Tennis legend who won fourteen grand slam singles titles, including seven Wimbledon championships. He is widely considered one of the greatest tennis players of all-time.
He met his idol, Rod Laver, when he was 11 and got a chance to play with him.
He was ranked number one at the end of the calendar year for six straight years from 1993 to 1998.
He married Bridgette Wilson in September 2001 and had his first child with her, a son named Christian, in November 2002. Three years later, the couple welcomed their second son, Ryan.
He had a long-time rivalry with fellow American tennis star Andre Agassi .