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Moments from Roger Federer's career(30 images)

Swiss tennis great Roger Federer has announced that he will retire from Grand Slam and ATP Tour competition, making the upcoming Laver Cup his last tour event. The 20-time Grand Slam Champion turned professional in 1998 and claimed his first major crown at Wimbledon 2003. Here is a look back at his career through the years.

Roger Federer of Switzerland readies to hit a backhand against Jene-Rene Lisnard of France and goes on to win at the U.S. Open on August 29, 2003. Photo by Monika Graff/UPI
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Top seed Federer (L) and Andy Roddick pose with their trophies after the Tennis Masters Canada singles final at the Rexall Center in Toronto on August 1, 2004. Federer won the championship trophy after defeating Roddick 7-5, 6-3. Photo by Christine Chew/UPI
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Federer takes part in opening bell ceremonies to begin stock trading at the NASDAQ in New York City on August 25, 2005. Photo by Ezio Petersen/UPI
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Federer makes an appearance at a press conference in Paris on May 24, 2007. Photo by David Silpa/UPI
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