Roger Federer’s Wimbledon career in pictures

The Swiss great secured eight of his 20 grand slam titles at Wimbledon.

Pa Sport Staff
Thursday 15 September 2022 15:38 BST
Roger Federer won Wimbledon on eight occasions (Adam Davy/PA)
Roger Federer won Wimbledon on eight occasions (Adam Davy/PA)

Roger Federer has announced he will retire at the age of 41.

The Swiss great secured eight of his 20 grand slam titles at Wimbledon.

Federer suffered first-round defeats in 1999 and 2000 at SW19 before reaching the quarter-finals in 2001, losing to former British number one Tim Henman.

Here, the PA news agency tracks Federer’s remarkable Wimbledon journey in pictures.


Roger Federer suffered a quarter-final exit at the hands of Tim Henman in 2001 (Tom Hevezi/PA)


In 2002, Federer crashed out in the first round after losing in straight sets to Mario Ancic (Rebecca Naden/PA)


Federer celebrates after winning his first Wimbledon title. He saw off Mark Philippoussis in straight sets (Rebecca Naden/PA)


In 2004, Federer earned his second title at SW19 with victory over Andy Roddick (PA Archive)


Federer beat Roddick in the final for a second consecutive year to seal his third SW19 title (PA Archive)


Federer shakes hands with Nadal after seeing off the Spaniard in four sets to secure a fourth straight Wimbledon title (Fiona Hanson/PA)


Federer sinks to his knees after beating Nadal in the 2007 final to take the title for a fifth time (Rebecca Naden/PA)


In 2008, Federer was a beaten finalist after Nadal triumphed in one of the all-time classic finals on Centre Court (Sean Dempsey/PA)


The Swiss returned to winning ways in 2009 with victory over Roddick to claim his sixth SW19 championship (Owen Humphreys/PA)


Tomas Berdych ended Federer’s 2010 championships with victory against the reigning champion in the last eight (Andrew Milligan/PA)


In 2011, Federer failed to make it beyond the quarter-finals for a second straight year following defeat to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (PA Wire)


Federer secured his seventh Wimbledon crown after beating Andy Murray (Adam Davy/PA)


Federer suffered a surprise second-round exit to Sergiy Stakhovsky in 2013 (PA Archive/PA Images)


Federer came up short of clinching an eighth SW19 triumph after losing to Novak Djokovic (Sang Tan/POOL Wire/PA)


Federer lost in the final to Djokovic for a second successive year (PA Archive/PA Images)


Milos Raonic held his nerve to defeat Federer in five sets and reach the 2016 final (Steve Paston/PA)


Federer celebrates after winning a record eighth Wimbledon title with victory against Marin Cilic (PA Archive/PA Images)


Federer suffered a shock quarter-final defeat to Kevin Anderson in 2018 (John Walton/PA)


In what would prove to be his last appearance in the final at Wimbledon, Federer failed to take a ninth title after losing to Djokovic (PA Archive/PA Images)


Roger Federer waves goodbye to the Wimbledon crowd for the final time after he suffered a last-eight exit to Hubert Hurkacz (PA Archive/PA Images)

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