Roger Federer lost his first-round robin match to Thiem in straight sets.
The Swiss player did not have the perfect start at the Nitto ATP Finals 2019, as He lost to Dominic Thiem,
with a score of 5-7 / 5-7, Roger Federer took his chances down to lose in the round-robin matches.
Roger Federer expressed many points after the match and gave some expectations for the future.
“It is a normal event from here on forward. Actually I am not allowed to lose anymore,”
“That is how it is every week in my career, so from that standpoint, there is nothing new.”
“I think Dominic played great. The start definitely was not good at all. That put me on the back foot,”
“I could recover and I think the match was good even for a long period of time. I felt that I had my chances.”
“Honestly my serve was not that good I did not find it when I needed it, especially getting broken early,”
“The atmosphere at the O2 arena was amazing. I wish gave them something to celebrate tonight,”
”I can feel the fans waiting and in the second set with the break but that did not have exactly how it should be,”
“It’s a wonderful event here. I’m happy I have played here so many times so I could enjoy the crowds. I’m looking forward to the next two [matches].”Roger Federer Full Press Conference after Thiem loss Embed from Getty Images
Roger Federer will face Matteo Berrettini this Tuesday, and if He did not get success He will be out of the tournament.
The last time The Swiss did not make it to the S-Finals was in the 2008 edition.