Quotable Quotes: You TEASE! *squinty eyes*
IF I POST THIS BEFORE FRIDAY IT DOESN’T COUNT BETCHES.
… What was I gonna say?
Oh yeah. Good news for Fed fans, bad news for Mandy Curry. Sir Roger Shankalot wants to keep playing forever. ETCH THAT INTO A TREE YO!
“I don’t have a problem saying this is the second half of my career because I do have kids and a lot of things have changed around me,” he said.
“It’s a lot of fun right now and I obviously want to do this as long as possible.
The moment you start questioning yourself and asking ‘how am I going to go out of this sport’ – well it’s never crossed my mind. It’s just not something I’m even in the mood to think about.
“People think I’m going to retire at the 2012 Olympics – which is not true. Even though you never know, it depends on your body, I would like to play beyond that so we’ll see how it goes.”
On his Roland Garros-Wimbledon stretch of wins last year:
“It was a very emotional few weeks and months,” added Federer.
“Looking back now, one year ago I didn’t have two daughters, I didn’t have three more Slams and one more Slam final. It’s quite amazing what has happened in the last year.”
The full interview with Jonathan Overend will be aired at some ungodly hour (22:00 BST) on BBC Radio 5.