Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Somewhere fairly shingly
Re: EVERYONE ADMIT: FEDERER IS A FIGHTER!!
Hold your horses makro, one comeback against a very good clay-type player does not necessarily mean he has everything that's needed to win in Paris. This is certainly a step in the right direction, but heck, can you imagine the kind of nightmares Nadal would give Federer on clay over five sets with his topspin and retrieval abilities considering how tough a match he gave him on hardcourt? The result will give Federer more confidence, I hope, for the clay season but this is only the tip of the iceberg.
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.