Rodger Federer is 35, has four young children and a postoperative knee – and 17 Grand Slam singles wins. So : he is playing for gravy in the 2017 Australian Open, as the New York Times says. This year’s tournament has already seen world No 1 Andy Murray ousted, as well as 6-time Australian Open winner Novak Djokovic. Federer is meeting a Russia-born German called Mischa Zverev (age 29), in the quarterfinal. It was Zverev that beat Andy Murray. Go, Rodger!