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The indelible mark of Wimbledon - Roger Federer

Wimbledon Tennis Tournament is the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament in the world.

Started in England in 1877, the tournament has become one of the most popular tennis tournaments around the world. There are five main events in the Wimbledon tennis tournament. Men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles are among the major events. 

This is why the man who won the men's singles event at the Wimbledon Tournament will attract the most attention. Swiss player Roger Federer holds the distinction of being one of the most lured players in Wimbledon history.

In 2003, Federer won his first Wimbledon title

128 players participated in the 2003 Wimbledon. The participants were divided into 8 groups of 16 players each. The winners of the eight categories were then able to advance to the semi-finals. Federer qualified for the quarter-finals, becoming the first in Group 3 to qualify for the quarter-finals.

Federer defeated Shaken in the semi-finals

In the semi-finals, Federer had to contend with Netherlands tennis player Stjeng Schalken. Fuller, who was not the strongest player on the tennis court at the time, was beaten 3-0 by Federer. The score was 6-3, 6-4 and 6-4.

Federer defeats Wimbledon by defeating American Roddick

Federer competed in the semi-final against Andy Roddick, a talented young player on the tennis court at that time. Federer won the first round, 7-6, in a very tough face. After winning the first round with a head-to-head fight, Federer followed suit and won the remaining two rounds, 6-3, to qualify for the final.

Federer wins the Wimbledon final after a tough fight

Federer had to contend with the final of the 1998 American Open tennis championship with Mark Philiposis of Australia. The toughest match of the day, Federer won the first round 7-6. Federer won the second round 6-2. However, in the third round, Filippos again posed a formidable challenge to Federer.

Federer won the 2003 Wimbledon title

Federer was the Wimbledon men's singles champion for four consecutive years

Federer won the Wimbledon men's singles title for the first time in 2003 and continued to claim the title until 2007. After opening the Wimbledon Tournament in 1968, Federer won the men's singles title for five consecutive years. Federer's previous performances were won by Sweden's Bion Borg, who won the Wimbledon title in 1976-1980.

Federer defeated Roddick twice

Federer had to compete in the 2004 Wimbledon final with Andy Roddick, who won the 2003 American Open title. Roddick won 6-4 in the first round, but Federer won 7-5, 7-6, 6-4 in the remaining three rounds, becoming the second consecutive Wimbledon champion.

Federer and Roddick in the final
Federer qualified for the 2005 Wimbledon Men's Singles Final by defeating Australian Leyton Hewitt, the 2001 American Open and 2002 Wimbledon champion. Federer, who competed so brilliantly in the final, met again with American player Andy Roddick. Unlike in 2004, this year, Federer easily defeated Roddick 6-2, 7-4, and 6-4 to win the Wimbledon title again.

Federer became the 2005 Wimbledon champion

Federer is set to become the two-time Wimbledon champion before Nadal

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are two of the most frequent rivals on the tennis court. They first met in a Wimbledon final in 2006. Nadal, who played against Federer in the Wimbledon final as a young player, lost the first round 6-0. But Nadal won the third round 7-6 after a tough loss in the second round. Fader, who won the fourth round 6-3, won the Wimbledon title for the fourth time in a row.

Federer and Nadal in the final
Federer and Nadal met again in the 2007 Wimbledon men's singles final. Nadal, who was quite experienced at the time, gave Federer a tough fight in the final. Federer won the first round 7-6, while Nadal won 6-4.

Federer won the decisive third round 7-6, but Nadal won the fourth round 6-2. Federer then defeated Nadal 6-2 in the 5th round to select the Wimbledon champion. Federer, who won the Wimbledon title for the fifth consecutive year, equaled the Swedish Wimbledon record of Beyond Bohr.

Nadal breaks Federer's Wimbledon record

Federer entered the 2008 Wimbledon tournament to become the only player to win the Wimbledon men's singles title six times in a row. But Nadal won the Wimbledon title for the first time after a fierce battle that shattered Federer's dreams. Nadal won the first two rounds, 6-4 and 6-4, but Federer won the next two rounds 7-6, 7-6. Nadal then went on to win the final 9-7 in the final round to select the winner.

Nadal wins Wimbledon championship
After 2008, Federer's performances faded
Federer's ups and downs have been seen in the Wimbledon tournaments from 2009 to 2019. As a result, he lost his dominance at Wimbledon.

Federer has been a three-time Wimbledon champion for the past 11 years

Federer and Roddick met again in the 2009 Wimbledon final. It was the longest Wimbledon men's singles final ever seen. After a tough fight, Federer regained the title with a score of 5-7, 7-6, 7-6, 3-6 and 16-14. Federer then returned to the final in the 2012 tournament where he defeated Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4. Federer won the Wimbledon men's title for the eighth consecutive year. Federer was able to easily defeat Serbia's Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1 and 6-4.

Federer was last named the 2017 Wimbledon champion

The last three games they lost to Novak Dykovich

 Federer lost the Wimbledon finals in 2014 and 2015 to Dikovich. There, Federer lost 2014 final to 7-6, 4-6, 6-7, 7-5, and 4-6. Federer and Dikovich met again in the 2019 Wimbledon final. The race, which lasted for 4 hours and 57 minutes, became the longest men's singles final in Wimbledon history. Dykovich won the most intense match, 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, and 13-12.

2019 Wimbledon Men's Singles Final
He was once a superstar at Wimbledon, but now Federer is losing out. But Federer's record at the Wimbledon grounds was unmatched, so his name will remain in Wimbledon history.

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