‘Australian Open 2017’ once again reignited the Who’s the greatest men’s tennis player of all time? Is it Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic or the yesteryear stars such as Sampras, Laver or Emerson?
The Swiss maestro – Roger Federer went a step ahead in the debate after winning the first slam of the year (Australian Open) against his former rival Rafael Nadal in an epic five-setter by 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. With this win, the former world number one claimed his 18th major title fifth crown at the historic Melbourne Park.
Seeded 17th and playing his first tour tournament after a gap of six months out of the game, Federer capped his brilliant comeback from injury with his first grand slam title since Wimbledon in 2012.
The victory at Rod Laver arena also made Federer the first player ever to win five titles or more at three different Grand Slam events. Federer has seven titles at All England Club, five a piece at Australian Open and US Open. At 35, Roger is the oldest grand slam winner since Ken Rosewall who won the 1972 Australian Open at 37.
In this article, we will give you five solid reasons which tell why ROGER FEDERER is the GOAT (greatest of all-time) of Men’s tennis. Watch the video: