Chasing 1,000: Roger Federer Opens 2015 Tonight In Brisbane, Four Wins From 1K
by Tom Gainey | January 7th, 2015, 9:25 am
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Roger Federer opens his 2015 tennis season tonight in Brisbane against Australian John Millman. The 33-year-old Federer, who lost to Lleyton Hewitt in the 2014 Brisbane final, needs just four victories to reach the 1,000 win plateau.

If Federer wins Brisbane on Sunday, he’ll join only two other players in the exclusive 1K club.

MOST ATP WINS IN THE OPEN ERA
1 Jimmy Connors 1253
2 Ivan Lendl 1071
3 Roger Federer 996
4 Guillermo Vilas 929


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4 Comments for Chasing 1,000: Roger Federer Opens 2015 Tonight In Brisbane, Four Wins From 1K

skeezer Says:

Hopefully Fed will pass Lendl for 2nd all time this year? Passing 1000 however in the supposed “strong era” will be monumental!
Stay healthy, stay motivated.


Dr Robert Pasahow Says:

It is amazing that Federer would reach that level. This is a man who keeps playing at this level of tennis even though he has 4 young children.
Obviously,we can’t all be like Federer. However, Perform at Peak (www.performatpeak.com) incorporates acupressure in the coaching method such that players substantially improve in a short period of time. This is important and needs to be incorporated into USTA and ATP as Americans clearly have fallen off being the best players in the world. What recommendations do people have for improving results of American tennis players?


RZ Says:

@Skeezer – 75 wins might be a few too many for this year but definitely in the realm of possibility if he has a similar year to 2014 when he won 73 matches. In any case, I would expect he matches/passes Lendl in 2016 if not 2015.


Brando Says:

impressive!

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