Except for one marvellous running forehand pass from Fed in the beginning of the second set, this was
Call it routine. Call it saving energy. But it wasn't beautiful.
On the other hand he knows he doesn't have to do more against Andreas.
6-0 in matches and 13-0 in sets now for Federer against the monster serving italian.
"You were no picnic, you were no prize
but you had just enough pathos to keep me hypnotized" Ani DiFranco
“The goal, when I took my break of six months, was doing this for the next couple years, not just for one tournament, I understand people who say, ‘Oh, this would be a perfect moment to go.’ But I feel like I’ve put in so much work, and I love it so much, and I still have so much in the tank.”
Well, that is kind of the way to play Seppi... he likes the angles and likes to try to get you to go for winners... just play him deep and sometimes take off some pace and cut back the errors. Serve well too. If Roger doesn't play sloppy then he will win against Seppi with his consistency.