Although he has been standing still for months and his return to the field is still to be decided, we continue to talk about the tennis legend and twenty times winner of Grand Slam tournaments Roger Federer. The Swiss champion had a difficult 2021 where he returned to the field after a long absence but also found numerous difficulties due to obvious physical problems.
Roger is back and has played in Grand Slam tournaments such as Roland Garros and Wimbledon, in the first he retired in the first knockout round before playing against our Matteo Berrettini while on his beloved Wimbledon grass he surrendered in the quarter-finals where he succumbed to shots by Hubert Hurkacz.
This is the last match played in this 2021 by Roger Federer who then had to undergo a new operation and now the date of his new return to the field is unknown to most of the insiders and Federer himself said he was skeptical about the possibility even to take the field in the 2022 edition of Wimbledon.
They recently made a statistic to show who was the tennis player who achieved the best and most continuous performances at the ATP Finals, the latest title of the year celebrating the 'Maestro' According to statistics Roger Federer is the best tennis player who has ever expressed himself at the ATP Finals.
The first key figure concerns the victories as Roger is the tennis player with the most trophies at the ATP Finals with six titles, ahead of the five of Novak Djokovic and Ivan Lendl. Furthermore, Roger is clearly the one who has reached the final of this event several times, on ten occasions.
Federer is ahead of Lendl's 9 and Boris Becker's 8 while Novak Djokovic looks sharply from behind at 7 and this year he lost the chance to catch at least the German tennis player, collapsing in the semifinals against Zverev.
Richard Gasquet on Roger Federer
Recently, French tennis player Richard Gasquet spoke on the great Roger Federer. He felt that the Swiss tennis player is the greatest ever to grace this game. He even went a step further and mentioned him as the Lionel Messi of tennis.
Most people are aware of the greatness and how big a genius Messi is. The manner in which he plays football is in a similar way to how Federer conducts himself on a tennis court. Praising Federer, the Frenchman stated, “This is not about Grand Slam titles.
Roger Federer is by far the best. It has no equal in history. He is Lionel Messi of tennis”. Coming to tennis, Federer and Gasquet have faced each other several times over the years. The tie has been dominated by the 40-year-old player from Basel.
Roger has won 19 matches and Richard has managed to win just two matches. They faced each other most recently at the Wimbledon Championships, which was won by the 20-time Grand Slam winner.