Roger Federer is regarded by many as the greatest player that the game has ever witnessed. This Swiss tennis Master has been around for some time now. He has managed to aggregate some of the greatest individual accolades the world has ever seen in a game of tennis. Even though he struggled to create any impact during matches early on in his career, he later developed into one of the best tennis players of all time due to sheer hard work and talent. Federer has held the record for the most number of weeks spent at the top of the ATP rankings, which still stands today at 160 weeks.
When Pete Sampras set his career Grand Slam record just before he retired, everyone thought that it could never be broken. However, not only did Federer managed to break it, but also surpass it to the extent that it is no longer considered to be great. He now currently has 16 career Grand Slam titles, which puts him proudly at the top of the tennis greats. He has also made an incredible 22 Grand Slam final appearances, which has never been managed by anyone before. The most incredible record, however, has to be the fact that he has managed to lift at least one single Grand Slam title in every year from 2003 to 2011.
Federer was also one of the players known for his versatility more than anything else as he could adapt to any playing conditions unlikely players like Nadal, who generally excellent clay-court. The topspin and the legendary flick backhand are some of the signature moves of Roger Federer. Federer also shares the most a number of ATP World Tour finals with Pete Sampras and Ivan Lendl, which now stands at five. Federer Express, as he is fondly called, is all set to hit Roland Garros 2011.
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