See Roger Federer share tears and laughter with CNN’s Anderson Cooper
Roger Federer’s two-week absence from the tennis court has generated some discussion about his health. But Federer’s health is a different story.
“A man should have no secrets. He shouldn’t, as a rule, hide any kind of information. And he has to be able to share emotions. I think that’s a very valuable sign of a healthy man. It’s very positive.”
Roger Federer shares a laugh with CNN’s Anderson Cooper
A tennis fan since his childhood days, Federer recently found himself on the bench as he was serving at the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in January 2016, when he suffered a hip tear.
He recovered from the injury in time to win the 2016 U.S. Open.
Federer missed the 2017 Australian Open, but he was back on the courts in January 2018. Once again, he suffered a hip injury that required hip surgery.
Now, Federer is not only in the top 10 in the world but is a former world No. 1.
He is also a model patient, which is why he has been a frequent guest on CNN.
Federer was one of six Americans who spent the day with Anderson Cooper, who interviewed the former world No. 1 on Monday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360.”
“It’s very healthy. He’s got a lot of energy. He’s very excited,” he said of Federer. “I think he’s just in a great spot, and he just has that great rhythm he needs to continue to stay in that place, where he can do his best tennis.
“We’ve been talking, over the last year and a half, and I’m hoping to give him the news he’s looking for, that he’s got a great opportunity,