Lots of gamers are very superstitious. Is Roger Federer superstitious as properly? If that’s the case, what types of issues do does he attempt to keep away from on the court docket or earlier than a match? And what attachment does he have with the quantity eight?
'No, eight solely as a result of I'm born on the eighth of the eighth (month) in 1981,' Federer clarified. 'I like that quantity. So not that rather more to it, to be fairly sincere. After which, no, I'm not very superstitious. I don't know the way a lot I can let you know. I can attempt to dig and let you know — I simply attempt to be on time, so I'm not late for my matches, as a result of, , I’m going again to the junior days the place swiftly, it's, like, Okay, the place is that this child, Roger? The match is on, and, I don't know. You're nowhere to be discovered, and also you're, like, enjoying video games with your folks within the forest and, they're like, Okay, match, and, positive, right here you come. I'm at all times scared I'm going to overlook a match as a result of I'm caught in visitors. I identical to to be on time wherever I’m going. On the court docket itself, I’ve no superstitions, to be sincere. I don't thoughts stepping on traces. I don't thoughts which aspect of the court docket I sit on or which racquet I begin with. No, fortunately not. I at all times advised myself, additionally, the field doesn't have to take a seat the identical. You understand, I do know all people has totally different — I'm not like that. I at all times stated, if it's one other spherical, I can nonetheless play tennis. That's higher in the event that they're there. I simply need it to be impartial, to be sincere. I believe that's what it’s, as properly.'