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BigBone

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I'm an honest fan of Roger Federer, not a diehard like you, who can't admit simple realities about their beloved hero.

I've always told the truth, and even argued with other Federer fans here because I've criticized him in the past.

Read up on me.
And yet, no 50+ angry Stevie posts vehemently attacking Federer for what surely looks like another made-up injury, like that one time he pulled out of the ATP WTF Final (against Djokovic) to win the Davis Cup in best-of-five just a few days later. Absolutely nothing suspicious for the honest Federer fan, eh? :lol:
 

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And yet, no 50+ angry Stevie posts vehemently attacking Federer for what surely looks like another made-up injury, like that one time he pulled out of the ATP WTF Final (against Djokovic) to win the Davis Cup in best-of-five just a few days later. Absolutely nothing suspicious for the honest Federer fan, eh? :lol:
He doesn't have to make up an excuse being 40 and playing best of five on his worst surface, facing a draw he has no chance of navigating through. He knows how to manage his body. Novak Djokovic had a muscle tear and was back in two weeks. These guys heal fast.
 
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He doesn't have to make up an excuse being 40 and playing best of five on his worst surface, facing a draw he has no chance of navigating through. He knows how to manage his body. Novak Djokovic had a muscle tear and was back in two weeks. These guys heal fast.
Yeah Djoko pulled out of every HC event post-Aussie to have a 2-month break so facts fail you once more, but lets not skip the part where Federer, younger, pulled out of WTF "incapable to step onto the court" (or rather not wanting that Djoko L), only to practice for Davis Cup not 72 later, then win it. Hello?????

I personally know ppl. who bought flights, hotel rooms & tickets for that WTF final he wasn't felt like playing cause he's fucking Federer and does whatever he wants, and guess how these actual fans of his felt after losing a little fortune on that trip and watching him play DC days later? If you thought they came up with excuses like you, you guessed wrong, and the words were not very kind to your hero. :lol:

Why would I believe he hurt his knees when I know and you know he lied about the 24hr mono, the WTF injury and all that? Tell me, mr. "no excuse making, b.b.b.but"?
 

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Yeah Djoko pulled out of every HC event post-Aussie to have a 2-month break so facts fail you once more, but lets not skip the part where Federer, younger, pulled out of WTF "incapable to step onto the court" (or rather not wanting that Djoko L), only to practice for Davis Cup not 72 later, then win it. Hello?????

I personally know ppl. who bought flights, hotel rooms & tickets for that WTF final he wasn't felt like playing cause he's fucking Federer and does whatever he wants, and guess how these actual fans of his felt after losing a little fortune on that trip and watching him play DC days later? If you thought they came up with excuses like you, you guessed wrong, and the words were not very kind to your hero. :lol:

Why would I believe he hurt his knees when I know and you know he lied about the 24hr mono, the WTF injury and all that? Tell me, mr. "no excuse making, b.b.b.but"?
Novak skipped out on some meaningless hardcourt events after looking peak form in Australia. Whoopty doo!

Look, pal... you are gay for Nole. I get it. I'd rather a guy not show up than be present for a match, doubled over and faking injuries, taking bathroom breaks, and then winning 25 shot rallies, but to each his own.

Would you have more respect for Federer if he showed up against Berretini and started flailing away at the ball (a la Nole) to prove that he was hurt? Fed's telling you that he can't win here. What else do you want? He's being an honest man instead of a cartoon character and that's not good enough for you.

In a couple of years, Novak will be doing the same things Fed is doing right now and you'll be sitting right here making excuses for him. That's what I don't get about people like you.
 
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BigBone

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Novak skipped out on some meaningless hardcourt events after looking peak form in Australia. Whoopty doo!

Look, pal... you are gay for Nole. I get it. I'd rather a guy not show up than be present for a match, doubled over and faking injuries, taking bathroom breaks, and then winning 25 shot rallies, but to each his own.

Would you have more respect for Federer if he showed up against Berretini and started flailing away at the ball (a la Nole) to prove that he was hurt? Fed's telling you that he can't win here. What else do you want? He's being an honest man instead of a cartoon character and that's not good enough for you.

In a couple of years, Novak will be doing the same things Fed is doing right now and you'll be sitting right here making excuses for him. That's what I don't get about people like you.
Perhaps to understand me, 1st you need to understand yourself? Cause being all over the place and not giving us a consistent opinion that sticks regardless of players, excusing one for the same thing you trash the another is just sad. Look, if Fed feels like he must pull the injury/sickness card like the many times he before, old or young, power to him, I'm not lecturing him on how to do his business, I'm feeding you your own arguments and inconsistencies as ur obviously an emotional mess regarding these two.

