Roger Federer to retire: Swiss maestro’s 20 Grand Slam dunks in pictures

Roger Federer, the winner of 20 Grand Slams in men’s singles, announced his retirement from tennis. His last competitive tournament will be next week’s Laver Cup. The legendary Swiss player announced his decision on social media.

Roger Federer raises the Australian Open men's singles trophy after beating Marin Cilic in the final at Melbourne Park, Melbourne, on January 28, 2018. | Photo Credit: AFP
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Roger Federer kisses the Wimbledon men's singles trophy after winning the Grand Slam final at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon in London on July 16, 2017. | Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Roger Federer celebrates his victory over Rafael Nadal during the Australian Open men's singles final in Melbourne on January 29, 2017. | Photo Credit: AFP
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Roger Federer holds the Wimbledon men's singles trophy after defeating Andy Murray in the men's singles final in London on July 8, 2012. | Photo Credit: REUTERS
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Roger Federer poses with the Australian Open men's singles trophy on Boathouse Drive on February 1, 2010, in Melbourne. | Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Roger Federer lifts the Wimbledon men's singles trophy after beating Andy Roddick 5-7, 7-6, 7-6, 3-6, 16-14 in the final at the All England Tennis Club in London on July 5, 2009. | Photo Credit: AFP
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Roger Federer kisses the French Open men's singles trophy after winning the final against Robin Soderling at Roland Garros Stadium, Paris, on June 7, 2009. It is Federer's maiden and only French Open title. | Photo Credit: AFP
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Roger Federer raises his fist while holding the US Open men's singles trophy after beating Andy Murray in the final at Flushing Meadows in New York, September 8, 2008. It was Federer's fifth straight US Open title. | Photo Credit: REUTERS
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Roger Federer raises the US Open men's singles trophy in front of photographers after winning the final against Novak Djokovic at Flushing Meadows, New York, on September 9, 2007. | Photo Credit: REUTERS
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Roger Federer kisses the Wimbledon men's singles trophy after defeating Rafael Nadal to win his fifth consecutive Grand Slam title on the Centre Court at Wimbledon, on July 8, 2007. | Photo Credit: AP
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Roger Federer poses with the Australian Open men's singles trophy in Melbourne on January 29, 2007. Federer defeated Chile's Fernando Gonzalez in the Men's final. | Photo Credit: AP
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Roger Federer poses with the US Open trophy at "The Top of the Rock" viewing platform at the Rockefeller Centre on September 11, 2006, in New York City. | Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Roger Federer holds the trophy after winning the Australian Open men's singles final against Rafael Nadal in London in this file photograph taken July 9, 2006. | Photo Credit: REUTERS
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Roger Federer cries while making a speech as he holds the Australian Open men's singles trophy after defeating Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus in the final in Melbourne on January 29, 2006. | Photo Credit: REUTERS
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Roger Federer poses with the US Open trophy after beating Andre Agassi 6-3, 2-6, 7-6, 6-1 in the men's singles final at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, New York, on September 11, 2005. | Photo Credit: Mohammed Abdul Haq
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Roger Federer, second from right, holds aloft the Wimbledon men's singles trophy after beating Andy Roddick 6-2, 7-6 (2), 6-4 on July 3, 2005. | Photo Credit: AP
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Roger Federer poses with the US Open men's singles trophy in New York, USA, on September 13, 2004. He beats Lleyton Hewitt of Australia by 6-0, 7-6(3), 6-0. | Photo Credit: Mohammed Abdul Haq
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Roger Federer and Andy Roddick hold their winner and runner-up trophies after the men's singles final at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, on July 3, 2004. Federer won the final 4-6, 7-5, 7-6, 6-4. | Photo Credit: AFP
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Roger Federer holds the trophy while standing next to a cardboard cut-out of himself during a photo shoot following his victory over Marat Safin of Russia in the men's final at the Australian Open in Melbourne on February 1, 2004. Federer beat Safin 7-6 (7/3), 6-4, 6-2. | Photo Credit: AFP
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Roger Federer kisses the Wimbledon trophy after winning the men's singles final against Australia's Mark Philippoussis in London, July 6, 2003. Federer won the match 7-6, 6-2, 7-6. | Photo Credit: REUTERS
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