Federer has a 'megalomaniacal side to him' while Djokovic is the 'clean man' looking after his colleagues according to Benoit Maylin

French journalist Benoit Maylin made some staggering comments about the former world number one Roger Federer.

The 42-year-old is often regarded as one of the best players in the history of men’s singles tennis in the Open era.

Maylin, in his podcast, stated that the more he thinks about the personality of the Swiss tennis star, the more he thinks of his megalomaniacal side.

"The older I get, the more I begin to ask myself questions about the image I have and had of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic,” he said. “The further we go, the more I realize that Novak Djokovic is the clean man, the image man of this sport."

"Djokovic created the PTPA, he works to ensure that the money is distributed equally, even in the minor circuit. For Federer I am starting to fear Roger Federer and the his megalomaniacal side, the Laver Cup is a competition that is not in his name but which is clearly his thing.

“It is a tournament only for stars, not for small-caliber tennis players. Why didn't he do this at the end of the year. All This story is bulls hit, there's no doubt about it."

Federer ended his illustrious career last year in September after struggling with numerous fitness concerns.

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