‘Don’t Want to Go Away’- Roger Federer Finally Breaks Silence on His Potential Return to Tennis

Published 02/08/2024, 10:10 PM EST

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Former tennis legend Roger Federer revealed that he is not completely away from his favorite sport. It has been almost one and a half years since Federer’s retirement. After that, this Swiss tennis maestro was spotted prioritizing his children and wife. Federer also spoke about doing his favorite things now which he missed out on due to his professional tennis career’s hectic schedule.

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While Federer spoke about enjoying his family time, he was also spotted having a gala time with family at the Miami Open and Wimbledon last year. Now he finally spoke about how he can’t keep off from tennis for long.

Roger Federer’s tennis passion is too big to stay away from the sport

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Despite retirement, Federer couldn’t cut off from tennis completely. After all, he has a long association with the sport. Federer said- “I wanted to see how I felt to be as a quidam at a tennis competition. I felt very good. I like this sport and I don’t want to go away from it,”.

Besides, he is also doing many activities in South Africa through his foundation. Federer’s interest in South Africa started with his mother who is from the country. Federer commented- “My family roots are important. I was keen to pass them on to my children. We went to Lesotho with them last year, it was the trip of my life,” 

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Federer’s Foundation does serious work for children’s welfare. Within twenty years of its establishment, this foundation has helped three million children. The Swiss legend said– “I never thought she would grow this much. This experience gives me a different perspective on life.”

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Apart from his charity work and tennis presence, Federer was spotted as being a devoted father. He said- “We talk a lot on a daily basis. I see myself as a motivational coach. Sometimes I’m like, ‘Wow, what a great speech Roger!’ And five minutes later, they do the opposite of what I asked them, They have quite a character now. Even if we are very close, it is important that I let them have their experiences. The most important thing is that I pass on the right values ​​to them, especially in today’s ultra-connected world where the internet is omnipresent. I’m trying to be a good father.”

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Roger Federer’s comments about being close to tennis proved that despite retirement, he still has a great liking for the sport. However, now more than being on the court, Federer probably aims to develop more infrastructure and environment for young rising tennis enthusiasts.

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