‘I always love meeting other athletes’


Roger Federer took good advantage of this very long suspension because of Coronavirus to keep his recovery procedure from the dual operation on his knee. The Swiss phenomenon won’t come back to the court prior to the start of 2021, after having played just the Australian Open and the charity operation using Rafael Nadal in South Africa this past year.

To celebrate the launching of his new customized shoes known as’The Roger’, the 20-time Grand Slam winner took the opportunity to answer a few questions from fans. The former World number 1 will search for its ninth title at Wimbledon and a trophy at the Tokyo Olympics, postponed to next year as a result of worldwide pandemic.

Most are wondering whether 2021 will probably be the final period of this Swiss, that will turn 39 within a couple of days. Along with getting accumulated countless successes throughout his career, Roger has had the virtue of expressing a tasteful fashion that has ensured him that the incessant cheering of lovers in every corner of the world.

The 38-year old from Basel can be followed and admired by colleagues from different disciplines.

Federer on his favourite athletes

“It’s the first time I have been in Switzerland for such a long time. I’ve traveled to the past 25 years.

The most that I’ve been in the home during these years has likely been around 4 or 5 months. Now I’ve been nearly five months, using a fantastic time” – Roger Federer clarified. He had the time to go over the status of the injury.

“I’ve spent a great deal of time recovering from the surgery, on crutches and in rehab, going step by step. I feel far better, but I am still not in the level of being able to play tennis to the fullest.

The aim is to be prepared for next year” Federer also disclosed his favourite nickname:”I have had several nicknames. Among those I enjoyed the most was’Dark Federer’, due to my dark kits, not due to my personality.

I am a great guy, I am not bad,”said Roger. About his next favourite game and his favourite player inside, Roger remained with soccer and also Zinedine Zidane, Even though when requested by an active athletehe picked for LeBron James and soccer.

He had been a fanatic such as Boris Becker was, Stefan Edberg and Pete Sampras. I admired him. I was quite nervous when I met with him, I love meeting other athletes. However, with Jordan it had been different, since he had been one of my idols,”said the Swiss tennis player, who expects to regain his very best degree for the beginning of next year and also get his twenty five Grand Slam.”


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