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Federer admits to end of invincibility

Source : ANI
Last Updated: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 08:00 hrs

Roger Federer has admitted he is not going to win every Grand Slam title he plays in, and the Swiss ace added that he is enjoying his tennis, which is most important for him.

Federer arrived early in Melbourne for January's Australian Open after deciding not to play in any warm-up events, CNN.com reports.

Federer, the most successful male player in tennis history, has been largely inactive and his last serious on-court action was an exhibition tour of South America in December.

Federer said the last one and a half months has been very relaxing for him, adding that he arrived really early in Australia, two, three days earlier than in the past, which has been quite nice.

Novak Djokovic's victory over Roger Federer in the final of the 2012 ATP World Tour Finals gave him the year-end No. 1 ranking for the second season in a row.

Andy Murray beat Roger Federer in the gold medal match at the 2012 London Olympics in August to kickstart a superb run of form.

Federer showed his longevity by winning his 17th grand slam at Wimbledon in July 2012, beating Murray in the final

Federer said he purposely didn't play a lead-up tournament so that he would be fresh for the beginning and hopefully going deep into the Oz Open.

The 17-times Grand Slam winner said he is ready to go and dominate, admitting that he knows he won't win all the tournaments he enters.

However, Federer maintained that it's important that he enjoys his game and gives his best in every Grand Slam game. (ANI)




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