(...) They just aren't out to the media and the gay issue isn't something that's talked about. Don't ask don't tell is still basically the agenda in the sports world in regards to homosexuality, both players and media. (...)
Do you really believe that? Do you really think that BLICK wouldn't make up a sensational story if Federer was gay?
Honestly: I think it's the opposite than homophobic: It's not a big deal anymore!
There are players that don't hide and live a gay lifestyle. It would only be a big story if it really was a superstar like Federer
It was a big thing when Navratilova came out but 20 years later Mauresmo got a very positive feedback and everybody loved her in France!