Roger Federer isn’t always competing in a tournament this week however has though damaged another tennis record.
Federer is already the record holder for the maximum Grand Slam guys singles titles, with a total of 20 titles. He has additionally reached a spectacular 30 Grand Slam finals, has been international No 1 for 310 weeks in total and has extra Wimbledon crowns than all people else that have played tennis before.
But the Swiss are still breaking records at the age of 37 and this week he added a new one to his title collection. Federer wasn’t’ competing this week but his presence in the ATP Tour’s top one hundred ranked players earned him a new award. Federer has now been in the pinnacle one hundred guys singles ratings for a stunning 1020 weeks
That beats former eight-time Grand Slam champion Andre Agassi’s preceding record of 1019 weeks. Of the 1020 weeks, Federer has spent inside the top one hundred, a staggering 1018 weeks have come without interruption.
Federer first broke into the pinnacle one hundred in 1999 whilst, in September 1999, he grassed into the group.
The Swiss then dropped lower back out, to 104th in the world. The following month however quickly come back. Federer broke into the ATP’s top 20 in January 2001, whilst he was only 19 years old. In May 2002 he became a top-10 player thanks to victory in Hamburg.