45 Inspirational Roger Federer Quotes On Success

45 Inspirational Roger Federer Quotes On Success

Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No.2 in men’s singles tennis. He has won 19 Grand Slam singles titles, the most in history for a male tennis player and has held the world No.1 spot in the ATP rankings for a record total of 302 weeks, including a record 237 consecutive weeks. Federer turned professional in 1998 and was continuously ranked in the top ten from October 2002 to November 2016. May his quotes inspire you to be a winner and work hard to make your dreams a reality.

1. “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

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

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

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

5. “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

6. “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.” Roger Federer

7. “I don’t play for the record books.” Roger Federer

8. “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

9. “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

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

11. “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

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

13. “The serve, I think, is the most difficult, in terms of coordination because you got to toss it up at the right time.  Roger Federer”

14. “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

15. “When you win everything, it’s fun.” Roger Federer

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

17. “My dad said if you become a tennis professional just make sure you get into the top hundred.” Roger Federer

18. “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

19. “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

20. “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

21. “I always had the dream.” Roger Federer

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

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

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

25. “There’s no way around hard work. Embrace it.” Roger Federer

26. “You have to put in the hours because there’s always something which you can improve.” Roger Federer

27. “I always believe if you’re stuck in a hole and maybe things aren’t going well you will come out stronger. Everything in life is this way.” Roger Federer

28. “You have to believe in the long term plan you have but you need the short term goals to motivate and inspire you.” Roger Federer

29. “Previously I always thought it was just tactical and technique, but every match has become almost mental and physical-I try to push myself to move well. I try to push myself not to get upset and stay positive, and that’s what my biggest improvement is over all those years. Under pressure I can see things very clear.” Roger Federer

30. “It is always in my mind still that I can crush anybody. That’s not an issue. But I think that is the same for most athletes. If you don’t believe you can win tournaments anymore, then you can’t do it.” Roger Federer

31. “When you’re good at something, make that everything.” Roger Federer

32. “A man who wins is a man who thinks he can.” Roger Federer

33. “You have to put in a lot of sacrifice and effort for sometimes little reward but you have to know that if you put in the right effort the reward will come.” Roger Federer

34. “I fear no one but respect everyone.” Roger Federer

35. “Success is a nice thing because it always means you’ve taken a step forward and it gives you a sense of pride, which in turn gives you confidence and experience, a positive circle, so to speak.” Roger Federer

36. “I always look at the long term.” Roger Federer

37. “I’m not playing to prove anything to journalists. I’m playing for myself, for my fans, to make people happy.” Roger Federer

38. “The one thing you can do for sure is push the luck on your side.” Roger Federer

39. “I have two lives, and all the problems I might have, I feel like I drop them once I step on to the match court.” Roger Federer

40. “I definitely feel there’s room for improvement.” Roger Federer

41. “One of my big, big strengths I think early on in my career was that I could learn very quickly. You wouldn’t have to tell me the things 10 times or 50 times until I would understand them. You would only have to tell me two or three times.” Roger Federer

42. “I’ve practiced so much.” Roger Federer

43. “I love tennis! I’ve always felt like this because it is such a classy sport with a great, competitive flair to it.” Roger Federer

44. “I always knew I had something special.” Roger Federer

45. “Once you find that peace, that place of peace and quiet, harmony and confidence, that’s when you start playing your best.” Roger Federer

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