Originally Posted by RogerFan1991
^^^ Not exactly, he is playing the prince for not going deeper in the Us Open, thats it.
Yeah, this. If he'd played Monte Carlo he would have paid for it elsewhere, possibly Wimbledon.
Still, we'll see how the indoor season goes. I suspect Novak will take it though.
He'd be the first player not called Federer to end two consecutive seasons as World #1 since Hewitt in 2001-2002 if he does it.