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ROGER'S SCHEDULE 2006

RogiFan88
12-05-2005, 06:48 PM
:)

05.12.2005
© Stringer ATP –

ROGER'S SCHEDULE 2006

Kindly note that Roger's schedule for 2006 has not been fully set up yet. What is clear is that Roger will be participating in these tournaments beginning of the year:

January 2-8: Qatar ExxonMobil Open, Doha
January 9-15: Kooyong Classic, Kooyong (Exhibition)
January 16-29: Australian Open, Melbourne

More information will follow as soon as possible!
http://www.rogerfederer.com/en/rogers/news/newsdetail.cfm?uNewsID=242

Puschkin
12-06-2005, 05:38 AM
This is exactly what he did in 2005, but I expect changes later in 2006.

Fergie
12-06-2005, 09:45 AM
This is exactly what he did in 2005, but I expect changes later in 2006.
Me too :)

Billabong
12-06-2005, 11:03 AM
Thanks:)

nobama
12-06-2005, 11:10 AM
He's always late with his schedule isn't he? And last year I don't think he posted a full schedule right away. But I would expect the beginning of the year to be the same as last, except if he decides to play DC. But I'm sure he'll play Dubai, and of course IW and Miami.

Nymeria
12-06-2005, 12:32 PM
He's always late with his schedule isn't he? And last year I don't think he posted a full schedule right away. But I would expect the beginning of the year to be the same as last, except if he decides to play DC. But I'm sure he'll play Dubai, and of course IW and Miami.
And posted in other threads before already, he already said to play Rotterdam :)

MissMoJo
12-06-2005, 01:11 PM
Just schedule wisely and stay healthy rogi

SUKTUEN
12-07-2005, 06:04 AM
Roger play too much in Jan ~!!!!

My poor Roger~~

Andrev
12-07-2005, 09:51 AM
please play (and win) in Quenns Club :rolleyes:
not Halle :(

Minnie
12-07-2005, 10:50 AM
please play (and win) in Quenns Club :rolleyes:
not Halle :(

:yeah:

RonE
12-09-2005, 12:36 PM
I wish for once he would skip Miami so he could go back to Europe early, prepare better for the clay season and give himself a real shot at winning Monte Carlo. This year by the time he arrived in Monte Carlo he was worn out, lost in the quarters and had to skip Rome.

If winning RG is a priority for him I think that is the main change he needs to make in his schedule- better preparation for the clay season.

nobama
12-09-2005, 01:02 PM
Can he skip Miami if he's not injured? :confused:

RonE
12-09-2005, 06:12 PM
Can he skip Miami if he's not injured? :confused:

Well he skipped Rome and Montreal under the pretext of "injuries" however I personally think it was just a matter of taking precaution and not wearing himself out too much.

The problem is, once he decides to play in an event he aims to win it, expending all his energy and by playing Miami there is a likely probability that he would make it far into the tournament. With only a week between Miami and Monte Carlo (with possibly DC in the middle) he never gives himself a real chance to prepare for that event- look at the last three years, two of which he skipped the event and this year he ran out of steam.

Monte Carlo has traditionally been a pretty accurate precursor on who the form players for the French Open are with the winner of that event either making the final of or winning Roland Garros. If Roger could prepare properly for it, and really give it his all and win it would set his confidence high for the rest of the clay court swing and increase his chances of winning in Paris.

nobama
12-09-2005, 10:45 PM
Well he's defending champ in Miami so there's no way he skipping it next year. Plus I don't see him coming to the USA in the winter just to play one tournament (Indian Wells).

SUKTUEN
12-10-2005, 08:58 AM
please play (and win) in Quenns Club :rolleyes:
not Halle :(

WHAT???????????????? :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :o :o

RonE
12-10-2005, 07:24 PM
Well he's defending champ in Miami so there's no way he skipping it next year. Plus I don't see him coming to the USA in the winter just to play one tournament (Indian Wells).

Why not? He skipped TMS Canada this year and he was defending champion there.

Also, don't forget this year Nadal skipped Indian Wells after his South American tour to give himself more time to recharge and came to the U.S only for one tournament (Miami) afterwhich the European clay season began.

nobama
12-10-2005, 10:03 PM
Why not? He skipped TMS Canada this year and he was defending champion there.

