Tennis star Roger Federer has a very friendly personality. He has been admired by several famous tennis players in the past for this attribute of his. Now, French tennis star Kristina Mladenovic has also praised Roger Federer. In her recent interview, she stated that playing alongside Federer was a childhood dream come true.
Federer and Mladenovic are team mates for IPTL franchise UAE Royals. Mladenovic revealed that her sharing the bench with the Swiss Maestro is an experience that she may never forget. She also claimed that she is among the Top 5 fans of Federer.
“Personally I enjoyed it, it’s been like the most exciting days in my tennis career, I have to say”, the French Tennis star expressed her happiness during the interview. She also jokingly stated that her pairing with Federer is something she will be telling her grandchildren. She hailed IPTL for providing her the opportunity to play alongside her childhood hero.
“He was kind of coaching me, giving me advice, and sometimes even during his singles asking us for advice and I was like ‘wow, this is never going to happen often in my life, that Roger is asking me what do’, that kind of situation was a lot of fun”, the player said revealing her fond memories with Roger Federer.
“For me it was such a good experience and journey overall. We all love him. He brings such a great atmosphere in the team but all guys in the team are very entertaining and nice so we’re still enjoying it”, she said discussing the impact Federer has on the team. She also claimed that Federer is a gentleman, both on and off the tennis pitch.
Women’s tennis is a very glamorous sport. Alongside playing skills, good looks and nice personality are also considered very important in the sport. Maria Sarapova and Serena Williams are a few WTA stars who gained worldwide popularity as fashion icons through the sports. Mladenovic reportedly looks up to the American tennis star Williams and aspires to be like her.
Mladenovic has won one singles title and 10 double titles in WTA tour. Her peak single ranking is world number 36, which she achieved in August of 2013. Her doubles career has definitely been more successful than her singles career. She has won the famous Australian Open in 2014 and Wimbledon Championship playing alongside Daniel Nestor.
The player has already made close to $835,000 dollars as her tour earning this season alone. She ranks in 22nd position in the Money List Rank. Her overall career earning is nearly $3 million dollars. She has kept her dating life away from the media. So, the name of her boyfriend is not yet known.
She can be followed on Twitter @Kikimladenovic.