the Swiss having missed much of the clay court season.

For Federer, the 2017 season so far has been a remarkable one which has seen him win the Australian Open as well as the Masters 1000 titles at Indian Wells and Miami. This came on the heels of his stay for six months out on the sidelines in 2016 as he recovered from an injury.

Fresh from winning the Miami title in early April, Federer who holds an 18-time Grand Slam winner record made it known that he was not going to be participating in any of the upcoming European clay court tournaments as he had already set his sights on the French Open at Roland Garros. Read more »


The new tennis rankings showed predictable results but there were some upset as well. After winning the Memphis Open, Ryan Harrison climbed to the top 50 for the first time in five years.

He is the biggest mover in the new rankings and he is seriously attracting a buzz for his comeback.

Harrison was declared early in his career to be the new American tennis star after Andy Roddick. The player was under a lot of pressure to impress but he never quite lived up to the expectations. The 24-year old star – despite the number of years in the spotlight – shocked the tennis world when he won his first ATP title. He did it in style, as he did not drop a single set throughout.

Roddick quickly took to his Twitter profile to congratulate the player for his victory. Harrison is the first American to win the Memphis Open since Roddick back in 2011. Read more »


Just recently via the social networking site, Instagram, Milos Raonic, Canadian Tennis player was on hand to announce the slight change in his relationship with his Coach, Carlos Raonic.

The start of the 2016 season had seen the two join forces in what has so far seemed to be a very fruitful relationship, which had seen Raonic advance to the Semifinals of the 2016 Australian Open.

He was also able to play at a high-enough level, thus going on to make the final event from Melbourne. Late match- fitness problems in the semifinals however saw the Canadian crash out in a five setter.

His message on Instagram posted on November 30th had read thus,

“Thank you to Carlos Moya for helping me tremendously this year, alongside my team, to get the best out of me.

“Under Carlos’ direction and tutelage, I have played my best yet to date. We will no longer be continuing our coaching relationship but remain close friends. I wish him all the best.”

After Melbourne Park, Raonic had enjoyed some other strong results, such as his run to the Wimbledon final which saw him lose once again to Andy Murray. Read more »

Martina Navratilova dont consider Opposite Gender to be Coach

There have been a lot of talks off late whether the male players should appoint coaches of the opposite gender or not.

Some people have not been in favour of that at all, but, Martina Navratilova, the former Czech Republic legend, has a different opinion.

According to her, it’s about the understanding between the player and the coach. If the two of them understand each other well, the partnership is going to go on for long.

There have not been too many guys in the professional circuit who have dared to take any such step in the recent times.

Andy Murray is the only one who is being guided by a female at the moment and the Scot is doing fine. Read more »

[RFTV 2.0] Roger Federer Vs Soderling – Mubadala World Tennis Championship 2011 (Semi Finals).mpg

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