The replay showed the shot was indeed out, which provided the Greek with a first match point. In the past six weeks, Federer — who was already behind Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal — has lost ground to Alexander Zverev, Juan Martin del Potro, Kevin Anderson, and Kei Nishikori. His grandfather, Sergei Salnikov, was part of the Soviet gold medal soccer team at the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne. The Dubai Championships begin on February 25. Marin Čilić 6 , Melbourne Hard F 6—2, 6—7 5—7 , 6—3, 3—6, 6—1 2 214.
Tomáš Berdych 10 , Melbourne Hard 3R 6—2, 6—4, 6—4 17 200. Federer played piano as a child, but it was not long before tennis took over. Andy Roddick 2 , Canada Hard F 7—5, 6—3 1 38. Nadal and top-ranked Novak Djokovic are also expected to play in Madrid this year. August 2007 26 years , Canada Hard 2R 7—6 7—3 , 7—6 7—2 400. Rafael Nadal 9 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard F 6—4, 3—6, 6—1, 3—6, 6—3 17 203. Federer has spent 310 weeks as the No.
Kei Nishikori 5 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard 4R 6—7 4—7 , 6—4, 6—1, 4—6, 6—3 17 201. Federer, whose sole French Open title came in 2009, has preferred to skip the European clay season over the last two seasons to manage his schedule. Federer's latest major triumph came at the Australian Open in 2018 as he secured his 20th Grand Slam. Federer, like any great champion, refused to throw in the towel and showed emotion for the first time after breaking for a 4-2 lead in the fourth. In 2003, he founded the Roger Federer Foundation, which is dedicated to providing education programs for children living in poverty in Africa and Switzerland. September 1998 17 years, 1 month , France Hard i 1R 6—2, 6—2 100. Ahead of the eighth game of the fourth set, Tsitsipas seemed to be slowing down and experiencing tightness in his legs.
Because of these many accomplishments, is considered by many sports analysts to be the greatest tennis player of all time. The American won an Olympic gold medal, two bronze medals, two World Championship gold medals, and four overall World Cup titles. Novak Djokovic 2 1 2012 Cincinnati Masters, United States Hard F 6—0, 7—6 9—7 18. Federer was also a in men's doubles with at the and a in men's singles at the. However, he is yet to decide which tournaments to play before the French Open at Roland Garros in the summer.
He then settles onto the stool and plays a Johann Sebastian Bach melody, specifically the Prelude No 1 to Well Tempered Clavier. Rafael Nadal 1 Hard F 6—4, 6—3 2 209. Federer's 2006 season is considered by most tennis experts to be one of the greatest years since the beginning of the Open Era. He has won the most matches at these tournaments 342. January 2000 18 years, 5 months , Melbourne, Australia Hard 1R 6—4, 6—4, 7—6 7—5 100.
This is a list of the main career statistics of professional tennis player. By purchasing our articles, you are making a direct contribution towards making our planet a better place for the most vulnerable children. Rafael Nadal 7 Hard i F 6—3, 5—7, 6—3 3 194. September 2004 23 years, 1 month , New York, United States Hard F 6—0, 7—6 7—3 , 6—0 400. Yet that break was immediately canceled out, the animated Millman again demonstrating his character as he got back on level terms. At the start of the ad, Federer can be seen holding a cup of tea and opening a black piano lid. Luckily, tennis fans can find out by watching Uniqlo's latest advert campaign, which features the 20-time Grand Slam champion playing the piano.
May 2010 28 years, 9 months , Paris, France Clay 3R 6—4, 6—0, 6—4 800. Roger is a legend in our sport and I have so much respect for him. He did win the next Grand Slam, the 2010 Australian Open, but would only pick up one more the 2012 Wimbledon title before his injury in 2016. Rafael Nadal 2 1 2007 , Germany Clay F 2—6, 6—2, 6—0 11. The Roger Federer Foundation helps children in the poorest regions of our world. Nikolay Davydenko 4 , Portugal Clay F 7—6 7—5 , 1—2, ret. Federer served the next point, in which a linesperson made a very late call on his forehand sailing long.
I lost to a better player who was playing very well tonight. He said that even if he goes on to get ranked lower in the months ahead, it would not be a problem. September 1998 17 years, 1 month , France Hard i 1R 6—2, 6—2 100. Jiří Novák 10 , United Arab Emirates Hard F 6—1, 7—6 7—2 5 21. His overall record was 92—5.
At international level, Federer won the and editions of the with Team Europe. Federer, ranked seventh, is now only marginally higher than Dominic Thiem, who could feasibly leapfrog the Swiss veteran with a strong showing at future events. I was thinking of you. He reached the finals of all four Grand Slams in the same calendar year in 2006, 2007, and 2009, joining 1969 and later joined by 2015. Tomáš Berdych 6 Dubai Hard F 3—6, 6—4, 6—3 8 170. To date, Federer has won 99 singles titles including a record 20 singles titles, 27 titles, and a record 6. Andy Roddick 2 , Thailand Hard i F 6—4, 6—0 1 42.
No other Greek player has ever appeared in a major quarterfinal. February 2012 30 years, 6 months , Netherlands Hard i 1R 6—4, 6—4 600. He has reached the most finals 30 , semifinals 43 , and quarterfinals 53 , and has participated at the most tournaments 75. Lleyton Hewitt 2 Hard F 6—2, 6—4, 6—4 1 50. June 2006 24 years, 10 months , London, England Grass 2R 6—3, 6—4, 7—5 200.