I feel like I ought to have a post about the Federer vs. Roddick match at Wimbledon today, but I have oddly little to say. The fact is, despite the spectacular final score, it didn’t feel like that great a match to me. Roddick dropping six consecutive points in the second set tiebreaker set a bad tone, and the rest of the match was basically just a serve-a-thon. That’s Wimbledon for you, of course, but in the end it just didn’t have the feel of an epic contest. How is that possible for something that ended 16-14 in the fifth? I’m not sure.
Still, it was great to see Federer get #15. If Nadal doesn’t get his bum knee back in shape soon, Federer is going to end his career with a grand slam record somewhere in the 20s. Amazing.