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Old 06-17-2013, 01:40 AM   #1741
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back when federer won wimbledon last year this didnt seem out of the realms of possibility however it looks nearly impossible now. a more realistic target now for federer but still unlikely should be 90 titles and 18 grand slams. at this rate fed will probably retire with around 80 to 85 titles and no more slams, however never say never with federer as people write him off he usually steps up and does the unexpected. this year a slam looks unlikely but next year who knows and the year after and so on. fed could somehow manage to find some decent form by the us open but i think hes playing too bad to win wimbledon imo
If he decides to end his career like Connors, so, he will reachat least Lendl`s 94 titles. But to achieve that milestone, he need to vulture a lot of MM events, and I don´t think he will do that.

I was koking, but I will really like if he chose two or threee ATP`s to vulture in the next 3 or 4 years. Like Memphis, Washington, Stockholm, Newport, etc.
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Old 06-17-2013, 02:25 AM   #1742
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I do think it will be interesting to see if RF plays in places he hasn't played in a long time or hasn't played at all in the coming few years, like Washinton, etc. He might keep the same Masters/Slams based schedule but as we have seen this year, he needs matches to get into a good rhythm at this point in his career so playing some more small tournaments could be beneficial.
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Old 06-17-2013, 10:08 AM   #1743
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It would be nice if Roger ended 2013 with 80 titles. Imo he can do that. Still it will be very difficult to reach the 100 title mark.

Considering he will play until 2016, he would have to win 20 titles in 3 seasons. 7 titles in 2 seasons plus 6 in the other. That's impossible. Even in 2012 with the great year he had he won 6 titles. How will we replicate that in the last 3 years of his career?! Impossible.

A more realistic and yet difficult mark would be 90 titles.
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It would be nice if Roger ended 2013 with 80 titles. Imo he can do that. Still it will be very difficult to reach the 100 title mark.

Considering he will play until 2016, he would have to win 20 titles in 3 seasons. 7 titles in 2 seasons plus 6 in the other. That's impossible. Even in 2012 with the great year he had he won 6 titles. How will we replicate that in the last 3 years of his career?! Impossible.

A more realistic and yet difficult mark would be 90 titles.
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And also 90 titles are very difficult to reach unless he'll start "vulturing".
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Old 06-17-2013, 11:44 AM   #1745
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Fed is as cats he has seven lifes. When you see him looks as dead and in a month he is like a boy at 20.You never know with him ,Since 2008 everyone writes him off and he is still there. it is very interesting Nadal got problems with his knees but they say he is going to play another four years and will win such and such things. How on earth anyone could be sure that Rafa will play such a long time with his style of playing.
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I think the only major milestone that is still reachable is 1000 wins. Only 96 remaining, if he doesn't retire early he should be ale to do it. But 100 titles or 20 slams, no way. Not that the number of titles means much anyway, with the current ATP rules winning tons of MM events don't give you ranking points so...
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He needs to start vulturing some venues. He may ask to a WC for Goatport this year



Hopefully he plays until 2016, I`m not still convinced about that.
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Old 06-17-2013, 06:08 PM   #1748
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100 titles zero chance !!! Can he win 3 more slam, unlikely but possible
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I think the only major milestone that is still reachable is 1000 wins. Only 96 remaining, if he doesn't retire early he should be ale to do it. But 100 titles or 20 slams, no way. Not that the number of titles means much anyway, with the current ATP rules winning tons of MM events don't give you ranking points so...
This pretty much, unless he starts vulturing Mickey Mouse titles he won't get anywhere near that number. Fed always kept his schedule tight so I don't see him playing (and winning) too many 250s in the future. 3 Slams also seems far off but with Fed you never know, he certainly will have his chances at Wimby as long as he stays fit.
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100 titles zero chance !!! Can he win 3 more slam, unlikely but possible
That's not necessarily true. Just think about Ferrer's lats season, 7 titles most on tour. Of course Roger won't vulture so he won't get there but it would be possible if he vultured.
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This seems like a distant dream now.
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Fed won't make 20 slams now, but he can vulture his way to 100 ATP titles. By the end of next year on current trajectory he'll be at the ATP250 level anyway. He could play these for years to come and rack the titles up.
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Fed won't make 20 slams now, but he can vulture his way to 100 ATP titles. By the end of next year on current trajectory he'll be at the ATP250 level anyway. He could play these for years to come and rack the titles up.
It will be nice if he vulture his way to 100 titles, he will surpasss Lendl`s 94 titles and 1071 victories if he can do that
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