Originally Posted by ark_28
I actually think the fact that Federer was clearly not at his best (obviously it's harder to find that level consistently now) but still took the match to 5 when he was outplayed for the majority of the match!
He isn't the favourite to win a slam this year but he's right in there as you say consistently making semis it wouldn't take much to happen for him to win one as long as he feels he can win I am sure he will keep playing!
No doubt, he's still in the mix.
However, if he wants to do win a slam this year he'll need to serve much better, serve is the most important shot in tennis as Fed and Novak found out last year when they lost to Isner at DC and IW respectively.