Roger Federer is on the May cover of ESPN the Magazine under the caption: “Who’s the World’s Greatest Athlete? Roger Federer Looks the Part.”
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ESPN included a video of the photo shoot – click here – which explains that “mini Rogers” photo we spotted in Miami.
In the digital magazine, reporter Tim Keown writes a story examining Roger’s place in the Parthenon of top jocks. Click here to read it (subscription required.)
So is Roger the king of athletes? Does tennis truly test an athlete’s mettle? Of course, I’m biased, but I think Roger and tennis tick all the boxes: endurance, speed, agility, coordination, strategy and mental strength. Very few mainstream sports test such a range of skills. I’m curious: how do you think tennis compares to other sports?