Fate, skills, coincidences and goals: every sportsman has his best and worst months and so does Roger Federer. The Swiss Maestro has won 103 titles (so far) in his amazing career, but some months have been more successful than others.
Of course, these coincide with particular tournaments. In January Roger won the Medibank International 2002, the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2005, the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2006, the Australian Open 2006, the Australian Open 2007, the Australian Open 2010, the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2011, the Brisbane International, the Australian Open 2017 and the Australian Open 2018, for a total of 10 titles.
In February he got the Milan Indoor 2001, the Open 13 2003, the Dubai Tennis Championships 2003, the Australian Open 2004, the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament 2005, the Dubai Tennis Championships 2005, the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament 2012, the Dubai Tennis Championships 2015 and the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, for a total of 9 titles.
In March he won the Dubai Tennis Championships 2004, Indian Wells 2004, Indian Wells 2005, Indian Wells 2006, the Dubai Tennis Championships 2007, the Dubai Tennis Championships 2012, Indian Wells 2012, the Dubai Tennis Championships 2014, Indian Wells 2017, the Dubai Tennis Championships 2019 and the Miami Open 2019, for a total of 11 titles.
In April he won the BMW Open 2003, the Miami Open 2005, the Miami Open 2006, the Estoril Open 2008 and the Miami Open 2017, for a total of 5 titles. In May he got the German Open Hamburg 2002, German Open Hamburg 2004, the German Open Hamburg 2006, the German Open Hamburg 2007, the Mutua Madrileña Madrid Open 2009, the Mutua Madrileña Madrid Open 2012 and the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Open 2015, for a total of 7 titles.
Roger Federer, from June to November
In June Federer triumphed in Halle 2003, Halle 2004, Halle 2005, Halle 2006, Halle 2008, The Roland Garros 2009, Halle 2013, Halle 2014, Halle 2015, Halle 2017, the Mercedes Cup, 2018 and Halle 2019, for a total of 12 titles.
In July he won Wimbledon 2003, Wimbledon 2004, the Allianz Suisse Open Gstaad 2004, Rogers Cup 2004, Wimbledon 2005, Wimbledon 2006, Wimbledon 2007, Wimbledon 2009, Wimbledon 2012 and Wimbledon 2017, for a total of 10 titles.
In August Federer got Cincinnati 2005, the Rogers Cup 2006, Cincinnati 2007, Cincinnati 2009, Cincinnati 2010, Cincinnati 2012, Cincinnati 2014 and Cincinnati 2015, for a total of eight titles. In September he won the US Open 2004, the Thailand Open 2004, the US Open 2005, the US Open 2006, the US Open 2007 and the US Open 2008, for a total of six titles.
In October Federer won the Bank Austria Tennis Trophy 2002, the Bank Austria Tennis Trophy, 2003, the Thailand Open 2005, the Japan Open Tennis Championships 2006, the Mutua Madrileña Madrid Open 2006, Basel 2006, Basel 2007, Basel 2008, the Stockholm Open 2010, the Shanghai Masters 2014, Basel 2014, the Shanghai Masters 2017, Basel 2017, Basel 2018 and Basel 2019, for a total of 15 titles.
Finally in November Federer conquered the ATP Finals 2003, the ATP Finals 2004, the ATP Finals 2006, the ATP Finals 2007, Basel 2010, the ATP Finals 2010, Basel 2011, Paris-Bercy 2011, the ATP Finals 2011 and Basel 2015, for a total of 10 titles.
As we can see, Federer's most successful month is October (15 titles), while the worst month is April (five titles). The two months of the clay season coincide with the two worst months of the Swiss (April and May), while Roger Federer's best moments are June and July (coinciding with the grass-swing), in the fall, in October and November and at the beginning of the season, especially between January and March.