Roger Federer
Swiss tennis player Roger Federer is pictured on an advertisement of Swiss mobile telecoms company Sunrise at the main train station in Zurich January 27, 2015. Sunrise priced its initial public offering (IPO) at between 58 and 78 Swiss francs per share on Tuesday, giving the company an implied market value of up to 3.3 billion francs ($6.76 billion). The first day of trading on the SIX Swiss Exchange is expected to be on or before Feb. 6, the firm said, in what is potentially Switzerland's biggest flotation since 2006. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Tennis great Roger Federer has starred in a new promotional video for Swiss telecom company Sunrise. The new commercial shows how Federer spends his day off the tennis court.

In the video, Federer was seen hitting a ping pong ball. The 17-time grand slam champion also skated inside the house, taught a parrot to say his name, played soccer and even mowed the lawn. Of course, there's no better way to experience Switzerland’s great landscapes than by biking through the Alps, which Federer also did in the new campaign.

Sports Pro Media announced Federer’s partnership with Sunrise in December 2014. Sunrise Chief Executive Libor Voncina was quoted as saying that they couldn’t be pleased having the Swiss tennis great on board.

Federer, on the other hand, has been most amazed with Sunrise’ business approach for growth. “I am impressed by the strategy of Sunrise, which is focused entirely on offers that are fair, transparent and customer-oriented,” Federer said. “I am often on the move and want to stay connected at all times."

Federer last played at the 2015 Australian Open, where he was considered as a top contender for the title. It was one of Federer’s weakest grand slam appearances, but he was eliminated prematurely in the third round of the tournament. Federer was upset by Andreas Seppi, 6-4 7-6 (5) 4-6 7-6 (5), at Melbourne Park on Jan. 23.

Federer is set to swing right back in action at the 2015 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, where he is the reigning champion. Federer is a six-time champion in Dubai, having had won the trophy in 2003 to 2005, 2007, 2012 and 2014.

Other participants for the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships include 2015 Australian Open champion and runner-up Novak Djokovic as well as Andy Murray, Tomas Berdych, Ernests Gulbis, Feliciano Lopez and Nick Kyrgios. The women’s lineup is headed by Serena Williams. She is joined by top 10 players Simona Halep, Petra Kvitova, Agnieszka Radwanska, Ana Ivanovic, Caroline Wozniacki and Angelique Kerber.

The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships will take place at the Dubai Duty Free Stadium. The tournament will run from Feb. 15 to 28, 2015.

Video source: YouTube/SunriseSpots

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