Federer unlikely to win another Grand Slam: Woodbridge

Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 7-5 in the deciding set of their 2010 US Open semi-final encounter after fending off two match points.

It was the Serb’s sixth win over the Swiss, and he expected another one a few weeks later in the Shanghai Masters semi-final.

Both players won convincingly in the quarterfinals against Guillermo Garca-López and Robin Soderling, marking the Tour’s 17th game.

The most experienced Swiss won his tenth match, defeating Djokovic 7-5, 6-4 in an hour and 42 minutes to reach his 29th Masters 1000 final and fourth of the year.

Roger outscored Novak by 10 points, fending off four of five break chances and delivering three breaks that put him over the top.

When we combined those groups, we found that each had a comparable number of winners and forced errors, and Novak added more unforced errors to sabotage his chances while putting forth a strong effort.

The Serb enjoyed a four-stroke advantage in the shorter range, but Federer completely lost ground in the more advanced exchanges, allowing him to win in straight sets.

After a deuce in the opening game, Djokovic held on, and Federer added his name to the scoreboard with a forehand in the second.

At 1-1, the Serb had to work hard to stay positive, surviving three deuces before pushing Roger to his maximum in the fourth game.

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Roger Federer. Source: ndtv.com

Federer’s season in 2021 came to an end

Given his age and previous injury worries, Todd Woodbridge believes Roger Federer is unlikely to win another Grand Slam.

Woodbridge also believes Federer will be unable to compete in the Australian Open next year. Federer’s chances of winning another Major, according to Woodbridge, are “highly unlikely.”

“If he were to win one, I think the only one that he would be able to get through is Wimbledon.

He’s had another knee surgery … he’s not going to be out on the court for a while,” Woodbridge added as per reports on Nine.

“I don’t think we’re going to see him in Australia (in 2022). He’s not going to win at the French Open, and he’s 40 years of age.”

While Woodbridge believes Federer has the talent to play some spectacular matches, he lacks the reserves to maintain his level for the whole of a Grand Slam fortnight.

I think Roger’s going to come out and play some nice matches, but winning seven matches to win a Slam, I don’t think we’re going to see that,” Woodbridge added.

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