Over the years, Roger Federer has displayed some of the best tennis the world has ever seen. In doing so, he has encouraged several young people to practice this sport. He has been a great role model and is one of the most idolized athletes in the world today.
Recently, Roger Federer was praised by the next tennis sensation, Dominic Stricker. The Swiss teenager is in awe of his compatriot. The couple practiced for three weeks in Dubai earlier this season. When Roger was busy training while on the sidelines, Dominic was his practice partner.
The 18-year-old stated: “It was an incredible feeling to practice with him. I was with him for three weeks in Dubai and I learned a lot. I am very happy to show what he taught me. The most important lesson is what he told me to do in the service."
The Swiss teenager was ecstatic to see his idol, Roger Federer. During his time with the 39-year veteran, Stricker sharpened his skills in the game. The biggest lesson he learned from the Swiss grandmaster was working on his serve.
Now, in an interview with Schweizer Familie, Roger Federer has claimed that he is committed to putting in the hard yards to regain his form of old.
Roger Federer on his main goals
"I will do everything I can to get back to the top after my surgery and the long pause due to that," Roger Federer said.
"As long as I am happy and healthy I will continue to play. Now, before you even ask me for how long, I must tell you, I don't know, honestly." During the interview Roger Federer also recalled his school days, and admitted that he was never fond of doing homework.
"Back in school homework was torture, I couldn’t concentrate for too long," Federer revealed. "Therefore my mother regularly needed to play a match of softball with me in the kitchen to distract me and get me moving again."
Global superstar Roger Federer is best known for the tennis he plays. Over the years, he has thrilled fans by producing jaw-dropping quality tennis. He is well connected with fans and is a favorite wherever he plays. With time, he has become a formidable force in the game and a true representer of the sport.
In 2017, Roger Federer’s management firm, Team 8, announced the Laver Cup. It is a tennis tournament played on indoor hardcourts. It is still a new addition and the innovative format is exciting. There are two teams, Team Europe and Team World, who play 12, best of three sets matches over three days. Each side has six players, who play singles and doubles.