Federer backs Murray to win Oz Open 2011By ANI
Friday, January 28, 2011
MELBOURNE - After losing his Australian Open semi-final match to Novak Djokovic, Swiss tennis great Roger Federer has predicted that Britain’s Andy Murray will win this year’s Australian Open title.
Federer, who was hammered in straight sets by third seed Djokovic - 7-6, 7-5, 6-4 - said: “I fancy Murray’s chances to go through.”
The Daily Express quoted him, as saying: “It’s going to be an exciting final. Obviously if Novak plays at this level, he’s got his chances; if Murray continues playing at his level, he’ll have his chances too.” (ANI)