Roger Federer promotes 2019 Shanghai Masters, recalls best memories
Posted by freemexy on August 14th, 2019
For the third year in a row, Roger Federer is the lead ambassador of the 2019 Rolex Shanghai Masters that will take place from 6 to 13 October 2019. Through an advertisement video, the Swiss has recalled the best memories of his career in the Chinese tournament: his first appearance back in 2002 when Shanghai hosted the Masters Cup, which is the current ATP Finals.To get more shanghai masters, you can visit shine news official website.
The field featured, as mentioned by Federer himself, Carlos Moya and Marat Safin among the others. In 2005 Federer opened the Central Court, then in 2014, he won in Shanghai for the first time since the event hosted a Masters 1000.
He has also been taking part to Kid's Day over the last years and met the giant Yao Ming. For the first time, a day and night session will feature on Central Court from Monday to Friday, which means that two tickets per person will be needed to watch all matches.
This year we are excited to introduce day and night sessions to the Rolex Shanghai Masters schedule. This has been under consideration for some time. It is something that works very successfully around the world at many of the biggest tournaments like the US Open, the Australian Open, the ATP Finals and more.
We have one of the best tennis facilities in the world and we want to showcase it to more fans and take things to another level with the excitement of night matches. We look forward to all our guests enjoying the new scheduling format”.Speaking to Tennis World USA, the Toronto Rogers Cup Tournament Director Karl Hale made a comparison between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Roger Federer. The Greek upset the Swiss earlier this year in the Australian Open. "I have watched him since he was 16 years old, I know his father.
He is so talented, he is a genius. He is very similar to Roger, he has a goos balance on and off the court. He needs to get a bit stronger but he will definitely win some Grand Slams before his career is over and he will at least crack the top 3 rankings because you never know is someone can really become No.
1," said Hale. On Nick Kyrgios, Hale added: "Nick has one of top five serves in the world, that's what makes him stay on top 100 rankings. He has an incredibile talent, but we hope he gets more disciplined in order to achieve his potential and i hope he does that before it's not too late.
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