Roger Federer Joins Six Other Players To Win 800 Career Matches
Congrats to Roger Federer who today won his 800th career match with a 63, 75 win over Juan Monaco in the BNP Paribas Masters quarterfinals in Paris.
According to the ATP, that puts Federer in 7th place on the all time wins leaderboard, still far behind top man Jimmy Connors who amassed 1,242 career victories.
1. Jimmy Connors 1,242
2. Ivan Lendl 1,071
3. Guillermo Vilas 923
4. John McEnroe 875
5. Andre Agassi 870
6. Stefan Edberg 806
7. Roger Federer 800
“It’s nice. It’s a lot of matches, a lot of tennis [that] I’ve played – I know that,” Federer said. “But I know there are many other players that have played more tennis than I have. So it’s just another win, but it’s a special one nevertheless, because 800 is definitely a big number.”
In his Saturday semifinal Federer will play rival Tomas Berdych who upset Andy Murray today in a three-set thriller.
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