I’m still trying to get Roger Federer on my show, says former tennis star



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I’m still trying to get Roger Federer on my show, says former tennis star

2020 could be Roger Federer's last season. The Swiss will start the season directly at the Australian Open, then he will play an exhibition with Rafael Nadal in Cape Town before Indian Wells and Miami. The 20-time Slam champion has already confirmed his presence at Roland Garros, Halle, Wimbledon, Tokyo Olympics, Cincinnati, US Open, Shanghai and Basel.

The English television presenter and former professional tennis player Sue Barker is desperate to get Roger on her BBC Sports Quiz: "I’ve tried over the years and we’ve had John McEnroe, Boris Becker, Andy Murray, Jamie Murray and Tim Henman has been a regular for years, he’s brilliant,” Barker said What’s on TV.

"I’d certainly love to get more tennis players on. I’m still trying to get Roger Federer on the show. I don’t think it will happen, but you never know! I remember one of the most incredible programmes featured Seve Ballesteros, Jonah Lomu, Evander Holyfield and Maurice Greene, the world record sprinter, and it was like, wow!

It just shows that people love coming on the show" - she added. Federer has won a record six ATP Finals titles, 28 ATP Tour Masters 1000 titles, and a record 24 ATP Tour 500 titles. He is also the only player after Jimmy Connors to have won 100 or more career singles titles, as well as to amass 1,200 wins in the Open Era.