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Federer warns rivals

by Setanta Staff , 23 June 2012

Roger Federer has warned Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal that he is ready to end their dominance at this year's Wimbledon.


The duo have shared each of the last nine Grand Slams while the former world number one has struggled to reproduce the form that saw him previously dominate the sport.

However, Federer appears to be enjoying somewhat of a renaissance this year and, despite not being able to add to his record of 16 major titles, he seems to be edging closer to his rivals with every match.

The 30-year-old believes he is now back to his best and has warned Djokovic and Nadal that he is once again ready to challenge them at Wimbledon.

"My confidence is very good. I've won many tournaments, so many matches the last year or so that I feel perfect in this regard," Federer said.

"I'm match fit and I'm match tough right now.

"That's also key going into a grand slam. The hunger is obviously big.

"I don't think I need to elaborate too much on that.

"I've explained many times how hungry and motivated I am to be playing, playing at this high level, wanting to win the big tournaments."

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