Holger Rune: "Roger Federer at my age was 40 times worse than me!"



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Holger Rune: "Roger Federer at my age was 40 times worse than me!"

Some of his attitudes shown on the pitch in the latest outings have been discussed a lot. Holger Rune is definitely one of the current talents of the ATP circuit, which is obtaining several satisfactory results in 2022 such as the triumph in Monaco (with the victory over seeded number one Alexander Zverev) and the quarter-finals reached at Roland Garros, surprising the Greek.

Stefanos Tsitsipas. The Dane is showing great solidity and mentality against the top 5 and this aspect could be confirmed in the next prestigious appointments of the season. The grass is definitely treacherous for the 19-year-old from Copenhagen, who failed to get through the first round in Halle and will now try to do better in Eastbourne.

Holger Rune: "Roger Federer worse than me!"

Regarding his behavior in the last few matches, in an interview with Ekstra Bladet, Rune opened a rather hard controversy: "I have an extreme passion for this sport and sometimes I show it too much.

I am 19 year-old and still young. I work every day to get only the bright side out of my attitude, it's an ongoing process. Roger Federer, at my age, was perhaps 40 times worse than me and he is one of the most loved players on the tour, so I think I have plenty of time to have an even better image."

Then he continued: "I see these things as differences and I think it's great. If all people were the same and thought the same, it would be horrible to live in this world. It's important that everyone can think what they want and whether or not to support a character.

Luckily I have a lot of Danish fans who follow my career and wish me well, which I really appreciate. I think I play with a lot of passion and my feeling is that the various tournament audiences enjoy watching my games. They usually cheer for me.

The whole stadium was cheering for me when I played against Stefanos Tsitsipas and Casper Ruud at Roland Garros, so I think I did something positive," concluded Holger, determined to give himself some goals also at Wimbledon, in the third Grand Slam of the year.