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Better to be Federer than A-Rod

All-time Grand Slam champion can fight through issues with a clear conscience

Updated: July 27, 2013, 7:08 AM ET
By Matt Wilansky | ESPN.com

At first, I felt for Roger Federer, well, for as much as anyone can sympathize with him. His switch to a larger racket only affirmed what he likely knew, and something we all had to start coming to terms with: That his career had finally come to a crossroads. In his past two tournaments, Federer suffered losses to players ranked outside of the top 100, an almost inconceivable set of events for the 17-time Grand Slam champion.

But the more I started thinking about it, the more I kept asking ...

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