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Unread 16 Jul 2017, 12:13 PM
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EIGHTH Wimbledon title.
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Maybe the classiest guy in any sport....../SALUTE you Roger

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January 28/2018

Roger Federer was overcome with emotion as he concluded his remarks to the Rod Laver Arena crowd following his Australian Open victory over Marin Cilic.

The 20-time major winner had difficulty finishing his speech, tearing up as he thanked his team and then starting to cry as the crowd gave him a lengthy standing ovation. Federer then blew kisses to the crowd as the Australian tennis great Rod Laver marked the moment by taking a photo with his mobile phone in the stands.

After Federer posed for photos with the trophy, he walked over to his wife Mirka in the stands and grabbed her hand while she blew him a kiss.

Federer said winning the title was "absolutely a dream come true." He says, "The fairytale continues for us, for me, after the great year I had last year, it's incredible."

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My favorite tennis player of all time. Sampras comes close. The level of class and humility of this man is unmatched.

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A veteran is someone who, at one point in his life wrote a blank check made payable to 'The United States of America ' for an amount of 'up to and including my life.' That is Honor, and there are way too many people in this country who no longer understand it.'
IMHO we finally have a POTUS that will get us back on the right track. We survived the community organizer but I am not optimistic that he will just go away and enjoy his ill-gotten wealth.
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I don't think I see enough of him playing in recent years so I probably can't call him my favorite....but clearly unmatched in style and grace , as you said....Sampras deserves mention.
I grew up watching the bad boys of tennis....Borg, Mcenroe, BJK...etc.
Ego's!! Plenty of style and short on grace :/
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