Stan Wawrinka slams Federer!

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  1. smoledman

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    eh its understandable. stan wants to win and roger would help the team out a lot
     
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  3. smoledman

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    Still it's laughable for Stan to be calling out TMF.
     
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    Clearly, not all is sweetness and light between the 2 top Swiss players!
     
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    If you're own countrymen is bashing you while you both are still on tour, you're a Jerk/MUG in my book. And Stan is a class act. You dont hear him dissing guys every often


    Probably not.. Fed is all about himself and his wallet. First and foremost. The country comes second.. OBVIOUSLY.. He won't even play Basel unless its for another extra million.. Like he needs it. ROFL
     
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    There is some truth that Federer is feeding the press while not standing by it.

    Sometimes it okay but he does it every time. You mostly see him play DC during his prime year and above at keeping Swiss in the World Group.

    When it comes ROF16 and QTRS....he dissapears. If he does play, he blames Wawrinka for spoiling it even though it was his fault for losing to Isner and the dbls.
     
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    thank you kishnabe everybody is saying the reasons the swiss lost to usa is because of wawarinka. i think federer should play davis cup there's no reason to not too imo when your worth over 200m$ screw money do something for your country
     
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  8. The_Order

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    IINM, Fed didn't have a Swiss flag during the Olympic medal presentation did he?
     
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    loool look at all the troll brigade coming out on this thread lol im sure federer doesnt care one bit what anyone thinks of tw
     
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  10. The_Order

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    Actually, he reads this forum daily...
     
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    Davis cup should be abolished. It's crap nationalism that keeps people poking away at Federer and Murray and encourages Nadal to kills his knees further in some meaningless competition. The only good thing it might have ever done is partly spur Djokovic on into having a great 2011, but then again he could have messed up his back trying to play Delpo last year and he might have had a better finish to the season if he hadn't.

    I do agree though Federer should be honest and say "I am not interested in DC, I want to win individual titles, I don't care all that much about winning as part of a swiss team, we're not going to win anyway, if you're so patriotic about being swiss, would you rather a swiss davis cup winning team or a 17 slam champion who is swiss?" Yeah some people want both cos it's never enough. But yeah Federer should just admit he doesn't give a crap about it.
     
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    This is the same Stan that ditched his wife and 1 year old child because he thought he only had a few years of tennis left?

    And now he wants to come out and play the 'let's stick together as a team' card? Nice try.
     
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    Probably has all of your posts printed off in a book called 'How to fail at trolling, arguing, and the myth of logical thinking on a tennis board'.
     
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  14. monfed

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    Wawrinka's been whining about Fed not caring about playing for his country since forever. Quite frankly I'm just sick of the ungrateful dbag. Fed's done so much for his country, he should be awarded the highest civilian honour(whatever that is called in Switzerland).

    I just think Wawrinka's jealous of Fed's success, its really pathetic tbh.
     
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    Ok, look here. Stan is telling the truth and nothing but the truth. Roger does turn up for davis cup if he feels like it. Everyone knows this. Roger couldn't care less about Swiss either.
    Roger does care about himself though. and his charities, somewhat.

    and I don't blame Stan for what he said since Roger blamed Stan for the loss to USA in 2012. Roger threw Stan under the bus.
     
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    Yeah, I'm flattered at least he pays attention to my posts. Thing is, deep down he knows what I'm posting is true and it burns :)
     
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    AGREED. He doesn't have to play if he doesnlt want to, and he should simply say it isn't that important to him. Nothing wrong with that. I would respect that degree of honesty and forthrightness.
     
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    Didn't Federer allow Wawrinka the honor of carrying the flag at the Olympics?
     
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    Just like doubles, nobody cares about Davis Cup. Abolish it and centre the tennis season around individual players and tournaments. Davis Cup is an irrelevant nationalistic sideshow. The beauty of individual sports like tennis and golf is that the appeal of a player transcends the petty tribalism of team and national sports.

    Ideally, doubles, mixed doubles and the Davis Cup would all be extricated from tennis. I'd extricate the WTA as it stands today too, but it is still pretty popular relative to the ATP especially in the coveted North American market and consequently must remain.
     
