Pundit: Roger Federer can win Wimbledon again but will be nervous about Rafael Nadal


Roger Federer’s robust clay courtroom efficiency will go away him in good stead for Wimbledon, says Eurosport pundit Alex Corretja, who additionally believes the Swiss shall be beginning to get a bit nervous about Rafael Nadal catching him within the Grand Slam race.
Federer reached the semi-finals in Paris earlier than being stopped by eventual winner Nadal, however everybody is aware of that Wimbledon and grasscourt tennis is the place he actually shines.
“I believe Federer performed an awesome clay courtroom season [reaching the semi-finals], which supplies him the idea he can win Wimbledon once more.”
Regardless of that confidence, former world quantity two Corretja believes that Federer shall be beginning to get just a bit nervous about nice rival Rafael Nadal threatening his Grand Slam report of 20 wins.
“After all, they’re one another, Roger is aware of it’s 18, he’s getting nearer” he added.
“One of the best factor about each of them, they don’t evaluate with others, they only look out for themselves”.
12 of Nadal’s 18 Grand Slam titles have now come at Roland Garros, however Corretja says that ought to improve his legend, not diminish it.
“Folks dream of profitable Roland-Garros as soon as, are you able to think about profitable it 12 occasions?
“I’ve spoken to him and he appeared very calm, he stated it was essential he broke again within the first set and received forward.
He stated the velocity and depth within the first two units have been very tough, it was brutal situations as effectively, lengthy rallies, tough to breathe.
“He knew he needed to increase his degree within the third set as a result of Dominic would possibly go down a bit bit.
“That’s why Rafa has received right here 12 occasions as a result of he raises his degree when he must.”
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