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Roger Federer lost a match 16 years ago and still in his mind

Roger Federer lost a match 16 years ago and still in his mind
Roger Federer lost a match 16 years ago and still in his mind
Written by Tennis Shot

Roger Federer lost in the 1st round in Roland Garros only once in 2003 to Horna but it still in Roger’s mind

It’s been 16 years ago when Roger Federer lost in the 1st round in Roland Garros

to Horna, but that loss is still in Federer’s mind and He said that after the 2R win over Oscar

and He was talking like it was a yesterday match He can still remember the details of the match

read Roger Federer ” I’m just happy”

“Look it is interesting because it left a lasting impact on my that loss against Horna,”

“I came into the tournament as No 6 in the world and I thought I had a good season until the French Open.”

“I felt like maybe I could win the French Open like any top 10 guys would think,” Roger said

“yes I don’t want to say I underestimated him because I knew him but after losing the first set I was looking

at a massive mountain to climb. that is such a long way back and instead of having a point-to-point mentality

it looked like an impossible task. It suffocated me at that moment and I tried and fought but I never

really believed I could come back in that match. Now I would look at it totally different.” Federer added

Maybe that loss was the reason of a big success in Roger’s career, For sure He learnt a lot

from that match and how to deal with every opponent, how to deal with big matches