Originally Posted by Prisoner of Birth
I really think Federer should be way, way, way more aggressive with his 2nd serve returns. It not only swings the point in your favor (at the expense of a few immediate point-losses of course) but also puts your opponent in a lot of pressure. Federer can be a lot more successful against Nadal and Murray if he attacks their 2nd serve.
Fed doesn't use the same return-strategy every match. I'm quite certain that he would have returned differently against Nadal.
His 'passive' slicereturns did the job against Murray so no need for more risky BH-returns.