Monday, July 07, 2008


I don't follow tennis as much as I used to, but I did end up staying up until 4 in the morning to finish the epic Nadal-Federer match. I remember staying late last year to watch their match-up as well. I'm a Nadal guy, mostly because I don't find Federer particularly interesting. He is an awesome tennis player though, and his enormous talent is best appreciated when a pretender like Nadal goes after his throne. Last year's final was heartbreaking for Nadal, and it looked like it was going to go the same way in this year's match. Nadal had Federer on the ropes a bunch of times, but it seemed like everytime he was in trouble, Federer would come up with a big play to turn back Nadal. It felt somehow incredible when Nadal finally won.

Which reminds me of a conversation with a former colleague a couple of years ago. I had noticed a magazine on her desk featuring the two stars, and I asked her whom she was for, Federer or Nadal. And she answered, "Both." Which drove me crazy. How can she say both? You can't say both. I mean, you have to pick a side, right?

So how about you, Federer or Nadal? And don't say both.

(At the very least, you oughta be rooting against Federer because of that stupid post-match outfit.)

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I'm for Nadal, too. You know, youthful vitality and some. XD

However, I still felt sad for Federer.. It would have been great, had he set the new record and really proven that he ruled Wimbledon!

I'm not quite sure what I didn't like about Federer.. Most probably it was just because nobody even came close to his level a couple of years ago. Now that he's become emo, I kinda feel for the guy.. =p


hehe nakakatawa nga nung nagsimulang mag-emo si federer eh... halatang hindi sya sanay na natatalo.

tsaka taena nyang senyorito outfit ni federer.


Siyempre Nadal, kabirthday ko eh, hehe.

Though I want Federer to win the US Open though, just because I think him being Number 1 is meaningless kung wala man lang siyang major tourney na mapapanalo, hehe.


pfft. si federer na nga lang nananalo ng lahat ng majors eh... except ung french.


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