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  • Okay.

  • Various.

  • Just two days before Wimbledon.

  • This is so crazy.

  • I just interrupted me.

  • There's something rules here.

  • No.

  • Sure.

  • Okay, here we go.

  • Roger.

  • Hey.

  • How you doing, Joe?

  • I'm doing great.

  • Thanks for making the time to slip in a quick 73 questions.

  • You're gonna miss it.

  • This is gonna be great.

  • So how you feeling about the tournament?

  • Feeling great.

  • So happy that it's Wimbledon time again.

  • I love this place.

  • Can you walk me through how you start your days right now?

  • Um, it's pretty relaxed, Actually.

  • It's all about recovery and coming into the tournament with loads of energy, That's my plan.

  • Can you show me what makes a perfect served?

  • Okay?

  • Perfect serve is I think it's all in the toss.

  • Really?

  • Do you?

  • It's the only shot we actually do.

  • Control everything else.

  • We have to react to the opponent.

  • So here we go.

  • Up.

  • Jump.

  • Hope it lands in.

  • Make it look pretty easy.

  • All right.

  • He demonstrate and extremely difficult technical thing.

  • I probably won't understand.

  • Maybe overhead on the backhand side, it hardly ever happens.

  • And when it does, you lunge back, jump up, can see the opponent anymore.

  • You try to connect you hope for the best.

  • Okay, What do you consider to be your signature shop?

  • My slice.

  • Maybe my for him.

  • And why don't you have a two handed backhand?

  • Because all my heroes had one hander, so I had no choice.

  • Do you get attached to your racket?

  • I do.

  • I love my racket.

  • And it's the extension of my arm.

  • And it does all the magic for May.

  • So yeah.

  • All right.

  • Now, what's your favorite part about playing at Wimbledon?

  • Um, it's history and tradition.

  • And how would you describe playing a centre court?

  • It's, I think, a dream come true for every tennis player to play their game.

  • Check it out.

  • Let's go.

  • All right.

  • Great.

  • And whoa, I am destroying you and tennis around that scoreboard right there.

  • What is going on?

  • What have you done?

  • And why are you asking questions in the playing a member of the family have any nicknames for you?

  • Yeah, they call me Raj and in Swiss German.

  • Whole cheap.

  • Okay.

  • What's most Swiss thing about you?

  • Um Then I met chocoholic.

  • If that's something Yes, it is.

  • Okay.

  • What languages do you speak speak Swiss, German, German, English and French.

  • You have any favorite expressions in these languages?

  • I like Ali in French.

  • Come on.

  • In English and home yet in system on the tennis court.

  • Got some ball, boys of all girls.

  • Hey, how's everything?

  • All good.

  • Nice to see you.

  • All the guys on the heavy strawberries and cream?

  • Um, sure.

  • Roger.

  • What's up?

  • The strawberries and cream here.

  • I know it's a Wimbledon thing.

  • Okay.

  • What is it?

  • You know, tradition.

  • I heard you start your career as a ball boy.

  • Is that right?

  • Yes, I would like them.

  • I was about 12 years old.

  • My home turned in Basel.

  • I did it for two years.

  • Was great.

  • I loved it.

  • How many hours a day?

  • At age 12.

  • Were you playing two hours?

  • Every second day?

  • I'd say Versus how many hours today Between zero and four.

  • I gotta save my energy sometimes.

  • Who was your tennis idol growing up?

  • Boris Becker, Stefan Edberg and Pete Sampras.

  • Did you first realize you were really, really good at tennis?

  • Well, in the juniors, I thought I was good.

  • And then when I beat Pete Sampras here in 2001 I felt like I knew it was good.

  • So wrong to say that now they trigger Mom was a tennis coach a little bit.

  • She didn't really coach me, though.

  • Okay?

  • What's the best piece of advice that she gave you?

  • Never let the ball bounce twice.

  • Okay.

  • Makes sense so simple, right?

  • Yeah.

  • Just brought up that ball all the time.

  • Sure.

  • Like a dog.

  • What advice would you give these guys here?

  • Um, I love you tennis, but then work hard.

  • And what else can I tell you?

  • Guys dream big.

  • You know something?

  • We don't dream big enough that it's possible because we think there's barriers and stuff.

  • You're gonna go for it and do it full on.

  • That's wonderful advice.

  • See, later, guys.

  • Take it.

  • Nice to see you, Roger.

  • Grass or clay?

  • Grass?

  • Of course.

  • 400 backhand forehand.

  • Spin or flat spin.

  • What?

  • To be sure you obsessed with at the moment?

  • None, really.

  • I used to love prison break.

  • That was so cool.

  • Who's your style icon, Tom Ford?

  • What do you wearing when you're feeling your best?

  • Um, I mean the suits.

  • Good, but bathing suit on a T shirt on a Beach somewhere.

  • What's most memorable thing that you've ever worn Met Gala Award tuxedo from Gucci with a diamond encrusted sort of a cobra in the back that was pretty sick.

