45 Motivating Roger Federer Quotes

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Roger Federer is a renowned professional tennis player of Switzerland and is listed in the number 4 of men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has also won 20 Grand Slam singles titles. His victory in the eighth Wimbledon men’s singles titles, six Australian Open titles, five US Open titles, and one French Open title supports him as a legendary.

Moreover, he was known as the top junior tennis player by the age of 11. And in July 2017, this tennis star set a record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title when he was 35 years old. He has contributed a lot in the sports field, and some of his inspiring quotes are listed below.

Roger Federer quote on peace
Roger Federer quote on peace

“When you do something best in life, you don’t really want to give that up – and for me it’s tennis.”― Roger Federer

“I’m a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments.”― Roger Federer

“Having twin girls is a life changer – that’s for sure. But I like getting up and changing diapers. It’s the things you do.”― Roger Federer

“I am a sucker for those old traditional places, and Rome is as good as it gets, particularly when you throw in Italian food.”― Roger Federer

“Before, I guess, mum and dad were everything, but now, in my case, I had two new girls, and all of a sudden they’re completely dependent on you, and there’s a third generation. It’s a funny shift all of a sudden. You have the babies, you have yourself and then you have your parents.”― Roger Federer

“You always want to win. That is why you play tennis because you love the sport and try to be the best you can at it.”― Roger Federer

“We can’t always agree on everything.”― Roger Federer

“I enjoyed the position I was in as a tennis player. I was to blame when I lost. I was to blame when I won. And I really like that, because I played soccer a lot too, and I couldn’t stand it when I had to blame it on the goalkeeper.”― Roger Federer

“Sometimes you have to accept that a guy played better on the day than you.”― Roger Federer

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“What I think I’ve been able to do well over the years is play with pain, play with problems, play in all sorts of conditions.”― Roger Federer

“The serve, I think, is the most difficult, you know, in terms of coordination, because you got the two arms going, and you got to toss it up at the right time so.”― Roger Federer

“I am extremely proud and honoured to have beaten Pete’s record as he was my childhood hero, and I have always looked up to him.”― Roger Federer

“I’ve always been aware that the image you patiently construct for an entire career can be ruined in a minute. It scares you a bit, but that’s the way things are.”― Roger Federer

“I have to fit holidays around tournaments, particularly the grand slams, in Melbourne, Paris, London and New York.”― Roger Federer

“I have learnt to be even more patient.”― Roger Federer

“The serve, I was too young and too small and… not enough powerful to have a good serve when I was young, so my forehand was always my signature shot. So I used to always run around my backhand, you know, use my forehand as much as I could, and so that’s why I think it’s my strength also today, you know.”― Roger Federer

“Clearly, when you win everything, it’s fun. That doesn’t necessarily mean you love the game more.”― Roger Federer

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“You know, I don’t only play for the record books.”― Roger Federer

“When I won in 2003, never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would win Wimbledon and have my kids seeing me lift the trophy, so this is pretty surreal. And yeah, I was almost shocked in the moment that it all came together so nicely.”― Roger Federer

“My heart is in South Africa, through my mum. My mum being from here, me spending a lot of time here as well, I feel most connected to this part of the world.”― Roger Federer

“For me, it’s important that a fan can buy something that is related to me. Like in soccer, you buy a shirt and it’s got somebody’s name on the back. That’s kind of a cool thing.”― Roger Federer

Roger Federer on field
Roger Federer on the field.

“I used to get nervous, you know if my parents would come watch. And then I would get nervous if my friends came and watched. Today it’s not a problem anymore actually, because now I enjoy it. I see that they, you know, respect me immensely, and I try to put on a good show and show that I can still play very good tennis.”― Roger Federer

“When I think of the Olympics I only think of good things. I think of what a great event it is and what it has done for me and my career, and changed my personal life, too.”― Roger Federer

“Being a husband is for me as big a priority as being a father.”― Roger Federer

“I had set a goal with my team to try and get back to the top of the rankings, but I never thought with the depth in the game this year that I would have been able to get it back so quickly.”― Roger Federer

“I can’t stay No. 1 for fifty years, you know. We’ll see what happens.”― Roger Federer

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“I feel a bit awkward playing in a red shirt out at Wimbledon. But I don’t dislike it.”― Roger Federer

“Sometimes, I am a different character in different languages. I have different enjoyment from them. Sometimes different answers come out of me. Like, I didn’t even know that about me. I get to know myself through different languages, actually.”― Roger Federer

“I always had the dream that, once I became No 1 in the world, that if I had a child I hoped I would have it early enough so the child can see me playing.”― Roger Federer

Roger Federer wins Sportsman and Comeback of the Year at Laureus
Roger Federer wins Sportsman and Comeback of the Year at Laureus

“But so far I have the feeling that the chances are there to repeat last year’s season.”― Roger Federer

“It doesn’t need to be the same every day, doesn’t need to be the same shower I use, the same restaurant I go to, the same hour I go to sleep. I’ve always been very flexible. I don’t care if I practice at nine in the morning or 10 P.M.”― Roger Federer

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“Early in my career, I struggled with consistency, but I couldn’t get more consistent than this year.”― Roger Federer

“My dad said if you become a tennis professional just make sure you get into the top hundred, because you have to make a little bit of money. You make a living so you can pay your coaching and, you know, your travels.”― Roger Federer

“This year I guess I decided in the bigger matches to take it more to my opponent instead of waiting a bit more for the mistakes. Yeah, this is I guess how you want to win Wimbledon, is by going after your shots, believing you can do it, and that’s what I was able to do today.”― Roger Federer

Roger Federer celebrating weekend with his family
Roger Federer celebrating the weekend with his family

“I am now the Wimbledon champion, and I think that gives me even more confidence coming to the Olympics. And maybe in some ways, it maybe takes some pressure off the Olympics, because I already did win at Wimbledon this year.”― Roger Federer

“I did all the right things in so many tournaments. But like I said, sometimes in sports it just goes the other way. Maybe you’ve already won so much that it evens it out a bit sometimes. I don’t know.”― Roger Federer

“I don’t mind fans coming up in a friendly, respectful way. That’s all part of the fun of being a top tennis player. But if people take pictures without permission, particularly if my children are in the shot, I feel uncomfortable.”― Roger Federer

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“My favorite shot is always gonna be the forehand. It used to always be my favorite shot when I was young, so it’s the one I’ve won all the points with.”― Roger Federer

“Obviously, matches and all that stuff takes its toll on your body and so forth. But as you get sort of a bit older, a bit wiser, and a bit more experienced, you know also how to handle it.”― Roger Federer

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“Oh, my God, I don’t think any player can look forward to or expect to a career of so many Grand Slam wins or title wins or being so long at the top of the game.”― Roger Federer

“To handle that stardom, the red carpets, the photoshoots, people all of a sudden recognizing you and following you in everyday life, it’s a bit weird. It’s strange, and it can have funny effects on you in terms of do you like it or don’t you like it. Some people run away from it, some people embrace it; I found a good middle ground.”― Roger Federer

“I’m as patient a father as I am on the tennis court. It takes a lot for me to get really upset, but sometimes kids can get you really cross if they really keep bugging you.”― Roger Federer

“I’ve done so many interviews over the years in so many different languages. Radios. Papers. Magazines. There’s always another interview to do. It’s quite something, I have to say.”― Roger Federer

“I don’t need to come back to Wimbledon every year because I can’t live without it. I’d be totally cool without tennis.”― Roger Federer

“I think it’s very hard for coaches to work with me. They’ll no doubt have a good CV afterwards, but at the same time they’re under a lot of pressure.”― Roger Federer.

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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