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Date: 02 Feb 2009 01:51:14
From: Stapler
Subject: My advice for Federer
Let go of your ego. Don't obsess about #14, #15 anymore. Just focus on
playing excellent tennis and if you lose again, it doesn't matter. Just as
long as you can physically keep going at a high level, just keep plugging
away. Let Nadal have the heavy burden of the GOAT-talk. Heck, 99% of pundits
have all jumped onto the "Nadal is GOAT" bandwagon just hours ago....





 
Date: 01 Feb 2009 19:18:02
From:
Subject: Re: My advice for Federer
On Feb 1, 7:51=A0pm, "Stapler" <d...@d.com > wrote:
> Let go of your ego. Don't obsess about #14, #15 anymore. Just focus on
> playing excellent tennis and if you lose again, it doesn't matter. Just a=
s
> long as you can physically keep going at a high level, just keep plugging
> away. Let Nadal have the heavy burden of the GOAT-talk. Heck, 99% of pund=
its
> have all jumped onto the "Nadal is GOAT" bandwagon just hours ago....

my advice would be... next time when Rafa spanks him again.. don't
start crying and steal his victory moment. geez, that whole ceremony
was about what Federina lost and not what Rafa won, totally classless.
but God is watching, he will give Rafa many such moments.


  
Date: 01 Feb 2009 21:19:55
From: zcarenow@yahoo.com
Subject: Re: My advice for Federer
On Feb 1, 10:59=A0pm, "Stapler" <d...@d.com > wrote:
> <zcare...@yahoo.com> wrote in message
>
> news:3d8c01ff-eaef-4d0a-add6-184a6556ac31@v18g2000pro.googlegroups.com...
>
> > Fed will be in the FO final, though i don't see him winning it if he
> > goes against Nadal.
>
> I don't care I just want to see him keep plugging away.

Yes, surely if he makes it to the finals of FO, Wimby, and USO, i am
certain he will win at least one.


  
Date: 01 Feb 2009 20:17:20
From: zcarenow@yahoo.com
Subject: Re: My advice for Federer
Fed will be in the FO final, though i don't see him winning it if he
goes against Nadal.


   
Date: 02 Feb 2009 04:59:33
From: Stapler
Subject: Re: My advice for Federer
<zcarenow@yahoo.com > wrote in message
news:3d8c01ff-eaef-4d0a-add6-184a6556ac31@v18g2000pro.googlegroups.com...
> Fed will be in the FO final, though i don't see him winning it if he
> goes against Nadal.


I don't care I just want to see him keep plugging away.



  
Date: 02 Feb 2009 03:20:00
From: Stapler
Subject: Re: My advice for Federer
<tennis41ife@yahoo.com > wrote in message
news:cffb9003-1308-483a-aa4f-1aac21e8921e@e6g2000vbe.googlegroups.com...
On Feb 1, 7:51 pm, "Stapler" <d...@d.com > wrote:
> Let go of your ego. Don't obsess about #14, #15 anymore. Just focus on
> playing excellent tennis and if you lose again, it doesn't matter. Just as
> long as you can physically keep going at a high level, just keep plugging
> away. Let Nadal have the heavy burden of the GOAT-talk. Heck, 99% of
> pundits
> have all jumped onto the "Nadal is GOAT" bandwagon just hours ago....

>>>my advice would be... next time when Rafa spanks him again.. don't
start crying and steal his victory moment. geez, that whole ceremony
was about what Federina lost and not what Rafa won, totally classless.
but God is watching, he will give Rafa many such moments.<<<


Keep up the hate, karma will come around. Just like Fed-haters claim it did
for him and his fans, it will come around for the other side too.



 
Date: 01 Feb 2009 19:13:52
From: wkhedr
Subject: Re: My advice for Federer
On Feb 1, 8:51=A0pm, "Stapler" <d...@d.com > wrote:
> Let go of your ego. Don't obsess about #14, #15 anymore. Just focus on
> playing excellent tennis and if you lose again, it doesn't matter. Just a=
s
> long as you can physically keep going at a high level, just keep plugging
> away. Let Nadal have the heavy burden of the GOAT-talk. Heck, 99% of pund=
its
> have all jumped onto the "Nadal is GOAT" bandwagon just hours ago....

The reality is any player should lose matches and losing slam finals
are part of it.
The problem is he is not used to it.



  
Date: 02 Feb 2009 03:16:11
From: Stapler
Subject: Re: My advice for Federer
"wkhedr" <wkhedr@my-deja.com > wrote in message
news:ae1d7aba-42ab-46ac-a534-a7e13f44ef74@s1g2000prg.googlegroups.com...
On Feb 1, 8:51 pm, "Stapler" <d...@d.com > wrote:
> Let go of your ego. Don't obsess about #14, #15 anymore. Just focus on
> playing excellent tennis and if you lose again, it doesn't matter. Just as
> long as you can physically keep going at a high level, just keep plugging
> away. Let Nadal have the heavy burden of the GOAT-talk. Heck, 99% of
> pundits
> have all jumped onto the "Nadal is GOAT" bandwagon just hours ago....

>>>The reality is any player should lose matches and losing slam finals
are part of it.
The problem is he is not used to it.<<<


He should get used to it, and not let each loss destroy him like this. If he
does not let go of this mentality in a hurry, he will be retired by the end
of this year.



  
Date: 02 Feb 2009 03:16:11
From: Stapler
Subject: Re: My advice for Federer
"wkhedr" <wkhedr@my-deja.com > wrote in message
news:ae1d7aba-42ab-46ac-a534-a7e13f44ef74@s1g2000prg.googlegroups.com...
On Feb 1, 8:51 pm, "Stapler" <d...@d.com > wrote:
> Let go of your ego. Don't obsess about #14, #15 anymore. Just focus on
> playing excellent tennis and if you lose again, it doesn't matter. Just as
> long as you can physically keep going at a high level, just keep plugging
> away. Let Nadal have the heavy burden of the GOAT-talk. Heck, 99% of
> pundits
> have all jumped onto the "Nadal is GOAT" bandwagon just hours ago....

>>>The reality is any player should lose matches and losing slam finals
are part of it.
The problem is he is not used to it.<<<


He should get used to it, and not let each loss destroy him like this. If he
does not let go of this mentality in a hurry, he will be retired by the end
of this year.



 
Date: 01 Feb 2009 18:11:51
From:
Subject: Re: My advice for Federer
On Feb 1, 8:51=A0pm, "Stapler" <d...@d.com > wrote:
> Let go of your ego. Don't obsess about #14, #15 anymore. Just focus on
> playing excellent tennis and if you lose again, it doesn't matter. Just a=
s
> long as you can physically keep going at a high level, just keep plugging
> away. Let Nadal have the heavy burden of the GOAT-talk. Heck, 99% of pund=
its
> have all jumped onto the "Nadal is GOAT" bandwagon just hours ago....


Jimmy Connors is a great model for that. It must have been tough to
swallow when Borg overtook him and began beating him consistently,
then McEnroe came along and made Connors the #2 American as well. He
didn't stop trying his hardest or lose belief, and came back to win 3
more slams in the early 1980s (Ok, Borg's retirement might have helped
with the '82 Wimbledon).