Roger Federer: revealed that Berrettini’s coach thanked him and congratulated him after the match
After the master class performance from Roger Federer during his 4th Round
match against Matteo Berrettini, here He dominated the match and finished it
in straight sets with 6-1 / 6-2 / 6-2 in just 1 hour and 14 mins.
Roger mentioned that Berrittini’s coach thanked him and congratulated him after the match
for what He gave to Matteo in during the match.
Roger Federer: “Berrettini’s coach thanked me, Yes His coach congratulated me and thanked me almost,”
Roger asked him why He thanked him and The coach replied for the great lesson
that He gave to Matteo and mentioned that the top players a bit tough.
“You guys are a bit tough, but I get it. I like the Italians (smiling).” Coach said
Federer noticed about the young man career and expected him a great future,
“It’s important for him to look ahead. There are so many great moments coming in his career.
Also I lost sometimes the hard way.” Federer said
and compared Matteo’s today loss to his match where He lost to Andre Agassi
in the US Open where He lost 6-1, 6-2, 6-4, the same thing happened He was motivated
He’ll go to take Andre out but then got smashed went him and did not understand
what happened exactly in that match, that how Roger explained his match in his early days.
“I thought like, ‘Oh, maybe I was going to take Andre out’, all that stuff. Nah. You get smashed,
go home, don’t understand what happened. You realize, Well, I just got to work harder.
It’s that simple. Maybe got to have a different tactic, maybe got to have a different mindset going into that.” Federer saidEmbed from Getty Images
Roger Federer sent an important note to young players which is okay to take step back
but the most important is that the player has to take two steps forward in his road,
“It’s okay to take a step back, but then you have to take two forward. I hope that’s what he does exactly from today on.”
Roger Federer will face Kei Nishikori this Wednesday, time and court to be announced later.