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Roger Federer back at No 1: The key statistics behind his success

Sky Sports' tennis statisticians have been delving in the archive books and crunching the numbers in order to find out the secret of Roger Federer's success.


Sky Sports' tennis statisticians have been delving in the archive books and crunching the numbers in order to find out the secret of Roger Federer's success.

Federer celebrated his return to the top of the world rankings by winning Rotterdam's ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament on Sunday.

Apparently I'm the oldest tennis player with a #1๏ธโƒฃ ranking. Somebody might have mentioned that to me already but I had a hard time hearing ๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿป

โ€” Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) February 16, 2018

The 36-year-old thrashed Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 6-2 6-2 in a one-sided final as the Swiss ended a record-breaking week as the new world No 1.

๐Ÿ‘ THE WINNER OF THE 45TH EDITION OF THE #ABNAMROWTT ๐Ÿ‘:

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ† Roger Federer ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ pic.twitter.com/dfBp8fIJUe

โ€” ABN AMRO WTT (@abnamrowtt) February 18, 2018

Here's a look at Federer's key statistics courtesy of our statisticians...

๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‘‘ ๐Ÿ’ฅ2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ๐Ÿ’ฅ ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† Roger #Federer and his 20 Grand Slam titles ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‘‘ ๐Ÿ’ฅ2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ๐Ÿ’ฅ ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† #RF20 #GOAT pic.twitter.com/m8trjGMxuC

โ€” Sky Sports Tennis ๐ŸŽพ (@SkySportsTennis) January 28, 2018

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