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Roger Federer: What he said, really meant and definitely did not

Roger Federer at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

What he said:

“I’d rather be 30 than 20, to be honest.”

Roger Federer celebrates his 30th birthday this month. He has no regrets as he gets older and is comfortable in his own skin.

What he really meant:

“I’m 30, not 20. Let’s face it, I can’t reverse Father Time. I just wish my competition was 30 as well.”

What he definitely didn’t:

“Novak and Rafa are welcome to join me in cutting the cake.”

Andy Murray: What he said, really meant and definitely did not

Andy Murray of Great Britain wins the Cincinna...

What he said:

“Patience is the key when you play Rafa.”

Andy Murray believes it’s going to be a long, drawn-out semi-final encounter against Rafael Nadal.

What he really meant:
“Patience is a virtue, virtue is a grace, both put together can help me beat Rafa.”
What he definitely didn’t:
“Let’s just get this over with.”

Gods of Clay!

2010 French Open OddsRafa & Roger were chatting the whole way off t...

Image by mirsasha via Flickr

King Of The Red Clay

With the French Open looming large on the horizon , the 23rd of May, 2010 to be precise, I thought I’d pen a few words on the  French Open , tennis and my favorites for the title of King of the Red Clay at Roland Garros.

Quote of the day:
If you can’t say anything good about someone, sit right here by me. – Alice Roosevelt Longworth

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