You be the judge (What did Federer say to Murray??)

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  1. NJ1

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    Yup, well said sir.
     
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  2. librarysteg

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    I'm glad to see it. I don't like the idea that Roger is somehow completely above behavior likes this. I like knowing that just like the rest of them, he's human too, and can get fired up in the moment. If anything, I'd like to see more of it...next thing you know he'll rip his shirt off ;)
     
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  3. NJ1

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    That ballboy was a punk, that's all that happened there. Now, other times I would definitely agree Murray could keep his emotions in check better.
     
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  4. TheCanadian

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    So, what was the context and what did he say? What did Murray do to deserve this?
     
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  5. raging

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    Murray played too well & hit too many balls back.:)
    Roger got a bit frustrated but it was no biggie!

    It's all good because they both showed a bit of emotion & then got back on with it.

    Oh & according to sid the OP has a bit of history at having a crack at rogi but that's fine it has made for a bit of discussion.
     
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  6. Netspirit

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    I think it was German, so Murray did not understand it and did not consider relevant. He said:

    "Es bleiben im Raum: Keitel, Jodl, Krebs und Burgdorf."

    then walked back to the baseline, shouting this:

    "Das war ein Befehl! Der Angriff Steiner war ein Befehl! Wer sind Sie, dass Sie es wagen, sich meinem Befehl zu widersetzen? Soweit ist es also gekommen? Das Militär hat mich belogen! Jeder hat mich belogen. Sogar die SS! Die ganzen Generäle sind nichts als ein Haufen niederträchtiger, treuloser Feiglinge! Sie sind Feiglinge, Verräter, Versager. Unsere Generäle sind der Abschaum des deutschen Volkes. Sie sind ohne Ehre! Sie nennen sich Generäle, nur weil sie Jahre auf Militärakademien zugebracht haben, nur um zu lernen, wie man Messer und Gabel hält! Jahrelang hat das Militär meine Aktionen behindert. Es hat mir jedes mögliche Hindernis in den Weg gelegt! Ich hätte gut daran getan, alle hochrangigen Offiziere liquidieren zu lassen, wie Stalin! Ich war nie auf einer Akademie - und doch habe ich allein auf mich gestellt, ganz Europa erobert."
     
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  7. Goosehead

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    whack the worm ??..:):)

    oo-er..sounds a bit rude :twisted:
     
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  8. axel89

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    lol federer suprised he didn't come up with an excuse
     
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  9. RF20Lennon

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    Yeah thats true! But i have to say Murray handled the pressers with a lot of class. Hes really cleaned it up
     
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  10. db379

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    :):):):)

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  11. Mainad

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    Yes, but he only shouts them at HIMSELF not at anyone else! ;)
     
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  12. rafan

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    Yes that is a very good point . We often do the same when playing tennis. I think to conclude if he did say 'stop' its more of a sad reflection on how he felt. A show of exhaustion perhaps that he couldn't respond to Andy Murray's shots any more. He shouldn't be judged in those circumstances. It wasn't a racist remark which would have been bad. It was a good match and wonderful entertainment so why not leave it at that
     
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