On Jan 30, 11:07=A0am, "felangey" <b...@home.com > wrote:
Date: 29 Jan 2009 23:27:41|
Subject: Re: Fed's most remarkable 'improvement' in the Roddick match ...
> > ... came in the challenge department. The leader in the 'worst challeng=
> > of all time' category actually made almost all correct challenges!
> Fed and the challenges is a funny one. I don't think his judgement is as =
> out as all the commentators like to yadda on about. You will see when he
> genuinely thinks a ball was in and challenges....it will be verrry close.
> The time when he challenges and its miles out....you can tell by his body
> language that he has already accepted the out call...but is just challeng=
> out of frustration with himself for missing etc.
Agreed, even the most beginner of players can 'feel' when a ball is
out, sometimes you get surprised, but more often than not you know. I
don't buy that Federer is as bad as his record suggests.