After a underwhelming performance at Wimbledon this year, Roger Federer looks to increase his standing in the world rankings with some new strategies and training from legendary tennis coach Paul Annacone. The former trainer of Pete Sampras, Marat Safin and Tim Henman promises to help Federer regain some ranking after several slumping performances have knocked him back several notches on the global leader board.
Roger Federer was a few years ago, the best player in the world. With more titles and Grand Slams than any other player in history, he has proven to the world that he is indeed amongst the top tennis players, but some things have changed recently. One of them is that all of his competition has ramped up their training in an attempt to knock him off the top of the charts. Their efforts succeeded, the current leader is Spanish born Rafael Nadal, the winner of this years Wimbledon tournament.
Federer recently claimed his 16th Grand Slam title, in January at the Australian Open. He has slipped to No. 3 in the ATP rankings , and trails No. 1 Rafael Nadal, and No.2 Novak Djokovic
His record streak for reaching the semifinals ended when he was eliminated in the quarterfinals at the French Open. The performance was repeated again at Wimbledon when he again was eliminated in the quarterfinals. Federer is now one week shy of tying Sampras’ career record of 286 total weeks at No. 1.
Tennis will forever be a much-loved sport; the athleticism and the prestige associated with it will forever be respected. The game has a long history in Europe and North America , but in recent years has been growing in Asia. There are great players from all over the world, and they will always be competing for the top positions. It is now up to Federer to see if he can reclaim his position at the top of the charts, as he is one of the greatest players ever. Be sure and keep track of his progress at www.scoresandodds.com, home of the best sports betting data around.
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