Q. Would you like to see all the Masters Series finals be best-of-five sets to give it that different situation to other tournaments? Some are, some aren't, some change.
ROGER FEDERER: I'm just not a big fan of being controlled by TV. They say, "We've got three hours. Best-of-five." "We have two hours, best-of-three." I just believe it should be the same in all Masters Series finals, no matter if it's best-of-five or best-of-three.
Q. To make it special, it should be best-of-five in the finals?
ROGER FEDERER: Yeah. I mean, it definitely makes it more special. Look how tough it is to bounce back from a final in Rome and go play Hamburg two days later. I mean, you're traveling the following day. So that just makes it very hard to say. The same thing, in my eyes, Grand Slams. It's an open five-setter at the end of all Grand Slams except at the US Open, where it's a tiebreaker. I don't understand those rules either.
Q. No one does.
ROGER FEDERER: No one does. Even the No. 1 player in the world. Let's see.
Q. What would you prefer?
ROGER FEDERER: For me it doesn't matter. I think best-of-five would make it most special, yes.
Q. You talked about not liking to be controlled by TV. You were twice this week. That's what the late-night match was all about. International television had purchased the rights.
ROGER FEDERER: This is okay. I'm just saying, I meant to the finals, not that they're being played at 9 in the morning, you know, best-of-one set or something like that. Just be at reasonable times and keep it simple, you know, like all the tournaments the same. That's what I meant.
Q. The night stuff for you, that was all right?
ROGER FEDERER: Yes, of course.
Q. You seem like you left a lot on the court tonight. Can you imagine Lleyton having enough to contend with Roger tomorrow?
ANDY RODDICK: He'll have enough. But the thing is, will he have enough to beat Roger? You know, the schedule, it was interesting, you know, giving us days off and then putting us on two nights, then having us play three-out-of-five at 11:30 on Sunday. I might question that or I'd like to hear what went on in the scheduling room. But it's just the way it goes. If anybody can handle it, it's Lleyton.
Q. Did you raise that as an issue?
ANDY RODDICK: No. What can I do? You know, they're going to make their decisions. I requested to play Thursday, and they put me Friday night. There's not a whole lot I can do.