He says it's an honour to sort of have that 'defending champ' experience and to have defended a title like "top 5 players", using grand slams or other events as an example. He didn't compare winning this shitty tournament to winning GS's or Masters. Yes, he's an arrogant prick (take a look at what he said after the Roddick match at AO earlier this year), but what he said here wasn't.
Hian about himself
No words can describe me. Without me, it would be just aweso.