Roger Federer receives standing ovation at Wimbledon


Eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer received a standing ovation of about one and a half minutes from fans and spectators at Wimbledon. Princess Kate was also present at the event. Federer was honoured at the Royal Box at Centre Court on Tuesday where he was honoured for his career and his record of eight singles championships at Wimbledon.

He expressed his gratitude by tapping his chest and saying ”Thank You” as the applause resounded throughout the stadium.

Federer was clad in a cream coloured suit, a striped shirt and a polka-dot tie. He was seated between his wife Mirka and the Princess of Wales in the special section above one of the baselines in the Grand Slam tournament’s main stadium.
He was honoured for his contribution to tennis. Federer will turn 42 on August 8. He retired from tennis at the end of last year after undergoing a number of knee operations.


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