There is less and less time for the return of Roger Federer, who has only played one tournament this season, the Doha ATP in Qatar, where he reached the quarter-finals. The 20 Grand Slams champion has been working in his beloved Switzerland and this Friday social networks shared images of the Basel native refining details in this 250 category tournament, which will be played on clay.
In the videos, Federer rallies from the back of the court, warming up for a more intense day, a player who has confessed to being much better in terms of his knee and physical conditions, but that the recovery of his operations last year, It has been slower than expected.
"I really can't wait any longer to play games. I am a more balanced player. Over time I have been able to adjust the details in my playing style, my footwork and the technology in my rackets that make me able to play.
better now than when he was 20, "Federer recently recounted an interview with his apparel supplier in which his knee" is much better, "worse than" recovery was very slow. " "I really can't wait any longer to play games.
I am a more balanced player. Over time I have been able to adjust the details in my playing style, my footwork and the technology in my rackets that make me able to play. better now than when I was 20 years old, "added the owner of 103 ATP championship titles.
Federer, who played in Doha for the last time this year shared his impressions on the present and what is to come as the world battles the pandemic. "2021 is going to be an exciting year because normality is getting closer and closer, although it is being very hard because of the virus"
Federer wasn’t initially going to play in Geneva
Roger Federer wasn’t initially going to play in Geneva, but the postponement of the French Open 2021 allowed him to play there. Not only will Federer play in Switzerland, but Geneva also has some of his closest friends.
Along with tennis duties, Federer will get a chance to spend some time with former Davis Cup captain and his close friend Marc Rosset. “For me, I just miss spending some time in Switzerland because I have a lot of friends.
I am here, I live in Graubunden, it’s far away, so I travel a lot, so when I don’t travel I like to be at home a little bit, I’ll take a lot of this week here in Geneva. People know that there is a lot going on, but when we see each other here, like with Marc for example, it’s a pleasure to have a cup of coffee or to go for lunch or dinner.
I think everyone who knows me very well they don’t have to call every day to know who the good friends are. It’s like that with Marc,” Roger Federer said.