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    come on dude get rid of the wta.
     
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  21. LaneMyer

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    history lesson

    From 2004 to 2009, Wawrinka played 11 of 13 Davis Cup meetings for Switzerland (he did not play 2007 Spain and 2004 France). From 1999 to 2004, Federer played 13 of 13 Davis Cup meetings .

    Wawrinka played 37 matches in his first 17 Davis Cup meetings from 2004 to 2012. Federer played 46 matches in his first 17 Davis Cup meetings from 1999 to 2008.

    The only very good to upper tier players with more Davis Cup matches than Federer are Stefan Edberg (70), John McEnroe (69), Boris Becker (66), Mats Wilander (61) and Guillermo Vilas (81). By the time Federer retires, it's highly likely that only Vilas will have more Davis Cup matches than Federer.

    So let's not pretend Fed doesn't care about Davis Cup. I like watching both Fed and Stan, but Stan should probably worry more about his fitness level than what Fed is doing with Davis Cup which, let's face it, isn't what it used to be. It's manufactured nationalism.
     
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    Only so he could receive credit for the "gesture". He loves to talk about his "goodness".
     
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  23. Emet74

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    He basically has said this. Back in his prime he'd say that in the future he'd prioritize the Cup more, but of course he keeps on delaying that future which is what I guess Stan is mad about.

    But:

    1) He did play last year, and it did no good.

    2) It's natural that given his age, situation w/ the kids etc he wants to put all the energy he can into stuff that's more in his control than DC.

    But I certainly can understand the frustration of Stan and the Swiss Federation.
     
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    I have had enough of this ego maniac thank god Djoker is the now the king and fed will soon be long gone. I feel sorry for stan having to carry his country on his back only to have this selfish joke come in and out when he pleases and then BLAME stan for when they lost. He lost to isner on CLAY last year and made excuses for that too.
     
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  25. smoledman

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    Djoker will never win 17 slams.
     
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    You never know hopefully when fed and nadal are gone he might get lucky like fed did and play the likes of blake davydenko roddick and hewitt's calibre and then he will rack up the slams like fed did.:)
     
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    Did Federer actually blame Wawrinka ? I thought the recent controversy was due to a wrong translation of his words. Something like "Stan didn't play bad either" was translated to "Stan played bad" in English and someone had posted a clarification here.
     
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    Oh yes the SOB definetly blamed stan time and time again, even when they won the Olympic doubles gold he kept going on how stan struggled and he had to save the day, what a *****!
     
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    'Wrong translation' is the excuse that the Fedfans trot out all the time. Fact is that Roger threw Stan under the bus and Stan was so upset he didn't even show up to the arena the next day. The local media, who all understand Fed - no translation required - were all so negative that Federer had to have a special press conference when he got to the next tournament to try and explain himself and claim misunderstandings and out of context and all the other excuses in the book. Obviously Stan is still p.o.'d at Roger and understood what Fed said very well.
     
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    Poor stan fed should be ashamed!!
     
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    You have no idea what you are talking about. What happened was one of the French newspapers reporting on the event mistranscribed one of Fed's remarks, changing one word, which made it sound like he said Stan played bad when he'd actually said "not bad."

    The bad article was immediately picked up by the English-language media and the story spread like wildfire. Since Fed's remarks were on tape, the journalists could of course play them again to hear what he actually said and the mistake was corrected.

    What Fed actually said over the course of that tie was still not that great, but not nearly as bad as that first innaccurate story.

    Moreover, he called Stan on the phone multiple times once the story broke to apologize/explain and Stan issued a public statement that things were cool between him and Fed.
     
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    Roger Federer is named Swiss Male Athlete of the Year lol haters digest this
     
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    so by your logic Djoker was a selfish ******bag this year as the result of skipping Davis Cup, to focus on being the world #1, correct?
     
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    LOLville, I know this is another theurapetic thread for you but the reality is that there's already a thread about this particular Stan's statement:

    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=448214
     
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    Same goes for Nadal fans.
     
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    Fed's DC record: 43-15
    Sampras' DC record: 19-9

    So tell me again, who cares more for his country?
     
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    The butthurt brigade is out in full force, no? Anything to discredit the guy who's dominated this generation.. apparently he's not allowed to be human.

