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“The fear of losing exceeds the desire to win”

“We want to be the best, that can lead to arrogance in some cases, but also to surpass us as a people”


Few Argentines have an Olympic medal or represented our country almost ten years. For Javier Frana, one of the best Argentine tennis players in history, every call for celeste y blanca was “A tremendous joy, which I never imagined when I started to squirt in Rafaela.” Now ESPN commentator, Javier stands out in clear appreciations, “I try to put the move into context, andaacute; s praise a good passing,” he says, and here the viewer thanks, and a lucid look at the difficulty of explaining to a “boy that an acceptable setback comes out only three years of practice, or that Roger Federer continues to train his blows, when they want everything now,” concludes also coach at its time.Surrounded at home by family images, notes that the success of a tennis player, contrary to prejudice, is based on “a very strong rooting with the family and his work team, and it helps to overcome the main scourge of the current athlete that is fear of failure. Tennis is not an individual sport,” he finishes while he says that he investigates the issue of fear of losing, with attention through leading deportologists.“We want to be the best, that can lead to arrogance in some cases, but also to overcome ourselves as a people,” says Javier about our argentinity although he points to “confuse vividness with intelligence” as one of the main tasks to reverse in the next generations of athletes, of Argentines, in short.

Publication Date: 25/12/2019

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