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Happy 32nd Birthday to Roger Federer!

Postby scud » Thu Aug 08, 2013 5:36 am

When Sampras beat Agassi for his 14th Grand Slam back in 2002, I thought no one would ever come close to that in my lifetime. Lifetime??yeah right, less than 7 years later, a genius by the name of Roger Federer broke that record and then added two more Grand Slams to push his tally to 17.

He may not win another slam but he doesnt need to. In my eyes, he is the most talented player I've ever seen. Wont go into the G.O.A.T debate as it is totally based on opinions. But nobody can deny that he is the most successful player of all time. Happy birthday Roger! Another slam would be just out of this word good. You can do it!!!!!
SR of 43 v SR of 54. Ha Ha Ha. Enough said!

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Re: Happy 32nd Birthday to Roger Federer!

Postby raja » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:58 am

Happy birthday, Roger.

Easily one of my favourite sportspersons today, maybe even THE favourite.

It's not just his wins, it's his style of play, the grace. And the person too.

The complete package.

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Re: Happy 32nd Birthday to Roger Federer!

Postby bharathh » Fri Aug 09, 2013 12:48 am

Yeah. My fav tennis player ever. Didn't think I would ever like anyone more than Edberg and then Ivanesevic - but Fed not only dominated tennis in the 00s but captured everyone's hearts doing so.

I've never known a person that dominated a sport to be universally liked.

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Re: Happy 32nd Birthday to Roger Federer!

Postby Leo » Fri Aug 09, 2013 4:08 am

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Re: Happy 32nd Birthday to Roger Federer!

Postby shourey » Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:08 pm

I would say he has the most clerical precision and a very cunning tennis mind.
Beyond that , you may like to contact Djocovic's father to get some input on Federer as a 'person', in case you missed his comments , couple of weeks ago.
Good to see him now struggle at No 5 rank with not a glimmer of smile on his grim , tattered face as he played Haas yesterday.

Nadal , as a person and a player, is the best for me.

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Re: Happy 32nd Birthday to Roger Federer!

Postby Babaganoush » Sat Aug 17, 2013 3:13 am

What did his father say?

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Re: Happy 32nd Birthday to Roger Federer!

Postby shourey » Sat Aug 17, 2013 12:36 pm

Djocovic's father : "As a player he may be the best but as a person he is just the opposite"

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Re: Happy 32nd Birthday to Roger Federer!

Postby scud » Wed Nov 06, 2013 3:36 am

Djoker's father is a dick. He had bad words to say about Nadal as well. nobody cares about his opinion.
SR of 43 v SR of 54. Ha Ha Ha. Enough said!

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Re: Happy 32nd Birthday to Roger Federer!

Postby Leo » Wed Nov 06, 2013 5:27 am

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Re: Happy 32nd Birthday to Roger Federer!

Postby GpeL » Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:42 am

HBD.. but I have heard some disturbing tidbits about feddie (not verifyable so falls under the categoty of hearsay (entomology latin/greek and so I will refrain from elaborating) but I have heard the same about a few more.. sampras, williams both.. agasi, mecenroe.. well that cannot be unbelieveable given the screwball he was, etc etc.. but then these celebs and internet are a iffy combo anyway.

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Re: Happy 32nd Birthday to Roger Federer!

Postby scud » Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:37 pm

I follow ATP tennis throughout the year, been doing that for years and here is what I know about Federer as far as his personality goes. He is not friendly but definitely not rude. He cares about his name, brand too much and thats why you hardly hear anything controversial from him. His press-conferences are really boring and thats mainly him trying hard not too say anything controversial. Besides that he is a class act and a fan favorite. just won the fan favorite award for the 12th time in a row. If he was a prick, he wouldnt have won it twice let alone a dozen times straight.
SR of 43 v SR of 54. Ha Ha Ha. Enough said!