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Well, he's certainly played the most matches with it. Whenever they only have it on show courts, he's on a show court ;)

Must be a cutoff, though, to put Goffin in the lead. Surely someone managed 1 from 1.

I think the study only includes those players that challenged at least 100 times
 

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Federer today tied Connors' record of 14 Wimbledon QFs made :)

That's only an ATP record, btw. Navratilova has 20 (in a row!)
 

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He's also passed Vilas for Outdoor match wins, and earlier he passed Lendl for wins. Second all time now for total match wins.

The ranking stuff is interesting too:

Federer has 645 weeks in the top 4

Connors has 669. Federer is just 24 weeks shy of Connors. That's, 5 months and another 15 days. He could get it at Christmas time.

Top 5, Federer has 672 weeks, Connors has 705. He is just 33 weeks behind, and could get it as early as next February.

Federer has not yet mounted his assault on Connors' top 10 and consecutive weeks in the top 10 - he is just 20 weeks behind Agassi.

Connors had an amazing 817 weeks in the top 10. Federer is now at 727, second highest total in the unified tour era. Agassi was last top 10 in April of 2006, at the age of 35, nearly 36.

Federer is roughly 8 months ahead of Agassi's pace over his career.

Connors was last in the top 10 at April of 1989, at the age of 36.5 Federer is some 90 weeks behind, and still trails Connors at equivalent points of their careers.

In order for Federer to beat Connors in both records, he has to accumulate enough points to stay ahead of Theim (2,790); Raonic (2,635); Kei Nishikori, 2,725; Wawrinka, 2,325.

Those are the players that Fed fans need to keep a close eye on. Nadal is at 2,930.

Fed can only let two past him, so he has to stay ahead of 2 of 4 of these players in order to keep a shot at Connors.
 

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#95 Basel is missing :)


Read today that Roger now holds the record for most seasons with at least 50 match wins
Connors had 13 years, Roger has 14

is that true?
 

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#95 Basel is missing :)
well, there's the trophy room thread for that, I just sometimes find these pics with a number on them or some other such thing to give this thread a bump with a new stat or achievement. :)

Speaking of which, here's 2017's titles: :dance:
 

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well, there's the trophy room thread for that, I just sometimes find these pics with a number on them or some other such thing to give this thread a bump with a new stat or achievement. :)

Speaking of which, here's 2017's titles: :dance:


Fantastic year for Roger
Still a bit bitter that this was precisely the year Nadal chose to have an even better one (slightly)
 

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Well we didn't get the dream ending but what a hell of a year,

2 Grand Slams,
3 Masters
2 ATP 500s
YE #2

looking back at Wimbledon 2016, I'd say this year has been mission accomplished :D
 

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AO 2018 :cool:


20 slams :sport:
 

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After May 1st, Federer will, since the advent of the computer rankings, be the oldest number 1 (or former number 1) to be ranked inside the top 10, finally surpassing Jimmy Connors.

He still has a bit of work to do though. Connors remained in the top 24 by March of the following year, Top 50 by May of the following year and Top 80 by September. It was Connor's final decline.

Connors managed to stay at world number 11 as late as November 6th, Federer has likely beaten this with 2500 points already. He and Connors will be the only players since the advent of computer rankings to be ranked inside the top 10 after the age of 37.

Laver was also ranked at 10 at his 37th year.

Federer could put some distance between both of them if he were to finish in the top 5 this year.

That would leave Federer and the incomparable Rosewall who was still top 10 at 41, and top 2 at 40.

There's also Laver with 44 titles after 30, and Rosewall with 31. Fed now has 30. Only Laver and Rosewall have had better post 30 careers.

Post 35, Rosewall has 28 titles (likely to never be approached). Fed has tied his 3 slams.

Laver had 12 titles post 35, zero slams. Fed now has 7.
 

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Laureus World Sportsman of the Year :bigclap: and World Comeback Player of the Year :aparty:


 

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Thanks Kat. I swear he is so dorky and adorable!
 
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