Roger Federer is arguably the greatest tennis player in the history of the game. We all know about his records and the trophies that he has won. But how much are we aware of his journey in the game?
In a Youtube video released by Credit Suisse, an investment banking company one can see Roger Federer talk about his game, about his beginning, and about his foundation. Besides, Federer is also the brand ambassador of the company.
Talking about his tennis career, world number one shares that mindset is one of the most integral aspects of the game. Additionally, aspects such as skills and techniques are also significant in shaping our lives as players. Apart from this, people who played a part in his life, who had his back both in good and bad times are the most integral part of life.
“Wanted To Use My Position For A Good Cause”- Roger Federer
Additionally, it was at the age of 11 years that he decided to play tennis for the rest of his life. Moreover, he also thinks that all the isolation and hard work is worth it. “The first step in a new direction is always difficult”, he said.
The Swiss legend believes that while having short term goals is important, one should never forget to concentrate on the long ones.
Sharing about his Foundation, he said, “I wanted to use my position to bring a positive change in society. I set up the Foundation to divide my focus from tennis.” Additionally, Roger’s mother is closely related to Africa. Hence, according to Roger Federer, with the Foundation he was able to help the needy.
Lastly, Roger Federer said, “I know I cannot play tennis forever. However, I am still loving my life on the court. I am living a good life now with my foundation just passing the initiation goal.”