King Federer Disappointed But Happy

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 King Federer  Disappointed But Happy
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King Federer was disapointed but i didn't saw the thing he normaly gets on his face maybe because he has done it all and he has nothing to prove anything more and he is playing for fun.

I know...I swear I know how each and every one of you have felt looking at that 4-1 score in the fifth set...It was like you are fighting too hard to stay positive yet preparing yourself for the worst!! I loved how Roger kept his calm and composure after the match..as if he is telling us that this isn't the end of his "Quest for Perfection"..that the History books still have pages for more and more of his great achievements and victories.

I can give you tons of excuses, and they are all right...
First of all, to be totally fair I have to Congratulate del Porto...He didn't panic at all being in his first GS final on such a stage playing against a huge player like Roger..The young Argentinean has really stepped up to the challenge and deserved the win tonight.

In my opinion, it was Roger's serve that didn't help us at all tonight...he suffered in almost each set to get a high first serve % and it would have really made a difference tonight..One thing I can't forget...the double fault at the first point of the 4th set tie break...I was really hurt then...

Second comes the linesmen and the chair umpire...they were truly unbelievable both yesterday in Rafa's match and today...this is seriously the worst judging team I have seen in a GS..That incident when the chair umpire told Roger to shut up, ok...maybe Roger wasn't supposed to object in that manner, yet still it was really rude and unprofessional to tell a player like Roger Federer, who is well known for his manners and respect for everyone, like this...The other incident was him refusing to allow Roger replay the ball that del Potro challenged, that was a turning point in that set and Del Potro broke in that game..Many many really unfortunate incidents...

Third comes the crowed, I know the New York Crowd are not known to be the quietest in the world but they were so loud tonight and didn't allow any time for focus for players at all...and of course that one fan that I would love to personally kill who shouted "Fault" in the 4th set tie-break thinking that he was the linesman..that was a Double fault made by Del Potro and maybe if Roger has challenged it he would have won that point and won the whole set!! What can I say...Tough luck!!

I am not going to say "Be Cool'...”Everything is fine"...but I will just remind you that 2009 has been a dream for any of us, Roger fans, For Roger to win Madrid against Rafa then the eluding GS Roland Garros, Followed by being the All Times Great by winning the epic against Roddick in Wimbledon and finally beating both Murray and Djokovic IN Cincinnati..That of course with Roger Regaining his no.1 spot back...getting Married and having two beautiful angles...I mean add all that together and you just get an unbelievable year for a phenomenal player like Roger Federer..
I want you to remember guys that these have been two incredible weeks of tennis...Roger has been at his very absolute best...Do you remember that first two sets in Sooderling's match?? Roger was untouchable playing dream tennis...Do you remember Last game yesterday against Djokovic and that shot in-between his legs?? Those are the moments I want you to leave the Us Open with and move on to the next tournament to cheer of the Swiss maestro...The season is still far from ended...Roger is playing Tokyo and Shanghai..Along with Basel and of course the all famous Tennis Masters Cup in London where a win will guarantee him the title "Master of Masters"...

Stay Positive guys, Chin-up, we are fans of the Best Player of All Time...a man who makes history every time he steps on court...I really can't wait to cheer for him again...

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