Would Federer consider commentating after retirement?

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  1. Josherer

    Josherer Professional

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    Hey Guys,

    Been watching some youtube videos of Federer matches and interviews and I'm really dredding the day he eventually retires, as I would defaintly not enjoy the sport as much without his presence.

    My question is, do you think Federer would considering doing some commentating after his retirement?

    He has such a great knowledge of the game and is quite intelligent. I think he'd make a fantastic commentator if he decided to do so.

    I know he wouldn't have to do it for the money, but do you think he would miss the game so much that he'd consider commentating?

    What are your thoughts?
     
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  2. kungfusmkim

    kungfusmkim Professional

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    His had too much success in the game to be commentating. Commentating usually goes towards player who epic failed in their tennis career. Except three. The following excpetions include:
    1. Navratilova
    2. Mcenroe
    3. Davenport
     
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  3. kungfusmkim

    kungfusmkim Professional

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    In stead of federer commentating, i'd rather have Sampras and Agassi being the Commentator.
     
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  4. 2ndserveace

    2ndserveace Semi-Pro

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    That would be cool. But don't think Fed would be a good commentator. He would have to lighten up and become more open to be good. The only time I can ever remember seeing Fed happy and loose is at his charity event a few years ago (may have been at Indian Wells). He was hilarious there.
     
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  5. icedevil0289

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    I remember agassi was there as well. Fed was definitely hilarious.
     
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  6. mandy01

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    LOL Didnt Agassi say something like "Roger,your backhand is really cute!"?
    Definitely hilarious :lol:
     
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  7. icedevil0289

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    yeah something like that. They have the entire match between agassi and roger on youtube and roger definitely was funny. Agassi was, as usual, funny as well.
     
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  8. gj011

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    Federer would be a terrible commentator. He is so egocentric so he would not be capable of commenting other players games properly.
     
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  9. 2ndserveace

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    They also mafe fun of each other's hair:grin:
     
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  10. RalphNYC

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    Would you mind posting a link - would love to check it out - thanks!
     
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  12. veroniquem

    veroniquem Bionic Poster

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    Me too. Agassi rarely commented but when he did I found him smart and captivating. Sampras is also very articulate. They would make a great commenting team!
     
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  13. RoddickRook

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    So true, and you can relate this to his game as well. I say, if he's going to have any chance of taking back his glory, he'll have to lighten up, be more open, and be loose.
     
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  14. VivalaVida

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    Roddick should be commentator. He is pretty funny of court.
     
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