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Roger 1-14 By The Numbers

08.06.2009 | Tennis

1 - Roland Garros title (2009) and Rafael Nadal (only player he's lost to in a Grand Slam final)

 

2 - Ranking at time of Roland Garros title (also '08 US Open and '04 Australian Open)

 

3 - Australian Open titles won (2004, '06-07)

 

4 - Times reached final (minimum) in each of the Grand Slam tournaments (only man to accomplish that feat)

 

5 - Wimbledon (2003-2007) and US Open (2004-2008) titles won and number of times he's lost to Nadal in Slam finals

 

6 - Sets lost during his title run at Roland Garros, the most of his Grand Slam titles, and how many different players to complete a career Grand Slam

 

7 - Consecutive years of winning at least one Grand Slam title

 

8 - Hard court titles between US Open (5) and Australian Open (3); Losses in his streak of 20 consecutive semi-final or better Grand Slam appearances

 

9 - Countries of opponents he's beaten in Grand Slam finals (Australia, Chile, Cyprus, Great Britain, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, and U.S.)

 

10 - Record consecutive Grand Slam finals reached between 2005 Wimbledon and 2007 US Open

 

11 - Appearances at Roland Garros before winning first title (same as Andre Agassi) and number of different opponents he's beaten in Grand Slam finals

 

12 -Titles won in his streak of 20 consecutive semi-final or better Grand Slam appearances

 

13 - Last year's US Open where Federer won his previous Grand Slam title; 2000 Wimbledon where Sampras won his

 

14- Ties Pete Sampras for the most Grand Slam singles titles in the history of men's tennis

 

 

With kind permission by ATPWorldTour.com

 
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06/09/2009 | 11:46 AM
wonderful man you're the best
06/09/2009 | 11:45 AM
PERFECT ROGER...:) YOU ARE THE NUMBER ONE....
06/09/2009 | 11:32 AM
Nice FUN FACTS!!! Both the good and the bad records are mentioned...
Now coming to prime time NEWS...
We Federer fans have been hoping for a NADAL vs FEDERER showdown at the ALL ENGLAND TENNIS CLUB this time... After all the KING of GRASS needs to take
06/09/2009 | 11:28 AM
definitly, you're the best!
06/09/2009 | 11:22 AM
u are fantastic,Roger.we are all proud of u.
u can increase these numbers,I am sure b'coz u are the best in the world.
wish u the best,my darling.
I love u so much.
good luck champion.
lots of love,nilufar
06/09/2009 | 11:16 AM
You are always the No.1 in my heart and i'll support you forever.
06/09/2009 | 11:12 AM
thats so so great..

you are really a tennis legend.

our hearts,tears,hands all were with you in Roland Garros..

you made us happy.. thanks god.

all the best for the best.
06/09/2009 | 11:11 AM
Awesome!! Congratulations.... what an incredible achievement. You are the best and a wonderful role model for everybody
06/09/2009 | 11:01 AM
You are the best tennis player ever, nothing less!
Thanks for winning Roger, keep doing!
06/09/2009 | 10:45 AM
Dear Roger,

I thank God everyday for that you´re in existence.
Awesome, amazing, wonderfull, brilliant...
I haven´t got enought words to say what you mean for whole the world and me exactly.
Have a good day, I wish you all good
Say hello to Mirka,