Originally Posted by NadalAgassi
I agree his decline is overblown. He is past his prime but not enormously weaker either. That said Federer in his prime would never end a year 1-4 against Djokovic. Federer has none of the matchup problems with Djokovic that Nadal has, and is just a better player if both are in their primes, especialy on any medium to fast court (Djokovic might be slightly better on rebound ace, and close to the same level on clay).
Rebound Ace? Fed won on that twice at AO'04 & '06. I think you mean Plexicushion that the Aussies installed in '07. Djok's advantage will be determined by how fast the committee decides to make the Plexicushion.