Famous male tennis player: Roger Federer

by on February 24, 2010
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Famous male tennis player: Roger Federer

There is no need to introduce the world’s greatest tennis player who has won the highest number of Grand Slams (16) in the entire history of the world of tennis. The 29 year old Swiss tennis player, Roger Federer has proved his metal by making an appearance in twenty two Grand Slam finals, winning 16 of them. He also holds the record of reaching twenty seven Grand Slam semi finals and 23 consecutive Grand Slam semi-finals. Roger Federer is one of six players who have won all the Grand Slams in their career.He held the ATP No.1 rank for record 237  consecutive weeks. Federer has won a record 6 ATP World Tour Finals and 18 ATP Masters Series. He also won the Olypmpic Gold medal in doubles with his compatriot Wawrinka at the 2008 Summer Olypmic games. 

The Swiss legendary tennis player Roger Federer has one more record of reaching to ten consecutive Grand Slam finals and reaching the finals of seventeen out of the last eighteen Grand Slam tournaments. According to experts, he has nothing to prove now as he has shown his capabilities. For such a great achievement, the greatest tennis player Roger Federer has been awarded with the World Sportsman of the Year for four (2005-2008) consecutive years. Roger Federer has been also named in the list of top 100 important people of the year by Time Magazine in 2007. In 2009, Roger Federer has been named as ITF male tennis player of the year. Recently, Roger Federer has been named the second most reliable and trustworthy person, only second to Nelson Mandela.

Although Federer has lost his top rank and grand slam title deficient, but his achievements and respect in the world of sports are pouring in!


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