Federer Wins His 103rd Title

BASEL ūüė≠ ūüŹÜ pic.twitter.com/n8kYXYTtBr ‚ÄĒ Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) October 28, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Roger Federer picked up his 4th title of 2019 by taking Basel with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Alex de Minaur.¬† He is now 6-titles away from tying Jimmy Connors’ all-time men’s record of 109 singles titles.¬† Federer can likely catch Connors if…

Basel 2017: Championship Prediction -Federer vs. Del Potro

[1]¬†Roger Federer¬†(SUI)¬†vs¬†[4]¬†Juan Martin del Potro¬†(ARG) This should be a great match.¬† JMDP beat Federer in 4 sets to take their US Open quarterfinal clash in September.¬† Federer beat JMDP in the Shanghai semifinals en route to 1000 points that keep the 2017 race for #1 alive.¬† Federer has sailed through all but one of his…

Basel 2017: Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [4]¬†Juan Martin del Potro¬†(ARG) vs.¬†[6]¬†Roberto Bautista Agut¬†(ESP) – JMDP has a really tough match here, but his momentum from Shanghai and Stockholm should carry him through. [2]¬†Marin Cilic¬†(CRO) vs. [Q]¬†Marton Fucsovics¬†(HUN) – Cilic has had a nice year, but also really lacks a signature win.¬† Maybe a Wimbledon rematch in Fed’s…

Basel 2017: October 25th Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [7]¬†Adrian Mannarino¬†(FRA) vs. [SE]¬†Ruben Bemelmans¬†(BEL) – Mannarino has played well in the second half of 2017. Borna Coric¬†(CRO) vs. [WC]¬†Henri Laaksonen¬†(SUI) – Coric has been a bit quiet as of late. [4]¬†Juan Martin del Potro¬†(ARG) vs.¬†Joao Sousa¬†(POR) – Delpo just grabbed his 20th career title.¬† This will not be an easy…

Basel 2017: October 23rd Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Denis¬†Shapovalov¬†(CAN)¬†vs.¬†Yuichi Sugita¬†(JPN) – This could be a fun match.¬† I think Shapovalov has an edge in talent, but Suguta has risen in the rankings in his late 20s and has an experience edge.¬† I expect this to go 3 sets. Robin Haase¬†(NED) vs. [WC]¬†Marco Chiudinelli¬†(SUI) – With a home crowd, a…

Basel 2014: Semifinal Predictions

Roger Federer vs. Ivo Karlovic Roger is on his home turf and facing the Big Man with a lot of momentum on his side. ¬†Ivo could be virtually unbreakable indoors. ¬†Roger has won 9 consecutive tiebreaks. ¬†Roger is better across the board, but Ivo has a puncher’s chance with his massive serve. ¬†Both players should…

Federer’s 68th Title

Roger Federer d. Kei Nishikori 6-1, 6-3 All is Bonus Roger Federer, as I said elsewhere, could rub two rackets together in an attempt to start a fire as a bit of performance art and be defaulted on time violations at every event he enters until he retires and still be considered one of the…