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Old 07-17-2012, 02:09 PM   #1786
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Like VIruzz said, the tickets are really expensive for us, but Roger is the GOAt and he will be a furor
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Old 07-17-2012, 06:40 PM   #1787
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Forgive me if this was posted before, but I was catching up on Wertheim at the end of Wimbledon which I had missed and came across this in his article:

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A Federer Fan's Prayer

Our Federer, who art in Wimbledon,
Glory be thy name,
Thy #1 ranking come,
Thy win be done,
This fortnight, and also on august.
Give us these wins, our daily prayer,
And forgive us for asking so much of you,
As we forgive those who doubt and belittle you.
Do not bring us less than the championship and the gold,
And deliver us from ghosts of losses past.
Amen.
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http://www.diariouno.com.ar/deportes...0716-0055.html

For the non-spanish speakers.
Something like, Fed will play 2 matches here in Argentina vs Delpo.
He added one the next day.

The tickets sold out in less than a day for the first match (remember the stadium is about 20.000 people)... And the tickets prizes are from about 120 to 700 US$.

The title of that article is something like "Roger Federe's visit to Argentina makes furor".



Some months ago, BaTennis (An important tennis website in Buenos Aires) made a poll about who's the favorite player.
And Roger won that poll over Del Potro and Nalbandian (2nd and 3rd place).


So... You can see what Roger means to Argentina.

I'm so proud of beeing a Roger-Fan. I bought a really good ticket, I was working so hard and saving money for the big event.
So happy for you that you'll finally get to see him

Btw I read on twitter that the rumors about the 2nd date on the 13th are not true, if there is a second date it may be on the 16th against an opponent TBA, but you might know more about that than me
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Forgive me if this was posted before, but I was catching up on Wertheim at the end of Wimbledon which I had missed and came across this in his article:
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very nice Stan and Roger's "not serious" interview, unfortunately in French (title "we were both very shy with girls", but that's only one question in the itw) :

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«Nous étions très timides avec les filles»
Propos recueillis par Christian Despont. Mis à jour le 25.07.2012

Roger Federer et Stanislas Wawrinka ont répondu aux questions intimes du «Matin». Ils sont engagés en simple et en double à Londres.

– Lequel d’entre vous passe le plus de temps à se coiffer aux vestiaires?

S. W. – Rodg’.

R. F. – Pas du tout.

S. W. – Si, tu passes un temps fou à ajuster ton bandeau. Moi, ça prend deux secondes.

R. F. – Pour le bandeau, je suis d’accord. C’est vrai que mes mèches sont, comment dire? Difficiles à dompter…

– Qui est le plus timide avec les filles?

R.  F. – Je n’ai plus besoin d’être timide ou culotté. Nous avons nos femmes, nos familles. Nous sommes casés. Quand j’étais jeune, pour dire la vérité, j’étais très timide. J’en garde un souvenir précis. Mais aujourd’hui, sincèrement, je n’ai plus ce genre de problème.

S. W. – Jeune, j’étais très timide, moi aussi.

R. F . – Evolution similaire.

– Lequel de vous deux possède-t-il le meilleur revers?

R. F. – Stan.

S. W. – Moi.

R.  F. – Peut-être que Stan possède le meilleur revers lifté, et moi le meilleur revers coupé. Je ne sais pas. Quoi qu’il en soit, le lift est plus important. (Rires.)

S. W. – Pas sûr. Regarde où tu es classé!

– Qui tape ses SMS le plus vite?

S. W. – Je pense que c’est moi.

R.  F. – Je confirme, sans hésitation. C’est la nouvelle génération: ces jeunes sont nés avec l’électronique dans les mains. (ndlr: Federer et Wawrinka ont quatre ans d’écart...)

– Qui était le dernier couché à Pékin, au soir du titre olympique?

R. F. – Je pense que c’était toi.

S.  W. – C’était forcément moi, car je n’ai jamais pu entrer au village olympique! Je suis resté bloqué dehors, derrière le grillage, avec ma médaille d’or autour du cou. Le gardien m’a refusé l’accès… J’avais laissé mon accréditation avec nos affaires et les agents de la sécurité n’ont rien voulu savoir.

R. F. – Tu n’avais pas dormi du tout?

S. W. – Si, j’ai dormi l’après-midi. Je ne repartais que le lendemain. Toi, tu avais pris un avion le soir même.

R. F. – Effectivement. Si mes souvenirs sont bons, nous étions sortis de discothèque à 7 heures du matin. Il faisait déjà jour.

– Lequel de vous deux est le plus gourmand?

