Originally Posted by Clarky21
You think mono or no mono Fed was going to beat Nadal at RG that year? Nadal was also knocking on the door at Wimby as well so it was no surprise he finally won it. Fed hardly "gifted" Nadal a d*mn thing.
And Fed did not suffer from mono all year long. Unless you expect us to believe you instead of Fed himself.
You can't have it both ways.
And I didn't say anywhere that Federer suffered from mono all year - I said he "had almost an entire year affected by mono" which is fact. If you get off on the wrong foot the comeback is harder - even once you're past the illness. It makes it comparatively easier for others around you. If it's even in subtle and minor ways, that's usually the difference between being champ or not quite