#70SportWays (68): Roger Federer, the Swiss Maestro
Nineteen Grand Slam singles titles, 302 weeks at World No.1 and an incredible comeback to win an 8th Wimbledon title at the age of nearly 36. This is Roger Federer, Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 2 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
In majors, he has won a record eight Wimbledon titles, five Australian Open titles, a record five consecutive US Open titles and one French Open title.
He is among eight men to have captured a career Grand Slam and has reached a record 29 men’s singles Grand Slam finals, including ten in a row from the 2005 Wimbledon Championships to the 2007 US Open. Given these achievements, many players and analysts consider Federer the greatest tennis player of all time.