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'Goat' Roger Federer Said This About His Nose Age 17

The 41-year-old cited injuries as the reason behind his decision ( Source : cbssports )

The elegant and enduring Swiss great Roger Federer, who dominated men's tennis for two decades but had his more recent years blighted by surgeries and injuries, announced his retirement from the game on Thursday.

Twenty-time Grand Slam singles champion Federer announced that his matches at the Laver Cup in London the following week would be his last. He declared that while he will still play tennis in the future, he would no longer participate in Grand Slams events like Wimbledon and the U.S. Open or the ATP Tour, which he previously dominated.

According to a video Federer posted on Twitter, "the past three years have provided him with hurdles in the shape of injuries and operations." He has put a lot of effort into getting back in top competition shape, but he is also aware of the capabilities and limitations of his body, which has recently made its needs known.

'Goat' Roger Federer Said This About His Nose

At the age of 17, Roger Federer said: He had a big nose, but one day when he would be the number one in the world, none would consider it an issue.
Roger Federer has won a record-breaking 17 Grand Slam championships and is renowned for his composure and poise.

But all we must do is fix our attention on his nose to startle him. Regarding the cameras and cameramen at tennis tournaments, Federer stated on Sunday, "He doesn't like it when they come too close." The videographer, rather than the Spidercam, "when he feels like he's simply recording my nose or something,"

Roger Federer retires: Tennis legend ends career with 20 Grand Slam titles, will play one last tournament
Roger Federer retires: Tennis legend ends career with 20 Grand Slam titles, will play one last tournament ( Source : npr )

Another problem is when Federer changes clothes during a match, and the cameras are up close.

Federer stated, "It's not like He likes to do it; He has to do that. "When the focus changes, he thinks it's a little strange and wonders, "Who is that guy directing the camera?" Does he seem weird or not? He is unsure. That is likely the cause."

The cameras will undoubtedly be on him again at the French Open this year after Federer defeated Slovakian Lukas Lacko 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 to reach the second round.

Roger Federer Career

Roger Federer announced his retirement Thursday, stating that the Laver Cup will be his final ATP competition.

As many of you know, he has faced difficulties over the past three years due to injuries and operations. He has wholly dedicated much effort to getting back in peak competition shape. Still, he is also aware of the capabilities and limitations of his body, and it has recently made this plain to him.

He is forty-one years old. Over 24 years, he has played more than 1,500 matches," Federer noted. "Tennis has given him more than he could have ever imagined, and now he must decide when to call it quits on his competitive career.

"His last ATP competition will be the Laver Cup in London the following week. Of course, he will continue to play tennis, not in Grand Slams tournaments or on the Tour."

Fans of Roger Federer must be experiencing a kind of sporting no man’s land. As this year’s tennis season rages on, Federer is out of the picture.
Fans of Roger Federer must be experiencing a kind of sporting no man’s land. As this year’s tennis season rages on, Federer is out of the picture. ( Source : perfect-tennis )

The Swiss superstar was ranked No. 1 worldwide for 310 weeks, the second most since 1973 only to Novak Djokovic. However, from February 2 2004, until August 18 2008, Federer held the top rank for a record-breaking 237 consecutive weeks.

According to ATP Chairman Andrea Gaudenzi, it is impossible to overestimate Roger's influence on tennis and the legacy he has created. Over his 24 years as a pro, Roger attracted countless devoted followers.

He increased the appeal of our sport and launched a unique new age of expansion. Few sportsmen have ever surpassed their sport in this way. Roger gave us all a sense of pride and gratitude for participating in the same sport.

"His champion attitude, sportsmanship, and style of play wowed audiences around the globe for decades, encouraging countless more to pick up a racquet. He redefined greatness on the court. He has always been and will continue to be a true ambassador and role model off the court, constantly giving the fans so much of himself.

Federer won 12 of his first 14 slam finals, the only defeats coming to Nadal on the clay.
Federer won 12 of his first 14 slam finals, the only defeats coming to Nadal on the clay. ( Source : worldinsport )

Roger helped advance the sport and his fellow players with his unwavering dedication to the ATP Tour during his career and many years of work on the Player Council. He has had an equally significant humanitarian influence through the RF Foundation."

Federer represented tennis as the ATP Player Council's president from 2008 to 2014 and then returned to the council from 2019 to 22. He had a significant impact on getting players big prize money increases. The Swiss have helped approximately two million poor youngsters in Africa through the Roger Federer Foundation.

