The whole sporting world has come to a stand still as two of the greatest tennis players of all time recently announced their retirements from the game. First Serena Williams and now Roger Federer. We as a generation feel lucky to witness greatness at such a large scale and for so many years. Roger Federer was a pioneer for the game. He has inspired countless people to pick up a racket and start swinging.
Federer was ranked world number 1 for a record 237 consecutive weeks which still remains unbroken. He was the world number 1 for a total of almost 6 years. This means he ended his career as the world’s number 1 for 5 consecutive years. Many would regard him the Michael Jordan of tennis. And surprisingly Federer was recently spotted with Michael’s teammate Scottie Pippen in an old picture that was posted by a fellow tennis professional.
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