Winner of 20 Grand Slam titles throughout his 23-year career, Roger Federer could have won more big tournaments. Defeated several times in the final after breathtaking matches, the Swiss put on a great show, even in defeat.
On September 15, Roger Federer announced his retirement at the age of 41. Despite knee surgery, the Swiss did not feel the right sensations during his convalescence to continue his fine career which will end this Friday in the doubles match with Raphael Nadal as part of the Laver Cup.
Two points from the triple Roland-Garros, Wimbledon and US Open in 2009
The opportunity to look back on the three most significant defeats of Roger Federer’s career. Starting with the disappointment at Flushing Meadows in September 2009. After winning a Roland-Garros and a Wimbledon, Switzerland once again held first place in the ATP rankings. Having made it to the stage of the US Open final against John Martin Delete Potrothen his seventh consecutive US Grand Slam final as Eurosport pointed out in recent hours. Having taken the best of Delete Potro during the first half of the final with a first set won and a second dominated, Federer comes up against the Argentinian’s determination and his cannon shots which allow Delete Potro to save himself when the Swiss was two points from victory in the fourth set and to largely dominate…
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