Roger Federer Retires
On September 15, 2022, Roger Federer announced his retirement from the international tennis.
- The Laver Cup, which is set to commence on September 23, will be Roger Federer’s final tournament.
- He will retire at the age of 41.
- The current net worth of Federer is around 550 million USD. 1 billion USD came after endorsements of brands and wearing their clothing.
- About 130 million of Federer’s earnings came from official prize money – the second highest in tennis after Djokovic’s 152 million USD.
- He was the first person in the world to win 20 grand slam titles.
- These are 8 Wimbledon, 6 Australian, 5 US Open and a solitary French title.
- He held the world’s top spot in the ATP ranking for more time than any other player except Novak Djokovic.
- Federer has been in 31 major finals, 1 less than Djokovic, including a record 10 in a row.
- He spent 310 weeks as the world number 1, with 237 of them held consecutively.
- He was nominated for the Sportsmanship Award for a record of 13 times and has won ATP Fan’s Favourite for 17 consecutive years.
- He was named the ATP Player of the Year and ITF World Champion 5 times.
- He holds the record of being the only individual to win the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year award 4 times.
- He is also known for becoming the oldest ever World Number 1 at the age of 36.
- This legendary tennis player was born on August 8, 1981 in Basel, Switzerland.
- In his teens, he trained at the Swiss National Tennis Center in Ecublens, Switzerland.
- His career took off in 2001, when he faced off against seven-time Wimbledon champion Sampras.
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