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One Thousand Wins and still Counting – Roger Federer

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Roger Federer secured his 1,000th career victory and collected his 83rd title in the Brisbane International final. He defeated Milos Raonic of Canada 6-4, 6-7 (2), 6-4. Only retired legends Jimmy Connors (1,253 wins) and Ivan Lendl (1,071 wins) have won more than 1,000 matches on the men’s tour.

Roger Federer is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. The Swiss Tennis Players stays in top 10 ranks since 2002. Some of his records include,

  • He was world no.1 for 302 weeks
  • 17 Grand Slam titles
  • Winning 6 ATP World Tour Finals
  • Olympic Gold Medal in Doubles

Some of his Awards include,

  • US Open Sportsmanship Award
  • Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award
  • ATP Fans’ Favourite
  • International Tennis Writers Association (ITWA) Player of the Year
  • Swiss Sportsman of the Year