Federer, who’s recovering from knee surgical procedure having final performed at Wimbledon in July, added that he thinks reaching a calendar grand slam remains to be a risk within the males’s sport.
“We noticed it with Novak, myself and Rafa (Nadal) that we come extraordinarily shut, however simply doing it, I feel you want a little bit of luck, you want perseverance, power, you want all the pieces.
“That is why I feel it’ll be exhausting nevertheless it’s doable … What Novak did this 12 months was, in fact, actually distinctive.”
Federer has gained three main titles in the identical 12 months on three events — 2004, 2006 and 2007 — whereas Nadal did so in 2010, however neither participant has had the chance to finish a calendar grand slam on the US Open like Djokovic did this 12 months.
All three gamers are tied on 20 grand slam titles every, probably the most in males’s tennis historical past.
‘No setbacks’ amid harm restoration
Nonetheless, he mentioned that he is “recovering effectively” from the surgical procedure and is within the strategy of present process rehab.
“I’ve had no setbacks, each day’s a greater day, I am feeling sturdy and excited for what’s to return,” Federer mentioned.
“I skilled it, in fact, already a bit bit final 12 months, and I used to be truly shocked how considerably straightforward it was for me to undergo the rehab course of as a result of I do know it isn’t everyone’s favourite factor to do, particularly as a prime athlete.
“However I feel possibly, in any case these years of touring, it was additionally good to be dwelling, having extra time for the household and different issues.
“After all, I want I may very well be again on a tennis courtroom as fast as doable, however I’ve to be affected person. Look, it is a slower interval proper now. I’ve obtained to take it step-by-step and to this point so good, so I am very joyful.”