TAG: Roger Federer

I don’t have the transcripts yet, but Federer said he was tired of having to answer questions about his age and winning slams later in his career. The outburst, if you want to call it that, was in response to a Peter Bodo of Tennis Magazine question about Pete Sampras having a difficult time winning his last slam. Federer said the media is acting like he’s 35 instead of 29 and that we’re writing him off too soon.

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Apr/10

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The Joy Of Tennis


Professional tennis players like Federer, Nadal, Sharapova, Sampras, Connors, Serena answer this question: Of all the matches you’ve played, What was the best you ever felt on the court in your life?

Two years of research resulted in this insightful collection:

Amelie Mauresmo: “That’s tough [smiles]. Probably I’d say first set against Myskina in Wimbledon last year. Couldn’t miss. I have memories for me that’s good – the final of The Championships probably (vs. Henin). (Those were better than the first set against Henin in Australia ‘06?) Yeah, this one was good too. Yeah, I have a few good examples. It’s tough right now to remind of all these matches.”

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Apr/10

29

Legends Comment On Classic

The day-long dramatic duel waged on into near-darkness through multiple rain delays into the record books as the longest men’s final in Wimbledon history.

In the end, Rafael Nadal endured the rain and a remarkably resilient reigning champion Roger Federer and took his shot at history on the rise ripping yet another ferocious forehand and realizing his dream lying flat on his back as a Centre Court stadium full of flashbulbs lit up the sky.

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