Of course, seeing how he is tied for the lead in all-time Grand Slam titles, you already knew that. Nevertheless, it’s worth watching the above shot just to get an idea of just how complete Federer’s game is. He has endless range, allowing him to cover the baseline with ease. However, if you try to get him out of his comfort zone by moving him around the court, you are liable to be greeted with a winner that many consider to be tennis’ shot of the year.
Will shots like these translate into Federer’s 15th major title, breaking Pete Sampras’ record? With the absence of Rafael Nadal, probably — especially if he’s pulling shots like these out of his repertoire.