Originally Posted by BackhandMissile
In fact, why wouldn't he just stop playing most tournaments and focus on the slams only, with a few practice tournaments beforehand.
Fed only plays tournaments that count for his breakdown. He MUST play the Grand Slams, the Masters Tournaments and - to get the highest possible amount of points 5 other tournaments. When he is among the 8 best players at the end of the year he also needs to play the TMC. If you have a look at his Ranking Breakdown
, you see that Roger has no non-countable tournament in it.