Roger Federer’s David Bowie Moment

Does Federer have a second David Bowie moment on the cusp of his Larry Bird year?

Tennis Abides: Dan Martin on Tennis and Life

Excerpt from David Bowie’s Heroes

Though nothing, will keep us together
We could steal time, just for one day
We can be heroes, forever and ever
What’d you say?

I, I wish you could swim
Like the dolphins, like dolphins can swim
Though nothing, nothing will keep us together
We can beat them, forever and ever
Oh we can be heroes, just for one day

Sports Are Not Merciful

Roger Federer has played strong tennis in 2012.  He is tied for the tour lead in tournament titles.  Still, his vanilla performance in the French Open semifinal round points to the fact that no matter how smoothly Roger has transitioned while getting older eventually time will win.  Roger cannot play like it is 2006 in every match.  He has talented opposition that is 4-6 years his junior surrounding him in the rankings.  Younger players are always trying to break into the…

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