Year 2008 is not a year for Roger Federer, who has lost his four-and-a-half-year-long world NO.1 tennis player rank. He has failed in this year's Australia Open, French Open and Wimbledon Open. Again, Federer suffered his dismal in 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. He was beaten by American James Blakes in a 6-4, 7-6 tennis game on August 16 in Beijing, ending her dream of winning an Olympic gold medal for his country.
Roger Federer held the national flag for Swiss on the opening ceremony of 2008 Beijing Olympics. (Image credit: PR Photos)