Monday, February 02, 2009
We cry with Federer on this day ...
"He cried, and it was hard not to cry with him."
"The sight of Roger Federer’s lower lip trembling would have been enough to start most soft-hearted observers off, but by the time his tears started flowing, a far proportion of the 15,000 at Rod Laver Arena and the millions watching around the world were probably reaching for the tissues too. If that had not done the trick, then the sight of Rafael Nadal, his conqueror, putting his arm around him in friendly consolation, would have set off a worldwide outbreak of sniffles..."
Sunday 1 February 2009
By Eleanor Preston