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Old 01-19-2013, 11:20 AM   #55
ctoth666
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It's simply untrue. Here's how it breaks down for me: Federer has absolutely improved several areas of his game. This is a natural part of aging and gaining experience and honing certain skills. But that does not make him a superior player. Federer is not as good as he once was because of his movement. This effects his ability to retrieve balls and put defensive pressure on his opponents and extend rallies and get around his backhand to hit forehands etc. Despite whatever gains he has made in the rest of his game, he simply cannot bridge this gap. In addition, he seems to rise to the occasion less often and definitely forfeits leads more often than he once did.
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