Serena surrenders to Roger Federer: “He’s the best”

Serena Williams and Roger Federer take a selfie before the USA-Switzerland mixed doubles match at the 2019 Hopman Cup.

Roger Federer’s return to the tennis courts at the Geneva Tournament is the big draw on the men’s circuit this week. The Basel tennis player returns to compete two months after his return to Doha after a 2020 marked by injuries and in what will be his return to clay almost two years after participating in Roland Garros in 2019

Federer’s return has been widely applauded in the tennis world and another legendary racket like Serena Williams has spared no praise. towards the figure of the Swiss tennis player and his relevance in the history of tennis.

After her victory against the young Italian Lisa Pigato at the Emilia RomaƱa Open, Serena Williams did not hesitate to point out that Federer has been the inspiration for many players.. “I think two words sum up the legacy of men’s tennis: Roger Federer. He is a synopsis of greatness, class and emotions, and it really changed tennis. You can see players playing like him, moving like him, making his shots … This guy is a genius “

Serena also wanted to emphasize that she considers herself a great supporter of the Swiss tennis player and confessed that it is impossible that there is someone who does not like the way the Basel player plays, who she considers the best ahead of Djokovic and Nadal. “I’m a huge Federer fan and I really think he’s the best. Look at him. There’s no way you can’t like this guy, that’s how I feel. His game is fantastic. Oh if I could play like him!” The word of a whole legend who seeks to further enlarge his legacy in women’s tennis (he is still looking to equal the 24 Grand Slam of Margaret Court) about another legend who still resists in the tennis elite with other tennis historical figures like Rafa Nadal or Novak Djokovic.

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