Originally Posted by veroniquem
How is that? In 2008 he made 3 slam finals out of 4 and didn't win a single master, in 2009 he made all 4 slam finals and won 2 masters. Whatever drop there is in his game, it's slight, major drop off hasn't happened yet and there's no reason to think it will happen in the near future unless his back gets worse or his motivation deserts him.
......or other up and coming players younger than him continue to improve. Face it, it is inevitable, it happens to everybody.