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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