Sport Federer reveals Grand Slam motivation secret

13:30  04 february  2018
13:30  04 february  2018 Source:   readsport.co

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Fresh from his Australian Open triumph, Roger Federer has revealed the secret as to what keeps him motivated to win Grand Slams, the Express report.

Federer, 36, completed his 20th Grand Slam success and sixth at the Australian Open last month, after defeating Marin Cilic in an electrifying five-set final, which saw British number two Kyle Edmund reach the semi-final stage.

The Swiss international is now eyeing up long time rival and friend Rafael Nadal’s world number one spot as a target leading up to the French Open which gets underway at the end of May.

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Talking to the media this week, Federer was asked what motivates him during Grand Slam’s and the build up towards them.

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“Maybe it is still winning the big matches on the biggest stages, reliving those moments and thinking ‘Can I do it again? How will I feel if I do it again?’ I enjoy the process of showing up 30 days before the final and trying to get myself in shape.”

Despite edging closer to 40, Federer stated that he is still living his dream, and has no plans to retire as long as he is enjoying himself on the court and in top condition.

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