Roger: Rafa’s Not the Boss of Me!

In a stirring declaration of independence from Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer said today, “I schedule my life around my life, not his life.”

Asked whether he had watched Nadal’s two matches so far, he said that he had missed both, including Rafa’s second-round disemboweling of Ryler DeHeart: “I was gone for dinner and he decided to do it quick, so I missed the — I was expecting five sets. I was there for four and five, but he wasn’t there anymore, so that was that was problem.”

Roger: Rafa’s Not the Boss of Me!