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“Roger Federer is a gentleman; he is perfect on the court but off the court he is even more perfect”

World number 13 Diego Schwartzman lyrical merger about Roger Federer in appeared in a recent interview for ESPN.

Schwartzman excitedly talks about Federer’s personality both on and off the court. According to the ArgentinianOff the field, Roger Federer is one of the friendliest and most sociable tennis players out there.

But once the Swiss starts playing, his whole demeanor changes. He made his opponents feel as if they had no hope of defeating him.

“Roger is a gentleman, he is perfect on the pitch, but outside he is even more perfect,” Schwartzman said. “In the room the players joke around with everyone and get close to everyone, which is impressive. But on the pitch, he makes you feel like you don’t know what to do with him.”

The 29-year-old also praised Federer’s playing style. Schwartzman commented that there was a time when the former world No. 1 toyed with him even though he did his best.

Schwartzman marks it out in the many strokes that Federer has at his disposal, the most varied in tennis history in his opinion.

“I had moments in games with him where I felt like playing well, and it seemed like he was bored and would beat me whenever he wanted,” Schwartzman said. “He has to be the man with the most tennis variations and repertoire in history.”

Schwartzman added that he can continue to watch Roger Federer play forever and that he hopes Federer will continue to play forever as well.

“I hope he never retires,” Schwartzman said. “I mean, really. Let him play in the suit if need be.”

Diego Schwartzman never beat Roger Federer

Roger Federer has a perfect 4-0 record against Diego Schwartzman
Roger Federer has a perfect 4-0 record against Diego Schwartzman

Diego Schwartzman has faced Roger Federer four times in his career so far, but has never beaten him.

Their first meeting was in the second round of Roland Garros 2014, Federer won in consecutive sets. They met twice in 2015 – at the Istanbul Open and Indian Wells.

Roger Federer battled through a tough Shanghai Masters opening match; Beat Diego Schwartzman 7-6 (4), 6-4 – bit.ly/2i6qRgr https://t.co/8G01eYax5X

Schwartzmann won a set in their Indian Wells match, the only set he won against Federer in his entire career. Their last encounter at the 2017 Shanghai Rolex Masters was another comfortable victory for the 20-time Grand Slam champion.


Edited by Sarbajaya Bhattacharya

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