“I’m Definitely a Talented Player”: Roger Federer’s Secret Behind His Success

Published 10/31/2021, 11:30 AM EDT
Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 1, 2021 Switzerland’s Roger Federer in action during his second round match against France’s Richard Gasquet Pool via REUTERS/Ben Solomon


Tennis fans from all over the world are aware of the greatness of Roger Federer. Over all these years, the Swiss maestro has time and again entertained fans by showcasing some skills that have not been displayed in the past. 

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Recently, an old video of Roger Federer resurfaced in which he is talking about how talented he is. Of course, he was being sarcastic about it but one cannot disagree with him. On seeing the video, one can see the different tricks in his bag and the manner in which he executes them on a constant basis.

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The 20-time Grand Slam winner spoke on this topic and stated, “There’s no secret behind it. I’m definitely a very talented player. I always knew I had something special, but I didn’t know it was, you know that crazy.” Federer can be seen dominating other players in the clip, which includes some of the best players in the game. 

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Roger Federer is one of a kind 

There are points displayed in the clip which have taken place over the course of his two-decade career. He has executed trick shots like tweeners, some shots which aren’t there in the textbooks of the game.

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It has been a real treat to watch the Basel-born player over the years and with his humble personality, he surely stands out amongst the rest.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 07: Roger Federer of Switzerland attends a press conference in the Main Interview Room court after losing his men’s Singles Quarter Final match against Hubert Hurkacz of Poland on Day Nine of The Championships – Wimbledon 2021 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 07, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by AELTC/Joe Toth – Pool/Getty Images)

Coming to the season, Federer has not featured in a competitive match since his Wimbledon exit. He then announced that he would require to undergo another knee surgery and that he would be out of action for many months.

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He does intend to compete during the 2022 season. We wish him the very best during the recovery process and hope to see him compete again soon.

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Rohan has studied Sports Management and has a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering Tennis and Formula One.

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