Guwahati, August 8, 2019:
As Roger Federer today celebrates his 38th birthday, the Swiss great is still going strong and is set to return at next week’s Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, where he is a seven-time champion.
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At an age when professionals are calling time on their global adventures, World No. 3 Roger Federer continues to excel in 2019 with a 38-5 record and three trophies. He has lifted silverware at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships (d. Tsitsipas), which marked the 100th title of his illustrious career; his 28th ATP Masters 1000 crown at the Miami Open presented by Itau (d. Isner) and a 10th Noventi Open (d. Goffin). He reached his 12th Wimbledon final (l. to Djokovic) and finished runner-up at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells (l. to Thiem).
In his 22nd season as a pro, and with 102 titles and 1,222 match wins, Federer is also closing in on Jimmy Connors’ all-time records of 109 crowns and 1,274 victories.
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