*Watching replays of Federer on video:

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  1. ferrari_827

    ferrari_827 Professional

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    I've taped a few Federer finals, and find it fascinating that you actually have to watch a Federer match a *few times* to really see how good shots are and what is going on in terms of strategy.

    Yes, there are so many subtleties and different shots that you can't fully appreciate a Federer match the first time around. His touch, strategy, improvisation, movement are really breathtaking to watch. Someone said the same thing about a McEnroe match, you have to watch it a few times to see since you don't remember all the shots.

    So Federer fans, go replay a good Federer final match a few times and you'll realize why he is a tennis genius. In contrast, his opponent looks like rather mechanical or like a mindless ball basher after the first time.

    I'm going to make a video collection of Federer matches. Sometimes when I'm bored or in a bad mood, just watching Federer puts me in a good mood. It's like artwork.
     
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  2. metsjets

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    does anybody have sampras matches?!?!!? i can't find them anywhere (without paying)
     
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  3. stinkpot

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    i love watching roger replays as well.

    it never ceases to amaze me how, no matter how difficult a shot he's hitting, he never opens his mouth! his face is a picture of serenity, from backswing to follow through. it seems every other player on the planet at least grimaces, if not opens their mouth and grunts, on most strokes.
     
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  4. simi

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    I just love watching his backhand, falling-away-from-the-net, overhead flick-of-the-wrist-for-a-winner shot. They never fail to astound!
     
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  5. tennisaddict89

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  6. superman1

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    I saw the first set of his match today, he was absolutely sublime. Should have been a bagel, not 6-1. His patience has worn thin, I think. He didn't slice anything, he just hit winners from every direction.
     
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  7. arosen

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    If Fed wins the French by beating Nadal in the final, he is the GOAT. But it's a huge if.
     
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  8. luishcorreia

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  9. psp2

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    do you have the matches on DVD? i have a small collection going and looking to trade DVDs with others.

    i have the following:

    Wimbledon 04, 05 F, Indian Wells 06 F, Miami 06 F, Aussie 06 F, Cincy 05 F and few others.

    all commercials have been edited out, etc.

    ubu2112@yahoo.com
     
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  10. lrizzo2006

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    I have tons of Sampras matches from his first majors to last.
     
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  11. CoconutGT

    CoconutGT Rookie

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    Hmm.. but what if he wins the French by beating someone else other than Nadal in the final? What's your take on that, sir?
     
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