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Old 04-01-14, 11:43 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by rcasemore View Post
If imagine those are his goals but he's down very well at the Aus open in recent years, 3 finals in 4 years is bloody impressive, clearly likes the tournament and leaves him with a lot of points to defend.

This year will be interesting, after the massive highs of winning the US in 2012 and then Wimbledon last year it will be tough to keep up to those levels of success but now those two major monkeys are off his back ( no major winner for 77 years (76 if you want to be pedantic) and no winner of Wimbledon since FP) could see him kick on now as well.

I wouldn't be surprised to see him pick up another major at all this season and hope he does so as well.


He has to be so at ease with himself having won a couple of Slams now. He mentions that in the last Aus open final (though he lost) it was the most comfortable he had ever felt during a Slam final, and that after winning the first set he knows he had a couple of opportunities to win the second it didn't happen and Novak triumphed. It seems that there are very fine margins between success and failure at the top level.

Would be nice to see him get to the Aussie Final and get an 'easier' game in the final, as he's always had Fed or Djok. But its hard to see past Murray, Novak or Nadal for the title.
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