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post #12 of (permalink) Old 09-14-2012, 06:41 AM Thread Starter
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Re: Will Fedal win a slam in 2013?

Originally Posted by Litotes View Post
Federer will be 31 for three of four slams next year. He is old enough, in tennis terms, without people talking his age up further. As for his chances, I think the should be good. Next year he'll have an entirely free hand to play what he wants. It is not far-fetched to see him giving less priority no #1 now that he has got the record, focusing fully on the slams.
Actually that's a good point, I had overlooked the fact that Federer can cherry pick the tournaments he wants to play in.

A bit of a disadvantage here for Nadal. Maybe the rule should not be based on age, but by the number of matches played on tour.

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