40 Stats For Roger Federer’s 40th Birthday | ATP Tour

In honour of Roger Federer’s 40th birthday, the ATP Tour is celebrating by reliving 40 facts, moments or memories that have made his tennis career spectacular thus far.

40 – The age Federer is now! The Swiss is the only 40-year-old inside the Top 100 of the FedEx ATP Rankings, the elite group he has been part of — without dropping from it — since 11 October 1999
39 – Combined wins against Novak Djokovic (23) and Rafael Nadal (16)
38 – Age when Federer won his most recent title at the 2019 Swiss Indoors Basel. He has lifted the trophy at his hometown tournament 10 times
37 – Age when Federer won his 100th tour-level title at the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The only other player who has also reached that milestone is Jimmy Connors, who captured 109 trophies

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The Swiss claimed his 100th tour-level title in Dubai in 2019. Photo Credit: Francois Nel/Getty Images
36 – Federer’s age the last time he was No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings the week of 18 June 2018, making him the oldest World No. 1 in history
35 – Consecutive matches won by Federer in 2005, which he topped with 41 straight wins in 2006-07
34 – Combined wins against former Top 10 players David Ferrer (17-0) and Mikhail Youzhny (17-0) without losing a match
33 – Five-set wins in his career
32 – Age when his second set of twins — brothers Leo and Lenny — were born on 6 May 2014. Federer and his wife, Mirka, also have twin daughters, Myla and Charlene, who were born on 23 July 2009
31 – Different tournaments won in 19 different countries
30 – Number of countries where Federer has played since making his ATP Tour debut in 1998
29 – Days to win three titles on three different surfaces in 2004 (Wimbledon, Gstaad, Toronto)
28 – ATP Masters 1000 titles

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Federer’s most recent Masters 1000 title came in Miami in 2019. Photo Credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images
27 – Longest Grand Slam win streak of his career (twice), snapped by Rafael Nadal in the 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 – Countries represented by the 51 players whom Federer has defeated for his 103 titles
24 – From 2003-05, Federer won 24 consecutive finals that he played in and 24 straight matches against Top-10 opponents
23 – Wins needed for Federer (1,251) to match Jimmy Connors’ record of 1,274 tour-level victories
22 – Age at which Federer first climbed to No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings
21 – Years since the Swiss made his first ATP Tour final in Marseille in 2000
20 – Grand Slam titles
19 – Grass-court titles, nine more than second on the Open Era list, Pete Sampras
18 – Consecutive Fans’ Favourite crowns in the ATP Awards, taking the title each year from 2003-2020
17 – Seed at the 2017 Australian Open when he came back from knee surgery to win the title

Federer won the 2017 Australian Open as the 17th seed. Photo Credit: Getty Images
16 – Federer’s year-end FedEx ATP Ranking in 2016, which remains his only year-end ranking outside of the Top 10 since 2001
15 – Total 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 a single season in 2006
11 – Grand Slam runner-up finishes
10 – Consecutive Grand Slam finals reached from 2005 Wimbledon through the 2007 US Open. He won the title in eight of those events
9 – Federer is No. 9 in the FedEx ATP Rankings on his 40th birthday
8 – Doubles titles won, including a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 alongside Stan Wawrinka
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 (2004-07, 2009)
4 – He is one of four players to finish at No. 1 in the year-end FedEx ATP Rankings in at least four consecutive years, joining Pete Sampras (6), Jimmy Connors (5) and John McEnroe (4)
3 – Won three Grand Slams in a calendar year on three occasions, in 2004, 2006 and 2007. Federer and Novak Djokovic are the only players 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 310 weeks atop the FedEx ATP Rankings, including a record 237 consecutive weeks from 2004-08

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– Statistical assistance provided by Joshua Rey