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Re: Tie-break's stuff

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Originally Posted by Voo de Mar View Post
ATP says "205" but I believe you because ATP isn't 100% credible, especially in the tie-break issue, after some changes in the system they give complete bullshit considering number of tie-breaks played by players connected mainly to the decades before 1990's
They list Sampras as having only 274 tiebreak wins, I actually counted them up on his playing activity page to check and of course they were way out.

The Wit and Wisdom of the Tennis Journalist, Indian Wells 2004

ROGER FEDERER: Yeah, I remember this one time when I went on a vacation on the Maldives. That was in the year 2001, I think. I went to this spa. I went to walk around with my girlfriend. I walk in, and we want to book a spa. This guy goes, "AHH, I remember you. You beat Sampras. I saw you on TV." That was like, really, how can you remember me? This guy has probably never been off his island and still knows me. I was a little bit shocked. Then I went to play tennis with him because he was actually the tennis teacher. It was nice.

Q. Were you naked at the time in the spa?

ROGER FEDERER: No. It was at the front desk. I didn't walk in naked.
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