London, June 27 (ANI): Swiss tennis star Roger Federer, chasing his 15th Grand Slam title at this season's Wimbledon, has expressed a desire to meet former South African President Nelson Mandela.
The five-time Wimbledon champion once the tournament is over, he would appreciate a chance to shake hands with Mandela.
"I've never met Nelson Mandela and it's still definitely one of my dreams. He's had an incredible life and has been inspirational to many people. I have always looked up to him as a great man, that's for sure," The Sun quoted Federer, as saying.
According to reports, Mandela is a huge sport fan and might quite like an invitation to watch Federer in action at the All England Club. ederer entered the fourth round on Friday with a comfortable win over German Philipp Kohlschreiber. (ANI)