David Ferrer is ranked no. 5 in the world and the Spanirad belevies that 2011 has been the best season of his career so far. Speaking to the media in London on the eve of the ATP World Tour Finals which kick off on Sunday, Ferrer said, "I think I have played my best tennis this season," said the 29-year-old Spaniard at The O2 on Saturday.
"It is tricky to say how I have become more consistent, but I think I am more experienced. I am improving my tennis each day and I feel fitter." "My goal was to stay in the Top 10 this year," he said. "I am World No.
5 and my goal was to play this tournament. I will do my best. I don't know about my chances of getting to the semi-finals, but I am focused on my first match against Andy Murray [on Monday]. Ferrer is in the same group as world No.
1 Novak Djokovic, Tomas Berdych and Andy Murray. He played the seasno ending finale for the first time in 2007 where he beat Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Richard Gasquet and Andy Roddick, before losing to Roger Federer in the title-match.
"I had a great experience reaching the 2007 final in Shanghai, some very good memories, but this is four years on and is a different tournament," he said. "I reached the final this year [at the Shanghai Rolex Masters] so I do play well there and I am confident." Ferrer will not end his season at the Tour Finals.
He will play alongwith Rafael Nadal for Spain in the Davs Cup finals scheduled for the first weekend of December. "I am hoping to play in the Davis Cup final," he said. "It is very important as Spain faces Argentina for a second time in a final.
To play at home, in front of friends, will give us a boost."