Roger Federer: “relieved and joyful to have had the profession I had” – rts.ch
Arrived in London for the Laver Cup, Roger Federer confided in RTSsport for the primary time after the announcement of his retirement, introduced final Thursday on social networks.
THE MOMENT OF DECISION: “I felt at first of the summer season that my progress was not passable, that my knee was not leaving me alone. At Wimbledon, I nonetheless believed in it, I believed it may nonetheless occur. Then I bought a scan that wasn’t nice, and there was no extra progress. In just a few days, I informed myself that it was over. Truthfully, I not needed“.
Truthfully, I not needed
ANNOUNCEMENT DAY: “At the present time was not straightforward, I used to be very moved. On the time of the announcement, it was extra my dad and mom and Mirka who have been affected, I used to be just a little extra relaxed. Afterwards I had a tear or two however I am joyful and joyful to have taken the step. I’m very relieved and joyful to have had the profession that I had“.
BEST MEMORY: “There have been many. The return to Australia in 2017 (victory in 5 units within the remaining towards Rafael Nadal)Roland Garros 2009 (victory within the remaining towards Robin Söderling)the first Wimbledon, the victory towards Pete Sampras in 2001 (in 5 units) which was unreal“.
THE FOLLOWING: “I wish to arrange an exhibition with the gamers of my selection, and I hope to attain this within the subsequent 6 months. I personally do not know precisely what my future shall be like, however I would really like to not utterly distance myself from this sport which has given me every thing.“.
Isabelle Musy, strawberry
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