Former #FrenchOpen winner: #Roger #Federer is a prince who plays #Tennis


The former world no. 4 and 1976 French Open winner Adriano Panatta praised Roger Federer during an interview for Radio Deejay. Panatta said: ‘He is the greatest player of all time, he has an innate class, he manages to deliver the modern tennis perfectly and the “old” one with an unique elegance, he is a prince who plays tennis.

Commenting on how the game has changed, Panatta added: ‘Over the years tennis became a more physical and mental sport but differently than others you have not the coach who gives you suggestions, on the court you are alone with your racket and no one helps you.’ Reflecting on his career, Panatta added: ‘I became professional at the age of 17 years and I retired at 33, working for 15 years in tennis.

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