trophy watch: all roger, all the time

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roger federer - trophy - shanghai 2007

Even with Roger Federer‘s late-2007 hiccup (which saw him lose back-to-back matches for the first time since 2003), the Swiss and World No. 1 came out on top this year.

He beat sixth seed David Ferrer 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 to win his fourth Tennis Masters Cup title in five years.

federer - mercedes c-class - shanghai

Another record: Roger collected $1.2 million and a Mercedes-Benz C-Class for the win, putting his 2007 prize money pot at $10 million plus — an ATP record.

roger federer - trophy - shanghai 2007

Earlier in the week, Federer also picked up another trophy by clinching the year-end No. 1 spot for the fourth year in a row.

See a photo of Ferrer (plus doubles winners) after the cut…

tennis masters cup 2007 - awards ceremonies

Ferrer and Federer

nestor - knowles - tmc shanghai

Meanwhile, runners-up Simon Aspelin and Julian Knowle of Austria stand next to doubles winners Daniel Nestor and Mark Knowles.

(photos by Getty Images and AP)

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2 Responses to “trophy watch: all roger, all the time”

  1. Lady Hooligan Kat Says:

    It’s so boring when Roger wins (almost) all of the time. I love when he’s UPSET! I need a little variety…

  2. butter Says:

    Rodge looks hooooot!

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