Roger Federer hitting a backhand in the 2017 Wimbledon final.
A teenage Federer shoots on his way to winning the junior title at Wimbledon in 1998.
Federer with his parents Robert and Lynette in 1998.
Federer hits a forehand at Wimbledon in 2003. He would later win the tournament, his first Grand Slam title.
Federer and Serena Williams pose with their Wimbledon trophies in 2003.
Federer celebrates his first US Open win in 2004 after beating Lleyton Hewitt.
Federer signs a camera after a French Open match in 2005.
Federer, above, plays against Andy Roddick in the 2005 Wimbledon final. Federer won five consecutive Wimbledons from 2003 to 2007.
Federer and Andre Agassi hitting balls at the helipad of the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in 2005. It was before a tournament in Dubai.
Federer and his future wife Mirka are hanging out together in Paris. She was also a professional tennis player. They got married in 2009.
Federer kisses his trophy after beating Agassi and winning the 2005 US Open.
Federer sits next to Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour at a Marc Jacobs fashion show in New York in 2006.
Federer and Rafael Nadal played a half-clay, half-grass match in Spain in 2007. Federer has excelled on grass throughout his career. Nadal is widely known as the “King of Sand”.
Federer holds up his trophy after winning his fifth consecutive Wimbledon win in 2007.
Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka celebrate after winning 2008 Olympic gold in doubles.
Federer returning a shot to Novak Djokovic during a match in Monaco in 2008.
Nadal comforts Federer after beating him in the 2009 Australian Open final. The two rivals have pushed each other throughout their careers.
Federer falls to his knees after winning the French Open in 2009. The elusive title completed the career grand slam for Federer.
Federer playing a shot in the 2009 Wimbledon final.
Federer celebrates after winning Wimbledon in 2009. It was his 15th major title, which was the highest for a men’s tennis player at the time.
Federer poses with children in Kore Roba, Ethiopia, while attending a school funded by his charity, the Roger Federer Foundation, in 2010.
Federer plays Andy Murray in the final of the 2010 Australian Open.
Federer greets Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II as she attends Wimbledon in 2010.
Federer will serve at the Australian Open in 2011. He won the tournament six times in his career.
After winning a tournament in Switzerland in 2011, Federer posed with ball boys and girls while picking up slices of pizza. Federer, who once worked as a ball boy in Basel, hosted the pizza party.
Federer walks off with Murray after Murray defeated him in the London 2012 Olympics final.
Federer takes the court for a match at the 2013 ATP World Tour Finals.
Federer signing autographs for fans in Shanghai, China in 2013.
Federer falls over during his Wimbledon semi-final match against Milos Raonic in 2016. That year he struggled with a knee injury which he reinjured during the defeat to Raonic.
Federer and Murray play a charity game on a raft in Zurich, Switzerland in 2017.
Federer won the Australian Open in 2017, defeating Nadal in the final. It was his first Grand Slam title since knee surgery.
Federer trains in Indian Wells, California in 2017.
Federer is watched by his wife Mirka and their four children after winning Wimbledon in 2017. Federer has two pairs of twins: identical twins and fraternal twins.
Federer tears alongside Martin Cilic after winning the 2018 Australian Open. It was the last Grand Slam title of his career.
Federer plays a backhand to Nadal in the semifinals of the 2019 French Open.
Federer and Williams take a selfie after competing in mixed doubles together in 2019.
Federer leaves Center Court at Wimbledon after losing in the quarterfinals in 2021.
Federer and Djokovic attend the Wimbledon centenary celebrations in July.
Federer announced this month that his Laver Cup appearance would be the last match of his professional career.
Federer hits a backhand in the last professional game of his career at the Laver Cup in London on Friday September 23. He was paired with fellow superstar Rafael Nadal.
Federer and Nadal tear apart after losing their doubles match on Friday.
Federer is lifted into the air by his teammates after his last match on Friday.