The 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer had made his debut on the most important tennis scene on the Roland Garros in 1999 on the age of 17, shedding within the opening spherical to Patrick Rafter and turning into one of the vital constant gamers at Majors ever. 19 years later, Roger is able to make the looks at his 73rd Grand Slam event at Wimbledon, standing as the highest seed and the participant to beat on the All England Membership and transferring additional away from Fabrice Santoro who competed at 70 Majors throughout his intensive profession.
As well as, Roger made his Wimbledon debut in 1999 and he by no means missed the favourite Grand Slam that he has gained eight occasions to this point, getting ready to kick off his 20th Wimbledon marketing campaign on Monday in opposition to Dusan Lajovic. Thus, Federer has entered one other particular Grand Slam checklist, turning into solely the fifth participant within the Open period who has competed at a single Main at checklist 20 occasions, behind Jimmy Connors, Andre Agassi, Fabrice Santoro and Lleyton Hewitt.
22 – Jimmy Connors at US Open (1970-1992)
21 – Andre Agassi at US Open (1986-2006)
20 – Jimmy Connors at Wimbledon (1972-1992)
20 – Fabrice Santoro at Roland Garros (1989-2009)
20 – Lleyton Hewitt at Australian Open (1997-2016)
20 – Roger Federer at Wimbledon (1999-2018)