Wimbledon pays tribute to its icon Roger Federer

Wimbledon pays tribute to Roger Federer for all the amazing memories he created.

and noted that Roger Federer will be a missed figure on the grounds of Wimbledon.

Roger announced his retirement from professional tennis after next week's Laver Cup.

Roger Federer made his Wimbledon tournament debut in 1999,

and become a Major champion after defeating Mark Philippoussis in the 2003 Wimbledon tournament final.

Now, Roger Federer is an 8-time Wimbledon tournament champion.

"Roger, Where do we begin? It's been a privilege to witness your journey and see you become a champion in every sense of the word."

"We will so miss the sight of you gracing our courts, but all we can say for now is thank you, for the memories and joy you have given to so many," Wimbledon said in a statement.

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