'Roger Federer will be mentally and physically fresh', says close friend



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'Roger Federer will be mentally and physically fresh', says close friend

The 2021 Wimbledon men's singles draw revealed a series of exciting opening matches. Roger Federer v Adrian Mannarino Roger Federer's quest for a ninth Wimbledon crown and 21st Grand Slam trophy, which extends the record, begins with a potentially difficult test against French left-hander Adrian Mannarino.

Federer, who has played just eight matches in 2021, didn't have the warm-up he would have hoped for before Wimbledon when he fell to Felix Auger-Aliassime in the second round in Halle. The No. 6 Swiss seed owns a clean 6-0 head-to-head record against Mannarino, including two wins at Wimbledon, but the world No.

42 from France can be a serious threat on the pitch, and has made it to the Round of 16 stage in the Championship three times. Andy Murray vs. Nikoloz Basilashvili Two-time champion Andy Murray has had a first meeting with No.

24 seed Nikoloz Basilashvili, whose strong 2021 includes a title win in Munich last month, and a trip to the semi-finals, as qualifier, in Halle last week. Murray is playing singles at Wimbledon for the first time since 2017, having dealt with multiple hip surgeries in recent years, and has only played five tour-level games so far this season.

Federer is ready to compete at the Wimbledon Championships 2021

Recently, his friend and former doubles partner Yves Allegro spoke about the challenges ahead at the Wimbledon Championships 2021. He spoke about Roger Federer’s contribution to the game and the manner in which he has transformed the game, both on and off the tennis courts.

The 42-year-old former player stated, “For me, he’s the greatest. He’s the one who changed tennis in relation to the media. He’s the one who lectured It is he who has promoted his sport the best in the last 50 years around the world.

He has changed tennis for the better. It is not the number of Grand Slam tournaments won that will make the difference”. Allegro spoke on this topic and added, “Roger is immediately at home. Given the quality of his service and the game he showed at Roland Garros, he will be one of the favorites.

The meetings are played in the best of five sets and he knows he will have to beat two top-5 players. It will be very difficult but one thing is certain, he will be mentally and physically fresh”. Should Federer survive the Mannarino challenge, he would face either Yuichi Sugita or old foe Richard Gasquet in the second round. Federer leads the head-to-head against Gasquet 18-2 and has not lost to the Frenchman since 2011.