Federer loses 8 games in final....should Roger retire (seriously)?

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  1. Docalex007

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    Seriously, this is no joke....in no way am I being sarcastic here.

    Should Switzerland's Roger Federer retire from the ATP Tour?

    Comments welcome.
     
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  2. rilokiley

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    If I remember correctly Fed lost 62 points today. That's 15 and half games! He was so close to losing today!
     
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  3. mislav

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    Yeah, he should put himself out of his misery. To lose so many points in a match?! :eek:

    I love those "Should xxx retire?" threads. They're quite funny just being there. No need to post anything. :mrgreen:
     
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  4. Docalex007

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    rilokiley, I know exactly what you mean. You can't afford to play like that and expect to win. He's only disgracing his career the longer he chooses to play like this. Sure, he just won a Masters - but what good is it if it was tainted with horrible play?

    I think fans should unite and write him a letter asking for his resignation. I'm afraid he might win the Wimbledon and US Open slams if he doesn't quit now. :neutral:


    BTW, Agassi is playing so well I'd say he has another 10 years in him.
     
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  5. FuZz_Da_AcE

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    somehow...i dont think that's in his mind
     
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    There is no small irony in the question because for someone who is so dominant why would he keep playing? He knows he reached the top and can toy with most of the top pros. When does it stop being fun and become a dreadful bore? I'm guessing the paychecks are still some motivation. :)

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  7. Foolishness

    Ok perhaps this is just me but this thread has got to be the most outstanding example of foolishness I have seen in quite some time. Retire? Good God, the man is the best in the world. So he loses a few games, so what? He's still infinitely better than most of us will ever be and (just so you know)...HE STILL WON!!!
    Oh, and one more thing, do you guys even play tennis? It's fun...just a guess, but i think he probably enjoys playing...




    -Thomas
     
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  8. rilokiley

    rilokiley Professional

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    Thomas, listen, buddy... I'll cut you some slack since it's your first day here. This thread, along with all other "should so and so retire?" threads, is a joke.
    And yes, we all here play tennis, or at least follow it closely...
    Welcome to TW.
     
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  9. thank god had me scared
     
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  10. mislav

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    LOL! :)

    You have a great point there. I really admire Roger for such a great job he's done still finding motivation to play at such a level. I think he's got great goals set ahead of him, but I'll start to worry if he wins French Open. What would be next? All four Slams in one year? And then? Just how high can you set those standards without collapsing under their weight?
     
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    I can't see roger pulling a Borg and retiring at 26...the guy's chasing history and he looks forward to competing at every single tournament.
     
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  12. Honestlybad

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    I think that there is only one way to go from here. Since he disgraced himself so shamefully losing 62! (yes you heard it 62!) points to that guy, (what's his name Bake?) Roger should win the next tournament using a baseball bat. That is the only way he can prove that he is truly the best in the galaxy. Otherwise it's time to retire.
     
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  13. quest01

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    Donald Young should retire.
     
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  14. Andres

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    I should retire...
     
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  15. croatian sensation

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    This is so not funny anymore....but oh well, at least you're being sarcastic unlike some other "retire" threads.
     
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  16. Andres

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    Anymore?
    When was it funny? :p
     
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  17. whistleway

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    haha. that is funny..
     
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  18. Docalex007

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    <singing>
    Can't nobody take my pride, can't nobody hooold me down, oh-no, I got to keep on mooooving.
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    Why do people still think that this thread was supposed to be a joke??? I was serious, I mean, c'mon. :rolleyes:





    :cool:
     
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