Roger Federer, 20 time Grandslam champion is one of the most celebrated and decorated players on tour. The Swiss maestro has had several defining moments in his career, but there are a few which have left an ever-lasting mark on his career.
In a recent interview, Roger Federer revealed that his win over Pete Sampras in the fourth round of Wimbledon 2001, defined his career and made him believe in his abilities. Federer defeated Sampras in the fourth round of Wimbledon 2001 in a five set thriller.
“I never thought I was going to have the career that I did. When I beat Pete Sampras in 2001, I started to realize my career could become quite special,” said Federer.
Really happy to be back to London: Roger Federet
Roger Federer revealed that he was happy to be back in London, and compete at Wimbledon 2021. The Swiss has enjoyed tremendous amount of success at Wimbledon, having won the tournament on eight occasions in the past. He has also had his fair share of success at the Nitto ATP Finals in London.
“I am really happy to be back to London. I have had so much success here, both at Wimbledon and at the O2 Arena. We are in a bubble, but it’s Wimbledon time and I am so excited,” said Federer.
Roger Federer also spoke about his foundation, which is designed to provide support to children, so that they can pursue their education.
“It’s very dear and near to me. For me was education that hit home in a big way because in we all have to go to school, we sometimes are upset that we have to do it, whereas in other places around the world people wish they could go to school,” he added.