Roger Federer: ‘I never lose control’

With just a few months to go until his 41st birthday, Roger Federer is getting closer to retirement. Until now, the date of his possible retirement had not been officially discussed, but the Swiss champion, winner of 20 Grand Slam tournaments and author of an excellent career, is at the last dance. Through the social world, the Swiss communicates that he is training and working hard, but in the last two years Roger has only played a couple of tournaments and after Wimbledon the tennis player could definitely leave the ATP ranking. A “sad” situation, but one that everyone is now waiting for to put an end to his fantastic story. During a recent interview with the Repubblica microphones, the former tennis champion, the American John McEnroe, spoke about many topics and also commented on Roger’s situation, with quite clear ideas about it: “Five or six years ago he took six months rest and no one thought he would win a Slam again, and yet he did. Now it seems impossible and he has said that he will play in Basel. I could be wrong, but I have a feeling that he will say goodbye in Switzerland, at his house. Then, who knows? We’ll see what really makes him happy.” During an interview with the microphones of Caminada, Roger spoke of the relationship that has united him with her wife Mirka for so many years and praised her publicly: “When I got engaged to Mirka, I still did not have any title in my record. She is a very strong and intelligent woman, and she had a huge impact on me both on and off the court. She gave me confidence and she taught me to always give my best. Also, she was by my side after every loss.”

Roger Federer reveals his favorite wine

Roger Federer recently revealed his favorite wine and food during an extensive interview with Caminada. “Our favorite wine is a 2009 Cos d’Estournel,” Federer revealed. “It was an emotional year, we got married and the girls were born. At that time I bought many cases of this Bordeaux. Currently, I also really like the Italians Guado al Tasso, Sassicaia, Tignanello and others. Mirka and I also like to drink champagne to celebrate special moments.” Federer was also asked to recall the last time he got drunk. “Well, that was probably in 2005, after my win against Andre Agassi at the US Open,” the Swiss said. “We were in the exit, they said the bar was closing, so we ordered a few last shots, after which I was nauseous for days. But actually, I never lose control, and drinking and driving isn’t an option.”