John Madden once said 'always be humble', and that is what it seems top male tennis player, Novak Djokovic, keeps in his mind, always! Ahead of his mouth-watering clash with the 17-time Grand Slam champion, Roger Federer, the Serb heaped praise on his Swiss counterpart.
"Roger is one of the best players ever in the game," Djokovic was quoted as saying by ATPWorldTour.com, following his serene win over Spain's David Ferrer in the quarterfinals. "There is no clear favourite.
I think every time we play against each other, it's a thriller. It's really a big challenge for both of us. We need to bring our ‘A’ game in order to win." Federer: Expecting A Thriller Meanwhile, Federer – who made light work of Julien Benneteau – asserted: "I think we always play tough against each other. I think we're both in good shape right now. We both enjoy playing here in Shanghai.