Originally Posted by Anaconda
Good post, I think the only guy I've seen overpower the Federer of old and win was down under in 2005 when Safin came to play, other than that, most big hitters had hardly any success against Federer, if any.
Yep, but that's after 2003-3004 when everything slowed down.
Big hitters at the time kinda neutralized due to slower surface and heavier balls,
well, except Safin, basically.
I think that helped this generation of top players, Federer, Nadal,
Djokovic and Murray, players with unreal defenses.