Originally Posted by pjonesy
Agree 100%. The only issue is whether or not Federer can recognize that he can't compete anymore. I imagine that if he had a season like Sampras did in 2002(Before US Open win), he might be too proud to finish the season. Which is really not a bad thing. I can't feel too sorry for a player with 17 Grand Slam Singles Titles.
I think he would. Sampras was making USO finals so if Federer had made a final in the previous year's USO, he'd try his luck in the next one, too.