Once Federer retires....

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  1. GOAT BAAH!!!

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    Will the Champions tour; that he will undoubtedly be number 1 in, hold more prestige than the current mens tour?

    Will the seniors be televised...?
     
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  2. smoledman

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    I hope Federer plays full time on the Black Rock Champions Tour. Will be fun to see him trash McEnroe over and over.
     
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  3. Zarfot Z

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    Laughable situation.
     
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  4. Bergboy123

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    Haha that would be so funny to watch
     
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  5. Bjorn99

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    When Federer goes into retirement, it will be as big a loss as Borg/Mcenroe/Connors.

    Imagine watching Nadal and Djokovic and Murray dominate the sport? Why there will probably be credible debate as to whether we should go back to wood racquets.
     
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  6. Zarfot Z

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    Even bigger.

    By that time there would surely be new contenders a part from Djokovic and Nadal.
     
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  7. ZeroSkid

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    its funny because people were saying the same thing when sampras was retiring, another champion will come and then everyone will be saying he is the GOAT, and he will have more slams than Fed
     
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    It may be a while but it will probably happen eventually.
     
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    I will miss GOAT BAAH's posts titled "Federer to win WO 2018" and so forth. Or maybe he will continue to make them FFS.
     
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  10. smoledman

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    I guarantee you that Federer will not retire until Nadal is done.
     
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    Aww that sucks, I was gonna root for Nadal after Federer retired :cry::cry:
     
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  12. opiate

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    ...he will probably unretire at some point if only to get "Lowest Ranked Player to Win a Grand Slam"
     
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  13. ThomasTerrible

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    There is of course the possibility that no one will ever be so dominant for so long again. I'm just saying... Someone might come along and be brilliant for a while, like for instance Djokovic has been so far, but to be brilliant for over ten years takes something very special... We can't assume that an even greater champion than the last great champion will always be waiting to step in and take over the throne.
     
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  14. zagor

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    Is this post serious? Who's gonna want to turn in to watch mental midget with no BH engage in shankfests with his fellow old farts like McEnroe and then cry afterwards whether he wins or loses? Heck we might even see them approach the net for some other reason than to shake hands after the match instead of slugging it out from the baseline all day long like real men, just sad and pathetic.

    Now, once humble GOAT Rafa joins the seniour tour (if Tio Toni allow it of course and if it doesn't conflict with the obligations Nadal has towards World Poker Tour), the interest in the seniour tour is gonna go up dramatically.

    Afterall it's a well established that Nadal is more important than the game itself as evidenced by the following facts:

    -A title win is meaningless if it didn't involve beating Nadal on the way to it, 2009 FO and 2009 and 2012 Wimbledons being the prime examples, an underserving person who acquired those by daring to take advantage of Nadal's misfortunes should be stripped of them and publicly reprimanded for such a henious act.

    -An event like the tennis Olympics which was mocked in the past when clowns like Massu were winning it went on to became the single biggest prize in tennis the moment humble Rafa won the singles Gold in 2008 (which he paid a high price for as he was too tired for USO afterwards which allowed some journeyman to win it instead).

    -As a consequence of Nadal unwanting to win it (yet) YEC (or WTF as it is called in the last few years) went on from being an important event which past greats like Sampras, Becker and Lendl strived to win (as evidenced by the fact that it was dominated by them) to being relegated to a worthless cheesy exo, an indoor serving contest of any real value to opportunistic cowards who take advantage of the fact that the real men on tour are too tired to care due to epic warrior baseline slugging contest they engaged in during the year.

    WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!!!
     
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  15. Agassifan

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    Except, to beat Fed's records, it is going to take about 15-20 years and not 5 years like Fed managed.
     
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  16. Leelord337

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    I wonder if they'll induct Rafa and Fed into the international tennis hall of fame the same year.
     
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  17. Ralph

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    Somewhat innovative compared to others here, but the bitterness is still seeping through.

    Time is a great healer, GB :)
     
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  18. Tony48

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    1) Probably
    2) They already televise some of the matches.
     
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    Your sig certainly comes true year after year. Each year I think it's a bit over the top, but still it comes true :D :D
     
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  20. Alchemy-Z

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    When he retires they will just show shots of him in the crowd and talk about how awesome he was etc... and then go back to commentating the match.

    just like they do with Borg/Agassi/Lendl/ etc.. now
     
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  21. rommil

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    Meanwhile , Rafa will be playing wheelchair tennis at this time, complaining to the umpire that his asthmatic opponent is breathing too hard:)
     
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  22. GOAT BAAH!!!

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    As the biggest Fed-**** on this forum, I find the pollution of this thread by Nadal-tards to be a shameful occurrence since I was merely speculating about the importance of the mens tour once our dear Roger Federer; the ambassador of pure tennis; retires.
     
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  23. Leelord337

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    never question bruce dickenson :)
     
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