You know it’s a slow week in tennis when the most-talked about event was Federer’s new haircut.
Then again, people love to talk about Roger.
Internazionali Bnl (@InteBNLdItalia) on Tuesday tweeted:
“Roger Federer advances confidently as he overcomes Potito Starace. Thanks to the new haircut?”
World Tennis Mag (@WorldTennisMag) posed the question:
“Should Roger Federer And His Fans Worry About His Short Haircut?”
Meanwhile USA Today said,
“Roger Federer’s new haircut makes him look like an old man.”
However, they added television commentators said Federer told umpire Mohamed Lahyani before a match in Rome that he didn’t ask for it that short. Eventually the truth will be revealed on who killed the curls.
I’d hate to be the sylist who made that mistake. They’re probably shaving sunburned Americans on a Disney cruise ship at this point. Not the best career move.
Then again, this isn’t the first time we’ve seen Rog having a bad hair day. Here are some of the highlights from over the years: