Roger Federer's secret to tennis greatness
Federer switches seamlessly from English to French, then Swiss-German and Italian. He always finishes with a couple of German answers and can
also handle Spanish if necessary.
For this reason the French and Germans have adopted Federer as one of their own, and it is not uncommon for his post-match media commitments to take longer than his games.
in NZ Herald today. Maybe the secret to tennis greatness is… to
speak 5 languages.
OK, maybe start with a second language.