Cape Town – Although he admits that he is no longer the hot favorite to win Grand Slams as he used to be, Roger Federer insists that he is still confident to be his Major To expand the list.
The yearling has not won a grand slam since the Australian Open over 18 months ago, though he has nearly won a ninth Wimbledon title earlier this summer.
And although he's looking forward to another tough challenge at the US Open next week, he has warned it would be stupid to write him off.
"I know it's going to be difficult," Federer said in New York's media overwhelming favorite on Friday, like maybe in 2006 or 2007. I'm well aware of how to mentally tackle this tournament.
"It will no doubt be a tough tournament to win. I feel like part of this group that can do that.
"I am very proud of having performed very consistently over the last year and a half since I left Montreal [in 201
Federer has not played much since losing to Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final, but he trusts in that performance, though he's not ahead.
The Semis [Wimbledon] was big for me the final as I played it gives me added confidence. "
Once again, it's the big three of Federer, Nadal and Djokovic The overwhelming favorites to determine the goal of the title between them and Federer are themselves Agree that it's difficult to see other realistic competitors.
"Yeah, it seems like the same guys are the favorites again," he added.
"It'll be a surprise if someone other than the guys I said won. "