And not far from "in a row". He is in top ten since 14.10.2002
And not far from 10 years in a row in the top 5 either.
February 17th of 2013 will be 10 years in the top 5. The last one to achieve this was Lendl.
He's had the best run since Sampras' 10 years 10 months in the top ten, missing a week at 7, which is best in the modern tour era.
Lendl was in the top 5 for just a little over 10 years consecutively.
Connors had a run from September 26th of 1973 to May 5th of 1986 in the top 5, a span of 12 years 7 months, which is the open-era record.
Federer - Emperor of the Slams, King of Hard, King of Grass, Lord of the Australian Open, Lord of Wimbledon.
Sunset of Age
She's MY Miss MTF
Sweet, Sassy, Sophisticated
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