Roger Federer's master plan for 2018 backfired spectacularly — and his biggest rival could now threaten his G.O.A.T status
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Roger Federer had a grand plan for 2018 but it has backfired spectacularly.

Federer, hailed as the Greatest Of All Time (GOAT) in tennis, skipped the clay season so he could be fit for the Wimbledon Championships — but he was knocked out of the competition on Wednesday.

His absence paves the way for his arch rival, Rafa Nadal, to win a third Wimbledon title, which would narrow the Grand Slam gap between the sport's best players.

Nadal has a far superior head-to-head record than...

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