Roger Federer might not be playing currently, but the Swiss is always in the limelight for one or another reason. This time, it is about featuring in the video by the BecomingX site. Additionally, the former world number one is considered one of the greatest tennis players the game has ever seen.
Federer recently talks about his passion, his journey, and how to achieve dreams that seem impossible. The man with 20 Grand Slams to his name, more than 100 ATP titles in his career wasn’t a champion from the beginning.
Moreover, Federer remembered that he was defeated by 6-0, 6-0 in his first match. But the man from Switzerland did not look back and worked hard for his achievements.
Besides, Federer added that sports were not given a lot of value in his place. However, he, from a very young age, started playing different sports. Additionally, Federer also shared how he would dream of winning Wimbledon from a very young age. It must be remembered that he went on to win a title at Wimbledon for a record eight times.
Roger Federer Faced Hardships As Well
Federer revealed how after his first loss, he started practising more. And he began to feature in a lot more tournaments than before. Additionally, Federer joined the National Training Centre when he was 14. He shared about the different hardships, the homesickness that he went through during that time.
Talking about his success in tennis, Federer said, “Actually, I am not sure why I was so successful. We are not aiming for 20 Grand Slams or world number 1 spot.” Talking about his life at a young age, Federer said, “We do not dream so big in our country.”
Federer also mentioned how you need to be passionate, dedicated to the thing you love. He added, “If you are passionate about what you do, keep going. Keep believing in it. Aim for the moon, and surround yourself with the right people. And if you really care, one thing I believe in is not to waste your talent.”