Roger Federer retirement tribute: From teenage hothead to sporting god who inspired millions worldwide

The unsettling feeling first came watching Roger Federer’s meek defeat by Tommy Robredo at the US Open in 2013. Then the realisation – the Swiss looked a little ordinary. Federer, who is calling time on his career at the age of 41, was never supposed to look ordinary. Ordinary was for mere mortals, players who sweated and toiled, for whom a racket w