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Roger receives ATP Trophy

15.11.2005 | Tennis

Roger received the Indesit ATP Trophy on Monday for crowning the year-end number one position in men's professional world tennis after another amazing season.

 

Etienne de Villiers, chairman of ATP, presented the Swiss star the award, a crystal cup with an Arabic numeral "one" sitting in the middle of a circle, on the central court of the Qi Zhong Tennis Stadium.

 

"Thanks for everybody to share this moment with me," Roger said at the on-court awarding ceremony. "I'm very excited to again win the award, I'll try to get up for it and hope to keep it for the following years."

 

As part of a celebrating party for Roger's crowning of the No. 1, a cheque from Indesit was presented for the Roger Federer Foundation in Africa.

 

It has been the second straight year for Roger at world No. 1 as he compiled another outstanding season in 2005 with an ATP-best 11 titles, including two Grand Slam and a record four ATP Masters Series crowns. Now holding an unbeaten streak in finals of all-time best 24, he is the only fifth player in history of ATP Rankings to rank No. 1 every week during calendar year. As of start of Tennis Masters Cup, Roger has ranked No. 1 for 95 consecutive weeks since February 2, 2004, and will reach 100 week mark on the last day of this year's Christmas.

 
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11/15/2005 | 04:26 PM
Obiosly you deserve it, because you worked so much,with measure and keeping in your way.
Congratulations.
we are very proud of you
11/15/2005 | 03:41 PM
Congrats!! You really deserved it
11/15/2005 | 03:31 PM
WOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
you are great...and the most deserve on that trophy...
I wish you luck!!!!!!!!!!!!
PS.Jestes najllepszy=pamietaj o tym! (you are the best, and don`t forget about it-in my language) ! :P
11/15/2005 | 03:30 PM
WOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
you are great...and the most deserve on that trophy...
I wish you luck!!!!!!!!!!!!
PS.Jestes najllepszy=pamietaj o tym! (you are the best, and don`t forget about it-in my language) ! :P
11/15/2005 | 03:05 PM
Great! Roger~
You're No.1!
You deserve it!

11/15/2005 | 03:00 PM
ROGER, M'LOVE...YOU THANK YOUR FANS FOR SHARING YOUR MOMENT OF TRIUMPH WITH YOU WHEN IT IS WE WHO SHOULD THANK YOU FOR....
.THINKING OF THE UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN OF THE WORLD AND DOING SOMETHING ABOUT IT.
. BRINGING A NEW LOOK TO TENNIS...EL
11/15/2005 | 02:57 PM
Congratulations Roger! :) I'm so happy for you!

You're the best! :)
11/15/2005 | 02:50 PM
SEI L'EMOZIONE PIù GRANDE DELLA MIA VITA......GRAZIE DI ESISTERE!
11/15/2005 | 02:42 PM
Phew, what a close call with Ivan, two fifths of the puzzle completed at least. Well done for victory and for equally Nadals 79 match wins, now just to improve on it :)
11/15/2005 | 02:07 PM
Nobody deserved it more than you. Congratulations
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