Originally Posted by timnz
As opposed to the current situation where he is massively disadvantaged - the courts being so slow. Basically the first half of the year is slow court tennis and the second half of the year is medium paced tennis. Fast court tennis doesn't exist anymore. All Federer is asking for is so balance to the season, rather than the huge weighting towards slow court tennis that exists at the moment.
Fans don't want to watch serve-bot tennis. I know Fed would prefer that and maybe a few baseline points just to relieve the boredom but that's not going to fly anymore.