“Slowing Down Can Take You Further”: Roger Federer Addresses His Love for Traveling

Published 09/16/2021, 10:55 PM EDT
Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 5, 2021 Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates winning his fourth round match against Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego REUTERS/Paul Childs


Everyone has been missing the presence of Roger Federer on the court this season. The 40-year-old has been seen in his latest video for Rimowa. The tennis legend looks absolutely dashing in the video. 

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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA – NOVEMBER 20: Roger Federer of Switzerland smiles with fans during an exhibition game between Alexander Zverev and Roger Federer at Arena Parque Roca on November 20, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Marcelo Endelli/Getty Images)

The concept of the ad revolves around how traveling has changed for everyone now. Fans can hear Roger saying that we have all been racing towards destinations but sometimes slowing down can take us further.

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Rimowa has partnered up with Roger as the ambassador for the company and the star certainly has put up the class where it is required.

Roger Federer to give a comeback soon?

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As injuries have taken their toll on him, Federer has been away from the action, but he has no plans to retire. The 20-time grand slam champion has certainly defied all odds by playing at the top level at this age. He has been performing better than the youngsters, which is quite commendable for someone who has 4 kids and reached the age of 40. 

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 30:Roger Federer of Switzerland in action during his Men’s Singles Semifinal match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day eleven of the 2020 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 30, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images)

There have been talks about whether the big three is ending soon. As Rafa and Roger have been suffering from injuries, people think they might be retiring soon. Recently, Roger had got the surgery done for his knee. On the other hand, everyone knows that Rafael Nadal has been suffering from injuries for a long time.

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However, one thing we know about them is that they defy the odds. As they have shown a world-class level of tennis for so many years, whatever we get now is just a bonus. Hence, we should all just enjoy whatever we get to see now. That is just pure happiness.

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Yashvardhan Sarda

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Yashvardhan Sarda is a tennis writer at Essentially sports. He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in management studies at St. Xavier’s college, Mumbai.

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