19 January - 1 February 2015
Put yourself on court with ReturnServe. From analysing returns on the court to measuring social sentiment. Data is a game changer. IBM.
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Roger Federer
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Q.  What was the most frustrating about tonight?
ROGER FEDERER:  Probably the lack of chances I was able to create on the return.  'Cause I hung around, you know, the first couple of sets.  So I guess that was frustrating, you know, because I thought I was going to get into more of his service games.

If you get the lead at least in the first or second set, at one point maybe I can also play a bit more freely, you know, do a bit more what I was hoping to do, play a bit more aggressive.

But like that you kind of always have to keep playing to stay with him, to play the score.  But, you know, it was a tough match.  So I guess that was the toughest part today.

 

Q.  Did you feel like you didn't play as well as you hoped or is it just that Rafael played too well tonight?
ROGER FEDERER:  No, I think Rafa played well.  I think he's the way I know him.  He's played me this way many times.  You know, I'm not sure if I served as good as I could have.

But then again, you know, for the first one and a half hours or so, I mean, I didn't get broken, I don't think.  It was