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The authors

Simon Graf (41) is a graduated historian and journalist from Zurich, Switzerland. For over 20 years, he has been working as a sports editor for the Zurich based “Tages-Anzeiger” and its Sunday edition (“SonntagsZeitung”). He has covered over 30 Grand Slam tournaments on site, Olympic Games as well as many other events in tennis and icehockey. Married and father to a little girl, Graf had the privilege to follow Roger Federer's career very closely and got to know him well conducting numerous interviews with him.

 

Marco Keller (42) writes about tennis for the Zurich based sport news agency “Sportinformation”. He has followed the Swiss tennis fairytale in this global sport for the past 15 years all over the world, has attended over 40 Grand Slam tournaments and acted as the co-president of the International Tennis Writers Association. As a former college player in the US he knows how difficult it is to make it in tennis. With “Year of Glory” he realized his dream of writing a book that does justice to the golden era of Swiss tennis.



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