Federer: Worthy Rival vs Domination

Discussion in 'General Pro Player Discussion' started by Applez, Jan 31, 2006.

  1. Applez

    Applez Guest

    What's your preference?
  2. Rodeo

    Rodeo Guest

    that's tough! i want him to have a serious rival but that will make it very difficult for him to break the records like winning more than 14 slams.:D
  3. VictorS.

    VictorS. Professional

    Jun 1, 2004
    Competition is what makes sports so interesting. Obviously Federer really stands out from the crowd right now, even at a time when he's not even currently one-hundred percent physically. I think though we'll see more worthy opponents come forth. These young guns have no fear. Once they become more mature and consistent, I think you'll see more parity. I think Federer was tested in a watered-down field. Once some of the "big dogs" come back...it'll certainly get tougher. Nadal is definitely a contender as is Safin, Gasquet, and now Baghdatis. In addition, there are players such as Monfils, Djokovic, Wawrinka...who are all on the brink.

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