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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 | 12:11 PM
Really interesting take on the stats!
There are so many ways now to look at Roger's records.
Thanks
marie
06/09/2009 | 12:11 PM
HAloo Roger!!!! som strasne rada ze sa ti podarilo ziskat 14 titul hrozne ti trzim palce!!!!! tebe aj Mirke!!!! ste super!!!! len tak dalej!!!!
06/09/2009 | 12:10 PM
Looks like the management at Gerry Webber REALLY wants a new Champion..?? Have any one seen the DRAW... tomas berdych, tommy Haas, philippe (german), and tsonga all on the same side with djokovic as the lone figure in his half... No problems... Now come o
06/09/2009 | 12:06 PM
Hi, roger, how are you today? I know you still happy. Even me, i still happy today. I am so so happy that you finally win french open. In deep my heart, i know someday God will give you something special. And you see, you've got it. Sometimes we felt diss
06/09/2009 | 12:05 PM
ROger you are the best tennis player in history,when u hold the cup and and vried i was really affeeced by those tears,i can see in your eyes how much you sufferd,pressure ,but as usual you proved that you are the gr8 in all times.we respect you roger.and
06/09/2009 | 12:01 PM
I salute you!! You'll always be my number 1... Thank you for the joy you've given me by simply watching you play excellent tennis.
06/09/2009 | 11:54 AM
Amazing and perfect tennis player!
06/09/2009 | 11:49 AM
Yes ... it is perfect
marvellous accomplishment
it is Roger Federer
but .... our champion still has more and more for glory and for the best tennis player in the history
we wait for 15th wimbledon nad for 16th US open
the story still has more befor
06/09/2009 | 11:47 AM
You are amazing Roger!!!
We're proud of you always in all ways:D