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post #112 of (permalink) Old 09-02-2011, 09:52 PM
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Re: There is no finish line...


Still chasing Lendl's consecutive 4th rounds for slams entered (34). Which is probably his most remarkable record, other than the 8 straight finals at the USO.

With a win Federer will have 30 straight 4th rounds, going back to his loss against Guga.

He's also chasing Connor's 34/35 slam QFs. Fed has 31/32. There's not a better measure of slam longevity and excellence in the history of Tennis, ever. He would need a QF here at the USO, the Australian Open next year and the French next year as well.

I think that's really it. There's no other consecutive records besides slams entered, and the really longterm ones like consecutive years in the top 5 and top 10.

Federer - Emperor of the Slams, King of Hard, Lord of the Australian Open, Lord of Wimbledon.

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