Roger Federer Fanboy Holger Rune Swells With Pride Over Life-Altering Connection With His Idol

Published 01/16/2024, 2:58 AM EST

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Holger Rune has made great improvements since Boris Becker joined forces with him last year. As the young Dane was already backed by a coach who has been a major part of Novak Djokovic‘s journey, he recently welcomed another surprise to the team.

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Many expected wonders when news of Severin Luthi joining Rune’s team made its way to social media. As once an important cog of Roger Federer’s team is now a part of Rune’s run for the title, the 20-year-old recently took his chance to express excitement over it.

Holger Rune expresses excitement over joining forces with Severin Luthi

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Holger Rune was recently graced with a valuable addition to his already powered coaching team. With the tennis star winning at the Rod Laver arena today, he expressed his excitement for having a coach associated with the legendary journey of Roger Federer.

In a post-match interview, Rune revealed his raging enthusiasm, saying, “Roger was my childhood idol, so it’s cool to have a bit of him in my box.” The addition of Luthi to his coaching team has not only opened more opportunities for Rune’s learning, but has also graced him with a point of motivation.

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Now that the elements from the two tennis legends Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are backing Rune in his Australian Open journey, the expectations of the fans are touching skies. However, it still remains to be seen if Rune shows an evident boost after these additions.

Rune shares what Luthi brings to the team

Along with expressing his joy over having an element from his idol Roger Federer’s prestigious career, Rune also revealed what he thinks Severin Luthi’s contribution will be to the team. As Rune already has many great members by his side, he thinks Luthi’s addition will not only bring new things but will also energize the existing ones.

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“Great energy, great advice you know, talking from a lot of experience for sure and it’s cool to have him around. You know with Boris as well,” said Rune, in a recent press conference. As the young Dane is now privileged with an impressive team, he now carries the weight of added expectations.

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Akshay Kapoor

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Born into a family that practically breathes tennis, I spent my early childhood days huddled together with my loved ones, watching the electrifying rallies of the legendary Rafael Nadal. Such a unique experience forged a lifelong love for the sport in me. Before joining EssentiallySports, I honed my skills while working for a regional website, covering a variety of sports.
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