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Age is just another reason to watch Federer and Nadal while there's a chance

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. - In a few years they won't grace the courts at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden anymore and won't be vying for Grand Slam event championships. Roger Federer will be 38 years old in August and Rafael Nadal will be 33 in June, and age will overtake them in the not-so-distant future. No matter how great the athlete, no matter how cleverly they fight to stop the years from eroding their speed and strength and ability to recover after a tough match, time will win. It always does.

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