(Answer) Who did Roger Federer beat to win his first Grand Slam title?

Quiz Question: Who did Roger Federer beat to win his first Grand Slam title?

The given options are:

  • Pat Rafter
  • Mark Philippoussis
  • Andy Roddick

Who did Roger Federer beat to win his first Grand Slam title?

Correct Answer: Mark Philippoussis


Info: At the age of 21, Federer overcame big-serving Australian Philippoussis 7-6 (7–5) 6-2 7-6 (7-3) to win his first Grand Slam event on 6 July 2003. It was the first of five straight victories at the event among the eight he has claimed in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 and 2017. The 20-time major winner became the first Swiss man to win a Grand Slam singles title when winning his first Wimbledon crown.

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