What happened to Robin Soderling? Possible return?

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  1. bigheadzjr

    bigheadzjr New User

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    Just wondering what had happened to the former world's number 4??? Heard he had mononucleosis (mono). Any word if he coming back for the 2013 season??
     
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  2. Steve0904

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    Well his fiancee/wife (not sure which?) just had a baby about a month ago as well so apart from that I haven't heard anything else.
     
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  3. NDFM

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    According to his agent (on twitter) he has started hitting again although he hasn't set any plans for returning to the tour just yet
     
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  5. rommil

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    Nadal is out, Soderling is out. They are somewhere fighting crimes as Buttman and Robin.
     
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  6. librarysteg

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    I hope he's able to come back. I had no idea mono could be so devastating.
     
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  8. beast of mallorca

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    Haha, nice one.
    They are out to get Djoker, Girly Pants Fed and Muzza, the 'Cranky' Brit.
     
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  9. librarysteg

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    Just the earlier part of his career. I pretty much stopped following tennis from about 2004 until earlier this year!
     
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  10. augustobt

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    He was diagnosed with Mono arround '07. He dropped from a top 10 to not even make the top 100 in '08. The mono just keep coming back, and all the fatigue is exposed. I wonder if a regular guy couldn't take an exhaustion, imagine pro handling a disease like mono.

    So, all this stuff made me think that is better watch out the girls that you kiss at clubs :)
     
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  11. Homeboy Hotel

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    I don't think his passion is there anymore.

    Being out for such a long time, having such a great time off court, hot girlfriend (fiancee?), now having a kid...word is he is starting to hit now but is the passion of wanting to be back in the heat of a Roland Garros final still there?

    I hope he does return, devastates anyones game if he's on.
     
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    Hahahaha your posts never disappoint!
     
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  13. Gonzo_style

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    So what? With mono you can play SF or F in Grand Slams!
     
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    At this point I kinda doubt he'll ever get back.

    It's a shame, while not personally a fan of his, it's always good to have a big hitter with a fearless attitude in the mix, makes things more interesting.

    He actually played some of his best tennis in his last played tourney (Bastad) IMO but after that he had wrist injury, mono etc. IIRC it was mentioned relatively recently he had chronic fatigue syndrome.

    Meh, that's nothing compared to the fact that you can play SF or F in Grand Slams with broken feet and big abdominal tears or reach final in every masters in CC season with blown up knees.

    We're really witnessing the era of miracle workers.
     
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  15. Gonzo_style

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    LOL i'm not Nadal fan, i'm neutral about him!
     
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    Didn't Fed had mono at some time yet still managed to reach a GS final every single year since 2003?
     
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  17. Sabratha

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    A very mild case of mono.
     
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