There are not only tens of thousands of fans even though several fellow players can’t wait to see the former World No.1 Roger Federer’s comeback. In a row, the former rival Andy Roddick has recently expressed his wish on Swiss Maestro’s return.
Having undergone back-to-back surgeries, the 20-time Grand Slam champion RF began preparing for his return to ATP Tours. Notably, the 39-years-old Swiss was recently spotted training in Dubai.
In a recent conversation with tennis channel, Andy Roddick, the player with the third-most tournament defeats to Federer, said that he wants to see Roger again with a good health condition on tour. And the 38-years -old American also anticipates his best rival might be on the circuit after clay-court swing.
“Even though the guy ruined my entire life for a decade, I want to see Roger Federer back. I want to see him healthy. If this is near the end of him, I want to see Roger’s proper send-off not fair.”, Andy Roddick said.
Roger Federer vs Andy Roddick Rivalry Throwback
The rivalry between the former World No.1 players ranks as the 14th largest rivalry in the Open Era.
Whereas Roddick said farewell to tennis with a Grand Slam title, Federer is still on tour with his 21st major title quest.
Federer and Roddick faced each other 27-times in their career. At the same time, Roger leads Andy in the head2head 21-3 in the international matches, American managed to win twice Swiss in the three exhibition tournaments.
Andy Roddick never won against Roger Federer at the Indoor hard court, Grass, Carpet, Clay, Grand Slam matches, and ATP Tour Finals.