Federer also completed the Career Grand Slam at Roland Garros in 2009. One month later, at Wimbledon, he broke Pete Sampras' all-time men's singles record by winning his 15th major championship.

He continued to win 20 Grand Slam titles, leaving just Rafael Nadal (22) and Novak Djokovic ahead of him (21). The Swiss won five straight US Open titles, the 2009 Roland Garros crown, eight Wimbledon medals, and six Australian Open titles (2004-08).

In his brilliant career, Federer amassed 1,251 tour-level victories, the second-highest total after Jimmy Connors' 1,274 triumphs. The Swiss also won 103 tour-level awards, just one less than Connors, who won 109.

FEDERER’S GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT THIS EVENING WAS TO LAUGH AT US FOR EVER HAVING A FULLY FORMED IDEA OF ROGER FEDERER
FEDERER’S GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT THIS EVENING WAS TO LAUGH AT US FOR EVER HAVING A FULLY FORMED IDEA OF ROGER FEDERER ( Source : mansworldindia )

At the Nitto ATP Finals, the Basel native set a record with six titles, 59 victories, and 18 qualifications. In addition, he excelled at the ATP Masters 1000 competitions, winning 28 titles there.

A record 40 ATP Tour Awards have been given to Federer, including ATP Tour No. 1 (2004–2007, 2009), Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year (2006, 2013), Comeback Player of the Year (2017), Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship (2004–09, 2011–17), and Fans' Favorite (2003-21). He is also the most honoured athlete in Laureus World Sports Awards history, having taken home five Sportsman of the Year awards (2005–2008, 2018) and Comeback of the Year in 2018.

The Swiss made their maiden ascent to the sport's top at 22, becoming World No. 1 on February 2 2004. From that point on, he had an unrivalled reign. He had a staggering 247-15 record (a winning rate of more than 94%) from 2004 to 2006.

He won 34 championships at the tour level during that time. Federer defeated Top 10 opponents in 24 successive games from 2003 to 2005. After that, Nadal and Djokovic joined Federer at the top of the sport, ushering in an unheard-of period of tennis known as the "Big Three."

Federer has recently displayed exceptional tenacity and tenacity. He underwent knee surgery in 2016, and after recovering, he played some of his most excellent tennis ever in 2017.

His 18th Grand Slam triumph, his first since Wimbledon in 2012, came as the 17th seed at the 2017 Australian Open. After that year, he also won The Championships for a record-breaking eighth time. He won his last major championship in Melbourne in 2018.
On February 19, 2018, at 36, Federer broke the record for the oldest World No. 1 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings. The Swiss never stopped playing a game.

His Determination And His Play Is In His Genes

Robert and Lynette Federer welcomed Roger into the world in 1981 in Basel, Switzerland.

His father is from Switzerland, while his mother is from South Africa. Robert's journey to South Africa introduced his parents, who now work for pharmaceutical firms. Federer obtained citizenship in Switzerland and South Africa since his parents are dual citizens of two different nations.

When Lynette was a high school student in Johannesburg, she was highly active. She participated in track and field, field hockey, and netball before persistent leg ailments prevented her from advancing further in the sport.

Roger Federer has achieved over the years with his brilliant tennis play on the court, there are some of the most unique records that he has set on his name for years to come
Roger Federer has achieved over the years with his brilliant tennis play on the court, there are some of the most unique records that he has set on his name for years to come ( Source : sportzcraazy )

Federer started playing tennis when he was 8 years, though he was also interested in basketball and badminton. He was already the best junior tennis player by the time he was 11 years old. Federer devoted all of his athletic efforts to tennis after this remarkable year.

He Has Surpassed His Hero With His Alter Ego

Roger Federer admired Pete Sampras as a young man because of his 14 Grand Slam victories.

At Wimbledon in 2009, Federer achieved a long-time goal by breaking this record, and he has since continued to win Grand Slams. Federer is frequently interviewed in several languages and claims that, depending on the language used, he feels like he develops different personas or characteristics. It made him very self-critical and forced him to learn more about himself in many languages.

When he isn’t playing tennis, Federer loves to go hiking. On his Instagram, he often includes photos of his hikes through the famous Swiss Alps.
When he isn’t playing tennis, Federer loves to go hiking. On his Instagram, he often includes photos of his hikes through the famous Swiss Alps. ( Source : news18 )

He claims that because he doesn't have enough time off to have a proper family vacation, he must schedule his holidays around the locations of his tennis matches. He can generally take a few days off whenever he travels to a new place to unwind and enjoy the local attractions.