Earlier this week,, who is currently ranked No.3 in the world in men’s tennis, said in an interview that he vowed to get back to his winning ways in the upcoming tournament, which is also his favorite, The Wimbledon.
London is famous for a couple of things, which are particularly related to one another in a sporty way - Strawberries and Cream and of course, Lawn Tennis.
Federer said that it is up to someone to stop the Slam-finalist duo ofand , who have been battling out in the final for the past two years. Federer is confident and "perfectly fit", as he put it in the interview. He further said that he was very happy with his performance of the past couple of tournaments and could beat all odds to clinch the 7th Wimbledon title, equaling himself to the record held by the former tennis great, Pete Sampras.
It has been almost two and a half years since Roger won a major tournament. In the last Wimbledon, he was knocked out by Jo Will-Fried Tsonga, who became the first-ever player to beat Roger being two sets down. Roger was also humbled by Tomas Berdych in the quarterfinals two years ago.
Federer said he felt all geared up and ready to take on anyone on the grass court, which is the surface he fancies most. He is feeling confident, alert and at the top of his game and claimed that he is match fit and hasn’t felt this way in the last couple of seasons.
He kicks of his title chase for number 7 on Monday. Only a few weeks and we will really get to know how things go and who eventually takes the most precious crown amongst the Grand Slam tournaments.
It will be full of excitement and drama is guaranteed when the top seeds meet each other, whether it is the quarters or the semis or the finals on the way to the road to Wimbledon Glory.