Originally Posted by NadalAgassi
Not #1 when it counted, at the end of the year, a long way from his former dominance
Oh did not realise the date mattered. And yes, a long way from his peak. Federer has proved his level over time. Loosing three GS matches of clay still has left him with 17. Don't know where you got the number 9 from, when they have only met 8 times at GS.