Some Federer and Nadal fans feel (MTF) that tennis will die after they retire since Nole is so boring. Tell you what, I wouldn't miss a thing, if I never saw either Federer or Nadal. Besides, how can you tell? Popularity grows as you become more and more successfull. Do you suppose either Federer or Nadal would have been this much popular if they he had won fewer slams or less successful? Nole has only won 3 Slams so far, but if he ends up winning a few more, he sure will have as big a fanbase as Nadal or Federer if not more. And this goes for any player out there. Pete wasn't popular at all at first and it was Andre who was always more fleshy and flamboyant and would draw the attention immediately. Pete became much more popular than Andre in the later stage, when he was far more successful while his personality remained the same. Besides, Nole is and will always be far more entertaining both on and off court personalitywise and that's on top of his superb game.