Relax Federer faithful, it's only March

Disappearing forehand. Waning confidence. Match deprivation. For Roger Federer, it all adds up to early-season doom and gloom. But fear not, the world No. 1 has been mired in frosty streaks in the past, and a return to top form is just around the corner.

Originally Published: March 10, 2008
By Tom Perrotta | Tennis.com

No, dear fans of Roger Federer, the sky isn't falling. The No. 1 ranking is not in jeopardy just yet. It isn't time for your man to do something drastic, like hiring Brad Gilbert as a coach, shaving his head or asking Wilson to design him a new racket or some new strings. He doesn't need any encouragement from Tiger Woods, who has been tightening his grip on the title of "most dominant athlete in the world." He doesn't need to change his technique or his strategy or his training methods. One ...

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