Roger Federer turned 40 on August 8, 2021 and immediately the Swiss legend cracked a milestone. The 20-time Grand Slam champion joins Ken Rosewall as the second player in ATP history to hold a top-10 ranking beyond the age of 40.
The twitterverse was buzzing with tributes to the legend, and we’ve collected some of the best to share with you.
The ATP, led by Novak Djokovic
The US Open
Rocket Rod Laver
Billie Jean King
The legendary Gary Player
Roger Federer Foundation
The Australian Open
Federer Rubik’s Cube?
Federer in the New York Times
Federer classic hot shots, courtesy Tennis TV
The Tennis Podcast
Tennis MyLife – Incredible player, incredible stats
Back to the US Open
He even got a special calligrapher
Should we bet on another Wimbledon?
International Tennis Federation
The Western and Southern Open
From Tennis Majors: