Last Updated on May 8, 2019
Swiss Roger Federer commented on his victory over Frenchman Richard Gasquet in Madrid.
“My childhood was spent on the ground, so I feel comfortable on this surface. It seems to me that Richard did not have time to fully recover from the previous match. Nevertheless, I am glad that he returned from an injury that knocked him out of the game for several months. there was an important moment for both of us.
Everything was great, the fans were great. In Spain, they know me well and are warmly received because of rivalry with Rafa and other Spaniards. They value me, and I value them. The stadium was packed to capacity, the atmosphere was simply amazing, ”ATP press service quotes Federer as saying.