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View Poll Results: Do you agree with Pete?
No. I think Federer's decline is a fact and he's not winning any major in the future. 39 17.57%
I kinda agree... He's in a great moment, but the other 2 guys are too good. No more slams for Feddy 45 20.27%
I totally agree. Fed's still playing great tennis and he'll probably win another major 105 47.30%
Hello. I'm Rod Laver and my records are intact. Suck it losers. 33 14.86%
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post #1006 of 1591 (permalink) Old 08-16-2012, 09:55 AM
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Overhyping ballerina as usual. Don't you remember the thrashing he took at RG just weeks before? If it wasn't for his cake draw and legendary luck -benneteau, anyone?- he would be number 3 now.


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Overhyping ballerina as usual. Don't you remember the thrashing he took at RG just weeks before? If it wasn't for his cake draw and legendary luck -benneteau, anyone?- he would be number 3 now.
Nole tards still bitter Nole is not number one, and failed to win a medal... NID

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Re: The Federer Decline Thread (Federer will drop to number 4 next year)

So if Roger is 4 and Nadal 5 who is gonna be new in the top 3??

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So if Roger is 4 and Nadal 5 who is gonna be new in the top 3??
Tomic, Harrison and immediately after them Djokovic .


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Weak era argument has definitely failed when Fed (old man well past his prime) got back his number one ranking at 31 when his rivals are still in their prime. Just imagine what he would have done if they were all from the same generation...
Fed has had the number one ranking in three periods in a span of eight and a half years (2004-2012), stop with this weak era nonsense.

Tards just can't accept it... They need to find more excuses...

I remember the comments in the WWW thread before the wimbledon semifinal... "Nole will thrash olderer", "watch olderer pull the back excuse when Nole straights set him tomorrow"...

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Tomic, Harrison and immediately after them Djokovic .
You forgot Young.

#1 - Young
#2 - Tomic
#3 - Harrison
#4 - Dimitrov
#5 - Baker
#6 - Djokovic
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#100 - Federer
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You forgot Young.

#1 - Young
#2 - Tomic
#3 - Harrison
#4 - Dimitrov
#5 - Baker
#6 - Djokovic
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#100 - Federer
Then the ATP will become the new WTA where literally everyone is more excited about a player who is not #1 .


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You forgot Young.

#1 - Young
#2 - Tomic
#3 - Harrison
#4 - Dimitrov
#5 - Baker
#6 - Djokovic
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#100 - Federer
Smth looks strange for me here... Wait, I know! How could you put Harrison over Dimitrov? Rest is OK.

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What did you expect, Fed stopped Nole from breaking record RG 2011, and also made him lost his Wimby title and #1 ranking as well, pretty much ruined big part of Nole recent career

Even after all this, i still never hated Nole, that guy is ok in my eyes, and the most ego-free tennis player today, but his fans are just no comment.
To me, he's by far the most egotistical tennis player. He craves attention and admiration, which he tries so hard for with his various silly antics and ridiculous and uncalled for fist pumping and shirt ripping (or so he tries).

He doesn't possess that natural charisma that those before and alongside him have, so he has to work for it. Too bad for him that those with common sense, who aren't nationalistic Serbian's, can see right through him and that's why he never gets the crowd support unless he's playing at the Novak Djokovic Welcoming event in Belgrade
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At least NADAL FANS (i'm polite ) this year are bearable i can say even neutral toward FedFans ... but it is beyond me how these butthurted Fakerbitchtards are so

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Re: The Federer Decline Thread (Federer will drop to number 4 next year)

Have I missed something...? Why is everybody changing their avatars to that pic of Safin?

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Overhyping ballerina as usual. Don't you remember the thrashing he took at RG just weeks before? If it wasn't for his cake draw and legendary luck -benneteau, anyone?- he would be number 3 now.
Djokovic (#1 seed) and Murray (#4 seed) back-to-back is a cakewalk?

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Learn to read: their rivals would be the same ones Federer faced, including Gonzalez, Bagdhatis, Roddick and the other "amazing" players Federer dominated to win his slams early on. Remove Federer, replace him with Prime Novak or Prime Murray or Prime Clay monster to face the tour from 2003-2006. Anyone who thinks they wouldn't dominate is delusional.





I know, Sampras is also facepalming that a weak era made Federer beat his record so quickly.



It's because a lot of his achievements are circumstantial.
Of course Agassi was too old and way past his prime, but that's precisely the point: a 35 year old Agassi was still able to make a slam final in a time where Federer fanboys say the players were mostly elite and the competition was tougher. lol

Don't be a simpleton, greatness is not measured by how many mugs you defeated but how many greats you defeated and in which fashion.

Which one would you say is greater: Murray beating Federer at the Olympics for gold or Rafa beating Federer at Wimbledon in the epic 2008 match? Both are great, one is greater because of the importance of the tournament and the fact that the match was played at a much higher level. Winning against Federer in 2008 at Wimbledon adds more to Rafa's greatness then Murray owning Federer at the Olympics this year.
There is a clear difference that anybody with common sense can discern.

The same applies for beating Roddick, Haas, Ferrero, Kolschreiber and others versus beating Rafa on clay convincingly or beating Rafa/Federer/Murray usually back to back to win slams; which is something Novak had to do several times.

Federer fanboys won't admit it but it's painfully obvious he thrived due to a weak field of players.




Don't need acknowledgement from irrelevant fanboys on internet forums. The great McEnroe praised Djokovic's run in 2011 as better than his because he said the field was tougher and Novak had to face Federer/Murray/Nadal to do it. Even a tennis legend can admit there can be a difference in difficulty and magnitude of achievements depending on who you face, but Federer shoe lickers on forums are stuck on thinking spanking Roddick on grass deserves the same praise as beating Rafa at Roland Garros (a feat Federer never accomplished). Lol


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Federer makes many people wanna cry but he also makes many people wanna smile.

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that weak-era-shit again?! really?!
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that weak-era-shit again?! really?!
Yep...

And some people still believe Djokovic's 2011 > Roger's 2006?! Go figure...
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