The great Roger Federer celebrates his 40th birthday on Sunday, August 8. While the 20-time Slam winner is out injured with ongoing knee issues, the tennis community has wished the Swiss on his special day.
The ATP compiled a list of 40 great Roger Federer statistics, and here’s the Top 5:
5 – Year-end No. 1 finishes (2004-07, 2009)
4 – He is one of four players to finish at No. 1 in the year-end FedEx ATP Rankings in at least four consecutive years, joining Pete Sampras (6), Jimmy Connors (5) and John McEnroe (4)
3 – Won three Grand Slams in a calendar year on three occasions, in 2004, 2006 and 2007. Federer and Novak Djokovic are the only players to accomplish that feat
2 – Tournaments at which Federer has won 10 titles. He has done so at the Swiss Indoors Basel and the NOVENTI OPEN in Halle
1 – Federer has spent 310 weeks atop the FedEx ATP Rankings, including a record 237 consecutive weeks from 2004-08
And many other joined in the celebration:
— ITF (@ITFTennis) August 8, 2021
Nel 1993, un giovanissimo Federer vinceva il torneo di Bellinzona 🙂👍 Auguri per i tuoi 40 anni Roger pic.twitter.com/GtuJwcZvpq
— Sport RSI (@RSIsport) August 8, 2021
Happy Slam memories with @rogerfederer 🇦🇺 🐨 🤩
— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) August 8, 2021
— Rod Laver (@rodlaver) August 8, 2021
— ATP Tour (@atptour) August 8, 2021
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