Federer has sense of urgency

Updated: June 19, 2005, 5:24 PM ET
By Patrick McEnroe | ESPN.com
WIMBLEDON, England -- It has not been a good year for world No. 1 Roger Federer. Think about it: Federer is 51-3 in 2005, he has already won seven titles, including his 20th consecutive final (scary), and comes into the big W with 29 straight wins on the grass.

So what gives?

After winning three majors in 2004, Federer is 0 for 2 in the majors this year, squandering match point against Marat Safin in the semis in Australia, and melting down against the clay-court animal Rafael Nadal in the semis in Paris.
Patrick McEnroe, who enjoyed success playing tennis on both the collegiate and professional levels for more than 10 years, serves as a tennis analyst for ESPN. He has also called play-by-play for select events.

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