That's all he needs to turn this year around. To wrestle his way back to the top of the rankings. To move even closer to tennis immortality.
What unfolds tomorrow on the swirling red clay of Court Phillippe Chatrier could be the most pivotal turning point in Roger Federer's storied career. If he manages to do the unthinkable—to thwart the Djokovic juggernaut and end the Serb's stunning streak—he's officially back. Back in the mix, back in the conversation.
Of course, for us true Fed fans, he never left it. But there's no denying that if the Swiss Maestro can topple Djokovic tomorrow, some of the aura that encompassed his '04-07 golden years will return.
Here's why he can do it.