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Federer describes his slow start to his matches in the US as “frustrating”

Federer describes his slow start to his matches in the US as “frustrating”

Swiss tennis player Roger Federer admitted on Wednesday to having felt frustration during the first set of the two matches he has already played at the US Open, and surprisingly lost to opponents who are much lower in the official ranking.

“It’s quite frustrating, especially when the level is so low and there are so many unforced errors,” Federer told the press minutes after their second-round match in which he beat Bosnian Damir Dzumhur.

And it is that Federer accumulated a total of 17 unforced errors in the first set, which lasted 29 minutes, while his opponent committed a total of 11.

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However, Federer played down the importance of the first minutes of the game and said he had been in that situation “many times, where you go through a phase that is not going very well.”

The Swiss, who won the US Open five times in a row, said he was not worried about the unusual trend, which he said was reduced to “bad shots in the initial phase.”

«I need to see the positive things. (…) Once I lose the first set, I improve, so that’s good, “he added. EFE

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