Federer playing with rookie spirit
Last Saturday, after he had flogged Rafael Nadal in the semifinals at Indian Wells, Roger Federer -- the hottest tennis player on the planet for the past six months -- was asked if he was back.
Federer looked a bit perplexed.
"Don't forget that I beat him in London not that long ago, only three months ago," said Federer, who defends his résumé better than any overzealous publicist could. "It's not like I haven't beat him in 10 years."
Federer, smiling as he ...
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