Roger Federer will play his first match in Basel on Monday (Today) to defend his title.
After the disappointment in Shanghai Roger Federer is trying to focus on his country tournament,
When He will play Peter Gojowczyk in the first round to be his 1500th match in his professional career.
The Swiss player is looking forward to winning his 9th title in the Swiss Indoors.Roger Federer press conference before Basel 2019 Embed from Getty Images
For that, Roger Federer had the pre-tournament press conference where He mentioned that He prepared quickly for the tournament because of the schedule.
“My preparation for Basel had to be a little faster than usual since I have to start Monday”
“I’ve already practiced on Friday and Saturday in Basel. I hope to really start strong and have a great indoor season.”
“I try to keep the highest possible level always.” Roger Federer said.
The preparations begin for Federer on Friday as He practiced there with his team members.Roger Federer press conference before Basel 2019
Roger Federer also mentioned that He lost matches He could win, and the same with some matches He won and was very tough.
“Sometimes it’s the opponent, sometimes it’s your own mind or game that goes off the boil.”
“of course, you work with the right work ethic in practice, with the right concentration and everything.”
“Only a few (matches this season) stand out to me that maybe I could have won that I didn’t.“
“If I look back at my whole career I’ve had a lot of matches that I could have won that I lost.”
“But also I won much more than I should have or could have,” Roger added.
Roger Federer will face Gojowczyk at 17:00 GMT for a chance to reach the 2nd round of Basel 2019.