In Rapperswil-Jona want to build the Federer’s in the best location for your family seat (VIEW reported). Since the home is not in rags: In Basel there will be soon also a construction in Roger Federer’s name – if the people want it. A popular initiative requires that the cantonal Constitution should be supplemented by a sentence: “The event and the sports hall of St. Jakob’s called Roger Federer Arena.”

Here is the Tennis Maestro has his Finger of course, not personally in the game. A group of local politicians wants that the most famous son of the Region is devoted to the hall, in each year, the Swiss Indoors are taking place. “Switzerland as a whole has yet known no such cross through all the layers and parts of the world popular personality spawned,” says FDP-wife Martina Bernasconi. “An exceptional athlete, an exceptional man. Here he grew up, here his career began, here he has married. He speaks our dialect and fant for the FCB. He also wears Basel in the entire world.”

Grossrätin Bernasconi has already been tried several times in vain, the renaming of the hall in Basel city-dwellers of the Canton Parliament. Every time you have failed at your fellow councillors the concerns. “I am convinced that there are in of the population of Basel is a need to honor Roger Federer.”

That the Federers are in the Region of Basel at home, does not bother the philosopher. “This is an absurd discussion,” she says. “The freedom of establishment also applies to Federer’s, if you feel in Rapperswil or in Lenzerheide, it is wonderful.”

the Initiative, to be voted in 2021 about the name change. Means: With a bit of luck, Federer plays in his own hall. Finally, Tennis legend Rod revealed Laver VIEW recently: “He once told me that he would very much like to play until 40.” In 2021 it is so far, then Federer is 40.

but the man from Basel Overseas has to cope with one or the other task. On Saturday, he contests against qualifier Radu Albot (29) first match at the ATP 1000 tournament in Miami.