Very rare clip of Federer hitting alone...

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  1. hyperwarrior

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  2. above bored

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    That's a great little piece there from Michel Comte. Thanks for posting.
     
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  3. Fate Archer

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    Have been looking for that piece for a while... thanks for posting!!!
     
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    Thanks for that. I think this is current, though - his latest Rolex on his wrist (leather strap), and he looks, I don't know, about 30........:)
     
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    Rogi in pirate pants? OMG! It is great video and it looks like the nCode PJ so I'm thinking '05-'06?
     
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    What's such a big fuss in this??Even I can hit forehands like this while shooting an Advertisement..
     
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    no its definitely from a while back. some parts of that clip are always shown at the start or end of commercial breaks during his matches on SF2 and thats been the case for years now
     
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    His forehand wasn't different back than, the difference is he is trying to hit against a wall at close range off one bounce, you won't be able to hit the same stroke, you don't have the time to setup correctly.
     
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    Nadal's shorts do not fit Fed very well.
     
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    LOL. But still,yeah,very cool clip.
     
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    i agree with this. he straightened out his arm twice in the video but the majority of the time he kept his elbow closed to his sides on the forehand, probably due to the fact he was standing in no-man's hitting against a wall.


    great vid nonetheless.
     
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    Yeah agree with this, its like hitting agains someone who is at the net, you can not produce a full stroke you do not have time.
     
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    It felt weird watching Federer in pajamas.....I don't think I can sleep tonight!

    Didn't think he would go lower than Nadal :(
     
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    Pirate pants:confused: Looks like he wants to be like Nadal again!
     
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    Weirdest Rog video ever. Was this for some product?
     
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    Yes. I was here from 2004 to 2008 and left dejected after Rogers loss at Wimby. Asked the mods to delete my account. Came back in 2009 with the same screen name. Sureshs drakulie know me from then. A lot of the posters frrom back then are gone though!
     
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    I remember ya! :)
     
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    Hey! A lot more folks used to be here that actually played the game. Its certainly not the case anymore. :)
     
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    damn you can see the gut dust flying around on contact. also his follow through is just insane
     
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  21. Big_Dangerous

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    Yeah, it's how I hit my forehand, or how my friends/hitting buddies say I hit my forehand. And it's because there were many a day where I had no one to play with so I had to hit against the wall. I had the same problem where the wall really takes a lot of your time away, so you have set up quicker and your swing is so much more abbreviated.

    I really like the song in the video though.

    The outfit, not so much. Those pants were beyond ridiculous, even for the maestro himself.
     
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    I found the song from the video if anyone cares.


    It's TV on the Radio - Don't Love You
     
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    Ninja Rodge
     
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