Becker calls Federer`s 2016 Rio Olympics target `far-fetched`

Washington: Former World No.1 Boris Becker has said that Roger Federer`s Rio Olympics 2016 target is far-fetched and that things in tennis are not scripted for him to wait for a perfect ending.

According to, Becker expressed that next year would be important for Federer and it would be very hard in 12 months time not only to have not won a slam but also to go out in the second or third round of tournaments he has won six or seven times before.

The former German player thinks that Federer should not wait to a win a Grand Slam and then take retirement because it`s not scripted and an happy ending or a perfect ending is not guaranteed for anyone, the report said.

He added that fans should respect and give him the time that he needs to finish the career on his own terms, adding that Federer was too smart to keep playing and losing in the second round and still say that he is happy with that.

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