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We all heard Novak Djokovic's emotional words after winning his second Wimbledon title.

He also told Roger, "Thanks for letting me win".

Now, thanks to some "inside information", we can now reveal the true story behind this surprising and mysterious statement.

As one may recall, after losing the 4th set, Novak Djokovic headed off the court for a toilet break. What he didn't know is that not long after, Roger followed him to the toilet.

Now when Novak went, he did his business, but when he left the toilet stall to wash his hands, he stared at himself in the mirror and shouted out, "You mug, you're going to frickin lose another final!". Now unbeknownst to Nole, Roger was still in the toilet stall, and couldn't help overhearing Nole's rant. Nole went on to say things like, "How can I lose to the old man in 5 sets? He's more than 6 years past his peak according to MTF! I'm the product of a strong era! I have a gluten-free diet, I hired Boom Boom Becker to help my grass game, and I'm the best returner in the game! I'm getting married! What kind of honeymoon will I have if I lose? How can I let my baby watch the tape? It's all so depressing! I was ahead 5-2, I had championship point! I'm such a choker", and Nole burst into tears.

Now Roger, being a family man, compassionate, magnanimous, and a sucker for a sob story, came out of his stall, and walked up behind Nole and put his arm around him in a consoling gesture, and said, "Look Nole, we've had our differences in the past, and maybe I've said some harsh things at times when you or your family deserved them, but I can clearly see now how much you care about the match and the sport. As I told Andy, I was sure he was going to win at least one of these. Now I'm going to tell you, You're going to win another..."

Nole, not quite believing his ears, blubbered and stuttered, "What? How? When?" Roger responded, "No worries, let me handle it. Look, it's clearly all on my racquet, as you probably know. We've given the crowd a great show, and that's what I care about most. I have 7 of these trophies already. Mirka can't find more room for another anyway. She's going to bug me about needing a bigger house, again, more trophies, more kids, trust me, it never ends. Besides, I can always win next year. How many times do you get married right after Wimbledon? Consider this a wedding present for you and Jelena and show the tape to your baby."

All Nole could say was, "I can't believe it. How can I thank you?". Roger answered, "Well, after you win, just be sure to tell the crowd how honored you are to play me, how great a player I am, and what I mean to the sport, you know, stuff like that, don't hold back." Nole said, "That's it?" Roger nodded but added, "Of course, the next time we meet in a slam, you might try taking it easy on the old man. It clearly won't be on my racquet forever you know." "Oh, also, make sure you take a Medical Timeout and act the part. But don't leave the court. Let the crowd see you suffer as the trainer treats you. Then, gradually recover and fight your way past it. The crowd will love it and worship you even more for struggling through the pain, just ask Rafa", Roger winked.

Finally as they were being called back, Roger said, "Oh, I almost forgot. Let me give you these as well." Roger pulled out two small shiny steel balls, and handed them to Nole, "just a man-to-man reminder of what you should always have. Remember them on your wedding night and Jelena won't be disappointed."

And the rest you know. :cool:

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That's interesting grade-5-level creative writing mate...good job.
 

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LOL

Didn't read
 

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That's interesting grade-5-level creative writing mate...good job.
Yeah, Thanks Mr. Oracle. :) It helps to know one's audience. :yeah:

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Yeah, Thanks Mr. Oracle. :) It helps to know one's audience. :yeah:

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touché :)

that's the first clever thing you've said.
 

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:clap2: Nice story, Masterclass, but now you'll have to make up another story to explain why Nole said exactly the same thing to Rafa when he beat him in the Monte Carlo final in 2013.

Novak said to Rafa: "Thank you for letting me win this" :lol: :lol:

My story is the same in both cases: Novak was acutely aware, both times, that he was playing a final against the man who had owned that tournament for years and years. Novak played Rafa, the king of Monte Carlo, Novak played Roger, the king of Wimbledon. He showed his respect to both when he beat them. :D
 

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I don't normally read these things on here. But that was very funny, I am sitting in my bed smiling hard throughout. Excellent. I was reading it out in my mind in their voices and could actually imagine it.

