Federer Notches Up 799th Career Win

Roger Federer has had a phenomenal career. Overnight Federer notched up his 799th career win by defeating Richard Gasquet in Paris 6-2, 6-4. If he wins his next match on Friday he will be just the seventh player in history to reach 800+ wins.

To give you an idea about how difficult it is to acrew 799 wins, Novak Djokovic has won anything and everything this season and coming into Paris he was 67-4. So even if you won 10 titles in a year, as Djokovic has done, it would still take almost 12 years to get 800 wins. Federer turned pro in 1998 so you do the maths – it’s bloody impressive.

Like, love or hate Federer his career has been phenomenal. In 2004 and 2005 he won 11 tournaments for the season, 12 tournaments in 2006 and 8 in 2007. What’s really impressive is how little Federer has been out with injury.

Federer will face the in form Juan Monaco for his 800th win.

One Response to Federer Notches Up 799th Career Win

  1. An icon and a darling of tennis world can illafford to retire when he is still a force to reckon with.

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