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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



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06/09/2009 | 10:32 AM
Wauw wonderfull ;) absolutely peRFect!!! :D x
06/09/2009 | 10:26 AM
Dear Roger,

Congratulations on your 14th Grand Slam title and your first French! You are simply the best!

Roger, no words are enough to describe you and what you give people around the world man. We all just love you and respect you so much. I know
06/09/2009 | 10:26 AM
superb n will continue
06/09/2009 | 10:22 AM
Thanks for your nice shows. We hope we will see you again with your happy smile with Wimbledon Cup 2009.
We are always beside you and believe you will achieve better succes in the future.
Best wishes to you and your family,
06/09/2009 | 10:21 AM
you deserve more than thanks,
thank you reger
06/09/2009 | 10:16 AM
Congrats Roger, you are the greatest tennis player! I'm waiting for your 15th Grand Slam.. Hehehe.. Never give up, champ!!
06/09/2009 | 10:13 AM
You are the best tennis player in the world... You are the player number one... So to hold!

Alsou from Russia
06/09/2009 | 10:10 AM
It's HUGE!
Thanks for all the excitment and joy you've brought us during these 14 times!
06/09/2009 | 09:59 AM
WE were crying for joy at home watching you at the ceremony. We are so happy for you Roger! We awaited for your press interviews the following day. So glad to see the smile on your face. We love you from the Philippines!
06/09/2009 | 09:43 AM
Dear Roger

Go Ahead Champion