Tennis - Roger Federer wins the ATP-Season 2007

by Emeli - Date: 2007-11-14 - Word Count: 300 Share This!

Last weekend at the Davidoff Swiss Indoors Finals; the Swiss Roger Federer was able to defeat the Fin Jarkko Nieminen in two sets 6:3, 6:4 achieving his overall 52nd tournament victory in his ATP-career. For Roger it was sufficient to make one break each set to win the match within an hour time.

It was a special event for Federer as the finals took place in his birthplace Basel. The 26 years old competed already in eight tournaments in Basel but was able to achieve his first victory only last year. With a second victory in Basel and his seventh tournament win for the year he has the title save assured. Federer tops the standings of the world ranking list with 7,205 points, in second place is the Spaniard Rafael Nadal with 5,385 points followed by the Serbian Novak Djokovic with 4,470 points in third place.

Roger Federer has played in the ATP at a professional level since 1998 time when he ended the year in position 301st. In 1999 he improved enormously and moved to place 65. The years to come especially in 2003 he was able to constantly progress further by at least half of the positions and finally in 2003 he was second place for the first time.

Besides Pete Sampras, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors and Ivan Lendl, Roger Federer is one of the world's best tennis players ever since the introduction of the ATP ranking system list in 1973.
The last two ATP tournaments for this year are going to take place on October 29th in Paris.

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Emeli Dean is a high-ranking writer on sports for the sports betting industry.

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