Winner of Cameron Norrie in the third round of Wimbledon, Roger Federer did not hide his satisfaction at having dominated the Briton and assured the press that his game improved throughout the matches.
Roger Federer will be there in the second week of Wimbledon. While his untimely defeat in Halle did not dispel all doubts about the Swiss’s true level on grass, the Swiss qualified for the round of 16 at the expense of Cameron Norrie. ” This victory means a lot to me », He confided the number 8 in the world in a press conference at the end of the disputed match on the Center Court. The only regret in leaving the field is a lost service game. ” I think I played a very good game, aside from maybe this game where Cameron Norrie broke me too easily.Roger Federer said. These minutes were difficult after missing the break and losing the set. He knew how to push me, the credit goes to him. »
This victory against the Briton is a “reference” in the eyes of the eight-time Wimbledon winner. ” It is very positive for me to be able to beat such a player, in good shape, who has many games on his legs, in front of his home crowd, is the No. 6 seed of the tournament. I know who I beat. “Claiming again to have been lucky enough to see Adrian Mannarino give up in the first round, Roger Federer assures that his game has changed since then.” Since then I have found my rhythm. I didn’t always have the perfect timing on strike, but most of the time I tried to play forward.Balois added to the press. When you do that, as I did against Richard Gasquet, you will still fail from time to time. The main thing is to accept these few mistakes and move on. »
Ensuring that he felt ” in peace “On the pitch, for the first time on the pitch, the Swiss also felt” a form of tranquility In what he was doing. ” In the lateral changes there were no positive or negative thoughts, I was just sitting and relaxed.Roger Federer then added. This is how I want to be. This is a very positive sign for me. “A state of mind that the winner of 20 Grand Slam titles will have to maintain during the second week with an eighth final against Lorenzo Sonego awaiting him.