Written by Senior Tennis Editor Peter Gehr
Roger Federer best shots in tennis not over yet. This latest win from the Swiss master shows he’s in good form and quite capable of remaining a major top seeded player. In fact, and I’ll be brutally honest here, I’m sometimes astounded at the notion that because Federer is 30 that the media watch every loss or mishap and pounce on it like a sign of aged and dying capability.
This athlete has just come through the Australian Open winning his way to the semis, only to be ousted by world No. 2 Rafael Nadal. The Davis cup stint didn’t go his way, but that didn’t mean the beginning of the end for one of world’s best tennis players of all time, who still has a passion to pursue on the court.
Roger Federer Best Shots in Tennis Not Over Yet
Roger Federer outclassed Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro 6-1 6-4 in the final of the World Indoor Tournament today to win his first title of the year.
The top seeded Swiss, who also beat Del Potro in the quarter-final of the Australian Open last month, dominated every rally and wrapped up the first five games before the Argentine third seed had anything to his credit.
Federer impressed on his first break point when his volley was returned by Del Potro with a lob before the former world number one clinched the game with a smash.
“The first set I really was rock solid, while in the second it was more tight and he had his chances,” Federer told reporters.
In the second set, a break in the sixth game proved sufficient for Federer to put his name on the winners’ board for the second time following 2005.
With his outstanding performance in the final the 30-year old Federer made clear that speculation about retirement is inappropriate.
Federer said that even during a meeting with former Dutch national soccer coach Marco van Basten it was discussed and that Van Basten told him to continue as long as he can.
The Swiss said: “I think it has to do with when you turn 30 people think you might retire instead of considering that you are on two-thirds of your career.” Click here to visit the original source of this post
Roger Federer best shots in tennis not over yet, and there’s plenty more energy and fight left in the Swiss sensation. In all of the press conferences I’ve ever seen with Federer either talking of his victory or his loss, he always sees it as a step towards the next game, or part of the process of finding your game or improving your game, and enhancing his craft. The age of 30 is obviously a time for athletes to evaluate the future, and there’s never talk of slowing down or submitting to supposed age. I see a sportsman with a huge heart and talent and with great possibilities to take on more Grand Slams. It’s not over until it’s over, and I see performance and hear confident affirmations from Federer—which I find inspirational.