Already considered the best player in the current tennis generation and one of the greatest players in the history of the sport, Roger Federer vows to add more to his arsenal saying he’s practicing the highly criticised and controversial “sneak attack” and will use it more in the next ATP seasons.

"I would love to keep trying it, now I have time to practice, so I am sure I will spend some time on that as well and see if it’s something I should keep up,” Federer said while in Singapore where he is playing in one of the stops of the International Tennis Premier League (IPTL), via “I am happy that it kind of worked, it was fun and it was all over the news, I thought it was quite exciting for me personally.”

Boris Becker, the current coach of rival and World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, described Federer’s sneak attack as “almost disrespectful” with Djokovic agreeing with his coach saying it was “not an exciting” shot for any opponent across Federer before the pair met at the 2015 US Open Final in New York last September.

"I haven't heard much feedback about it from the players, to be honest. I hear it more through the press. I hear some and read some. For me, if it makes sense to use it in the final, I will. I used it to great effect against [Djokovic] in a tough situation, at 4-1 in the tiebreaker in Cincinnati,” Federer said to ESPN regarding the “sneak attack”.

Djokovic beat Federer in the men’s final of the Grand Slam in New York in four sets, 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-4 and apparently Federer’s “sneak attack” did not work fully at that time. However, it appears Federer is willing to explore the tactic more as he aims to add more to his career total of 17 Grand Slam titles in the latter part of his colourful career.

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