35 years, 19 Grand Slams, 93 titles

From ESPN - July 16, 2017

Roger Federer defeated Croatia's Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 to win the men's singles title at Wimbledon on Sunday. Here are some key numbers from his record 19th Grand Slam singles title.


Federer now has eight titles at the All England Club, the most by a male player in the Open Era, breaking a tie Federer had held with Pete Sampras since winning his seventh Wimbledon title in 2012. Swedish legend Bjorn Borg (5) is third on that list.

Martina Navratilova's nine Wimbledon titles are the most won by a woman in the Open Era, followed by Steffi Graf and Serena Williams (7 each), and Venus Williams (5).


This was Federer's 11th final at the All England Club, the most at a single Grand Slam by a male player in the Open Era. Second on that list is Rafael Nadal (10, French Open), followed by Sampras (8, US Open) and Ivan Lendl (8, US Open).


Federer has now won 19 Grand Slams, the most by a male player in the Open Era, out of 29 final appearances. By virtue of this victory, he has pulled further clear of Nadal (15), Sampras (14), Novak Djokovic and Roy Emerson (12 each).


Federer's career title count now stands at 93, third on the all-time men's list, behind Jimmy Connors (109) and Ivan Lendl (94) and ahead of John McEnroe (77) and Nadal (73).



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