Originally Posted by smoledman
#1 - Nadal is out
#2 - Fed is not obsessed about the #1 ranking and is mentally free to focus on individual slams
#3 - he's putting in his best training block since 2009 and we know that's the last time he won the AO
#4 - he's past worrying about "history" and is free to start ripping his forehand again
I tend to think that Novak will win it. I think that Murray would beat Fed if he played him in the SF.