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    Depressed Federer fans check in here

    The only reason I can think of are his nerves being in pieces. He needs to hit it close to that line and send Novak scrambling on that side. I actually thought immediately after that point that in a match where he was really feeling the drop shot, that a drop shot to that side would have been...
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    What went wrong at 40-15 for Federer?

    MP #1: Federer kicks a second serve out wide, which Djokovic manages to return straight at him. He then stabs a FH out wide. I think this was just a matter of luck with Djok’s return going so close to him. And even if the next shot went to plan and hit the line, it was anyone’s point if that...
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    Depressed Federer fans check in here

    Honestly wish Wimbledon had passed me by to some extent this year. Like I’d booked a vacation this past week or something and didn’t invest much time in it other than checking scores. I’ll feel better by tomorrow but I feel like I lost a piece of my soul after those 5 hours (plus the Rafa...
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    Depressed Federer fans check in here

    These are moments that he’s unlikely to get back either. If you’re 28 and go onto win 4 more majors.. you could say a match like that taught you a lesson and helped you win others. Unless Fed goes on to somehow win another 1-2 slams+, he doesn’t have that luxury. And even at that he had the...
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    What went wrong on the 2 MPs for Federer?

    MP #1: Federer kicks a second serve out wide, which Djokovic manages to return straight at him. He then stabs a FH out wide. I think this was just a matter of luck with Djok’s return going so close to him. And even if the next shot went to plan and hit the line, it was anyone’s point if that...
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    Why a 5th set tiebreak in the final?

    A normal tie break to 7 points also feels like we’re a little short changed after 24 games in the set. Feels like it should be to 10 or something to decide the whole championship.
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    For Federer's fans: Most devastating loss in his career?

    How on earth did he throw those match points away so readily? I actually can’t remember the serve on the first one but Djokovic almost couldn’t believe his luck at his easy return on the second. Then the FH before he charged was nowhere near the line and left Djokovic with a litany options for...
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    Wimbledon 2019 Final: Novak Djokovic [1] vs Roger Federer [2]

    Or just lose the game because Djokovic is a beast...
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    Wimbledon 2019 Final: Novak Djokovic [1] vs Roger Federer [2]

    This is obviously the worst part of serving second in the decider. Anything like 15-30 and beyond from now on with the Fed serve and I **** myself.
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    Wimbledon 2019 Final: Novak Djokovic [1] vs Roger Federer [2]

    I’m just talking about the fact that he could easily have won either/both of Djokovic’s sets. In other words he was unlucky to lose both. Your failure to grasp my terminology tells me you have no clue about the English language.
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    Wimbledon 2019 Final: Novak Djokovic [1] vs Roger Federer [2]

    You thought losing 2 sets in a tiebreak having been the better player was the peak? Try losing a 3rd set on a tiebreak after a *5-2 lead.
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    Wimbledon 2019 Final: Novak Djokovic [1] vs Roger Federer [2]

    It feels heartbreaking that I still see Djok winning the 5th relatively comfortably. This is his area, but Fed could easily have been already doing his walk around the clubhouse with his trophy right now.
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    Wimbledon 2019 Final: Novak Djokovic [1] vs Roger Federer [2]

    Once somebody is up a break they’ve basically won the set in the bookies minds. Fed had become the marginal favourite after the 2nd also.
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    Wimbledon 2019 Final: Novak Djokovic [1] vs Roger Federer [2]

    When you think about it. Federer outlasting Djokovic in 5 at Wimbledon seems just right for his last behest grand slam act. Doesn’t it? Fast forward 20 mins... 6-4 to Djok in the 4th
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    Wimbledon 2019 Final: Novak Djokovic [1] vs Roger Federer [2]

    2-3 Fed. There’s life in the old Rog yet.
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