Also, don't forget this year Nadal skipped Indian Wells after his South American tour to give himself more time to recharge and came to the U.S only for one tournament (Miami) afterwhich the European clay season began.I understand what you're saying, but I don't see Roger missing either of those tournaments unless he really is injured/sick. I think in one of his newsletters he referred to Miami and IW as the 5th and 6th slams. Right or wrong, I don't see him skipping Miami. I hope he doesn't skip IW, because I have tickets to that event. :lol:

RonE
12-11-2005, 09:26 AM
I understand what you're saying, but I don't see Roger missing either of those tournaments unless he really is injured/sick. I think in one of his newsletters he referred to Miami and IW as the 5th and 6th slams. Right or wrong, I don't see him skipping Miami. I hope he doesn't skip IW, because I have tickets to that event. :lol:

IW he won't miss don't worry ;)

In that case the best we can hope for him to have sufficient preparation for MC is to lose early in Miami :tape:

Mind you, during the hardcourt swing of 2004 I was secretly quite happy that he lost early in both Cincinnati and the Olympics as I felt he was playing too much and I think ultimately that break helped him win the U.S Open.

nobama
12-11-2005, 03:22 PM
If you want to talk about playing too much, look at Andy Roddick's schedule....basically playing straight through for 10 weeks with only a few days breaks here and there. They don't have Houston listed, but he's defending champ and it's Houston so he'll for sure play there. And he's scheduled to play WTC in Dusseldorf too...

Jan. 10: Kooyong in Melbourne, Australia
Jan. 16: Australian Open (1st Grand Slam of 2006)
Feb. 6: Davis Cup
Feb. 13: San Jose, CA: SAP Open
Feb. 20: Memphis: Regions Morgan Keegan Championships
Feb. 27: Las Vegas: The Tennis Channel Open
March 6: Indian Wells: Pacific Life Open
March 20: Miami: Nasdaq 100 Open
April 3: Davis Cup

RonE
12-11-2005, 07:12 PM
If you want to talk about playing too much, look at Andy Roddick's schedule....basically playing straight through for 10 weeks with only a few days breaks here and there. They don't have Houston listed, but he's defending champ and it's Houston so he'll for sure play there. And he's scheduled to play WTC in Dusseldorf too...

Jan. 10: Kooyong in Melbourne, Australia
Jan. 16: Australian Open (1st Grand Slam of 2006)
Feb. 6: Davis Cup
Feb. 13: San Jose, CA: SAP Open
Feb. 20: Memphis: Regions Morgan Keegan Championships
Feb. 27: Las Vegas: The Tennis Channel Open
March 6: Indian Wells: Pacific Life Open
March 20: Miami: Nasdaq 100 Open
April 3: Davis Cup

Don't forget that Roddick incures quite a few more defeats than Roger on average so he won't be around for the duration of every single tournament he plays in. That is the difference- because Roger usually goes deep in events he goes through that much more wear and tear.

nobama
12-11-2005, 08:40 PM
Don't forget that Roddick incures quite a few more defeats than Roger on average so he won't be around for the duration of every single tournament he plays in. That is the difference- because Roger usually goes deep in events he goes through that much more wear and tear.That's true. But I still think it's a ridiculous schedule because you don't go into a tournament expecting to lose (unless your semi injured like Roger was at TMC).

RogiFan88
12-11-2005, 09:12 PM
There goes Pandy being wimpy again... sticking close to home as always.

nobama
12-11-2005, 10:05 PM
There goes Pandy being wimpy again... sticking close to home as always.Well I suppose he feels he has to as those tournaments are in the US. I think Hewitt is playing in San Jose too. I'd love to see Roger play more in North America cuz then we'd see him more on TV. But I don't ever see him playing more than the 4 MS events and the US Open.

RonE
12-12-2005, 03:32 PM
Well I suppose he feels he has to as those tournaments are in the US. I think Hewitt is playing in San Jose too. I'd love to see Roger play more in North America cuz then we'd see him more on TV. But I don't ever see him playing more than the 4 MS events and the US Open.

Well, quite frankly from a practical perspective he doesn't need to play the lower tier U.S. tournaments. He has already won every required event on the North American continent, so for the post Aussie Open events it makes more sense for him to be playing in Europe rather than schlepp all the way to San Jose.

And of course for the clay season it makes absolutely no sense for him to play events such as Atlanta and Houston as in order to prepare for RG all the top clay competitors play the European events.

nobama
12-12-2005, 06:06 PM
Well, quite frankly from a practical perspective he doesn't need to play the lower tier U.S. tournaments. He has already won every required event on the North American continent, so for the post Aussie Open events it makes more sense for him to be playing in Europe rather than schlepp all the way to San Jose.

And of course for the clay season it makes absolutely no sense for him to play events such as Atlanta and Houston as in order to prepare for RG all the top clay competitors play the European events.Oh, I understand why he doesn't play events like San Jose or Indy. But it's still a bummer 'cuz we don't get to see him as much. But I know there's people who don't get to see him at all, so I shouldn't complain. However, I just ordered my tickets for Indian Wells (SF & F) so he better do well there!