  • What do you do on your off days?

  • Nothing.

  • They just take it easy, run around with the kids.

  • What's the best fashion of icy?

  • Never received.

  • You wear the clothes, not the clothes where you and Anna once told me, Um, when I asked her if I should wear a dark suit or the light suit for the evening, she said, The dark suit, of course.

  • Roger, that's like, Of course, that's pretty good advice, Right?

  • Knows best.

  • What's something about yourself that you think a lot of people wouldn't know not.

  • I don't know.

  • I feel like I've done so many interviews.

  • I think I really feel like people know everything by now.

  • All right, now you have identical twins.

  • Don't be honest with me.

  • Do you ever get them confused?

  • I used to.

  • Sometimes I couldn't see their face right away.

  • But no, now, nowadays I'm a pro.

  • Of course, I can tell them apart.

  • What lessons have you learned from your kids patients and snuggling again.

  • It's been the best.

  • That's so sweet.

  • And what do you hope your kids learn from you?

  • Everything.

  • I want to teach them everything I know and more.

  • 11 so much.

  • That's wonderful.

  • All right.

  • Hello, Nice to Roger at all the places to play in the world.

  • What's the craziest location I played on the Jungfrau?

  • Your top of Europe and Switzerland?

  • A mountain with Lindsey Vonn?

  • And I guess Centre Court, Wimbledon, of course.

  • And here we are in the clubhouse.

  • We finally made it.

  • I can't believe I'm here right now and look at the trophies.

  • This is the one.

  • Roger.

  • Get right next to that.

  • Look at that.

  • So beautiful.

  • So close.

  • So far you have 80 of these things.

  • Where do you keep all of them have a big trophy cabinet at home.

  • But we always have space for one more.

  • I tell you that I can imagine what Wimbledon tradition do You look forward to the most.

  • Um, I think it's wonderful to have Ah, the Centre Court be opened up by the defending champion on at one oclock on Monday to remember the first professional tournament you played, of course, starred 98 after I won the juniors here, actually, at women in the week before.

  • What's most surprising moment in your career?

  • Surprising moment.

  • I truly believe becoming world number one and winning all the title said I did is crazier than any dream I ever had about my career.

  • I never thought I was gonna be this successful.

  • What's your most prized memorabilia?

  • The net.

  • Off my 2009 Wimbledon final against my good friend and erotic ago?

  • Would you consider tennis your favorite sport to watch?

  • Yes, and football and basketball of basketball school Growing up, You also played soccer, right?

  • I did.

  • What made you choose tennis over soccer?

  • Um, I didn't want to blame the goalie.

  • It all honesty I wanted to blame myself out of.

  • Maybe that is what, maybe pick tennis.

  • Thankfully, I did.

  • What's the biggest challenge as an athlete that you didn't appreciate when you started?

  • I was incredibly homesick.

  • In the beginning, um, jetlag and all the interviews couldn't trust your list of the beginning.

  • And then, little by little, I actually start enjoying interviews.

  • That's why I'm talking to you right now.

  • I'm so lucky to be here.

  • And, um Roger.

  • How do you want to be remembered as a good guy for tennis?

  • Philanthropic and good tennis player, maybe.

  • I don't know.

  • Now I've been told that you enjoy ice cream before a match.

  • Is that right?

  • What?

  • Pretty much ice.

  • We have loads afterwards, but not before.

  • And here's a wall of champions.

  • So that's a lot of Federer right there.

  • Yeah, sticks of half of the space.

  • But it doesn't 19.

  • You're gonna want to make it.

  • What, nine times on this board, right?

  • Yes.

  • Uh, it's great section my favorite number, but nine has a better sound to it now.

  • Can you point to the wind?

  • That was the most memorable 2003.

  • Why?

  • It's my first one.

  • Like I thought that was it.

  • I achieve my dream winning member then was epic and heard that these they engrave these pretty quickly when you win.

  • Yes, apparently even the trophy.

  • So you hold it up in the air and it's already got your trophy engraved.

  • And you walk out of this court that you win just back here, look to right.

  • Bang winner 2019 And in the name Can you actually tell me something really quick about Mr Rafael Nadal.

  • What would you like to know?

  • He's an intense guy on the court is super honest and open off the court.

  • And he's got a heart of gold is also gonna help me with my foundation again next year.

  • We're gonna try to break the record for most attendants in Cape Town in South Africa for my foundation.

  • So looking forward to so thank you, Rafa.

  • Amazing.

  • Now I sent center court is right beyond these doors.

  • Open it is.

  • Have a look.

  • Let's take a look.

  • Let's go.

  • All right.

  • Hopefully it's everything that I hoped in dream here with you.

  • This is so cool.

  • Roger.

  • You have any pre match rituals or superstitions?

  • I am not superstitious.

  • Um, it'll actually funny enough.

  • What kind of music would you probably listening to before a match?

  • I don't usually, but maybe something relaxing Fun enough in the grand moment.

  • This is incredible.

  • Wow, look at this.

  • So nice.