Roger Federer's Tweener was once "a stop what you're doing, hit rewind on the DVR and call your friends to tell them to put on "SportsCenter" kind of moments. Like with most things that's seen their novelty turn routine, the shot has lost a bit of its luster as Federer has peppered it into more and more matches.
Don't tell that to Mikhail Youzhny. On Monday, the Russian player was so preoccupied with watching Federer his another between-the-legs shot that he forgot where he was on the court:
Federer's shot was going to sail wide; all Youzhny had to do was let it go and win the point. Instead, the Russian, who would go on to lose in straight sets, was mesmerized like Federer had flashed him Magnum.
- Roger Federer
- Mikhail Youzhny