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Today 01:00 AM
HalBanks
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

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Originally Posted by abraxas21 View Post
What if RAFA beats Federer in the USO F?

Will that complete the Federer-beating in F across all GS?
Is that really too difficult for you to work out on your own?
1, 2, 3 ... 4! Yes, well done!

Not gonna happen anyway...
Yesterday 11:40 PM
Awka Liwen
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

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Originally Posted by abraxas21 View Post
"Nightmarish"? RAFA was barely a few games away from beating Federer at the AO.

A higher bounce will favor RAFA, also.
Yeah, let's reduce their last 3 matches to 'almost win the first one, but not quite'.

That way we'll get a more complete preview of a potential USO clash.
Yesterday 11:09 PM
abraxas21
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

What if RAFA beats Federer in the USO F?

Will that complete the Federer-beating in F across all GS?
Yesterday 11:08 PM
abraxas21
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

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Originally Posted by Awka Liwen View Post
I'm guessing with the higher bounce we will see a more AO-like Federer, wich could be nightmarish for Rafa.
"Nightmarish"? RAFA was barely a few games away from beating Federer at the AO.

A higher bounce will favor RAFA, also.
Yesterday 11:04 PM
Awka Liwen
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

With Novak out and Murrinka crashing at Wimbledon both suffering injuries, this USO reeks of Fedal.

Golden chance for gramps to win #20 here. I'm guessing with the higher bounce we will see a more AO-like Federer, wich could be nightmarish for Rafa.

Anyways, we should have a clearer picture after the US Masters.
Yesterday 09:42 PM
Clay Death
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

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Originally Posted by clearwaters View Post
@Clay Death what if Federer really got 20 slams? What will be his goal next regarding slams?

he is going to keep dreaming big and keep chasing his dreams.
Yesterday 08:48 PM
theseth1119
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

I guess Project 21, or Black Jack??
Yesterday 08:42 PM
clearwaters
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

@Clay Death what if Federer really got 20 slams? What will be his goal next regarding slams?
Yesterday 08:16 PM
Miro86
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

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Originally Posted by sexybeast View Post
Federer said he gave up clay last year because he felt his knee clicking when he slided on clay courts. I think it might be more complex than simply claycourts being good for the body.

Afterall, claycourt players often have the shortest longevity.
I guess his knee tolerates the slides on clay court much less than before. And as a rule of thumb, once you get injured in a certain place, you automatically more susceptible for repeat injuries of the same place.
Yesterday 07:10 PM
sexybeast
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

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Originally Posted by Clay Death View Post
who said he has to worry about defeating the clay warrior on clay.


I just said that Roger needs to practice more on clay and less on the hard courts.
Federer said he gave up clay last year because he felt his knee clicking when he slided on clay courts. I think it might be more complex than simply claycourts being good for the body.

Afterall, claycourt players often have the shortest longevity.
Yesterday 06:36 PM
Clay Death
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

Roger's chances at the U.S. Open just skyrocketed.
Yesterday 05:39 PM
5thS3tCHOKE
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

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Originally Posted by Clay Death View Post
Djokovic has stayed healthy for the vast majority of his career by practicing year around on clay.

he has also kept his ground game relatively sharp for 10 years doing that.

that is what allowed him to snatch 12 slams and beat roger and rafa like a drum for the last several years.
nope he beat NAdal and Roger last few years because he was younger and fresher since he hadn't the same mileage of Roger and RAfa
Yesterday 05:35 PM
Clay Death
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

Djokovic has stayed healthy for the vast majority of his career by practicing year around on clay.

he has also kept his ground game relatively sharp for 10 years doing that.

that is what allowed him to snatch 12 slams and beat roger and rafa like a drum for the last several years.
Yesterday 03:30 PM
Bob Ibrahim
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

I agree, the next serious injury will toll the death knell for their illustrious careers.
Yesterday 03:25 PM
Clay Death
Re: Federer : The Mother Of All Quests : 20 Slams And 100 Titles.

people are not getting this:

the sport has become more demanding than ever before.


natural surfaces are far easier on the body.

roger and the clay warrior are not young anymore.

they also cant afford anymore injuries. just one bad injury now ends their career.
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