Roger Federer: 3 Reasons He Can Win in Indian Wells

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Roger Federer: 3 Reasons He Can Win in Indian Wells
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Roger Federer has accomplished almost everything one can on a tennis court.

Wimbledon title? Check that box six times.

U.S. Open title? Check that box five times. 

Australian Open? Check that box four times.

French Open? Check that box once.

Although Federer has won almost every title in the past, his future is constantly questioned. There is reason for the questioning though. Federer will be 31 at this year's U.S. Open and hasn't won a Grand Slam since his 2010 Australian Open triumph. His rivals, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, have been playing consistently amazing tennis and are also much younger. For Federer to win another Slam he would more than likely have to best both of his rivals in a two day period. This is a tough task for any player on tour but if anyone has can do it Federer would be the man. 

Before the tennis schedule moves onto the clay in Europe, they grace California and Florida with what will surely be some first-class tennis. The Indian Wells tournament is set to begin later this month and is played on a hard court. Unlike the Grand Slams however, this Masters series event uses a best of three sets format. 

Federer is always a threat to win any tournament he enters and he has proven that he can play well in California. Federer certainly has to be one of the favorites and here are three reasons why.

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