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Sep/22

16

The Biggest Federer Fans I Know On RF Retiring

I know a lot of very devout Roger Federer supporters and fanatics. One guy named Zahed used to actually travel the world to his tournaments, in full Federer Nike attire, but was abruptly kicked out of Indian Wells because something he said spooked the maestro. That was the year Federer lost to Marcos Baghdatis. Another […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/21

8

Interesting Match Point Stats

Matches lost after having match point – Djokovic – 3 Nadal – 8 Federer – 24 Matches won after saving match point – Federer – 24 Nadal – 16 Djokovic – 15 Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

16

Sampras Says Too Many Good Players Is A Detriment

Pistol Pete Sampras, winner of fourteen Grand Slam singles titles, believes the ATP World Tour does not benefit from having an abundance of super tennis players. Too much talent is actually a detriment for professional tennis. “What has hurt the men’s game is there are too many good players,” said Sampras. “What sells sport today? […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/21

27

Is this the moment of truth for Federer?

This Wimbledon could be the moment of truth for Federer. Everything is at stake. He is unsure about his summer schedule because it all rides on his result at AELTC. “If I play really good or really bad, it will (impact my summer schedule, Toronto, Cincy, US Open, Olympics)…” Federer then insisted the mental mistakes […] Continue to read full article...

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No tennis fan has ever gone two full years of no Championships so this year’s first round matches are especially appealing. Here are my favorite first round encounters. Be prepared for a long read… Ladies: Fernandez vs Ostapenko: The young Canadian has stagnated of late and needs to make her mark again, to avoid becoming […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/21

26

Federer is ready to shock the world at Wimbledon

If a great champion could talk his way to a Grand Slam title, Roger Federer sounds ready to shock the world. He’s completely figured out the loss to Felix in Halle and has rebuilt his mental mindset to win number Grand Slam no. 21 in two weeks time. “I had a mental moment where I […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

12

Most Grand Slam Final Failures

Everybody knows by now Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have won 20 majors each and Novak Djokovic is chasing them needing two more to achieve equality (he’s at 18 after winning AO earlier this year). Margaret Court has won 24 Grand Slam singles titles and 19 doubles and 21 mixed doubles majors. But who has […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

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Tennis Art

Mar/21

8

Is Federer unrealistic about Djokovic’s greatness?

Roger Federer has not beaten Novak Djokovic in a Grand Slam major since 2012 at Wimbledon. Since then Djokovic has won all six of their major meetings, including three Wimbledon finals in 2019, 2015 and 2014 and also the US Open final of 2015. This weekend in Dubai, Federer made some interesting comments about his […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

8

Press Conference Questions You Won’t Hear

To Roger Federer: Can you name three things you really like about Novak Djokovic? To Naomi Osaka: Would you ever consider wearing masks to salute Asian or White victims of black brutality? To Serena Williams: What would it take for you to play John McEnroe in a new edition of Battle of the Sexes? Or […] Continue to read full article...

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