Tennis superstar Roger Federer gave his opinion on his personal fitness, saying he was more in shape than most.

Federer is one of the best ever to grace a tennis court. However, recent years have seen him slow down, with injuries and form playing against him as age becomes more difficult to ignore.

The 20-time Grand Slam winner played just 13 matches in 2021, a far cry from his younger years. He suffered a knee relapse and has to get surgery done as well, with a return possibly happening in April.

With all thee injuries piling up, Federer gave his opinion on his personal fitness, saying he could manage it pretty well.

As quoted by Tennis World USA, the 20-time Grand Slam winner said, “The last few years have definitely shown me how it could be, how to manage a sort of slower life, because I actually feel very, very busy (nowadays).

Roger Federer: 'My body doesn't need as much rest as...'
Federer (pictured) is fitter than most. Source: tennisworldusa.org

“I wake up earlier than ever because my body doesn’t need as much rest as it used to. I actually have more time on my hands when I wake up at 7 o’ clock in the morning. I wanna remain curious and really learn, you know….”

Fitness first

“(I am) just working hard, but still enjoy the process,” he continued.

“The transition will be an interesting one, my life will be different, the carpet will be pulled from under my legs sometimes, you know?

“Maybe I see it easier than it will be, but I’m very confident about it and that’s not because I don’t want to come back. We’ll see how it will be.”

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