Roger Federer Wins His 250th Career Grand Slam Match
by Tom Gainey | January 19th, 2013
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Roger Federer’s win over Bernard Tomic last night carried with it some additional significagane. Not only did it out the Swiss into his 35th consecutive fourth round at a Slam, but it was also his 250th career win at that level. A record that Federer and only Federer owns.

The ATP did a nice retrospective on Federer’s wins.

Open Era Grand Slam Match Wins
Player, W-L, Major Titles
Roger Federer, 250-37, 17
Jimmy Connors, 233-49, 8
Andre Agassi, 224-53, 8
Ivan Lendl, 222-49, 8
Pete Sampras, 203-38, 14

Grand Slam Match Win #
No. 1, Michael Chang, 2000 Australian Open 1R
No. 50, Alejandro Falla, 2004 Wimbledon 2R
No. 100, Tim Henman, 2006 Wimbledon 2R
No. 150, Dominik Hrbaty, 2008 Wimbledon 1R
No. 200, Alejandro Falla, 2010 Wimbledon 1R
No. 250, Bernard Tomic, 2013 Australian Open 3R

Federer now moves on to face a second straight youngster Milos Raonic Monday in Melbourne. The 31-year-old hasn’t lost a set or his serve in three matches thus far this week.


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4 Comments for Roger Federer Wins His 250th Career Grand Slam Match

Alok Says:

Congrats Fed!! Go win the title now and prove the dtractors wrong!


Michael Says:

Roger has achieved so much that whatever he does has the potential to become a record.


alison Says:

Congrats to Roger and fans your favorite is deffinetly a one off,the likes i very much doubt we will see again for a very long time.


Angel Says:

Congrats Roger, you really make me extremely happy. Keep it going!!!

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