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.