    But Djokovic and Nadal can constantly complain about the schedule, whine about surfaces, and blame their injuries on the tour being too long while they play exhibitions.

    Hypocrisy at its finest from the *******s and djokotards.

    For the record, Stan has always been a butthurt 2nd chair Swiss player to Fed. half of the stuff he says seems rooted in this dislike of being in such a massive shadow. I can understand, but he should keep his mouth shut. Until he manages to single-handedly win MULTIPLE ties, or play anywhere near the number of matches in DC that Fed has, he shouldn't complain. Fed has long paid his dues. I wonder what the numbers of Nadal and Djokovic are, as well?

    Perhaps Mustard would be so kind as to give us a side by side comparison.
     
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    Oh, cue in yet another sarcastic BS post from TTMR.

    No, DC shouldn't be abolished, some people care about it, some don't.

    However if Fed doesn't want to prioritize DC it's within his right, it doesn't neccesarily make him a SOB, jerk, mug, ***** etc. Or is insulting players on TW only a bad thing when it happens to your hero Rafa?

    And since you as many Nadal fans seem to be under the impression that Rafa is willing to die for his country while Fed cares only about himself, here are their DC records, just stats, no biased fanboy opinions:

    Fed: 43-15
    Nadal: 22-5

    So at this point Fed played 31 more matches for DC, of course it's kinda easier to have a team who can win DC by itself basically.
     
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    A single ********* has yet to appear in this thread, Djokovic2008 is very likely double account from JV, he's a Fed hater first and foremost and a Nadal fan, he only cares about Novak when he plays Fed and/or when he has a chance of surpassing any aspect of Fed's career in any way.
     
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    I doubt very much that he will respond to this.
     
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    Not saying that you are wrong about it, think you are right about at least one of them, but you seem to be seeing JV in every corner (Sabratha, Djokovic2008, smoledman) Surely he can't have that many accounts.
     
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    :) Good one mate. What's the biggest event in golf? That's right, The Ryder Cup.

    How many tennis players have you seen cry after they won a semi-final? We saw lots of that at this year's OG.

    And remind me again what was the launchpad for Nole's sublime year?
     
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  44. DragonBlaze

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    Please refrain from stating your opinion like it is fact when you clearly have no idea what you're talking about. It WAS a wrong translation, Emet74 has the story correct. Much like how Nadal's statement were poorly translated to "Pete didn't play real tennis", but ofcourse I'm sure that you already knew that and already defended the Nadal's statements on here from the various morons who latched on to that story. I hope you realise you're not doing a much better job than them.
     
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    Erm Djoker LED HIS COUNTRY to Davis cup glory in 2010 putting his solo career on the line in the process please do not compare the two in terms of comittment to their countries as there is NO COMPARISON.
     
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    I'm not sure about Sabratha being JV (though I doubt he isn't a double account or a returned banned poster and I sure as hell know he isn't a Fed fan in the slightest), I wouldn't claim it, Djokovic2008 and Smoledman however? Yes, I'm pretty sure.

    Which is basically 2-3 accounts, there are posters here who have/had much more than that, just look at Bullzilla.
     
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    I can't believe you're taking the bait as well Batz.

    TTMR is being his usual sarcastic smart-ass, basically he believes completely the opposite of what he posted here and is mocking Fed fans, nothing else.
     
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    Yes, you're right, Federer has played for his country on far more occasions.

    Furthermore, since 2011, that is Novak's prime and breakout year, the amount of matches played in DC by him

    A measly two. One doubles which he lost and one singles in which he had to retire.

    That is TWO matches over TWO years.

    Meanwhile in the last two years, Federer has played TEN matches. That is FIVE times as many as Novak. Do you understand what I'm trying to convey?

    Indeed, what a patriot this Djoker. And what a selfish a-hole this Federer. :rolleyes:
     
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    As Djoker has WON a davis cup he does not need to play a single tie if he wants as he had given his country the ultimate team prize in tennis until fed does that he MUST work his butt of until he does the same.
     
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    I'm glad your not a detective for your day job your because you would not solve a single crime talk about not a clue whats going on.
     
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