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No. 30 of the most influential people

02.10.2007 | Tennis

Roger has been voted No. 30 in a list of the 100 most influential people in the world of sports.

 

American magazine BusinessWeek, in partnership with ESPN The Magazine, has released its 'Power 100' list. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell tops the list, followed by Tiger Woods and NBA Commissioner David Stern. The list is dominated by league executives, media power brokers, team owners and sports manufacturing chiefs. Roger is one of just six athletes in the Top 30.

 

Golfing star Woods is the highest-ranked athlete at No.2, followed by Indianapolis Colts' quarterback Peyton Manning (13), soccer star David Beckham (17), Cleveland Cavaliers basketballer LeBron James, New York Yankees baseballer Alex Rodriguez (28) and Roger (30).

 

Roger has held the ATP No. 1 South African Airways ATP Ranking for a record 192 consecutive weeks and last month won his 12th Grand Slam title at the US Open to move to within two of Pete Sampras's record 14 majors. In November our star will attempt to win the Tennis Masters Cup title for the fourth time in five years.

 

 

 

 

 

 
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10/04/2007 | 07:25 AM
hey Roger,
h ru hey congratz for 30 bt i think this is not ok u must be no 1 coz u r de best n best of de best wat else just u r best.
kind regrds
M.Abbas
10/04/2007 | 04:57 AM
Roger:)
but in my mind
U are the N.o 1*
OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE!!

Love u Forever...

Yafeng*
10/04/2007 | 04:50 AM
Congratulations Roger!! That's a great honor, although I think you should have been higher up on the list! You deserve it, keep up the good work and good luck for your next match!
Love, Sarah
10/04/2007 | 03:05 AM
I wish these Americans would understand that the world is populated by many more than the 300 million people in the USA. Their view of the world is so limited that it is pathetic.

These are the people who stage a "World Series" comprising only team
10/04/2007 | 12:42 AM
Querido Roger.-

FELICIDADES!!! pero tú te mereces ser el # 1, aunque para todos nosotros tus fans lo eres.

Sigue conservándote así, tan especial como ser humano y tan grande como el mejor tenista del mundo.

Recuerda siempre que en cualquier situ
10/04/2007 | 12:17 AM
Roger,
Have not seen you play since the U.S. Open. A tennis tournament without you is like a day without sunshine. You are missed. Can't wait for Madrid.
Carino
10/04/2007 | 12:13 AM
Congrats Roger!!!!!
Number 30 is EXCELLENT.
We are proud of you.
Remember you are #1 with us in all things.
Carino
10/04/2007 | 12:11 AM
Hello Dearest Roger!!!!!!! WoW that's really great newz but i can't understand one thing that u should have to be at No.1 Place here, as one the sports is like u. But that's really superb newz.

Hats of to you great Champ and a very nice and humble hum
10/03/2007 | 09:34 PM
felicidades federer
eres una de las personas mas importantes del deporte
eres el mejor
es un gran reconocimiento

vamos federer
estas cerca de lograr lo imposible
10/03/2007 | 08:39 PM
You will always be no 1 with me Roger!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!