Thursday, September 29

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A 12-Year-Old Roger Federer Starts ATP Journey As Ball Boy In Basel. Watch

More than 19 years after winning his first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon in 2003, which set him on the road to being acclaimed as the greatest player of all time, Roger Federer in the early hours of Saturday bade farewell to tennis. He was unable to finish with a victory, losing his doubles match for Team Europe at the Laver Cup alongside long-time rival Rafael Nadal.At the age of 41 and trying to recover from a third knee surgery in 18 months, the great Swiss has bowed to the inevitable march of time. He leaves the sport with 20 Grand Slams, including eight Wimbledons, 103 titles and more than $130 million in prize money alone, all driven by a rare grace, laser precision and a signature one-handed backhand.The journey however, began with small steps. In a recent video posted by the ...