Rookie Card Year: 2003
Investment Rating: 5.0 (Average)
Roger Federer is a Swiss tennis player and, much like his long-time rival, Rafael Nadal, is considered one of the game's greats. Federer holds the record for Grand Slam titles with 16 and is one of only seven players in tennis history to achieve the Career Grand Slam mark. At one point, he held the #1 ATP ranking for a record 237-consecutive weeks. He is the only player in the history of the sport to reach the finals of each Grand Slam tournament five times.
Federer has three rookie cards, all from 2003. His charismatic charm, good looks, and fan-friendly attitude have made him beloved around the world. Signed material from Grand Slam tournaments is highly desirable in the tennis collectibles world. With Federer's history of domination at such events, he is also the champion of modern Grand Slam collectibles.
Federer's key rookie card from 2003 NetPro features an action photo of the star returning a volley with his dominant forehand swing. Glossy versions were distributed as part of a boxed set. These cards are often found in at least near mint condition and are ideal for grading. Because of the niche market for tennis cards, this Federer's rookies are very affordable and a must-have for collectors. Currently, Federer has more than 130 different cards including over 50 memorabilia cards and 40 autograph cards.
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