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We all heard Novak Djokovic's emotional words after winning his second Wimbledon title.

He also told Roger, "Thanks for letting me win".

Now, thanks to some "inside information", we can now reveal the true story behind this surprising and mysterious statement.

As one may recall, after losing the 4th set, Novak Djokovic headed off the court for a toilet break. What he didn't know is that not long after, Roger followed him to the toilet.

Now Roger, being a family man, compassionate, magnanimous, and a sucker for a sob story, came out of his stall, and walked up behind Nole and put his arm around him in a consoling gesture, and said, "Look Nole, we've had our differences in the past, and maybe I've said some harsh things at times when you or your family deserved them, but I can clearly see now how much you care about the match and the sport. As I told Andy, I was sure he was going to win at least one of these. Now I'm going to tell you, You're going to win another..."

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Then after the match and during the presentation, Federer realized and told to himself "oh man ...what a sucker I am...I fell for a sob story...this is my last chance...how could I do this" and burst into tears for losing the last chance to win a slam.
 

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:lol: I'll give you credit this s*** is funny as hell
 

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Well, it's a good thing. Youngsters should know by know that if you want to win a major you have to kinda shit, no?

Kei, Milos, Dimi and others just run to your bathroom, do number 1 or number 2 and talk to yourself. You'll be winning slams left and right. Darn, the secret has been reveled ;).
 

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:clap2: Nice story, Masterclass, but now you'll have to make up another story to explain why Nole said exactly the same thing to Rafa when he beat him in the Monte Carlo final in 2013.

Novak said to Rafa: "Thank you for letting me win this" :lol: :lol:

My story is the same in both cases: Novak was acutely aware, both times, that he was playing a final against the man who had owned that tournament for years and years. Novak played Rafa, the king of Monte Carlo, Novak played Roger, the king of Wimbledon. He showed his respect to both when he beat them. :D
Very true, Yolita. :yeah: Nole certainly became very respectful as he matured. :worship:

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Well, it's a good thing. Youngsters should know by know that you win your majors in 'your' bathroom.

Kei, Milos, Dimi and others just run to your bathroom, do number 1 or number 2 and talk to yourself. You'll be winning slams left and right. Darn, the secret has been reveled ;).
LOL..
you missed the main part..they need to look into the mirror
 

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Solid thesis
 

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Then after the match and during the presentation, Federer realized and told to himself "oh man ...what a sucker I am...I fell for a sob story...this is my last chance...how could I do this" and burst into tears for losing the last chance to win a slam.
Well, he did shed one tear... Clearly sacrificial and quite humble, no? :)

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Well, it's a good thing. Youngsters should know by know that you want to win a major you have to kinda shit, no?

Kei, Milos, Dimi and others just run to your bathroom, do number 1 or number 2 and talk to yourself. You'll be winning slams left and right. Darn, the secret has been reveled ;).
:lol: Right Alex...

"If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew
To serve your turn long after they are gone,
And so hold on when there is nothing in you
Except the Will which says to them: ‘Hold on!’..." - R.K.


LOL..
you missed the main part..they need to look into the mirror
Yep, can't forget that... ;)

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he just acknowledged feddy as one of the best grass players. simple as that.
 

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:clap2: Nice story, Masterclass, but now you'll have to make up another story to explain why Nole said exactly the same thing to Rafa when he beat him in the Monte Carlo final in 2013.

Novak said to Rafa: "Thank you for letting me win this" :lol: :lol:

My story is the same in both cases: Novak was acutely aware, both times, that he was playing a final against the man who had owned that tournament for years and years. Novak played Rafa, the king of Monte Carlo, Novak played Roger, the king of Wimbledon. He showed his respect to both when he beat them. :D
That's true, Yolita, Novak did say that to Rafa then. But he was only reciprocating what Rafa had said to him at a significant tournament some time before. I don't remember the specific tournament, but I did mention it on our DCC site back when it existed. ...Wish I could provide the proof, but yes, I remember all those speeches in their order very distinctly. ;)

Anyways yes, creative backstory Masterclass. :D
 
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