Whether or not he continues on to beat Sampras' record, or whether he begins to focus more on his family and being a new dad, Federer has had a DREAM career in professional sports. Not only did he become the #1 player, but he did it in a way that inspired so many fans of tennis, and sport in general - including the greatest living players of past decades. The game that he brought to us is a work of art, and his record - no matter what happens next - will always justify his inclusion in conversations about the greatest players of all time. His friendly, down-to-earth personality together with his out-of-this-world talent has raised the bar for how great athletes might present themsleves in the world and how they can be role models for kids in every country. I've been watching and playing tennis and sports since the 70's, and no one has had a greater impact on me than Roger Federer. Good on ya mate - Well done!!