Ferrer Video clip Score: five / 5
ATP Tour commentator Robbie Koenig believes Roger Federer might be past his best but he still doesn’t rule his chances out of winning another Grand Slam before he decides to call time on his illustrious career.
Koenig, a former professional player himself from South Africa, doesn’t question the desire or enthusiasm that the Swiss has for the game but he believes he has gone past his prime, a prime in which he decimated everyone that came in his wake. Koenig says that Father Time has caught up with him and it will take a lot more effort than usual for him to win another Grand Slam title.
According to the South African, Federer still believes 100% in his ability to win another Grand Slam title before he retires and Koenig believes when someone who has achieved so much over the years with such ease, he is not wrong to think that he might have a last bow. Read more »
David Ferrer has decided not to take part in the forthcoming tournament in Auckland as he does not want to get exhausted ahead of the first Grand Slam of the season.
Ferrer is very popular in Auckland because of his glorious performances there in the past.
His withdrawal is a bit of a blow for the organizers of the Heineken Open.
Fitness has been an issue for Ferrer in the recent times. He has been doing with a dodgy back over the last couple of seasons and he knows that at Melbourne Park, he might have to play quite a few five-set matches. Read more »
Ferrer Movie Score: / five