Roger Federer is definitely not exchanging his white Wimbledon cardigan for a lab coat. The second-ranked Swiss conceded today the he will be embracing his monster-making skill in Melbourne.>
Federer beckoned the monster again after an assertive 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 finishing against Evgeny Korolev. He is jaunting to the Australian Open third round for the 10th time in the span of his career where he will be facing Marat Safin – a clash between former World No. 1 players.
In the span of his three-year career, the “monster” Federer posted an astonishing 245-15 record – winning 8 out of the 12 Grand Slam tournaments he embarked from 2004-2006.
Federer went 68-9 winning 3 out of 4 majors – a terrific encore he did in 2007. Looking back, Federer apprehended one opponent he could never really conquer: his past illustrious history.
The top-ranked player mentioned the monster for the very first time during after his straight loss to Novak Djokovic in the 2008 Australian Open semifinals.
“Of course, I’ve created a monster, so I know I need to always win every tournament,” Federer was quoted saying after Djokovic cracked his 19-match winning streak as well as his 10 straight trips to Grand Slam finals.
As of the present, Federer is moving on to the newest division of is apparently highly imperative career to smash Safin – a battle between two men who have coupled four Australian Open titles.