Roger facts.

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  1. babbette

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    Roger facts

    Hi y'all.:D

    I am a Rafa fan but i'm also getting interested in Roger. I would like to know more about him on and off court. So to help me can you give me facts, personal, etc.. about him? Including Mirka and his entourage in the mix.

    Thanks guys. :D
     
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  2. Hardball

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    The best bet is to scan 1000+ posts about him, or wait 20 mins and 1000+ more will show up. You really don't need to ask. :)
     
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  3. kago

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    Roger was born on the 8th August 1981.
    His lucky number is 81.
    His starsign is Leo.
    He has an older sister called Diana who is an accountant.
    His lucky mascot is a Tweety dressed as a ladybird (ladybug?)
    He met his girlfriend (Mirka) during the Olympics in Sydney (2000). She is three years older than him.
    Nike started to sponsor him when he was 16.
    He speaks 5 languages fluently.
    He can play the piano.
    He can ski very well (hardly surprising really, being Swiss).
    If it were possible, he would like to play a peak Bjorn Borg on clay, a peak Boris Becker on grass and also a peak Rod Laver on grass.
    His favourite designer is Prada.
    His favourite actors are Johnny Depp, Tom Cruise & Sharon Stone.
    His racquet grip size is L3.
    His racquet is strung the opposite to most other players (synthetic crosses and gut mains). The string tension varies between 24 and 28 kg.
    His shoe size is 46 (Europe) - a 12 US.
     
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  5. pound cat

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    but where/how did he learn to play tennis? Very little information on that anywhere.
     
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  6. Fedexeon

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    Her parents brought him to some tennis club and he trained tennis hitting balls to the wall.
     
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    He wanted to play tennis after watching Boris Becker win Wimbledon in 1985 (shortly before he turned 5) and asked his father to take him to play tennis. His father taught him to play squash first (he was quite small and could not hold a tennis racquet properly). 'Proper' tennis began age 8, on the clay (yes, clay) courts of his local club.
     
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    Fact: Fed-express will win the Aussie Open and have another shot at NCYGS.
     
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  10. Warriorroger

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    He has got big feet, I love them.
     
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  11. vive le beau jeu !

    vive le beau jeu ! G.O.A.T.

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    i'm sure nadal fans will strike back and say :
    "yes but nadal is a musician too : he plays the triangle" ;)
     
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  12. EliteNinja

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    The Hubble Space Telescope was misaligned off the bounce of a Roger Federer kickserve.

    When Roger Federer plays tennis, he only hits with 1% of his full power. At 2%, the ball would explode on impact with his racquet. At 3%, people die. At 100% Chuck Norris would lose all 6 testicles.

    A forehand delivered by Roger Federer is the preferred method of execution in 17 states and 3 countries.

    Every time Roger Federer drills a forehand, he finds oil.

    When Ivan Lendl hits you with his forehand, you get knocked down. When Roger Federer hits you with his forehand, you actually won't get knocked down... but as you look down at your chest, you will notice a hole the size of a tennis ball.

    Nothing can escape the gravity of a black hole, except Roger Federer. Roger Federer can serve and volley out of anything.

    Every time you return a forehand from Roger Federer, you lose one full year of life expectancy.

    Contrary to popular belief, hurricanes are not caused by heat energy from the ocean, but by Roger Federer practicing his strokes.

    The events that were portrayed in the movie Armageddon were fictional. What really happened was Roger Federer hit the asteroid away with his topspin forehand to save the world.

    Bush and Blair had it all wrong when they attacked Iraq. Roger Federer has all the weapons of mass destruction.

    Billions upon billions of US Dollars were spent on the development of an anti-ballistic missile defense shield when all they needed was Roger Federer.

    Roger Federer is so ice-cold that when he eats ice cream, his body temperature rises.

    Roger Federer hits a forehand so clean you can eat off of it.

    Since 1981, the year Roger Federer was born, topspin forehand related deaths have increased 13,000%.

    Roger Federer went back in time to stop the JFK assassination by using his faster than light forehand. As Oswald shot, Federer volleyed all three bullets away. JFK's head exploded out of sheer amazement.

    Darth Sideous could never turn Roger Federer to the Darkside. Roger Federer is just too good.

    When Roger Federer is really short on time for lunch, he usually orders pizza. He can always get his slices in.

    McDonald's has served billions and billions. Roger Federer can out-serve McDonald's.

    In war, nobody wins... unless you're Roger Federer on any given Sunday.
     
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  13. edberg505

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    Hahahahahaha
     
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    Now that is some high quality Nadal hating! :D
     
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    You so mean ;)
     
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    He can play other instruments too, like the cowbell.
     
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    LOL. First time I laughed today. Great!

    ~Joe
     
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  18. babbette

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    Thanks guys, I appreciate the replies.:cool:

    I'll read all and let ya'll know if I hate or like him more.:p
     
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    great jokes eliteninja! :D
     
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  20. EliteNinja

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    Thank you!
    I made them all up myself.
    A few are ripped off from Chuck Norris jokes.
     
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