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Roger Federer World’s Oldest #1 in Tennis

Roger Federer World’s Oldest #1 in Tennis

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What a great class! At 36 years and 6 months, Roger Federer has written a new page in the history of tennis by becoming the oldest player to be crowned world number 1 Friday in Rotterdam. More than five years that he waited for this and he is again master of the world. The Swiss had only to climb to the semi-finals of the tournament in Rotterdam to steal this record from another great tennis player, Andre Agassi. The American had reached the top of the ATP Ranking in 2003, at the age of 33.In front of local star Robin Haase of the Netherlands, 42nd in the world, Federer has probably played the most stressful quarterfinal of his career, his face closed. But, after three sets and a little over an hour of play (4-6, 6-1, 6-1), he flew again in the exceptional dimension of records.J...