They thought Sampras had achieved the pinnacle at the hallowed lawns of Wimbledon, no one shall ever better that. In came a guy from Basel. Calm and with a dream to lift the trophy, to live his dream. He made the departure of Sampras, a bit more easy to sink in. A little did people know, that Federer was destined to break the records of Sampras, to better the game American had produced, to surpass the legend at his own turf. And en route became the greatest champion of Centre Court.
Ever since he broke onto the scene in 2001, it has been a ‘religious experience’ to watch him hover on the grass, and mesmerise people with his sheer genius shot making.
Amidst all the speculations about his retirement and tough days ahead, Federer prepares for a record 20th straight appearance at SW19. Having skipped clay and reaching consecutive finals at Stuttgart and Halle, Federer is the guy to beat at AELTC. There’s nothing better than watching the maestro at The Championships.
So out of all his phenomenal achievements at the biggest stage we have picked 5 most special ones. Ones which left the most impact on Federer’s glorious journey at SW19.
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