SUKTUEN
12-12-2005, 10:11 PM
thanks

bokehlicious
12-16-2005, 02:47 PM
According to his website, same schedule as this year until Wimbledon (DC still not defined)...

http://www.rogerfederer.com/en/rogers/schedule/index.cfm

RogiFan88
12-16-2005, 02:52 PM
Thanks for the update, JMPower!

ROGER'S TOUR SCHEDULE 2006

02.01.06 Qatar ExxonMobil Open IS Doha (QAT) hard [o]

09.01.06 Kooyong Classic Other Kooyong (AUS) hard [o]

16.01.06 Australian Open GS Melbourne (AUS) hard [o]

09.02.06 Davis Cup DC Geneva (SUI) clay [i]

20.02.06 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament ISG Rotterdam (NED) hard [i]

27.02.06 Dubai Duty Free Men's Open ISG Dubai (UAE) hard [o]

06.03.06 Pacific Life Open MS Indian Wells (USA) hard [o]

20.03.06 NASDAQ-100 Open MS Miami (USA) hard [o]

17.04.06 Masters Series Monte Carlo MS Monte Carlo (MON) clay [o]

08.05.06 Telecom Italia Masters Roma MS Rome (ITA) clay [o]

15.05.06 Masters Series Hamburg MS Hamburg (GER) clay [o]

28.05.06 Roland Garros GS Paris (FRA) clay [o]

12.06.06 Gerry Weber Open IS Halle (GER) grass [o]

26.06.06 Wimbledon GS Wimbledon (GBR) grass [o]

So no change whatsoever from 2005. Hmm... hope Rogi is fit to play and win next year. That's my only concern for him [there's also the enormous, ongoing pressure that he's been facing for a couple of years now to remain No 1, etc.].

So many players are still NOT fully fit: Nadal, Safin, Moya, Hewitt[?], Roddick[?], Gaudio... and Rafa may not be fit enough to play Chennai and Sydney -- he just w/drew fr the Spanish Masters, which starts today [he and Moya] and probably won't play his exo vs. Robredo in Girona Dec. 22 nor another exo w Moya this month also.


IS International Series ISG International Series Gold
MS ATP Masters Series GS Grand Slam
DC Davis Cup MC Masters Cup
Other Other J Junior
CH Challenger [i] indoor
[o] outdoor

RonE
12-16-2005, 03:15 PM
Well, going back to what I said about withdrawing from miami and taking more time to prepare for Monte Carlo, at least this time he will have a bigger break between Miami and MC even if he were to go far in Miami. I would assume the final would be played in the first couple of days of April (Miami is usually 10-11 days) so that would give him a little over two weeks to fly back to Europe, get over the jetlag, recharge, start training on and getting used to the clay.

With a big gap also between MC and Rome it is a shame he doesn't play one of the non-TMS clay events- as Rogifan suggested Barcelona would have been a good event with a strong field to prepare and test himself out agasinst the best on clay.

nobama
12-16-2005, 07:25 PM
I think the jury is still out on whether Roger needs extra play on the dirt to win RG. At least for me it is. This year he made the semis with the same schedule as he has for 2006. And I really believe had he not encountered Nadal in the semis he would've been in the finals. He got that far without playing in South America or non-TMS events in Europe. I think more important is that he stays healthy and takes care of his feet. Look at Nadal now....there are questions as to whether he can play the events in the run-up to AO. I'm sure a lot of his injuries are due to over playing in 2005.

Puschkin
12-17-2005, 01:35 PM
According to his website, same schedule as this year until Wimbledon (DC still not defined)...

http://www.rogerfederer.com/en/rogers/schedule/index.cfm

:( I had hoped for a change.

SUKTUEN
12-17-2005, 03:11 PM
Oh , too much matches~~~

Take Care Roger~!!

Stevens Point
12-19-2005, 11:24 PM
Wow, I knew it, but it is just 2 weeks from now that he is back on court again... Time flies...

Seems like Hingis is also starting in Australia in the first week. :)

Cute Babi
12-20-2005, 01:25 AM
I just hope to see him TORONTO ... because I'm going there to see him ... I would get pretty Pissy again ... if he doesn't come to CANADA

But anyway Health comes first ....

Stevens Point
12-20-2005, 08:48 AM
I just hope to see him TORONTO ... because I'm going there to see him ... I would get pretty Pissy again ... if he doesn't come to CANADA

But anyway Health comes first ....
Welcome back!! :wavey:

SUKTUEN
12-20-2005, 02:36 PM
I think Roger spent many money in his Swiss Bank account

nobama
12-20-2005, 05:54 PM
I think Roger spent many money in his Swiss Bank account :confused: :confused: :confused:

Oriental_Rain
12-23-2005, 04:03 AM
I hope next year will be a productive year for Roger

SUKTUEN
12-23-2005, 03:13 PM
I hope next year will be a productive year for Roger

Roger will ~!!!!

