Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Roger Federer -16 GrandSlam (Pictures)


1. Wimbledon 2003 - So Special Moment
It was the day that Roger Federer and his fans wont ever forget. The day he proved his skills and made the world turn towards him. He won his First Grandslam by defeating Mark Philippoussis 7-6 6-2 7-6 in finals. He also defeated Andy Roddick in semi finals.
At the end of year 2003, he ranked World No 2.

His First Major Title. So Special

2004 is the Succesful Year in Roger calender. He won 3 Grandslams, 3 ATP Master Series title and won all the finals he reached.

2. Australian Open 2004 - First Australian Open
He defeated Marat Safin in straight set to lift his first Australian Open title. By this Win he became No 1 Player in ATP ranking which he had held for record 4 yrs.
Defeated Marat Safin by 7-6 6-4 6-2 to became Champion of Australian Open

3. Wimbledon 2004
Second Consecutive Wimbledon title where he beat Andy Roddick.

Won by 4-6 7-5 7-6 6-4 against Roddick

4. First US Open- 2004
Claimed his First US Open title by defeating Lleyton Hewitt.
First triumph in New York by defeating Hewitt 6-0 7-6 6-0

In 2005 he hired Tony Roche as his coach on limited basis. He, then became first player to successfully defend Wimbledon and US Open back to back in Open era

5. Wimbledon 2005
He successfully defended his title by defeating Andy Roddick again.

Second consecutive time defeated Roddick In Final Of Wimbledon by 6-2 7-6 6-4

6. US Open 2005
Andre Agassi was Opponent this time.

Won by score of 6-3 2-6 7-6 6-1

In the year 2006, Federer won 3 out of 4 Grandslam for second time. He reached final of the French Open for the first time where he lost to Rafael Nadal.

7. Australian Open 2006
Won his second Australian Open title by defeating Marcos Baghdatis in four sets.

Won by 5-7 7-5 6-0 6-2, and shed tears of joy at the victory ceremony when he received the trophy from Rod Laver

8. Wimbledon 2006:
He entered the final without losing a set. In final he lost first against Nadal, then he rallied to win the match in four sets.

Nadal by 6-0 7-6 6-7 6-3, conquered his fourth Wimbledon title

9. US Open 2006
He won his third consecutive Us Open title at Flushing Meadows by defeating Andy Roddick.

In the fourth Grand Slam final against Andy Roddick, Won by 6-2 4-6 7-5 6-1

In 2007, He appeared in finals of all four grandslams but cant win French open alone.

10. Australian Open 2007:
His third Australian Trophy and Tenth Grandslam. Defeated Fernando Gonzalez.

Won by 7-6 6-4 6-4 against Gonzalez

11. Wimbledon 2007
His 5th Wimbledon Title,defeated Nadal in 5 sets.

Federer Triumphs after a long battle with Nadal and won by 7-6 4-6 7-6 2-6 6-2

12. US Open 2007:
He won his 12th title defeating Novak Djokovic.

Won by 7-6 7-6 6-4 Over Novak Djokovic

The year 2008 in Roger Federer career mostly seen many failures. He moved to final round in 3 grandslams but won only one and lost in 2 finals to Nadal.He was so deeply upset by losing Wimbledon than losing No 1 ranking.

13. US Open 2008
Defeated Andy Murray by 6-2, 7-5, 6-2.

His one and only Grandslam Trophy in 2008

Though the year 2009 started with defeat in Australian Open Final, Federer Cruised to Win his First French Open Title to complete Career Grand Slam. He also recaptured Wimbledon. He married his girl friend Mirka and he became father of twin girls.

14. First French Open
Happy moment to complete Grand Slam by winning all four Grandslam.
He beat R Soderling in finals by 6-1 7-6 6-4.

He also tied with Pete Sampras for 14 most grandslam titles.

15. Wimbledon 2009
Re-claimed Wimbledon title by defeating Andy Roddick in 5 sets by score of 5-7 7-6 7-6 3-6 16-14 and registered his 15th Grandslam title by this Epic Win.

Both Played like Champions

Became First Player in History to win record 15th Grandslam title, thus surpassing Sampras Record.

Roger Federer and Mirka with their twin girls

16. Australian Open 2010
Roger Federer started the year 2010 by winning his 16th Grandslam and fourth OZ open title. He beat Andy Murray by 6-4 6-3 7-6(11)
His first grandslam title after birth of his twin girls.

Sweet 16 for FedEx

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