Didn't post it to say the kid's wrong for not idolising Rafa - just found it interesting - plus he seems like he might have a good future. He talks about his closest rival being a Swiss junior - would love it if this Swiss kid was a defensive baseliner who loves clay and we had a future rivalry of these two!
I actually find it more interesting that there aren't any younger Swiss players, male or female, on the tour. Federer wasn't the first from his country, as Hingis made a mark years before. Federer himself admits the effect of Marc Rosset winning gold but there doesn't seem to be any from his country following his path. We've certainly heard enough idolization from young players from other