Roger Federer Quotes…Roger Federer (born 8 August 1981- in Basel, Switzerland) is a Swiss former professional tennis player. He was ranked world No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for 310 weeks, including a record 237 consecutive weeks, and finished as the year-end No. 1 five times. He won 103 ATP singles titles, the second most of all time, including 20 Grand Slam singles titles, a record eight men’s singles Wimbledon titles, an Open Era record-tying five men’s singles US Open titles, and a record six year-end championships.
Federer played during an era where he dominated men’s tennis along with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic as the Big Three, collectively considered by some to be the three most successful male tennis players of all time. A Wimbledon junior champion in 1998 and a former ball boy, Federer won his first major singles title at Wimbledon in 2003 at age 21.
Roger Federer Quotes
To my tennis family and beyond,
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) September 15, 2022
We can’t always agree on everything.
You know, I don’t only play for the record books.
Being a husband is for me as big a priority as being a father.
I can’t stay No. 1 for fifty years, you know. We’ll see what happens.
Sometimes you have to accept that a guy played better on the day than you.
I’m a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments.
What I think I’ve been able to do well over the years is play with pain, play with problems, play in all sorts of conditions.
When you do something best in life, you don’t really want to give that up – and for me it’s tennis.
My heart is in South Africa, through my mum. My mum being from here, me spending a lot of time here as well, I feel most connected to this part of the world.
I’m as patient a father as I am on the tennis court. It takes a lot for me to get really upset, but sometimes kids can get you really cross if they really keep bugging you.
It doesn’t need to be the same every day, doesn’t need to be the same shower I use, the same restaurant I go to, the same hour I go to sleep. I’ve always been very flexible. I don’t care if I practice at nine in the morning or 10 P.M.
Before, I guess, mum and dad were everything, but now, in my case, I had two new girls and all of a sudden they’re completely dependent on you and there’s a third generation. It’s a funny shift all of a sudden. You have the babies, you have yourself and then you have your parents.
This year I guess I decided in the bigger matches to take it more to my opponent instead of waiting a bit more for the mistakes. Yeah, this is I guess how you want to win Wimbledon, is by going after your shots, believing you can do it, and that’s what I was able to do today.