‘Candles cost more than the cake’ – Rafael Nadal’s sister Mikaela Shiffrin and others send birthday wishes to Roger Federer

Over the years, Roger Federer has won fans around the world with his bold performances on the tennis court. The Swiss maestro turned pro in 1998 and was striving for success in his early days on the tour. The hard work finally paid off in 2003 when Federer won his first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon.

Since then he has added another 19 major titles to become one of the most successful players in men’s tennis. He has dominated the ATP Tour for the past two decades along with the likes of Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Federer recently celebrated his 41st birthday. Many famous people around the world sent in their wishes.

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Birthday wishes for Roger Federer are arriving

The 20-time Grand Slam champion took to Instagram to share a picture on his birthday. He said, “You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake. Thanks for all the great birthday wishes.”

Many well-known celebrities and athletes wished Federer his birthday. American alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin wrote: “Happy Birthday!!” Also, Nadal’s sister, Maria Isabel Nadal, wished the Swiss legend, saying: “Happy Birthday Roger! Best wishes!!” Other famous personalities such as Lindsey Vonn and Bear Grylls also sent their wishes to Federer.

2019 US Open Tennis Tournament – ​​Day Nine. Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts during his match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in the men’s singles quarterfinal match at Arthur Ashe Stadium during the 2019 US Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2019 in Flushing, Queens , New York City. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

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Federer hasn’t played in over a year after suffering a knee injury at Wimbledon last year. However, he has claimed he will be making a comeback at the Laver Cup next month.

Serena Williams’ former coach praises Federer

In a recent interview, Patrick Mouratoglou praised the Swiss Maestro: saying, Roger is a genius. He plays perfect tennis. I can’t remember ever seeing a player play tennis like that. And I guess I won’t until I die. Everything he does is perfect.”

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Mouratoglou parted ways with him serena Earlier this year and joined Simona Halep’s coaching team. Meanwhile, Serena emerged victorious from her opening round match at the National Bank Open in Toronto. she defeated of Spain Nuria Parrizas Diaz in straight sets 6-3, 6-4.

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