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Roger Federer does one thing differently to everybody else, according to Andre Agassi’s former fitness coach

A renowned American fitness coach says Roger Federer does one thing differently to everybody else. Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam tennis champion, has extraordinary movement that belies his age (36). The coach argues Federer has expert time management and his approach to training is something other professionals should follow. This might be because Federer has skipped the entire clay season so he can be as fit and as fresh as possible for the Wimbledon Championships, a tournament he has won a record eight times. Andre Agassi’s former fitness coach has added more weight to the argument that Roger Federer is a one-of-a-kind athlete. A 20-time Grand Slam champion, Federer has set many seemingly unbreakable

Take that, Rog! Why Maria Sharapova thinks Rafael Nadal is the GOAT

Peter Bodo has been covering tennis for over 35 years, mostly recently for ESPN. He is a former WTA Writer of the Year and the author of numerous books, including the classic “The Courts of Babylon” and the New York Times bestseller (with Pete Sampras), “A Champion’s Mind.” Maria Sharapova knows how to stick a massive serve, but she also knows a thing or two about hitting a nerve. She demonstrated that again the other day at the Italian Open where, after a brief hit with Rafael Nadal on a practice court, she posted on Twitter, “Had two minutes on the court with the GOAT, was so nervous.” The tweet predictably ignited a social media flame war between fans of Roger Federer and Nadal, whose followers