Chris Evert shared moving words for tennis legend Roger Federer

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Chris Evert shared moving words for tennis legend Roger Federer

Former tennis player Chris Evert is a big fan of Roger Federer. Canadian Eric Alper asked his followers which celebrity no one hates and Chris Evert answered decisively: "Roger Federer!" Then she continued: "No champion has been loved by our peers like the Swiss Roger Federer.

He's honestly he's the only athlete who, when he lost, made me cry." The former tennis champion recently posted a video where she talks about her admiration for Roger Federer. The 18-time Grand Slam champion revealed, speaking openly to Roger: "I want you to know that I appreciate how nice you were to my boys, especially in the early years.

You would come out of your dressing room and say hello, hello to everyone." She continued: "What impressed me, along with the beauty of your game, is the fact that you are a great sportsman on and off the pitch. Win or lose, you have always been very kind and a great gentleman." Finally Chris Evert closed: "You are my favorite player, you have always been this and you are the only one who made me cry when you lost.

Good luck and I hope you are happy."

2022 historic year for tennis

2022 is a historic year for the tennis world. Several important facts have occurred, especially for this sport and it concerns among others the retirement of legends of this sport of the caliber of Serena Williams and above all Roger Federer.

The Swiss champion, twenty times winner of Grand Slam titles, has left an imprint or rather an unimaginable legacy within tennis and the whole sport as a whole. Millions of fans have admired the exploits of the tennis player, and many consider Federer as the most loved sportsman in the history of sport.

A significant figure regarding this detail are the 19 ATP Fans Favorite Awards titles, a record that saw Federer as the most loved tennis player from 2003 until last year, 2021. Only this year, with the retirement of the Swiss, has it been his great rival Rafael Nadal to collect this award.

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