Go Roger~! :woohoo:

nobama
12-31-2005, 02:35 AM
Here's hoping in the new season Roger never has to face Nicholas Kiefer! I don't think there's another player I dislike seeing Roger play more. :ras:

SUKTUEN
12-31-2005, 07:48 AM
Kiefer 's match is born , even play with Roger

nobama
12-31-2005, 01:45 PM
Good to see Roger is training hard with Roche. No slacking for this boy! :cool:

Roger plots for Open behind closed doors (http://www.thesundaymail.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5936,17700642%255E2764,00.html)
LEO SCHLINK

ROGER Federer has successfully executed the first phase of his Australian Open plan – a week of clandestine practice in Sydney with coach Tony Roche.

The world's finest player flew to Australia from his Dubai base to spend Christmas with Roche, secretively laying the foundation for another Melbourne Park tilt.

Federer, 24, returned to the Middle East last night to prepare to defend the Qatar Open crown in Doha.

Still bitterly disappointed by his semi-final loss to eventual champion Marat Safin at the centenary Open at Rod Laver Arena, Federer has stunned those around him with his training intensity.

Determined to toil undisturbed, world champion Federer left his luxury city hotel in Sydney early each morning to make the journey to Roche's private court.

Completing up to three sessions a day with a mentor who does not tolerate slackers, Federer slept on Roche's couch between sessions to recover.

After eating lunch and sometimes dinner at Roche's home, Federer then travelled back to central Sydney to rest.

The peerless Wimbledon and US Open champion is chasing a 34th title in Doha to continue what shapes as an ominously driven preparation for the Australian Open.

Federer, winner of six majors, is desperate to reclaim the Australian Open as arch rival Lleyton Hewitt prepares to go one step further than last year.

Federer will fly back to Australia for the Kooyong Classic in Melbourne from January 11 before tackling the Australian Open, where Safin is unlikely to be able to defend his title due to knee problems.

Those close to Federer are astonished at his pre-season aggression and his regular laments over the failure to convert a match point in last year's Open semi-final.

Federer lost only four matches in a stunning tour de force marked by 11 victories, including two majors. Only Russian Safin (Australian Open), Frenchman Richard Gasquet (Monte Carlo), Spaniard Rafael Nadal (French Open) and Argentine David Nalbandian (Masters Cup) lowered the colours of the Swiss genius.

Federer snuck into Australia in December 2004 to tap into Roche's incomparable practice court savvy.

Roche was rewarded mid-year for his input when Federer lifted the Wimbledon and US Open trophies.

He described the fluent right-hander as being on a par with Australian gun Lew Hoad, the highest of praise from those who witnessed Hoad at his most devastating.

Tellingly, Roche believes there is scope for improvement in Federer's game – the second serve and volleying.

Roche is seen to be expert in teaching both skills.

The pair will work together for 14 weeks this year.

Hewitt this week begins his quest for a third Adelaide title before switching his attention the Sydney International at Olympic Park, where he will bid for a record fifth crown.

He will then zero in on Rod Laver Arena where he last year succumbed to an inspired Safin and a groin injury in a four-set final.

The last man to beat Federer in Davis Cup, Hewitt refuses to be distracted by the lure of another clash with the Swiss world No.1, who has won the pair's past nine clashes and leads 11-7 overall.

SUKTUEN
12-31-2005, 03:32 PM
Happy New Year Roger!!!

Good Luck All the Time in 2006~!!! :banana: :banana:

Minnie
12-31-2005, 05:27 PM
Good to read that article Mirkaland - it stops me worrying about these b/s rumours re his ankle! The comments about that semi final loss at the AO last year are interesting ... to read how much it still rankles with him a year later .... I remember thinking how crushed he looked that day. Pleased that he and Tony are working together again - Roche was my mother's favourite player - said she never saw anyone faster at the net or with a better backhand.

SUKTUEN
12-31-2005, 05:31 PM
but I have little bit worry

nobama
12-31-2005, 07:51 PM
The draw. Roger gets Ivo Minar R1 and then possibly Fabrice Santoro second round. :eek:

http://www.atptennis.com/en/common/TrackIt.asp?file=/posting/2006/451/mds.pdf

Brianna
12-31-2005, 11:03 PM
Roger will be back in action soon I'm so excited.

SUKTUEN
01-01-2006, 06:54 AM
Roger will be back in action soon I'm so excited.
me too :woohoo: