According to the official stats provided by the ATP World Tour, at the end of the match the Swiss had won 27 out of his 33 points played at the net.
Throughout his professional career, Federer had never played forward with such confidence and frequence far from grasscourts, as also the ESPN commentator points out in the video below.
Highlights and video editing by Mauro Cappiello for STE...fans.
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