Jim Courier explains how Roger Federer made on-court interviews more fun

Courier famously conducted an on-court interview with Federer at the 2022 Laver Cup.

by Dzevad Mesic
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Jim Courier explains how Roger Federer made on-court interviews more fun

Jim Courier believes Roger Federer's approach to on-court interviews made that segment of the game more entertaining to the audience. Courier, a former four-time Grand Slam champion, has been conducting on-court interviews with players at the Australian Open for many years now.

Also, Courier was the one who conducted an on-court with Federer at the 2022 Laver Cup. In late September, Courier was conducting probably the most important and memorable on-court interview in his career. In front of a sold-out The O2 Arena, Federer was speaking to Courier while holding back his tears.

Courier: Federer showed that it's okay to laugh a talk a little bit more

"Players these days, they know that they're still performing when they're in the interview, they know they're still selling themselves to the audience and showing a little bit more of themselves.

It's really because Roger Federer showed that it was okay to do that. He was the one who showed that it's okay to laugh at himself and to show a little bit more and talk a little bit more about himself off the court. That one has a lot of deep meaning because it represents the kind of end of his career.

It represents him giving sort of a synopsis in many ways of his career and then the people that got him there and it was an emotional moment that I'm not going to be involved in an interview again, I can't imagine," Courier said on The AO Show, per Sportskeeda.

Meanwhile, it is rumored that Federer will join the BBC's coverage for 2023 Wimbledon. At Wimbledon, Federer is a true icon and a record eight-time champion. Wimbledon was the most special tournament in Federer's career and many believe it would be absolutely great if the Swiss joined the BBC's Wimbledon coverage as a commentator or analyst. It remains to be seen if Federer will indeed make his debut in the broadcasting booth this summer.

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