Are there tennis gamers taking medication on the tennis circuit? Rafael Nadal stated that it's unattainable to cheat and maintain taking part in tennis, and Roger Federer thinks equally. 'I don't know,' the Swiss stated. 'If there are gamers taking something, I hope not, as a result of all people needs clear sport. That is additionally why perhaps they’re checking now. Clearly, I solely want about what we did earlier than as a result of simply, you already know, you're used to it now. With the blood, you already know, it will get a bit of extra private perhaps. I don't have any issues as a result of I don't have any worries.'
Federer additionally made a comparability between Sampras and Agassi: 'Pete and Andre are completely different gamers. When I used to be younger, Pete was my favourite; Andre was by no means actually my favourite participant. Simply extra particular in Wimbledon anyway than in Miami, regardless that I like that place loads. It's simply acquired extra custom again in Wimbledon. So you’ll be able to by no means, ever examine the match to something, so.'
The Basel native was additionally requested if Andre Agassi was his idol as a child. 'By no means really paid an excessive amount of consideration of Andre, actually. I used to be extra about Sampras, Becker or Edberg. I didn't observe his profession as carefully as the opposite gamers. However as soon as I acquired to play him in 1998 after I was 17 years outdated, again in my hometown, began to clearly assume that was one in all my highlights of my profession at that time. Misplaced 2-Three, which is regular. However it was good to play towards such a champion since you by no means know once they retire, and also you by no means know should you get an opportunity once more. I used to be fortunate sufficient to play him six occasions.'