Roger Federer, twilight of a champion
It was billed as the latest episode in a wildly successful and long-running tennis show, driven by new twists in the plot and the full force of a hefty backstory. But the showdown between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer on Thursday night in an Indian Wells quarterfinal ended up looking more like a rerun.
From the moment the first ball was hit, you had this feeling that you'd been here before. Had seen this, or something very much like it, not all that long ago. That the ending was foretold ...
Read full story