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Roger Federer favorite at US Open: Andy Murray

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 at 4:27 am , filed under Roger Federer, U.S. Open by

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World No. 3 Roger Federer is clear favorite to clinch US Open 2014 crown and 18th Grand slam to his tally says 2012 US Open winner Andy Murray.

Two-time Grand slam winner Andy Murray said 33-year-old Roger Federer has been passing through outstanding form at the moment by winning Cincinnati Masters and he is considered as greatest players on hard court tournaments. He added Federer is having most of the possibilities to lift sixth US Open crown, as he won previous consecutive wins with five 2004 to 2008.

27-year-old Andy Murray said he will not surprise if Roger Federer clinches US Open crown because it happened in the past with great players of Open Era American tennis legend Andre Agassi was one of them and former World No. 1 Jimmy Connors has made a great run at the age of 39. He added it is not easy for any player to maintain 100 percent fitness throughout year, as Federer fitness outstanding with the way that he movies and he plays.

The Scot said Federer has showed remarkable performance in Wimbledon and US Open Pre tournaments, where he is still having ability to clinch a Grand slam next month in New York. He added it will be a big challenge to beat him for any player here in US Open.

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