[435] His other sponsors include Gillette, Wilson, Barilla, and Moët & Chandon. The real magic happens when we expand the variation to an even split Kevin Durant (basketball - $63.9m), 8. In a nutshell, his poetry-like tennis is one of the rarest breeds in the ‘strong era’ of the sport. [247][248] At the 2019 Shanghai Masters, Federer defeated David Goffin in straight sets to reach the quarterfinal. Federer and Andre Agassi played 11 times, and Federer leads their head-to-head 8–3. [176], Federer started his season in the Brisbane International as the defending champion, despite having a virus when the tournament started. The Attack must use a Finesse or a ranged weapon. time. [171] At the US Open, he advanced to his first final there since 2009 without dropping a set, including a win over Stan Wawrinka in the semifinals. [86] Federer entered the French Open with few predicting him to win the elusive Parisian title having lost to Nadal in the final weekend for the past four seasons. His run to the French quarterfinals launched him into the top 15 for the first time in his career. 2020 - Covid Guidlines for travelling vietnam at chritsmas time? Asking for help, clarification, or responding to other answers. [298][299][300][301] Of their 40 meetings, 13 have reached a deciding set. He has been voted by his peers to receive the tour Sportsmanship Award a record thirteen times and voted by tennis fans to receive the ATP Fans' Favorite award for seventeen consecutive years. 17 at the start of Australian Open, his lowest in over fifteen years. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Service. In 2004, he established himself as the best player in men's tennis by winning three out of four major singles titles and the ATP Finals,[b] a feat he repeated in both 2006 and 2007. Nadal, who is five years younger, ascended to No. [394], In December 2019 Roger Federer was voted by the readers as the Most Stylish Man of the Decade (2010–2019) in GQ. Their first encounter was in the 3rd round in the 2008 Paris Masters, which Federer won in straight sets. 1. v. 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Two of these have been Grand Slam finals – the 2017 Wimbledon final, which Federer won in straight sets, and the 2018 Australian Open final, which Federer won in five sets. 6. [452], (W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. [193][194][195], In March, Federer won his 25th Masters title at Indian Wells, defeating Wawrinka in the final and gaining another victory over Nadal in the 4th round. [315] Roddick himself said it was not much of a rivalry, being so one-sided.[316]. The season began with a loss to Nadal in the final of the Australian Open in a hotly contested five-set match. During this period rising revenues led to exploding prize money; when Federer first won the Australian Open in 2004 he earned $985,000, compared to when he won in 2018 and the prize had increased to AUD 4 million. [87] He also fought back from a two-sets-to-one deficit against a young Juan Martín del Potro to win a five setter in the semifinals. Rafael Nadal, with his 2020 Roland Garros win, equalled Federer reaching his 20th Grand Slam. Federer beat the No. This has happened on many occasions against Stan, Kolchreiber(spellcheck), even Djokovic in today's US Open finals. This was his quickest defeat in 16 years, taking just 62 minutes. With this win del Potro won his first Masters 1000 title of his career. [264][265], Federer did not compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics after taking the rest of the season off after Wimbledon to recover from a knee injury. Federer reached the finals in an astounding 16 of the 17 tournaments he entered during the season. Federer met Hewitt at six of the Grand Slam tournaments in which he lifted the trophy, including all five of his triumphs between 2004 and 2005. 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