June 7, 2009

Allez Roger Federer!

After appearing three consecutive years in the finals, Roger Federer finally lifted the most coveted championship trophy that eluded him, the French Open.

It is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar and the premier clay court tennis tournament in the world.

Officially named in French the Les Internationaux de France de Roland Garros or Tournoi de Roland-Garros (the "French Internationals of Roland Garros" or "Roland Garros Tournament" in English), the tournament is often referred to as the "French Open" and sometimes simply as "Roland Garros".

And to put icing on a cake, Federer equaled Pete Sampras achievement of having 14 Grandslams and surpassing it is a big possibility.

By equaling Pete Sampras record of 14 Grand slams and winning the French Open Finals against Robin Soderling (who beat Rafael Nadal on the 4th round), Roger Federer completed his resume for being the champion on all surface of tennis courts namely, the hard court (Australian Open where he won 3 times) and US Open (he won 5 times), grass (Wimbledon, he won 5 times) and clay (French Open) and the sixth person to join the exclusive club of winners of all four Grand Slam tournament of all time namely Don Budge, Fred Perry, Rod Laver, Andre Agassi and Roy Emerson as the elite members.
Allez Roger!!

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