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Jo Wilfried Tsonga makes Roger Federer look ungainly in thrilling comeback

Let’s ask the question: Did Roger Federer lose or did Jo-Wilfried Tsonga win?

It was, perhaps, a bit of both.

For the first two sets, it seemed as though it was to be yet another cakewalk for the Swiss. The motions were smooth; the serve was chugging along like a Rolls Royce. The Frenchman was sleepwalking his way out of the tournament.

Then suddenly, something changed. It was, as though, the Ali-lookalike realised that this was his best chance—his only one. He had nothing to lose, so why not go at it full-tilt like the gladiator he is?

The first break of Roger’s sublime service fuelled this belief. That, maybe, there was something to be gainsaid from it all.

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Rafael Nadal endorsed by John McEnroe and Andy Murray: An Anticipated Retort

Roger Federer receives Rafael Nadal's serve du...

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Rafael Nadal has been endorsed twice in the past few days.

John McEnroe has gone on record terming him the best athlete among the current lot of players; probably as good as his contemporary, Bjorn Borg.

He has rated him above Federer in that respect.

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