Price per head sportsbooks found out that Rafael Nadal, world No 1, said that he expects Roger Federer to have a great season in 2014.
Many pundits consider the 32-year-old to be the greatest player in history, accumulating in his career a record 17 grand slam titles.
But price per head sportsbooks can see that Federer’s powers seem to be fading and this year he was not able to reach a grand slam final for the first time since 2002.
But Nadal, who had an exceptional 2013, winning the French Open and the US Open, is convinced that his old rival is not done yet, and pay per head services believe that the Spaniard could have a point.
“I don’t have any doubt that he will be playing better than what he did this year,” Nadal told a news conference at the Paris Masters.
“No doubt about that. His talent allows him to keep being one of the favourites, to keep winning the best tournaments of the year.
“His goal probably will be finish the year well and be ready to start well in Australia next year.
“If that happens, he will be one of the candidates to win the first grand slam of the season. That’s something that really motivates him.
“I am sure that he’s not finished. He will work hard in the off-season to be ready for 2014. I am sure he will be back playing great tennis again.”
But Nadal and price per head sportsbooks do not believe that the Swiss will be too worried about getting back the top spot of the world rankings, where in the past he stayed for 302 weeks.
“Talking about if he’s able to be back or try to be back in the No. 1 (spot), I think it’s not his goal,” said Nadal. “Because, at the end, he already has been there. He has been in the top positions of the ranking for a long time.
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“At the end, what really makes you happy is to go on court with the feeling you can win the tournament. That’s probably the only thing that maybe worries him.”