Roger Federer jokes on travel expenses: I need to reach QFs to break even


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Roger Federer jokes on travel expenses: I need to reach QFs to break even

Roger Federer always travels with many members of his team and his family. In an interview to Credit Suisse prior to Wimbledon in June, Federer said: 'The team is very important for me. I always feel like you're only as good as your team members.

Compared to the average tennis player, I have a huge team. A big team sometimes can also create a lot of pressure, then you have to play quarter-finals to break the even in terms of money.' Asked how important it is for him to have pressure, the 36-year-old replied: 'I think it's a good thing because if I would never get nervous anymore, that means I don't care so much.

You can't avoid it, we are not robots, we are human beings and sometimes you feel more confident and sometimes you feel overly confident. That's also not a good sign, so you need that right balance.' Federer's perception towards losses has also changed: 'I had a hard time moving on from defeats.

Today, I know every time I walk on a tennis court I try my very best, then you can also deal with it better. Once you change surface and play another match, then it becomes something of the past.' ALSO READ: Rafael Nadal likely to beat Roger Federer's 20 Slam record - Tim Henman