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Roger Federer: By the numbers

2018-02-17 14:50
Roger Federer (AP)

Rotterdam - Roger Federer by the numbers after the 36-year-old became the oldest world No 1 on Friday.

Oldest world number ones:

1: Roger Federer, 36, on February 19, 2018

2: Andre Agassi, 33, on September 7, 2003

3: Rafael Nadal, 31, on February 18, 2018

4: JimmyConnors, 30, on July 3, 1983

5: Ivan Lendl, 30, on August 12, 1990

Total weeks as ATP world number one (as of Feb 19, 2018):

1: Roger Federer 303

2: Pete Sampras 286

3: Ivan Lendl 270

4: Jimmy Connors 268

5: Novak Djokovic 223

6: John McEnroe 170

7: Rafael Nadal 167

8: Bjorn Borg 109

9: Andre Agassi 101

10: Lleyton Hewitt 80

Longest gap between stints as ATP world number one (as of Feb 19, 2018):

1: Roger Federer 5 years, 106 days

2: Andre Agassi 3 years, 142 days (1996-99)

3: Jimmy Connors 3 years, 65 days

4: Rafael Nadal 3 years, 45 days

5: Andre Agassi 2 years, 228 days (2000-03)

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