So he is lying. I guess there is a middle way, right?
"My level is not the same it was some years ago but I'm still good enough to continue competing and enjoying the game."
Something like that.
Give me the direct, non-edited quote of Roger.
I do think Federer meant was playing his best tennis (at the situation, or at the current), and di not mean that he was his best tennis ever.
Talking about delusional and lying, what do you make of Nadal declaring every single time before a clay tournament:
"I am not the favorite, no?"