Roger Federer turns 40 today, so we celebrate a tennis career that has won 20 Grand Slams and an army of fans around the world.

Federer has only played 13 matches this year after two knee surgeries.

He withdrew from this year’s French Open after reaching the fourth round and was knocked out in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon by Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz.

He then pulled out the Olympics in Tokyo in a bid to be fresh for US season and the US Open – an event he last won in 2008.

Federer’s net worth is estimated to be in the region of $450 million.

In honour of Federer’s 40th birthday, the ATP Tour has released a great fact file of his career:

Roger Federer Leaves Centre Court after losing his quarterfinal match against Hubert Hurkacz. Photo: Roger Parker International Sports Fotos

40 – The age Federer is now! The Swiss is the only 40-year-old inside the Top 100 of the FedEx ATP Rankings, the elite group he has been part of — without dropping from it — since 11 October 1999

39 – Combined wins against Novak Djokovic (23) and Rafael Nadal (16)

38 – Age when Federer won his most recent title at the 2019 Swiss Indoors Basel. He has lifted the trophy at his hometown tournament 10 times

37 – Age when Federer won his 100th tour-level title at the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The only other player who has also reached that milestone is Jimmy Connors, who captured 109 trophies

36 – Federer’s age the last time he was No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings the week of 18 June 2018, making him the oldest World No. 1 in history

35 – Consecutive matches won by Federer in 2005, which he topped with 41 straight wins in 2006-07

34 – Combined wins against former Top 10 players David Ferrer (17-0) and Mikhail Youzhny (17-0) without losing a match

33 – Five-set wins in his career

32 – Age when his second set of twins — brothers Leo and Lenny — were born on 6 May 2014. Federer and his wife, Mirka, also have twin daughters, Myla and Charlene, who were born on 23 July 2009

Roger Federer celebrates a win over Pete Sampras in 2001. Photo: Roger Parker

31 – Different tournaments won in 19 different countries

30 – Number of countries where Federer has played since making his ATP Tour debut in 1998

29 – Days to win three titles on three different surfaces in 2004 (Wimbledon, Gstaad, Toronto)

28 – ATP Masters 1000 titles

27 – Longest Grand Slam win streak of his career (twice), snapped by Rafael Nadal in the 2006 and 2007 Roland Garros finals

26 – Indoor titles, leading all active players. Andy Murray is second among active players with 15 indoor trophies

25 – Countries represented by the 51 players whom Federer has defeated for his 103 titles

24 – From 2003-05, Federer won 24 consecutive finals that he played in and 24 straight matches against Top-10 opponents

23 – Wins needed for Federer (1,251) to match Jimmy Connors’ record of 1,274 tour-level victories

22 – Age at which Federer first climbed to No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings

21 – Years since the Swiss made his first ATP Tour final in Marseille in 2000

Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal atWimbledon in 2019. Photo: Roger Parker International Sports Fotos Ltd/Alamy Live News

20 – Grand Slam titles

19 – Grass-court titles, nine more than second on the Open Era list, Pete Sampras

18 – Consecutive Fans’ Favourite crowns in the ATP Awards, taking the title each year from 2003-2020

17 – Seed at the 2017 Australian Open when he came back from knee surgery to win the title

16 – Federer’s year-end FedEx ATP Ranking in 2016, which remains his only year-end ranking outside of the Top 10 since 2001

15 – Total losses in a three-year span (2004-2006) in 262 matches

14 – Consecutive years spent inside the Top 10 of the FedEx ATP Rankings (2002-2016)

Roger Federer wins fourth round match in Paris inn 2019. Photo: Roger Parker International Sports Fotos Ltd http://www.grandslamtennis.online

13 – Number of match wins in his first full season on the ATP Tour in 1999

12 – Career-high titles won in a single season in 2006

11 – Grand Slam runner-up finishes

10 – Consecutive Grand Slam finals reached from 2005 Wimbledon through the 2007 US Open. He won the title in eight of those events

9 – Federer is No. 9 in the FedEx ATP Rankings on his 40th birthday

8 – Doubles titles won, including a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 alongside Stan Wawrinka

7 – Number of Grand Slam finals won before first loss (2006 Roland Garros to Nadal)
6 – Nitto ATP Finals trophies

5 – Year-end No. 1 finishes (2004-07, 2009)

Roger Federer celebrates his men’s final win over Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon in 2006.

4 – He is one of four players to finish at No. 1 in the year-end FedEx ATP Rankings in at least four consecutive years, joining Pete Sampras (6), Jimmy Connors (5) and John McEnroe (4)

3 – Won three Grand Slams in a calendar year on three occasions, in 2004, 2006 and 2007. Federer and Novak Djokovic are the only players to accomplish that feat

2 – Tournaments at which Federer has won 10 titles. He has done so at the Swiss Indoors Basel and the NOVENTI OPEN in Halle

1 – Federer has spent 310 weeks atop the FedEx ATP Rankings, including a record 237 consecutive weeks from 2004-08

  • Courtesy ATP Statistical assistance provided by Joshua Rey
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