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post #9 of (permalink) Old 12-27-2012, 06:17 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Abu Dhabi exho QF : Tipsarevic defeats Murray 6-3 6-4

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Originally Posted by Bashkatik View Post
You do know that Federer was invited by the organizers a couple of days ago and he declined, right?
yes (personally I still doubt that he was not invited from the start as IMG claimed), but still that doesn't take out that harsh comment from that Sproule guy, IMG chief in middle-east :

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the celebration of champions and the youth of the ATP, which we have in spades here with arguably the six hottest young players in the game, was our aim from the outset.

“These guys have more Grand Slam victories ahead of them rather than behind them.”

http://www.sport360.com/article/img-chief-explains-roger-federers-abu-dhabi-omission


and yes I'm quite happy/bitter that now they have semifinals Djoko-Ferrer and Almagro-Tipsarevic

useless old guy
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