Switzerland: The 2014 Davis Cup Journey, Italy — The Angry Eyes Have It

 
Most peeps had expected Seppi to play for Italy, but Roger’s first match was against the in-form Simone Bolelli. Determined to get the semifinal win for Switzerland, Rog showed up on court with some serious intensity.

Roger Federer intense stare Davis Cup Italy

There was a bit of a theme…

Bolelli was playing beautifully, and Rog was being his usual Swiss self on break points. The second set seemed doomed to another TB, until..

Roger Federer leaping stretching forehand pics photos screencaps images

There were no gimmes in this match. Rog and Sev were still very serious on the changeover at 5-4, Rog preparing to serve for the 2nd set.

Roger Federer coach Severin Luthi intense discussion Davis Cup Bolelli match Italy Geneva 2014 The single game turned into a huge battle…

The Swiss net helped Fed nab an early break in the third set, but there was no steamrolling happening here. Bolelli began drawing more Fed errors, and the Maestro had to fight hard and dig himself out of his own service games to maintain his lead.

(Please ignore the typo above. Or just give me a Brooklyn accent or something that makes “this guys” sound normal. 😉 )

Fed worked his way up to 5-4, and when Bolelli netted what could have been a sublime passing shot, the Swiss man had MP.

Oops. Well, he can fix that.

 

Smiling Roger post-match interview (CLICK to go on to PAGE 3 and STAN THE MAN!!)

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One thought on “Switzerland: The 2014 Davis Cup Journey, Italy — The Angry Eyes Have It

  1. Thanks for this times elebenty! Can’t stop grinning at all the bromancey pics and your sly commentary. <3 <3 <3

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