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Federer as Religious Experience David Foster Wallace

Federer as Religious Experience

David Foster Wallace

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The late Foster Wallace could be caustic: he once suggested that Andre Agassi, a player he “loathed with a passion”, was “about as cute as a Port Authority whore”. Yet the novelist and essayist, who had been a decent junior player in his youth, wasMoreThe late Foster Wallace could be caustic: he once suggested that Andre Agassi, a player he “loathed with a passion”, was “about as cute as a Port Authority whore”. Yet the novelist and essayist, who had been a decent junior player in his youth, was infatuated with a tennis player with Switzerland.“Almost anyone who loves tennis and follows the men’s tour on television has, over the last few years, had what might be termed Federer Moments. These are times, as you watch the young Swiss play, when the jaw drops and eyes protrude and sounds are made that bring spouses in from other rooms to see if you’re okay.”From The five greatest pieces of tennis writing by The Tennis Spacehttp://www.thetennisspace.com/