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Roger Federer retires as a true GOAT: Check out all his big achievements - IN PICS

 Tennis legend Roger Federer broke many hearts on Thursday (September 15) evening when he announced through his social media handles that he was going to retire from competitive tennis, upcoming Laver Cup being his last ATP event. Federer thanked his fans, rivals and coaches among other people in his farewell note. Federe leaves the tennis court with a rich legacy. We try to highlight some of hi biggest achievements on the tennis court. Check below. 

Roger Federer unique Grand Slam record

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Roger Federer unique Grand Slam record

Federer is the only male player in tennis history to win 6 Grand Slam titles in two years (2006–07), 8 in three years (2004–06, 2005–07), 11 in four years (2004–07), 12 in five years (2003–07, 2004–08), 14 in six years (2004–09), 15 in seven years (2003–09) and 16 in eight years (2003–10). 11 Grand Slam titles in four years is an all-time record, men's or women's. (Image source: Twitter)

Roger Federer - Only player to win five consecutive US Open titles

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Roger Federer - Only player to win five consecutive US Open titles

Roger Federer has achieved many feats and one of the biggest ones is winning the Us Open fve consecutive times. From 2004 to 2008, there was no on in men's tennios who could beat Federer. He was just class apart. (Image source: Twitter)

Roger Federer, first to reach 20 Grand Slam titles

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Roger Federer, first to reach 20 Grand Slam titles

Federer was the among the men's players to reach the landmark of 20 Grand Slam titles. He made it possible with won in Australian Open in 2018 after a year of battling injuries. After he touched 20, his biggest rivals Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal went past him. (Image source: Twitter)

Roger Federe has made it to 31 Grand Slam finals

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Roger Federe has made it to 31 Grand Slam finals

Yes, Roger Federer has made it to 31 Grand Slam finals, winning 20 of them. Add to that 46 semifinal appearances, and 58 quarterfinal appearances. He is one of 8 men to have won a career Grand Slam (winning all four Grand Slams at least once).  (Image source: Twitter)

Roger Federer only player to win ten titles each on clay, grass and hard courts

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Roger Federer only player to win ten titles each on clay, grass and hard courts

Federer is the only player to register at least ten titles on clay, grass and hard courts; he has 71 hard court titles, 19 grass court titles, and 11 clay court titles. (Image source: Twitter)

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