"I see myself more helping kids in Switzerland at the National Tennis Centre," he replied to Annabel Croft's question, adding that travelling the tour again would be unlikely for him, "even if 10-15-16 weeks per year are not that much."
"I don't think Edberg thought that as well, and then, 15 years later, I gave him a call and he said 'Why not...'," smiled Federer.
Roger also talked of his US Open memories, that, surprisingly, are not very early. He only remembers something of Stefan Edberg and Pat Rafter, while he can recall more clearly Martina Hingis, champion of the tournament in 1997. "We were both juniors at the time, but she was here winning and I was at home..."
Watch the entire interview in the video below.
- Stefan Edberg & Tony Pickard Mr Class and his teacher
- "Federer should skip the claycourt season," says former coach Edberg
- "Federer is exceptional, but tennis needs a new name too"
- "I am a happy person"
- Federer criticizes young players: "I wish they volleyed more"
- Edberg: Roger's sneaky attack a surprise for me as well
- Edberg on Federer: "You still cannot count him out"
- Federer-Djokovic, preview of the US Open final
- Roger Federer at 15-Love
- Edberg tells about his influence on the SABR
- Becker doesn't like Federer's sneaky attack
- Roger Federer’s new shot is the talk of the town
- U.S. Open: Flawless Federer through
- Edberg and Federer already together in New York
- Cincinnati, Twitter users pay homage to Fedberg duo