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Federer in trouble! 1-1 in sets, 5-1 down in the third...
Berdych's playing very well indeed
now leading 2-1 in sets. Berdych is on fire.
Andy Murray might encounter trouble this afternoon too.
I still relish the prospect of a Federer-Nadal final again. Confusing times.
That seems ridiculous.
also: Nadal is having his arse handed to him by Soderling. Still injured?
shaping up to be Monotone Murray's year then...
Also, Time Henman dispensing judgment, equivalent to Craig Burley's wisdom on football? Achievements?
So no, not really
6 Grand Slam semis and a top rank of number 4 in the world. People sometimes give no respect if you're not a Federer/Sampras/whoever, but Tim Henman was pretty fucking good and he's got the right to talk about tennis.
and crucially, no Grand Slam victories. I'll listen to MacEnroe or Becker, thanks.
But you said he was a no mark, when he comepeted at the highest stage of his sport for the better part of a decade but just wasn't quite the best in the world.
He's an affable man, who I think offers a quietly assuring perspective as a nice counterbalance to the OPINIONS! style of MacEnroe (who is still great, love listening to him)
compared to ITV's World Cup coverage team, they're all fucking incredible.
But I couldn't make it work and deleted it
how people who deride pundits of all sports on the basis of what they won in the game then go on to offer opinions themselves.
the content and delivery of what they say is most crucial to deciphering whether they represent good value as a pundit. However, you can't deny that someone who has achieved great success in their sport, holds more weight and validity i.e. Shearer, Klinsmann versus Robbie Earle or Craig Burley.
Fed would struggle this year. He looks a yard off the pace and is missing some rather basic shots. Fair play to berdych he looked very good indeed.
Alright DiSSers, feel like i haven't been on here in weeks :)
federers fading away before our very eyes
at least now i can give murray and soderling my undivided attention
Fuck you Federer you smug git.
really can't believe there are people who hate Federer, the guy's brilliant.
but he was getting very smug.
but I can take smug. And I'd probably be smug too if I was maybe the best tennis player to have ever lived.