Six-time champion and most successful player at the End of the Year Championship Roger Federer hasn’t competed at the ATP Finals since he left the semi-finals at the 2019 tournament and has now missed the tournament two years in a row because of surgeries in 2020 and 2021.
Federer watched this year’s tournament from his home in Switzerland, where he is currently recovering from surgery this year that left him on crutches and out for a few months, which will put him off. He skipped almost the first half of the season with even Wimbledon 2022 is a big doubt for the eight-time Wimbledon champion.
With Turin hosting the ATP Finals for the first time and slated to be the host city until 2025, it is expected to be a huge boost for Italian tennis, which is said to be in one of the The best stage with young champions leading the way and Italian Tennis to new heights.
Matteo Berrettini, Lorenzo Sonego and young guns Lorenzo Musetti and Jannik Sinner became the leading player of Italian tennis and received much acclaim for their achievements. Speaking of the burgeoning tennis scene in Italy, Federer said, “Between Berrettini, Sinner, Sonego and Musetti, Italy has a new generation of players that are truly extraordinary.”
“And being now the host country of the ATP Finals, the movement will grow even more. I’m watching the tournament on TV and I have to say it reminds me a lot of London’s O2 Arena but I’m sure there’s an Italian twist that makes me always love Italians and Italy in general.” Federer added.
Roger Federer praises young players at ATP Finals in Turin
This year ATP Finals 34 years old Novak Djokovic as the oldest player at the tournament with the rest of the players having an average age of 23 years. While Federer did the pile Praise Djokovic During his great season this year, the former world No. 1 also took note of the young guns that have flourished this season.
“The matches were unbelievable. What I like to see is that all the players are really consistent, Medvedevs, Rublevs, Zverevs, with Novak we can always expect that but the young guys are really improving and playing great tennis. , it was fun to watch,” Federer said.
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