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April 8th, 2017

So How Is Roger Federer Doing It?

The reasons for Roger Federer’s rise.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:46 pm in 2017 Season | 190 Comments »

April 5th, 2017

11 Things I Think I Thought About Roger Federer And The First Quarter Of 2017

Sean Randall recaps the first three months of 2017.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:27 pm in 2017 Season | 43 Comments »

April 3rd, 2017

Roger Federer: The Second Half Of The Season Is My Priority, That’s Why I’m Going To Take A Break

Roger Federer says he won’t get greedy chasing points.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:23 pm in 2017 Season, Miami | 54 Comments »

April 3rd, 2017

Federer Increases ATP Race Lead, Can Nadal Catch Him Before The French?

Roger Federer leads the ATP Race after Miami for the first time since 2007.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:36 am in 2017 Season | 20 Comments »

April 2nd, 2017

Unstoppable Roger Federer Tames Rafael Nadal Again for Miami Open Title

“I think it was a close match,” said Federer. “Maybe if you didn’t see the match and you were sitting somewhere around the world and you see the score you’re thinking it was straightforward with couple breaks and that was it. That’s not the full story.

Posted by Staff @ 6:38 pm in Miami | 62 Comments »

April 2nd, 2017

2017 Miami Open Men’s Final Open Thread: Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal

The open thread!

Posted by Staff @ 11:52 am in Miami | 236 Comments »

April 1st, 2017

Miami Final Preview: Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal, Who’s Pick?

Sean Randall makes his pick for the Miami Open final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:46 pm in Miami | 41 Comments »

April 1st, 2017

Watch Nick Kyrgios Calmly Hit A Tweener Half-Volley Winner Against Roger Federer [Video]

A tweener half-volley winner from Nick Kyrgios? Sure why not!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:01 pm in Best Shots, Miami, Videos | 1 Comment »

April 1st, 2017

Roger Federer: I’ve Beaten Rafa 3 Times In A Row, I Might As Well Make It 4! [Video]

Roger Federer is funny!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:49 am in Miami, Videos | 5 Comments »

April 1st, 2017

Poll: Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal? Who’ll Win The Miami Final?

Who’ll win the Miami final?

Posted by Staff @ 11:25 am in Miami, Polls | 25 Comments »

March 31st, 2017

Federer Holds Off Combustible Kyrgios in Miami Open Semis, to Face Nadal

Federer in the final will meet former No. 1 Rafael Nadal, who in the earlier semifinal navigated a tricky meeting against Italian Fabio Fognini 6-1, 7-5.

Posted by Staff @ 10:39 pm in Miami | 31 Comments »

March 31st, 2017

Roger Federer Says Bring The Noise, He Wants More Shouting During Matches!

Roger Federer is not the silent type.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:29 pm in Miami | 17 Comments »

March 31st, 2017

Federer, Kyrgios Survive In 3 To Advance To Miami SF Showdown; Nadal v Fognini

We are one match from Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal final in Miami, can anyone spoil it?

Posted by Staff @ 12:01 am in Miami | 301 Comments »

March 30th, 2017

Roger Federer: I Do Believe I’m Probably A Better Player Now Than I Was 10 Years Ago

Is Roger Federer better than ever?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:58 am in Miami | 39 Comments »

March 29th, 2017

Federer, Nadal Power Into Miami QFs, Zverev Upsets Wawrinka

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are now the favorites to meet in the Sunday final, but will they make it?

Posted by Staff @ 12:50 am in Miami | 49 Comments »