Insights for 1-14-19

"I can analyze — with my age, very well — my own matches and my own feelings. I have two great coaches, two of the best in the game, who give me their fair assessment, and I have a fitness coach who tells me if I’m moving good or not. They’re all open and honest towards me. I don’t want any sugarcoating; I want it real, and straight. That’s it. I know, always, where I’m at."

-Defending Australian Open tennis champion Roger Federer in an interview with The New York Times last week. Federer, 37, the two-time defending champion of the Australian Open, begins his bid for a 21st Grand Slam singles championship this week in Melbourne.