Roger Federer CNN Interview: “Pressure is Part of My Life” [Video]
by Tom Gainey | January 13th, 2011
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For you Roger Federer tennis fans, here’s a great video feature with the former No. 1.

Pedro Pinto of CNN’s Open Court spoke with Federer for a special interview and behind-the-scenes peek on the day of his charity match with his Rafael Nadal in Zurich, Switzerland, last month.

Roger touches on topics including life in Switzerland, the twins (changing diapers), his charity interests, how he got Nadal to play in the exhibitions, his friendship with Rafa, the media scrutiny he faces when he loses and his confidence for the Australian Open.

Hint: He sounds confident!

Federer, the defending champ, will be seeded at No. 2 behind Nadal at the Australian Open where the Swiss last won a Slam. The draw is scheduled for release in three hours at 7pm ET.

Here’s the video:


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5 Comments for Roger Federer CNN Interview: “Pressure is Part of My Life” [Video]

dAri Says:

Directly from the AO website:

“The official draw for Australian Open 2011 will take place at Melbourne Park on Friday 14 January at 10.00am. Tennis legend and former world No.1 Ivan Lendl will be involved in the draw ceremony.

The official draw will also be streamed live on http://www.australianopen.com from 10.00am.”


dAri Says:

Those are local times of course, you’ll have to do the math for your time zone!


skeezerweezer Says:

Thanks for posting that Tom, great stuff. Good insight into the purpose of the Rafa/Fed relationship.


marris Says:

Men’s draw posted…

Rafa gets Soda and Fed gets Djoker


DC Says:

i read that Rogers coach has said he will win 20 slams…ha ha ha…what a joke….Fed ending his career with 20 slams..this is the biggest joke i have heard in years. With the way he has been playing he should have at least 22.

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