Fan’s Touching Story Will Make Roger Federer Your Favorite Athlete

Fan’s Touching Story Will Make Roger Federer Your Favorite Athlete

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Roger Federer 2009 Wimbledon-CC-Squeaky KneesTennis star Roger Federer has long been considered one of the good guys in sports. A recent Twitter post by a young fan, however, takes Federer’s sainthood to a whole new level.

A 17 year-old cancer survivor from Rockville, Md. was invited to Wimbledon with her family by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

But Federer didn’t just perform a perfunctory handshake and sign a few things. He went way beyond the call of duty.

He eventually gave her a racket and played tennis on the court with her.

(READ the story in Mashable)

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