Swiss maestro Roger Federer is known for a record of eight Wimbledon singles titles first and foremost which he made in his 22 appearances. Thus, the SW19 could be one of the most remarkable places in the 41-year-old’s life.
Nevertheless, the former World No.1 Federer visited the All England Club, the venue of Wimbledon, with his longtime coach and friend Severin Luthi and shared several adorable pictures via his Instagram stories to the tennis world on Friday.
At the post-retirement trip to Wimbledon, the 20-time Grand Slam champion was seen spending a lot of time at the Centre Court, where he lifted his eight titles.
“Nice to See You Again”, says Roger Federer
Federer captured his first Junior Grand Slam title at Wimbledon in 1998. After four years of wavering, he claimed his first major title following a straight set(7-6, 6-2, 7-6) final match win over Mark Philippoussis of Australia.
Moreover, he continued his outstanding winning streak until the 2008 epic final when Spaniard Rafael Nadal defeated him in the grueling five sets(6-4, 6-4, 6-7, 6-7, 9-7).
Roger Federer afterward made six championship match appearances at SW19, but he could not convert all of them into titles despite winning in 2009, 2012, and 2017.
Meanwhile during the latest visit, the Swiss pictured the Gentlemen’s singles trophy, which could make the Federer title’s gallery beautiful, and posted it on Instagram with the caption: “Nice to see you again.”
Roger Federer last played at Wimbledon in 2021 as he became the oldest quarterfinalist in the Open Era after prevailing over Adrian Mannarino, Richard Gasquet, Cameron Norrie, and Lorenzo Sonego. Swiss could not continue his campaign as he fell to Polish Hubert Hurkacz in straight sets (3-6, 6-7, 0-6) in the quarter-final.
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