The Swiss star expressed his opinion about being favorited to win the first slam of the year.
The first slam of the year is closer than ever, and the challenge is between the top guys again,
the young players are coming with the confidence they got in the last season,
for that Roger Federer praised the young guys and mentioned they could do something.
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Moreover, Roger Federer mentioned He’s not still young to be favorited but He trained hard.
“I have trained long and hard in the off-season and I didn’t have any setbacks, which is crucial,”
“Last week I was asking myself ‘am I happy to go to Australia? Or should I just stay here and stop packing immediately? Because I can.“
“I could easily stay home and I was like, ‘no, no, I’m really happy to go to Melbourne and kick off the season there.”
“I have kept myself in good shape, obviously I had an amazing team around me.”
“I’m aware that at 38 I shouldn’t be the favorite, it should be someone probably in their 20s,”
“but the three of us have been able to stay as the favorites which is great for us,” Roger Federer said
Talking about the competition, Federer said it’s very hard to beat Nadal and Djokovic when they are injury-free.
“Both guys [Nadal and Djokovic] when they are injury-free they are always tough to beat,”
Although He’s 38 years old and favorited the young guys He chose to come and compete for the title, and recently He mentioned He can win the title as He did in 2017 and 2018