#sports activities Federer open to commentary career after announcing retirement from tennis
Roger Federer opens the door to TV work in retirement… with the Swiss legend admitting he ‘cannot imagine I’m even saying that’ after revealing he had by no means thought of a career in commentary till six months in the past
- Roger Federer says he could be open to doing TV work sooner or later
- The 41-year-old will play his closing match on the Laver Cup in London on Friday
- He desires to keep concerned within the recreation after ending his taking part in career
Roger Federer has acknowledged that he could be open to doing TV work at Wimbledon and elsewhere after the solar units on his illustrious tennis career.
The 41 year-old Swiss, who will play his closing match on the Laver Cup on Friday, will start formulating his future plans and desires to keep concerned within the recreation.
‘I at all times thought I’ll by no means go on the journalist facet or that commentary would by no means be a factor for me, however six months in the past I used to be pondering, “Oh, you know what? Commentating the odd match or giving back in this way, if I guess I could imagine it maybe”,’ he stated.
Roger Federer has acknowledged that he could be open to doing TV work after retiring from taking part in
‘I can not even imagine I’m saying that, we’ll see what occurs. It’s only a means to perhaps be round matches and gamers and folks. And, you understand, I prefer it. Sometimes whenever you’re a previous participant, you want a function to come again to a event as effectively. So that might be one possibility.
‘For me it is extra about having previous gamers or champions commentate that’s necessary. That’s why I’ve at all times cherished having Johnny Mac round, Mats Wilander, you identify it, Chrissie Evert.
‘It’s tremendous necessary as a result of they provide the perception, they let you know the way it used to be or how they felt or they will very a lot relate. I believe generally you watch matches due to the commentary and fewer in regards to the match itself.
Federer talks to John McEnroe throughout a follow session forward of the Laver Cup
‘So I believe it has a extremely necessary half within the recreation. And if I can add one thing, perhaps that may be good, however I might even have to actually give it some thought.
‘Obviously I could not go journey all out on a regular basis, I would not get pleasure from that.
‘Maybe it is also not one thing I might need to do within the subsequent few years however I simply assume it is necessary that we, the nice gamers, nonetheless are round generally. Because we’ve got perhaps a unique angle and simply these little nuggets that matter for the for the common fan.’