On March 2 in Dubai, Roger Federer joined Jimmy Connors as the one male tennis gamers within the open period with 100 profession titles. With a victory on Sunday over John Isner within the remaining of the Miami Open, Federer, 37, is now eight titles behind Connors’s report of 109.
Right here’s a take a look at Federer’s 101 titles.
The date Federer received his first profession title, at age 19, in Milan, defeating Julien Boutter of France, 6-Four, 6-7 (7), 6-Four. Federer was ranked 27th on the time, Boutter 67th. Boutter reached solely two finals on the ATP Tour, successful one, and reached a career-high rating of 46th. His final tour occasion was Wimbledon in 2004, a match Federer received. (The Milan match now not exists.)
Variety of Grand Slam titles — eight at Wimbledon, six on the Australian Open, 5 at the US Open and one on the French Open. His most up-to-date got here on the 2018 Australian Open.
The variety of occasions he has received the tournaments in Halle, Germany, and his hometown, Basel, Switzerland — his most of any occasions.
Variety of titles on arduous courts, most of any floor. (Arduous courts are the most typical floor on tour.) He has received 18 tournaments on grass and 11 on clay. His first title, in Milan, is one among solely two on indoor carpet.
Most titles in a single 12 months, in 2006. The primary got here in opposition to Gaël Monfils in Doha, Qatar, in January; the final in opposition to James Blake on the Masters Cup, the previous identify of the year-end finals, in Shanghai in November.
The one 12 months since 2001 wherein Federer has not received a match. He sustained a knee damage in January and shut down his season in late July in an effort to absolutely recuperate.
Variety of international locations wherein Federer has received a title, together with Japan, Qatar, Sweden, Canada, Portugal, Turkey and the Netherlands.
Variety of completely different opponents, from 25 completely different international locations, who Federer defeated in finals — together with Novak Djokovic, Jiri Novak, Philipp Kohlschreiber, Mark Philippoussis, Andre Agassi, Igor Andreev, David Nalbandian and Nikolay Davydenko. Twenty-five of these opponents are actually retired, in accordance with the ATP.
Variety of occasions he has overwhelmed Rafael Nadal in a remaining, most of any opponent. Who’s No. 2? Andy Roddick, with seven.
Variety of occasions he received a match remaining in straight units.
Size of his shortest title-clinching win, a 6-2 6-2 victory over David Goffin in Basel in 2014.
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Size of his longest title-clinching win, a 5-7, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5), Three-6, 16-14 victory over Roddick within the 2009 Wimbledon remaining. The victory gave Federer his 15th main title, breaking Pete Sampras’s report.
His lowest ranked opponent in a remaining, however it was a well-recognized identify. On Oct. 2, 2005, Federer, then 24, defeated 18-year-old Andy Murray, 6-Three 7-5, within the remaining of the Thailand Open in Bangkok. It was the primary of 25 profession conferences between the 2, and the primary ATP Tour remaining of Murray’s profession.
Variety of occasions Federer defeated Ivan Ljubicic in a match remaining. Ljubicic, 40, is now one among Federer’s coaches.
Variety of occasions Federer has misplaced in a match remaining, lacking an opportunity so as to add to his trophy case.
Ben Rothenberg contributed reporting.