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James Blake: 'Father Time is the only person Roger Federer'll never defeat'

James Blake: 'Father Time is the only person Roger Federer'll never defeat'

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James Blake and Lindsay Davenport don't think Roger Federer will equal Jimmy Connors's 109 ATP career-titles all time record. Last week in Basel, the Swiss overcame Ivan Lendl at the second place winning his 95th, and he needs 14 more to reach Connors.

Blake, who only beat Federer at 2008 Beijing Olympics on 11 matches played each other, said: '109 is just too much... I still love Roger, he is the greatest, but 109 is just too many. If he is only playing big events, Grand Slams, Masters 1000s, Basel, it's just so tough to expect him to win six-seven more titles for two, three more years.

It's tough to imagine at 36 years old', admitted Blake adding that if Federer gets injured again, it could be over and his chances to overcome Connors wouldn't be there anymore. 'As much as Roger has won, the only person he'll never defeat is Father Time.' Davenport, a three-time Grand Slam champion, said: 'It's not that he is not winning anymore titles, it's how many titles he can win per year, for how many years he is playing.

I mean, do you see him winning seven titles at 39?' ALSO READ: Del Potro: 'It looks like time never passes for Nadal, Federer' .

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