There is no autobiography of him. But the millions of Roger Federer fans now can quench their thurst.
Taking time off from his hectic schedule, the world No. 1 takes us to his childhood.
From ditching the books at the age of 16 to how he choose tennis over football, Federer tells everything.
In his column for ‘rogerfedererfans.com’ he writes, “I started playing at the age of three. I was playing soccer at the same time. At like 10 or 12 years old, I had to make a decision what I’m going to do now more than the other one.”
Federer then explains why he went for tennis.
“I had more success in tennis. In tennis I felt like everything was in my control. In soccer I could blame it on the goalkeeper, I could blame it on whatever. In tennis I didn’t have that problem. It was only myself to blame.
“Decided at 14 to go down to the National Tennis Center, but it was in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, I’m coming from the German.