Originally Posted by Sabratha
A light schedule isn't always the best option.
Most players seem to need to play themselves into the majors but Federer seems to be one guy who stands out as who can turn up and trounce people with magic from the first day of an event. I wonder if a well managed break with fewer lead-up tournaments than his peers could really be a shot in the arm for his peak potential. He may have some hiccups but even looking at this week's tournament he played pretty well yet was the only player who had the last week off (or did someone else as well??)