Many tennis players celebrated Roger Federer reaching the first position in the ATP Rankings. David Goffin says it's something 'incredible and you deserve it', while Grigor Dimitrov admitted: 'Here we go again, your past is your future, so welcome back to the No. 1 spot.'
'This is where you belong', said the 17-year-old Felix-Auger Aliassime. 'Don't retire please', added Guillermo-Garcia Lopez.
Pablo Cuevas: 'You are the best player in the history, congratulations.'
Fabio Fognini: 'Please don't stop, because we're gonna be sick.'
Andre Agassi also congratulated Federer, who beat just the American's record in being the oldest world No. 1 ever. Novak Djokovic commented Federer's post on Instagram: 'Incredible achievement. Congratulations to the whole family and team. Ivan Ljubicic.'
36 years 195 days...@RogerFederer continues to raise the bar in our sport. Congratulations on yet another remarkable achievement!!— Andre Agassi (@AndreAgassi) 16 febbraio 2018
— Prashant Paul (@PrashantSport) 16 febbraio 2018