“The moment of retiring is getting closer and I am aware that I will miss the circuit.” No laps, Roger Federer replied.
The Swiss has confessed to the German newspaper Zeit on the global pandemic and its consequences: “At first I was only concerned with health, but now I really miss the feeling of playing in a full stadium. I must be patient and keep working. It would have been easy for me to retire with in this context, but I want keep giving me a chance to enjoy tennis. “
He also gave rise to his relationship with Rafael Nadal: “When I met him, he surprised me because he was extremely shy off the court and the aggressiveness with which he played was incredible. There was a lot of rivalry between us and sometimes it was not easy. We had great duels But we always respected each other and we knew that we were referents of many people and represented our beloved sport. Our families get along very well, we always congratulate each other on the triumphs “.