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Roger Federer Forms Boy Band of Tennis Superstars and Takes on Chicago Hit
The Backhand Boys and David Foster are back. Plus a surprise cameo.
IMAGE Video screenshot / Facebook/ Roger Federer
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After debuting their vocal talents in a raw rendition of Chicago’s Hard to Say I’m Sorry back in January, renowned tennis superstars Roger Federer, Grigor Dmitrov, and Tommy Haas take on the song once more with David Foster on the piano. This time, the “Backhand Boys,” as they’ve dubbed themselves, delight us with a more polished performance, which shows they’ve been practicing. The new and improved boy band includes a surprise cameo--a stray video clip of 12-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic singing a few lines to the song disrupts the trio’s performance in a “videobomb.” 

If you care to compare what a few months can do, this is the first video the group had released:

When these professional tennis players decide to retire their rackets, they might just have a singing career waiting for them.

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