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Brad Gilbert: What he said, really meant and definitely did not

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What he said:

“He hasn’t lost a stitch of hair. He plays young."

Brad Gilbert is astounded how Federer keeps on playing the game with the zest and zeal of a much younger man.

What he really meant:

“He’s got all his hair, he’s not been injured much and he has 16 majors. You say he’s old?”

What he definitely didn’t:

“The more hairy or hirsute you are, the better the player you’ll be.”

Federer Versus Nadal: The War Of The Report Cards

Wimbledon Men's final 2008, Federer serves for...

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I have shied away from tackling the Greatest Of All Time (GOAT) debate for some time because:

1> I think it’s been done to death.

2> It’s gotten to be tiresome; there’s little new under the sun to be said about the great Federer – Nadal rivalry.

3> It’s the season end and just as the players will be taking a well-deserved break , so should B/R writers take a rest from this acrimonious topic.

4> I feel the other players deserve some space and time devoted to them.

But since there seems to be no abatement of interest in the subject , I will have another dekko at the risk of seeming repetitive.

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