It was a definite shot at RG and understandably so. USO is loaded with Euro tourists who now will probably stay local and go to RG the following week. Now it’ll be a bunch of Long Islanders and drunken after work millennials.
It’s not about nice/mean. It’s about creativity. Every grand slam I’ve seen the big three play in, they do something I’ve rarely seen. Like Federer taking a half volley backhand down the line at AO17, or Novak whaling back a Fed first serve in 2011, or s & v tonight on second serve break...
I'm a Fed fan but I liked Djokovic's finger wag. It means he still considers him a threat. It's when he stops wagging his finger and does that condescending head tilt at the net when it's time to start worrying.
But first a joke:
There was a flood. A man went on the roof of his house. A raft came by.
"Get in" said a man in the raft.
The man on the roof replied "No thank you. God will save me."
A motor boat came by. "Get in" said the driver.
The man on the roof replied "No thank you. God will...
It’s one thing to use Rafa to sell tickets and tv deals. That’s what he’s paid for. It’s another to sell special edition racquets for an event that Roger holds the rights to - where his doubles with Rafa is by far the biggest draw. It’s minor but it doesn’t sit right.