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Federer is a ‘god of tennis’

Federer is a ‘god of tennis’
Federer is a ‘god of tennis’

[September 23, AFP]”Gentleman of Tennis” and “God of Tennis”. As Swiss tennis player Roger Federer neared his final stage, fans who could not bear to retire were mourning.

The 41-year-old Federer will play doubles with longtime rival Rafael Nadal at the Laver Cup in London on Wednesday. Coming to the last game of active duty. On the previous day, on the 22nd, many fans lined up for tickets just to see him practicing.

“He’s the best,” said Judith Flabel, 68, who wore a red T-shirt with a white cross bearing Federer’s name to resemble the Swiss flag. I know, depending on what the criteria are, it could be one of the three (Federer, Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Serbia), but for me he’s the gentleman of tennis.” rice field.

“I was terrified of this day,” said Nia Martin, 27, who stood in line wearing a green Federer hat. “I loved the way he behaved on the tour, not only in tennis. He’s a true gentleman. It was great to see him at The Championships Wimbledon. He perfectly deserved the place and the honor. rice field”

Jenny Douglas, 50, called Federer the “god of tennis” and said: “He’s a really handsome and beautiful player. He’s very stylish to look at. He’s had a lot in tennis over the years, not only in terms of technique, but sportsmanship.” It made an impact,” he said.

“I’m sure it will be devastating[at the moment of his retirement]. I was so disappointed that I couldn’t make it to Wimbledon this year, and I’m really sad to think that this is my last tournament. I hope to see more of him in the commentator’s box in the future. I wish I could

“He plays so easily. He’s so elegant and a real gentleman,” said Cathy Geary, 56, a Nadal fan. “I miss him. He’s definitely the greatest player of all time,” he praised.

Alex Pardoh, 9, one of the youngest fans in the line and who has competed in the tournament, said: “It’s exciting. “It’s sad, but in my opinion, he’s one of the best players.” (c)AFP/John WEAVER

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