World number two Swiss Roger Federer said :”My aim is the title! It is not going to be easy, but if I play well it is possible. The Swiss Champion is of course talking about Rome not about Roland Garros yet.
His statement is of course psychological warfare, if this is how we can call it. His intention is to show “Hey guys, I am still here, don’t forget about me! I can still win this thing!”
Nadal and Murray on the contrary stay very modest. Nadal said I am not even thinking about the quarters yet, the first round has yet to be played and Murray seems to feel the pressure of the English press. “I am not that good on clay so I can only think about the first round, everything else would make no sense.”
Roger Federer is since last October without a victory in what so ever tournament. It is time he frees himself again from this pressure. Let’s see what awaits us this week…