For all the narratives this sport had this year, and it was an eventful one, with all the Top 4 players each getting a Slam in their own epic fashion, never forget that this guy finally shed all the demons that haunted him still despite 2011.
He wasn’t fit? Australian Open 2012 semis and final.
He didn’t have what it took to win a legitimate Grand Slam? He fell short by just one match, and lost to the greatest clay courter of all time after taking a set (and winning 8 straight games) against him.