“Synopsis of Greatness and Class”: Serena Williams Excited For Roger Federer’s Comeback

Published 05/17/2021, 2:20 PM EDT
MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA – MARCH 20: (L-R) Serena Williams of the United States speaks to Roger Federer of Switzerland during the ribbon cutting ceremony on the new Stadium Court at the Hard Rock Stadium, before the first match of the Miami Open on March 20, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by TPN/Getty Images)


If there are two players that have revolutionized tennis in the past two decades, they have to be Serena Williams and Roger Federer. Even though both are going to be 40 soon, they surely have a lot of tennis left in them. Recently, Serena returned to the court at the Italian Open 2021 and fans will get to witness the comeback of Roger as well at the ATP Geneva Open 2021 tomorrow.

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In a recent interview, Serena Williams hailed the 20-time Grand Slam champion, Roger Federer. She claimed that the Swiss Maestro is the best player and is a synopsis of greatness and class. The American legend also believes that Federer is one of those athletes who changed the sport completely.

Serena Williams of the United States and Roger Federer of Switzerland take a selfie on the court following their mixed doubles match. Day four of the 2019 Hopman Cup at RAC Arena on January 01, 2019, in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

“I feel like he is the best player of all. Federer is a synopsis of greatness and class and it is incredible how he changed the game,” said a cheerful Williams in the interview. (Translated by Google Translate)

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Serena Williams recently won her first-round match against Liga Pigato at the Emilia-Romagna Open 2021. It was after this that she expressed that she feels really great about the comeback of Roger on the court.

“Seeing the players moving like him is nice”- Serena Williams

Williams added that she feels really nice to see the players when they try to play like Roger. She said that he is a genius of the sport and there is nothing in him that one can complain about.

Roger Federer of Switzerland poses with the championship trophy after the Australian Open 2017 men’s final match against Rafael Nadal. Rod Laver Arena, in Melbourne, Australia 29 January 2017. (Photo by Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

“Seeing the players moving like him is nice and it is something that the sport needs. He is a genius. Just looking at him you can not tell what you don’t like the way he plays,” continued the 23-time Grand Slam winner.

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Just like all the other fans, Serena Williams is excited to watch Federer play again as well. On the other hand, she’ll next face Katerina Siniakova in the second round of the Emilia-Romagna Open 2021 tomorrow.

Roger Federer will be back on the court live tomorrow at the ATP Geneva Open 2021. He’ll face Spain’s Pablo Andujar in the second round and will try to gain some momentum ahead of the French Open 2021. Will Federer be able to conquer Paris yet again this year?

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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