Sunday, 3 October 2010

100 Greatest Sports Stars - Number 8 - Roger Federer

Roger Federer (born 8 August 1981) is a Swiss professional tennis player who held the number one position for a record 237 consecutive weeks As of 3rd October 2010, he is ranked World No. 3 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Many sports analysts, tennis critics, and former and current players consider Federer to be the greatest tennis player of all time.

Roger Federer has won a record of sixteen grand slam titles, the Swiss also holds the record of reaching 10 consecutive Grand Slam finals and appeared in 18 of 19 over four and a half years from the 2005 Wimbledon Championships through the 2010 Australian Open, excluding the 2008 Australian Open. Federer has won 4 ATP World Tour Finals and 17 ATP Masters Series tournaments. He also won the Olympic Gold Medal in doubles with his compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.

Roger Federer on winning sixteen grand slam titles:

The making of a legend:

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