10 times the normally mild-mannered Roger Federer went wild in the middle of a tennis match
- Roger Federer is a relentless title-winning tennis player.
- He's admired for his on-court elegance and his off-court demenour.
- But he's not always polite. There are also times he's smashed his racket, sworn at an umpire, and even yelled at the crowd.
Roger Federer. We all know him as a 20-time Grand Slam champion.
The 37-year-old is hailed by his peers as the "greatest of all time," he is renowned for his elegant technical skill, and has a friendly attitude when it comes to the press and social media.But though he is seen as polite and graceful, you may not realise he also has a history of swearing, smashing tennis rackets, and yelling at the crowd to just "shut up."
In this list, we highlight 10 times the normally mild-mannered Federer went wild in the middle of a tennis match - the times he broke his own equipment in a fit of rage, and the times he landed fines for his sometimes impolite ways.
Let's start at the very beginning, shall we?