‘When you’re talking about Roger Federer on…’, says top analyst

After more than a year and a half of absence due to the pandemic and a double knee surgery, twenty-time Grand Slam title winner Roger Federer has gradually returned to the circuit, gaining confidence with the tennis courts. Doha, Geneva, Roland Garros and Halle were the turning point that saw the Swiss return between ups and downs showing a good level in some games and a fairly discreet condition in others. Roger Federer arrived at Wimbledon with one condition and with many doubts with the fans of the Swiss champion who did not have many expectations. The defeat that came too quickly in Halle has indeed destroyed many ambitions of those who thought of a Roger among the favorites for the victory at Wimbledon, but the latest performances on the London lawn are restoring confidence. After a very difficult start against the French Mannarino Federer beat Richard Gasquet and Cameron Norrie carefree and thus made his way to the round of 16 at Wimbledon. Today begins the second week and Roger continues to be among the main protagonists of the tournament, a condition that many did not give with certainty at the beginning of Wimbledon. In today’s game, another hard obstacle for Roger Federer who beat the Italian tennis player Lorenzo Sonego. In the course of a recent interview, the Swiss champion discussed many topics, from his performance at Wimbledon to his physical condition and finally the Swiss tennis player spoke about how he is living the ‘bubble’, a difficult condition for any tennis player but even more complicated if We are talking about a tennis player who will turn 40 in a month. These are his words: “The bubble is horrible. I talk to my family three times a day to check that everything is okay, it’s not fun not having them with me. When they ask me what I will do on my day off, I answer that I will go for a walk and then I’ll go back to the room, there’s nothing else to do.”

Tim Henman comments on Roger Federer

Tim Henman believes that while Roger Federer’s performances have improved since his first-round win over Adrian Mannarino, the Swiss still remains a shadow of his former all-conquering self. Henman believes Federer will continue backing himself with each win, and admitted that the Swiss’ superlative record at Wimbledon means he can never be counted out. “He’s given himself that chance (with each win),” Henman said. Anything is possible. When you’re talking about Federer on a grass court, he’s still in with a chance.” Hubert Hurkacz finally advanced further to his first Grand Slam quarterfinal at Wimbledon Championships 2021. He got a brilliant five-set victory over World No.2 Daniil Medvedev in a rain-hit match. He now will play one of his toughest matches against Roger Federer at the famous Centre Court. Moreover, Hurkacz will play Federer in the Centre Court with a packed crowd. It will be hard for him to find support as the crowd adores Federer. But he is looking forward to the battle and hopes to get support from the fans. Hurkacz said: “You guys enjoy watching him as well, it’ll be a fun battle. I’ll be hoping to get a little bit of support.”

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