Roger Federer has record on his mind

Wimbledon champion Roger Federer will step on to Centre Court on Monday (1200 GMT) to face Colombia’s Alejandro Falla with the prospect of a record-equalling seventh men’s title on his mind.

Asked if he had been thinking about Pete Sampras’s modern-era record at the grasscourt grand slam, Federer said: “Well, maybe, obviously a little bit because I’m aware of the great things he achieved, being one title away from it.

“But then again, you have to break it down and make it simple for yourself, trying to win the first round, being here, trying to defend the title before everything.”

The Swiss top seed plays Falla for the third time in consecutive tournaments, having beaten him at the French Open and Halle.

Date: 21.06.2010, Source: Reuters


  1. I think Roger can do it. This is his tournament like the French belongs to Rafa.

  2. I think Roger should wear his rolex watch, i think it is his lucky charm.