Federer to retire in a few years

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  1. sureshs

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  2. Razoredge

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    I'm going to miss his beautiful tennis.
     
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  3. Tony48

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    So.....2020?
     
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    "A few years" is a subjective statement. It can't be taken seriously in that sense, as he was talking about something entirely different during an interview. Federer didn't say "I will retire at the 2017 Australian Open"; instead he said "when I retire in a few years". I've noticed you try to twist words, guy, and it actually isn't that funny.
     
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    Sureshs, what will you miss most?

    1. Federer himself as an active ATP member. No longer will he be a lamb to the bull's slaughter - at least in GS terms.

    or

    2. Being able to criticize him, as much. Especially his back hand.

    ?
     
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    It is off-season. Gotta keep the board going.
     
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    after he wins gold in rio
     
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    Doubles????????
     
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    Wheelchair???
     
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    Why? This board is crap.
     
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    Because it increases TW sales and stimulates the economy.
     
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    That was mind-blowing! I had no recollection of those threads. But I suspect some were supposed to be parodies of other threads started around the same time.
     
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    That's Nadal.
     
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    nostrasuresh knows what he's talking about: he already predicted the retirement of connors in the late 70's... [​IMG]
     
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    What's this thread then?
     
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    Goodbye Federer you had a good run.
     
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    A "few" could mean 3 or it could mean 5. Surely it wouldn't be a huge surprise to see Federer retiring by 36.
     
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    You're missing the point. When Fed retires is a moot point. What this thread is about is how his haters want him gone, and have been hoping so for many years as zagor ably demonstrated.

    They've been saying his backhand sucks, his competition was weak, he would never win another GS, never get back to number 1. All this since 2008.

    Nothing has been more satisfying than how Roger proved these haters wrong time and again.
     
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    If he waits that long than surely he will be getting demolished regularly by the young guns.
     
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    this is a very strong posts and I think you may be right, no wonder they want him gone
     
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    This is by far, the most illuminating thread on this forum. Believe you me.
     
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    we got to appreciate one thing though , the op's consistency in bringing down federer, he's been doing this for years still not tired lol.
     
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    There are also rumors going around that Djokovic and Nadal will retire in a few years as well :shock:
     
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    To be honest this is a pointless thread. I mean EVERYONE knows Fed will retire in a 'few' years, what's the definition of 'few'? 'Few' usually means at least 3, could be 4 after that 2016 Olympics, could be up to something like 7.
     
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    You guys think we'll see Fed lose to Tomic or Dimitrov before he retires? :eek:
     
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    Breaking news:

    "I will eventually die and, obviously, stop playing tennis altogether - R. Federer"
     
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    Don't be silly, he would never allow himself to lose to Tomug.
     
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  38. Razoredge

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    It's gonna happen. :shock:
     
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    Can the mods sticky this thread? I mean, this pure gold from suresh. The man deserves recognition for his consistency - the GOAT of trolling.
     
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    Good.. Can't wait to see this arrogant money grubbing primadonna off my screen.
     
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    We will all eventually die and, obviously, never watch Federer play tennis or discuss whether or not he is the GOAT ever again!
     
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    Entertaining stuff.
     
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