Krajicek says Federer too slick
Leo Schlink, in London, tennis
FORMER Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek believes Roger Federer's superior athleticism will make it difficult for Lleyton Hewitt to regain the world No. 1 mantle.
The 1996 All-England Club victor, Krajicek predicts Federer will notch his sixth title of the season at Wimbledon after establishing "the same aura of invincibility that Pete Sampras used to have".
"In many ways, the Swiss is a more complete player," Krajicek, now retired, said. "Federer is also a wonderful athlete, which is a side of his game that is often overlooked.
"He is always in the right position and somehow it never looks as if he is running because, unlike smaller players, like Lleyton Hewitt or Guillermo Coria who need more steps to get to the ball, Federer gets there almost without you realising.
"His only weakness could be that sometimes things seem to come so easily.
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