The best of Roger Federer

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As the most decorated player in the history of the game, Roger Federer has a legion of fans who have combed through his career highlights to showcase the best shots of his scintillating career.

We take a look at seven of his most thrilling top 10 collections.

Top 10 Fake-out Shots

You don't win 17 Grand Slams without the ability to outfox your opponent from time to time. Here's Federer doing just that to 10 unfortunate marks.

Top 10 Creative Shots

Has there ever been a more consistently creative player than Federer? These next 10 shots showcase the artist at work.

Top 10 Passing Shots

Federer has produced many a superb passing shot in his career, leaving opponents at sea on the other end of the court. Here are 10 of the best.

Top 10 Toying With Opponents

Who would want to be on the receiving end when Federer is in complete control of the match. Here are the top 10 examples of Federer opponents probably wishing they were someplace else.

Top 10 Return Winners

Turning defence into offence. Here's Federer receiving 10 serves and creating magic.

Top 10 Exhibition Points

Exhibition matches give players the chance to relax and have some fun, taking risks and going for shots they would never attempt in a real match. Here's 10 examples of Federer doing just that.

Top 10 Shots of All Time

Whether these truly are the best shots Federer has ever produced will always be up for debate, but there's no doubt the following video showcases the Swiss maestro at his inspirational best.