ROGER FEDERER admits he may lastly determine to convey down the curtain on his illustrious profession with a swansong at Wimbledon.
Tennis legend Federer is within the twilight of a glittering plaingy profession which has already seen him win 20 Grand Slam singles titles.
With outdated rival Andy Murray admitting he plans to retire after Wimbledon this summer season with accidents taking a toll, Federer’s personal future is up for debate.
The 37-year-old is at present making ready for the Australian Open as he bids to win in Melbourne for the seventh time – and says he’s not able to put down the racket simply but.
However in an interview with ESPN, he does concede he’s having ideas about quitting – and the place he wish to bow out.
Federer stated: “I’ve been eager about it, like the place is that place however I feel it is going to all come right down to, is it the physique, is it the household, is it the thoughts, is it a morning once I get up.
“How does it occur? Possibly that day that it occurs, perhaps that’s the finish, perhaps I’ll say I can get just a few extra tournaments in me and perhaps there’s one event that’s method too far and also you simply can’t make it there.
“The one factor Stefan Edberg stated is don’t announce it initially of the season, it isn’t the factor to take action I’ll undoubtedly not do this.
“Wimbledon stands out as perhaps a spot however there are various others.”
Former world primary Murray is being compelled out with a hip downside and a physique wracked with ache – and Federer is determined to exit on his personal phrases.
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He added: “I think finishing healthy. I hope it doesn’t end with an injury, I had a little bit of that threat a few years ago when I had the knee issue and I was able to come back again so I would like to go out on my terms.
“I don’t have the fairytale ending in my head saying it has to be another title somewhere and then I have to announce it big, I don’t have to have it that way.
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“I think there is expectation from the media it all has to end so perfectly. I’ve given up on that a long time ago.
“As long as I’m healthy and I’m enjoying myself, I know it’s going to be emotional anyway.
“It should be a happy celebration day, not like a sad funeral type of day.”