Australian Open: I can knock off Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, says Roger Federer

Roger Federer has sent a clear warning message to Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic - that they should be wary of other players in the top-10.

updated: January 11, 2014 13:52 IST
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Melbourne: Roger Federer warned he was still a force to be reckoned with Saturday as he heads into the Australian Open armed with a new, bigger racquet and with Stefan Edberg in his corner.

The 17-time Grand Slam-winner, now 32, said world number one Rafael Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic should be wary of the other top 10 players at the season's first major. (Also read: Djokovic, Federer ring in ring guns for help | Nadal to test Djokovic, star coaches in Aus Open)

"Well, I think it's normal that they are considered, you know, the one and two favorites for the tournament," said Federer, emphasising the word "considered".

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