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Federer Frustrates Fritz

By Louise Belcourt Roger Federer’s scintillating Australian Open defence continued in glorious fashion with a straight sets 3rd round victory over young American Taylor Fritz 6-2 7-5 6-2. In just under 1 hour 30 minutes the world number 3 frustrated and outfoxed the 21 year old. Fritz fresh off a great 4 set win over the 30th seed Gael Monfils was given a tennis lesson by the 37 year old defending champion. Continue to read full article...

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fedkarlrWe all know Roger Federer plays tennis like a gentleman wearing a top hat and tuxedo. Heck, maybe someday Nike will design such an outfit for the King. Federer plays with grace, elegance, perfection. He is a work of art, or as Greg Norman told me, he is "like watching live art." But what if Roger Federer found another level? What if Roger Federer round his sixth gear turbo power? Continue to read full article...

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Federer Betterer Than Everer

0607-113437Roger Federer annihilated Alexander Zverev in the Hall final yesterday 61 63 and played a quality of tennis which arguably could be his very best level. The soon-to-be 36 year old blitzed Zverev with everything, including baseline superiority, pinpoint serving, serve and volley, lethal shot placements and particularly the drop shot. Federer stung the rising #NEXTGEN star repeatedly with damaging drop shots including one backhand finesse drop - off a deep Zverev drive - from behind the baseline. Zverev didn't even make a move for the ball. Continue to read full article...

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