Roger Federer, 20 time Grandslam champion has been out of action ever since his semifinal loss to Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open 2020 owing to a knee injury. The Swiss is all set to return at the start of the 2021 season after a successful surgery.
During the next season, the Swiss legend will turn 40, however Roger Federer has once again dismissed any talks of retirement in his recent interview to Schweizer Illustrierte. Federer said that he will continue playing as long as he enjoys himself out there on court. “As long as I have fun and it’s right for all of us, I’ll keep going,” Roger Federer told Schweizer Illustrierte.
“I liked Mexico, Chile, and Colombia too,” Roger Federer on his future travel plans
Roger Federer also spoke about his plans after retirement and said that there was not a shortage of things he wished to do after he said goodbye to tennis. The Swiss legend revealed his travel plans and said that he likes to travel to Asia and South America. Federer also expressed his desire to play in exhibition matches in relatively unknown parts of the world.
“I have been thinking about these ideas for about five years.I will focus on my family, my foundation and my sponsors. I am very interested in business ideas and entrepreneurship. But I definitely don’t want to plan everything now,” Federer told Schweizer Illustriete , “I want to go back to many places where I’ve been. I like to travel to Asia and South America.I liked Mexico, Chile, and Colombia too. I can imagine taking part in exhibition matches, taking tennis to places where this sport is still little noticed.”
With Rafael Nadal equaling Federer’s record of 20 slams at the French Open 2020, it will give the Swiss an extra incentive to carry on playing tennis as long as he wishes to and win the most number of Grandslams.
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