McEnroe: 'Federer seems to be the Six Million Dollar Man'

Tennis - The American legend made predictions ahead of The Championships

by Luigi Gatto
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McEnroe: 'Federer seems to be the Six Million Dollar Man'

John McEnroe thinks Roger Federer is the favourite at The Championships in Wimbledon that start on Monday. The seven time Grand Slam champion commented: 'Ironically, the courts in Australia are going to play quicker than the courts at Wimbledon, which wasn’t the case in the past.

The courts are faster down there, which really helped Roger do his thing. Nonetheless, it was still amazing what he pulled off. The grass at Wimbledon, he will be the favorite, I believe, with Murray probably the second guy, then after that, it’s going to be a little bit more unclear.He hasn’t beaten Murray or Djokovic in a best-of-five.

He didn’t play the French, obviously. There was also a temptation to say it would be pretty hard to top what he did in Australia.That would have been a heck of a time to say, ‘I just proved something miraculous.'" McEnroe also made some funny comparisons involving Federer: 'He seems to be the Six Million Dollar Man.

He looks great physically. He’s rested. He’s one of the few guys that could make the decision to just not play the clay court season, then walk into Wimbledon and be the favorite. It’s an amazing story what we’ve seen so far this year in tennis with him and Nadal, the way they’ve been playing.' ALSO READ: Feliciano Lopez: 'For sure, Federer is the No. 1 contender at Wimbledon'

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