Decision on Fed's best? Split, naturally

Roger Federer is building a highlight reel of between-the-legs shots at U.S. Open

Updated: August 31, 2010, 5:48 PM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- What's more important, degree of difficulty or the magnitude of the moment?

Even Roger Federer couldn't say which of his between-the-legs shots was better, the one Monday night against Brian Dabul in the first round of the U.S. Open, or last year's semifinal tweener against Novak Djokovic.

Federer, a five-time U.S. Open champ, had trouble deciding which of his babies he loved more, so he went into detail about both.

On the one hand, last year's ...

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