Regardless of the perpetual debate surrounding GOAT (‘the best of all time’), there is no doubt about it Roger Federer He will be remembered as the most popular tennis player of any era. The former world number one, in addition to being one of the most successful players in the history of this discipline, has represented a role model for many young athletes approaching the sport.
Not forgetting his longevity with very few parallels in the modern era, his class and charm inspired him and other sports colleagues. (Only LeBron James and Tom Brady come to mind, shirt 43 to get to the Super Bowl with Tampa).
The increase in popularity and media attention prompted Roger King to maintain the film outside the tennis court. During a conversation on ‘Australian Open TV’, former ATP No. 1 Jim Courier Federer explained how his ability to interact with the public and the media became a reference point.
Courier: “Federer sets new standards”
“The easiest person to interview and the person who sets new standards is Roger Federer, who really speaks in conversation.
He showed all the other players how to approach interviews from the perspective of interacting with fans and the media, ”said the four-time Grand Slam-winning courier.
Meanwhile, two 21-year-old Irish boys Jamie Duff and Oliver White, who started playing tennis during the lockdown, recently posted a video on social media.
Receiving the response of the 20-time Grand Slam champion, the two boys came up with the idea of tagging Roger Federer in the post. “I loved that video and I think it was great. Tennis looks good, though it may require some footwork.
I think we should definitely organize something with my charity, ”Roger wrote.