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By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Sunday August 8, 2021

This is 40. A lot of records have been broken by the Big 3 in the last 20 years, but there is one record that Roger Federer will always hold all by his lonesome: Federer is the first of the legendary trio to turn 40.

Today the Swiss maestro’s special day was a hit on social media, so we’re here to rundown the best that the Twitterverse had to offer on Federer’s big day.

1. We start with the US Open.


2. The ATP’s tribute, led off by Novak Djokovic—lovely.

3. A two-page spread in the New York Times? Tennis is alive!

4. Love from Coco Gauff – love it!

5. The Laver Cup chimes in.

6. Video tribute from Tennis TV.

7.B-day wishes from the legendary Billie Jean King.

8.Words from the Rocket Rod Laver.

9. Roland-Garros.

10. Gary Player, golf legend.

11. Mercedes Benz


12. Props from Laureus Sport

13. FC Basel.

14. Skier Mikaela Shiffrin

15. The second player to reach that ATP’s Top-10 after turning 40 – not bad, Roger!


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