Roger Federer – The Tennis Legend

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Roger Federer is known for his tennis performance all over the world.  Federes’s style of play can be easily summarized by the Jimmy Connors statement: “In an era of specialists, you’re either a clay court specialist, a grass court specialist, or a hard court specialist…or you’re Roger Federer”.

Roger Federer
Roger Federer

Federer reached all 4 Major finals (in a year) three times, reached all 4 major semi-finals (in a year) 5 times and reached all 4 major quarter-finals (in a year) 9 times. No other player has achieved this feat and this itself shows how great Federer is. The only disappointment in his career is that he entered into the French Open finals for 5 times out of which he won the title only once and loosing the remaining four. One can visit www.rogerfederer.com for more details.

Roger Federer
Roger Federer

The records he set includes but not limited to appearing in 10 consecutive grand slam finals, holding the No.1 position for 302 weeks (237 weeks consequently), one in four men in open era to complete career slam, maintaining top 10 ATP ranks continuously from 2002, winning highest prize money ($80,000,000) in the history of tennis, holding highest grand slam titles (17), most wins in grand slam tournaments (265) etc. He holds the record of getting ATPWorldTour.com Fans’ Favourite Award continuously for eleven times (2003-13) and Edberg Sportsmanship Award (voted for the players and by players) for nine times, both of them shows his prestige and popularity in tennis world.

Roger Federer
Roger Federer

Federer is known for his fluid play and he can play all-court and all shots perfectly. His excellent footwork, movement in the court and exceptional shot making made him one of the best tennis players in the world. He is considered as the greatest player in the contemporary tennis. He is acclaimed equally by tennis players, critics and tennis fans all over the world. He is one the highest earning athletes in the world. His brand endorsements include but not limited to Nike, Credit Suisse, Rolex, Lindt and Jura Elektroapparate. He makes approximately 40-50 million Euros per year from endorsements. Federer at times popularly referred as the Federer Express, Fed Express or FedEx (short form of the 1st), the GOAT, and the Swiss Maestro, or just Maestro.

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