R. F. – J’aime bien les glaces, le chocolat.

S.  W. – Je préfère les menus et les plats cuisinés. Au restaurant, je ne prends presque jamais de dessert. Je choisis plus facilement une entrée et un plat.

– Lequel d’entre vous est le meilleur au jass?

S. W. – C’est moi.

R. F. – Mmmouais… Pas sûr.

S.  W. – Non, c’est moi. De loin. Quand je joue avec Seve (ndlr: Severin Lüthi, capitaine de l’équipe suisse de Coupe Davis), nous sommes les champions du monde. Tu ne peux pas me l’enlever. Pas ça. Tu es très bon, mais, dans nos duels, je mène au score. Rodg’, tu ne peux pas me l’enlever. Tu ne peux pas!

R. F. – OK, d’accord. Mais de peu… (Le Matin)
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Old 07-26-2012, 10:27 PM   #1792
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Famous Federer attracts athletes' attention

By Kylie MacLellan | Reuters – 1 hour 14 minutes ago

LONDON (Reuters) - Switzerland's Roger Federer has become so popular among both competitors and media that he finds it difficult to walk around the athletes village at the Olympic park, and has journalists gushing over him at press conferences.

The world number one and 17-time grand slam winner has stayed at the athletes village at two of the three Olympics he has attended, but at his fourth in London he will be staying nearer the tennis venue in Wimbledon.
While this is partly down to convenience - the Olympic park is around an hour's drive from Wimbledon - the 30-year-old admitted his fame had also been a consideration.

"I have done the village before so it is not like I feel I have to do the village so badly. I would love to, but of course I have also become very famous over the last eight years or so, so times have also changed and when I do move around in the village things are not as simple as they were," he told the packed 700-capacity main press room at the Olympic media centre.

While waiting for the number one seed to arrive, many journalists were using their phones and iPads to take pictures of the seemingly unnecessary "Roger Federer" name placard on the table where he was to sit. As he arrived, people strained over each other to get a picture of him entering the room.

In contrast, only around 50 people turned out to see second seed Serbia's Novak Djokovic, who won a bronze at the Beijing Games and was knocked off the world number one spot by Federer this month, when he held a press conference an hour earlier along with some of his countrymen.

SLIGHTLY BEMUSED
If seeming slightly bemused by his popularity among the world's media, Federer remained light hearted by his reception.

In response to one journalist, who began by saying "As a journalist and as a fan, I know that you will win this Olympic gold" before asking Federer if he would retire if he achieved that feat, he responded: "I don't know, are you my fan or not? If you don't want me to stop, I wont."

While when another member of the media who confessed to being a big fan "like so many other journalists" asked who was the biggest star of the games, Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps or Roger Federer he responded "Well, not me".

Federer, who won gold in the doubles at Beijing with Stanislas Wawrinka, said singles gold was far from a certainty, partly down to the fact that all but the final match will be best of three sets rather than the grand slam best five.

"That puts the margins more closer to each other," said Federer, who would have been out in the third round of Wimbledon under such rules, having gone two sets down to France's Julien Benneteau - his potential second round opponent at the Olympics.

"It just goes to show a bad five minutes or a bad couple of points can cost you the tournament, I am aware of that but I do believe winning Wimbledon three weeks ago is going to help me with my confidence," said Federer, who faces Colombia's Alejandro Falla in the first round.

Away from chasing the gold, Federer, who has become a father for the first time since the last Olympics, also has the important task of picking out a present or two for his twin daughters, who have just turned three.
"I will try to have a look and get some souvenirs," said Federer, who met his wife Mirka at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. "A good dad should bring back some souvenirs from time to time."

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For those who didn't note, Tignor has been having a conversation with a Roger's fan on his blog in recent days : quite interesting :

http://blogs.tennis.com/thewrap/2012...-part-iii.html

3 parts already and seemingly a fourth one will come.
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Roger's impressions in French :

http://www.lematin.ch/londres2012/ro...story/14981042
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a great and funny article about Federer-fans :

http://tennisinsideout.com/how-to-sp...e-federer-fan/
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Argentinian tennis magazine GRIP (The only one I buy here) has Roger in his front page:




Starting from this edition, I'll try to bring you the magazine cover every time Roger is in. (As you can imagine, Roger is in a lot of covers). This one is pretty amazing.

As you can imagine, the title is "The eternal champion".
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Argentinian tennis magazine GRIP (The only one I buy here) has Roger in his front page:




Starting from this edition, I'll try to bring you the magazine cover every time Roger is in. (As you can imagine, Roger is in a lot of covers). This one is pretty amazing.

As you can imagine, the title is "The eternal champion".
"The Eternal Champion". WOW.
(I can read Spanish, so I figured it out myself already. )
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Wow, nice! thanks viruzzz
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