Roger Federer’s tears for former coach: ‘Never broke down like this’

Dubai (CNN)As Roger Federer prepares to defend his Australian Open title, an emotional interview with CNN Sport reveals just how much the Swiss continues to mourn the loss of Australian Peter Carter. READ: Meet tennis’ record unluckiest loser Federer turned 37 last August 8, a day before what would have been Carter’s 53rd birthday. When asked what Carter would think about his record men’s haul of 20 grand slams, Federer teared up. “Sorry,” said Federer. “Oh, man, I still miss him so much. I hope he would be proud. “Geez, never broke down like this,” he said later. Federer learned of Carter’s death while competing at the Canadian Masters in Toronto and according to ‘The Roger Federer Story: Quest for …