Federer comes in with momentum. He also understands the magnitude of the moment, remains calm under pressure and does get overwhelmed by falling behind. The greatest threats to Federer's quest for a title, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, remain injured and struggling to find confidence in their games.
Finally, the 30-year-old Federer realizes the importance of winning now and remaining dominant near the end of his prime.
Here are six reasons why Federer will win his second at Roland Garros and his 17th Grand Slam Title, cementing his legacy as one of the greatest tennis players ever.