Roger Federer writes history with 100 Wimbledon wins


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Roger Federer writes history with 100 Wimbledon wins

Achieving 90 Grand Slam wins is an incredible feat by its own and doing that at a single tournament is the record reserved for unique players like Jimmy Connors, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. Three giants have won36 singles Grand Slam titles and dominated at particular Majors like no one before them, with Nadal delivering 93 triumphs at Roland Garros from 95 matches and Connors who counted to 98 at beloved US Open where he was the force to be reckoned with for two decades.

Roger Federer has claimed more than 90 Grand Slam wins in both Melbourne and London, missing the opportunity to catch Connors in January at the Australian Open but not wasting a second chance, scoring five triumphs at the All England Club to become the first player in history with at least 100 victories at single Major event!

It was probably destined for that to happen at Wimbledon in 2019, lifting the 100th ATP title earlier this year in Dubai and returning to the All England Club for the record-breaking 21st time (leaving Connors on 20 entries) as one of the title favorites just before the 38th birthday.

Starting his journey with 95 wins on his tally, Roger took down Lloyd Harris, Jay Clarke, Lucas Pouille, Matteo Berrettini and Kei Nishikori, advancing into the 13th semi-final at Wimbledon and delivering that milestone triumph number 100 against Nishikori to set Rafael Nadal clash for the place in the final.

Making Wimbledon debut in 1999, Roger needed a couple of years to find the winning formula, losing in the first round in 1999, 2000 and 2002, with that quarter-final run in 2001. From 2003, Roger had become the Wimbledon king, playing in seven straight finals and lifting six titles until 2009.

Federer went all the way in 2012 and 2017, celebrating the last title just before turning 36 and staying competitive two years later as well, becoming the second-oldest semi-finalist here since Ken Rosewall in 1974 and achieving that mind-blowing 100th victory that earned a blockbuster Rafael Nadal clash for the great Swiss.