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39 Stats For Roger Federer’s 39th Birthday

In honour of Roger Federer‘s 39th birthday, the ATP Tour is celebrating by reliving 39 facts, moments or memories that have made his tennis career spectacular thus far.

39 – Combined wins against Novak Djokovic (23) and Rafael Nadal (16)
38 – Winner of a record 38 ATP Tour Awards: ATP Tour No. 1 (2004-07, 2009), Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of Year (2006, 2013), Comeback Player of the Year (2017), Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship (2004-09, 2011-17) and Fans’ Favourite (2003-19)
37 – Age when Federer won his 100th tour-level title at the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The only player who has also reached that milestone is Jimmy Connors, who captured 109 trophies
36 – Federer’s age the last time he was No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings on 18 June 2018, making him the oldest World No. 1 in history
35 – Consecutive service points won against Lukas Lacko at 2018 Wimbledon and Feliciano Lopez at the 2007 US Open, both Open Era records at each event
34 – Combined wins against former Top 10 players David Ferrer (17-0) and Mikhail Youzhny (17-0) without losing a match
33 – Wins needed to pass Jimmy Connors’ 1,274 victories for the most in the Open Era
32 – Five-set wins in his career
31 – Different tournaments won in 19 different countries
30 – Consecutive Grand Slams as the first or second seed between the 2003 US Open and the 2011 Australian Open
29 – Days to win three titles on three different surfaces in 2004 (Wimbledon, Gstaad, Toronto)
28 – ATP Masters 1000 titles
27 – Longest Grand Slam win streak of his career (twice), snapped by Rafael Nadal in 2006 and 2007 Roland Garros finals
26 – Indoor titles, leading all active players. Andy Murray is second among active players with 15 indoor trophies
25 – Years old when he won his 500th tour-level match, defeating David Ferrer in the quarter-finals of the 2007 Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters
24 – Straight finals won from 2003 Vienna through 2005 Bangkok
23 – Consecutive Grand Slam semi-final appearances (2004 Wimbledon through 2010 Australian Open)
22 – Years since winning his first ATP Tour match at 1998 Toulouse against Guillaume Raoux
21 – Age when he won his first Grand Slam title at 2003 Wimbledon
20 – Grand Slam titles
19 – Grass-court titles, nine more than second on the Open Era list, Pete Sampras
18 – Age when Federer reached his first ATP Tour final at 2000 Marseille (l. to Rosset)
17 – Seed at the 2017 Australian Open when he came back from knee surgery to win the title
16 – Number of times Federer has won at least 50 tour-level matches in a season. This is a record
15 – Losses in a three-year span (2004-2006) in 262 matches
14 – Consecutive years spent inside the Top 10 of the FedEx ATP Rankings (2002-2016)
13 – Number of match wins in his first full season on the ATP Tour in 1999
12 – Career-high titles won in 2006
11 – Grand Slam runner-up finishes
10 – Consecutive Grand Slam finals reached from 2005 Wimbledon through the 2007 US Open.
9 – Or more titles on clay, grass and hard courts – only Jimmy Connors has matched the feat
8 – Wimbledon titles/Age at which Federer began playing tennis
7 – Number of Grand Slam finals won before first loss (2006 Roland Garros to Nadal)
6 – Nitto ATP Finals trophies
5 – Year-end No. 1 finishes
4 – Number of children Federer has with his wife, Mirka Federer. They have two sets of twins: Myla & Charlene (born 23 July 2009) and Leo & Lenny (born 6 May 2014)
3 – Won three Grand Slams in a calendar year on three occasions, in 2004 and 2006-07. Federer is the only player to accomplish that feat
2 – Tournaments at which Federer has won 10 titles. He has done so at the Swiss Indoors Basel and the NOVENTI OPEN in Halle
1 – Federer has spent a record 310 weeks atop the FedEx ATP Rankings, finishing atop the year-end standings five times

– Statistical assistance provided by Joshua Rey.

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