Roger Federer is allegedly in talks to join BBC's Wimbledon 2023 coverage.

Roger Federer to join BBC's Wimbledon 2023 coverage for a commentary role - Reports

According to recent reports, tennis legend Roger Federer is in talks to join the BBC's Wimbledon 2023 coverage in a commentary role.

Federer retired from tennis in 2022 at the O2 Arena in London after losing his doubles match alongside Rafael Nadal at the Laver Cup. His farewell included emotional moments between him, Novak Djokovic, Nadal, and other top players. Following his retirement, the 41-year-old revealed his desire to be involved with the sport in some way, but did not divulge any specifics.


According to a recent Telegraph report, the Swiss Maestro could be involved as a commentator on the BBC's revamped Wimbledon production this year, which will also include different presenters and a new studio being built on top of the old broadcasting center in London, England.

Two different employers would reportedly help cover the costs of the 20-time Grand Slam champion and there is also the possibility of him working for both ESPN and the BBC.

This year's BBC coverage will miss the legendary Sue Barker, who retired last summer, and Boris Becker, who is currently barred from entering England. Instead, Clare Balding and Isa Guha are expected to share the main presenting duties.

Roger Federer spoke about his life after retirement, said it's going to be "different" but in a "good" way

Roger Federer pictured at the Laver Cup 2022 - Day One.

During a press conference at the 2022 Laver Cup, Roger Federer discussed his life after retirement. He said that while he had a great career, it was now time for him to do different things and spend more time with his family.

"No, everything around, you know, the people, the fans, interactions, and sometimes the travels. It's been a great fun time on the tour, but I feel super ready to do different things in my life and take time away and speak to my family and see where we want to go from here," he said.

The 20-time Major winner went on to say that he has made many friends on the tour, including Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Andy Murray. Federer also admitted that while things would be different for him going forward, they would be different in a good way.

"I had a wonderful time on tour. Made so many friends, as well, you know, along the way. Being surrounded by my biggest rivals like Novak and Andy and Rafa, I mean, was truly unique, and I can never thank them enough for being there and staying there and going through it with me," he said.
"Now, moving forward, yeah, it's going to be different but good different. I got a taste of it the last few years, so I'll be fine (smiling)," he added.
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