WONDERFUL! Basel Trams Embrace Roger Federer’s Unforgettable Grand Slam Moments

Published 10/22/2021, 10:37 AM EDT
Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 5, 2021 Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates winning his fourth round match against Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego REUTERS/Paul Childs


Former World No. 1 Roger Federer is one of the best players to have ever graced a tennis court. The success earned by him over the years has made him one of the most popular athletes on the planet. The Basel born superstar is called ‘The Swiss Maestro’ by his fans across the world.  

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Recently, huge posters of Roger Federer were spotted on trams in his hometown. In front of those pictures on the tram, the man himself posed with a delightful smile. 

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The pictures of the 20-time Grand Slam winner were of him winning titles at the Australian Open, Wimbledon Championships, and the US Open. 

Roger Federer shines on the streets of Basel 

It was a great honor for the Swiss ace to have his face on the trams in his hometown of Basel. Earlier this year, Federer became the official ambassador of Swiss tourism. He has taken up the role with keen interest and recently appeared in an interesting advertisement for Swiss tourism. 

Being one of the most popular Swiss exports ever, after perhaps chocolates and watches,

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one can certainly say he deserves this new role. 

Coming on to tennis, Federer ended his season after the Wimbledon loss. He released a statement in which he revealed that he would be missing tennis for a while after being required to undergo third knee surgery in 12 months.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 07: Roger Federer of Switzerland walks off court after losing his men’s Singles Quarter Final match against Hubert Hurkacz of Poland on Day Nine of The Championships – Wimbledon 2021 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 07, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

However, he did surprise fans when he decided to make an appearance for the Laver Cup 2021. Although he came on crutches, he made it a point to lighten up the environment with his presence. We hope to see him competing against the top players in the game and return healthy soon. 

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Rohan has studied Sports Management and has a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering Tennis and Formula One.

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