> There is nothing more painful than a champion making a slow slide into
> painful oblivion. ?Please retire now with honor as the man who set a
> new record with 15 grand slams. ?Please do not retire 4 or 5 years
> from now in....?If you retire now on
> your own terms with your head held high, your enemies can laugh at you
> and taunt you all they want but you can know that you are leaving with
> your dignity intact.
Are you the same Boris who encouraged Sampras to retire two years
before his last slam title?