Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Somewhere fairly shingly
Re: What 2005 Slam are you most looking forward to
I always look forward to all of them, but especially the RG/Wimbledon combination because the middle of the year is a tennis feast on TV - of course, I could happily sacrifice a few weeks in the middle if it meant a longer gap between the two Slams which is necessary for the game, but from Rome onwards we get nine straight weeks of televised tennis that includes two TMS events, two Slams and a change of surface. All of which is not bad at all.
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.