Though Roger Federer skipped the clay-court season, he was still in Paris during Roland Garros to celebrate his own achievements. 

The 36-year-old was honored with a party commemorating his 20 years on tour.

Here are just a few of his many, many career highlights: 

  • 1998 — Turned pro; played his first ATP Tour level match in Gstaad, Swizerland
     
  • 2001 — Won first ATP title in Milan
     
  • 2002 — Won first ATP Masters 1000 crown in Hamburg
     
  • 2003 — Won first Grand Slam at Wimbledon 
     
  • 2004 — Reached No. 1 for the first time
     
  • 2005 — Started season at No. 1 for first time, a position he'd hold the entire season
     
  • 2006 — Finished the year on a 29-match win streak, winning home event in Basel for the first time
     
  • 2007 — Became the first player to win three majors a year in three seasons ('04, '06 and '07)
     
  • 2008 — Won the Olympic gold medal in doubles with Stan Wawrinka 
     
  • 2009 — Completes career Grand Slam with Roland Garros title 
     
  • 2010 — Secured his 700th career match win
     
  • 2011 — Ended the year with a record-setting sixth ATP World Tour Finals title 
     
  • 2012 — Won his 17th major at Wimbledon 
     
  • 2014 — Led Switzerland to the Davis Cup title for the first time in history 
     
  • 2015 — Scored his 1,000th career win in Brisbane 
     
  • 2017 — Captured his record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title
     
  • 2018 — Won 20th major in Melbourne; became the oldest No. 1 in history in Rotterdam  

Federer is back to work this week in Stuttgart after nearly three months away from the tour. He got off to a decent start, needing three sets to beat Mischa Zverev on Wednesday.