Who said Switzerland didn’t have any good tennis players before Roger Federer? Rosset had one of the biggest serves in the history of the game. A slouching, lumbering type of player, he was fun to watch and held Federer to 2-2. A proud Swiss, he represented his country in all the team competitions, which let’s be honest he would have been the number 1 pick at that time.
What are they doing now?: Had plans to start a grassroots tennis program in Switzerland.
Career titles: 15
Win/Loss Record: 433/351
Career High Ranking: 9 (1995)
Finest moment: Won gold medal in 1992 Barcelona Olympics (d. Arrese)
Watch: Rosset’s golden moment in Barcelona