Will start off the year with a bang, winning Chennai, and making the QF of the Australian Open. Will also defend his San Jose Title. Will go on a bit of a slump then though, winning only 2 clay matches all spring, and lose RG round 1. He will rebound with a Wimbledon 4th round apperance, win one of the US Open series 250 events, a make round 3 at the Rogers Cup before losing his first match against Federer there in 3 sets. He will make the Semis in the Olympics losing both the semis, and the bronze medal game, and leave without a medal. This will bum him out a bit and lead to a shocking round 1 loss at the US Open. He will then lose a coule early rounds before making the SF in Paris which will leave him ranked 9th overall, just on the outside of the WTF.