And sure I may be "gay" for Nole as he's one of the few I'm support and I prefer ATP over WTA, but at least I'm openly "out" in this context while you spend double my time on the fella like some closeted Italian-American in an extreme-heterosexual environment who needs to reinforce loudly and to himself how he doesn't secretly want to clean Novak Djokovic's Serbian cock. Which, based on your constant comments on me and Djokovic in a sexual nature, is exactly what you fantasize about. So I have a solution mutually beneficial to us... if I get the chance to fuck both Novak and his stunning hot wife Yelena (I prefer the latter but hey), I'll send you pictures, deal? :lol:
 

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Perhaps to understand me, 1st you need to understand yourself? Cause being all over the place and not giving us a consistent opinion that sticks regardless of players, excusing one for the same thing you trash the another is just sad. Look, if Fed feels like he must pull the injury/sickness card like the many times he before, old or young, power to him, I'm not lecturing him on how to do his business, I'm feeding you your own arguments and inconsistencies as ur obviously an emotional mess regarding these two.

And sure I may be "gay" for Nole as he's one of the few I'm support and I prefer ATP over WTA, but at least I'm openly "out" in this context while you spend double my time on the fella like some closeted Italian-American in an extreme-heterosexual environment who needs to reinforce loudly and to himself how he doesn't secretly want to clean Novak Djokovic's Serbian cock. Which, based on your constant comments on me and Djokovic in a sexual nature, is exactly what you fantasize about. So I have a solution mutually beneficial to us... if I get the chance to fuck both Novak and his stunning hot wife Yelena (I prefer the latter but hey), I'll send you pictures, deal? :lol:
'I don't see how I can get past the Novak section of the draw'. The hell else do you want, BigBone? We already know how your hero would have gone about it...


Cartoon shyt.

And he won.

Smh.
 
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In WTA news, both Serena and Azarenka are out, so one of these four will be in Saturday's final: Rybakina, Pavlyuchenkova, Zidansek, Badosa. Damn, never heard of half of them! Did get a bit of Rybakina's trashing of Williams and she too looks like the clean cut tennis player to storm into the final, it would be a blockbuster vs. Swiatek. Who faces another top talent in Kostyuk then possibly last year's final repeat vs. Kenin. With 3 Americans left in the WTA draw they are doing far better than US men who's clocks got cleaned. Considering the resources and historic talent US pool, it's a pity no one's up for the task on the ATP side.
 
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In WTA news, both Serena and Azarenka are out, so one of these four will be in Saturday's final: Rybakina, Pavlyuchenkova, Zidansek, Badosa. Damn, never heard of half of them! Did get a bit of Rybakina's trashing of Williams and she too looks like the clean cut tennis player to storm into the final, it would be a blockbuster vs. Swiatek. Who faces another top talent in Kostyuk then possibly last year's final repeat vs. Kenin. With 3 Americans left in the WTA draw they are doing far better than US men who's clocks got cleaned. Considering the resources and historic talent US pool, it's a pity no one's up for the task on the ATP side.
Looks like Serena will never get to 24.
 
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Musetti's playing some very promising tennis over Nole, if he drags it out I'm sure some pain's gonna pop up in Djoko's aging body as well. I don't predict an upset but has a far more realistic chance than Sinner playing Rafa later. So far, this slam hasn't been kind to veteran bodies and you know what? I don't think Tsitsipas in a bad underdog should he reach a final again vs. anyone. Zverev, Medvedev also playing fine their bid but i'd much prefer Stefanos vs. the Spaniard.
 

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This was the best set of tennis I've seen all clay season... and I haven't seen many haha. Musetti is brave, bold, entertaining and takes it! Djoko has his hands full but hey, it's a slam, and new blood shining is always great... if the old guard is willing to show up on court.
 

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Nole is all over the place and let his first set break and tie-break leads go, but he's facing a younger, hungrier opponent who wouldn't buckle and the world no1 is out of ideas. Here's one: if things get too tough, pull a Federer. :lol:
 

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A lil fact: Musetti has never lost a tie-break on the tour (futures, challengers not counting). Two sets and tie-breaks against Djokovic later, still hasn't lost one. Djokovic is calm either by 'kay, not my day' or he's fully expecting time being on his side. He plays healthy and fresh far as I can tell and currently a break ahead. But that happened before and he's two sets down so some urgency maybe, pal? :lol: Or pull a Zverev or some shit?
 

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The kid is out of gas. There's different levels of fitness at the very top, and Novak has been building up his body for as long as Musetti has been alive.

Fantastic show the first couple of sets, though. I want to say that he'll go on to become dominant here someday, but there's always someone new waiting in the wings.

We'll see.
 
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Haha and by sheer unluck Djokv falls big and has a giant gash on his hand (but wins the point). Ouch. How many more twists? He was in absolute command but this looks pretty deep, I think he may need a stitch or two post-match.
 

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A pity Musetti didn't see the end of match and retired 7/6 7/6 1/6 0/6 0/4 down, I don't recall any clear moment he injured himself but surely, those 2 hours and 20 minutes to win the first two sets took their toll. Please @steviebruno don't call him out on giving up that close to the end! First experience at this level, and in his best moments, he clearly outplayed a GOAT candidate. Well done, kiddo!

What's a bit disappointing is when Novak smelled blood, got rid of awful forehand errors and fired really past Musetti with real conviction, the youngin had zero things to offer and looked annoyed like a Sacha Zverev. Not good body language without any sign of physical trouble early in the 3rd.

Novak, what a great comeback again from two sets down, but rather than unleashing a deserved madman roar, all he offered was some claps for his foe as Musetti walked off the court. Gentleman as always.