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Yesterday 11:51 PM
WollyHBK
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

Roger has more chances at the US open

Also really good chance at the WTF too

As Mugray and Nadull doesnt really have a good record there
Yesterday 10:28 PM
sco
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

Hopefully, Mirka has learned her lesson and she's not having Roger set baths anymore. No lifting those twins over his shoulders either - lest he tweak something. Stay healthy and chances are good.
Yesterday 10:21 PM
Clay Death
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

red sea is parting for Roger.
Yesterday 07:13 PM
caisenma
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

federer's forehand has not received the sort of praise its deserved. when he switched to his bigger racquet, it was diminished however that appears to no longer be the case.

federer's forehand is a surgeon's knife, mercilessly removing the hope of all that stand before him.
Yesterday 06:52 PM
manadrainer With Nole out Fed might have good chances (depending on the draw obviously), I'm hoping he drops Montreal and focuses on cincy / USO only.

Hopefully he can do better than the last 8 years. It's crazy to think he won it five times in a row and then couldn't manage a win in the next 8 seasons.
Yesterday 06:30 PM
Joe Speedboot
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

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Originally Posted by Clay Death View Post
once Federer has reached 20 slams and 100 titles we will be sure to revise his future quests.


this is a done deal by the way.


there is no way he is going to miss this opportunity to redefine tennis immortality.

the man is on a mission. that is why he is so focused
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I agree, every single minute of every day until the US open, Federer is busy with the opportunity to get his 20th slam there. Something he himself never could've thought possible at the beginning of the year.
Yesterday 06:14 PM
Clay Death
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

Roger's stock is on the rise:


1. he has chances at the U.S. Open

2. He has chances at WTF



Djokovic is the only man that can stop Roger. But Djokovic is out of it for now.
Yesterday 03:14 AM
atennisfan
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Originally Posted by Orka_n View Post
Quicker courts? IW has like the slowest bounce on tour. And Federer has always been better on quick courts.
Not only that, we all know Ellison designed and built IW courts specifically to enhance Nadal's strength and minimize Federer's.

And yet Nadal got clobbered.

I mean, clobbered is a kind word to describe that match.
Yesterday 02:59 AM
Orka_n
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

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the landscape has changed now:


Roger is better than the clay warrior on quicker courts.


clay warrior has work to do but it is not getting done.
Quicker courts? IW has like the slowest bounce on tour. And Federer has always been better on quick courts.
Yesterday 02:25 AM
theseth1119
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

Both would have me over the moon, 20 career grand slams AND 100 career titles!
Yesterday 02:24 AM
Clay Death
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

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Last time they met on a high bouncing court (Indian Wells) it was not a pretty result for Rafito. Or course, BO5 has completely different dynamics, so Nadal might make a match of it this time around.


the landscape has changed now:


Roger is better than the clay warrior on quicker courts.


clay warrior has work to do but it is not getting done.
Yesterday 02:23 AM
Clay Death
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

once Federer has reached 20 slams and 100 titles we will be sure to revise his future quests.


this is a done deal by the way.


there is no way he is going to miss this opportunity to redefine tennis immortality.

the man is on a mission. that is why he is so focused.
07-25-2017 09:25 PM
Clay Death
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

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Originally Posted by BullGOAT View Post
Agreed CD, Rafa's ROS has been crap on hardcourts since I can't remember when.
it was beyond horrible against that clown he lost to at Wimbledon.

in that last set--for over 2.5 hours--he failed to make a single decent return on return of serve.

but he has himself to blame for that.


at any rate he is not returning much better on the hard courts either.

sooner or later he will get killed by some clown with a big serve at the U.S Open also.



Federer has a clear path to the U.S. Open final there.
07-25-2017 08:33 PM
abraxas21
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

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Last time they met on a high bouncing court (Indian Wells) it was not a pretty result for Rafito. Or course, BO5 has completely different dynamics, so Nadal might make a match of it this time around.
Theoretically, a high-bouncing court enhances RAFA's extreme topspin game style. Furthermore, we know Federer usually struggles on the BH side when he has to hit the ball at a height higher than his shoulders. The solution is to be be super aggressive and take the ball on the rise but that requires extreme precision and it's usually not easy to perform.

IW is a tricky one. RAFA and Federer have played there three times and although their h2h there is 2-1 in Federer's favor, all three matches have been pretty straight forward.

In any case, I am sure that if, given the choice, RAFA would always prefer to play on a high bouncing court. He himself has stated he prefers those type of courts. With Federer on the other hand, I'm sure he'd prefer a low-bouncing court.
07-25-2017 07:34 PM
BullGOAT
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

Agreed CD, Rafa's ROS has been crap on hardcourts since I can't remember when.
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