#Tennis: In a career of landmarks, #RogerFederer set for 1500th match


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Roger Federer will check off another landmark on Monday when he starts his bid for a 10th Basel title by playing the 1,500th match of his career. The 38-year-old begins his bid for his 103rd title against German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk.

Despite not adding to his tally of majors, he still stands at 47-8 for the year, a record bettered only by eternal rival Rafael Nadal, whose triumphs at Roland Garros and the US Open have taken the Spaniard to 19 Grand Slams. Federer made the final at Wimbledon in July where he had two match points before losing to Novak Djokovic in a five-set epic.

Read more at: https://www.hindustantimes.com/tennis/in-a-career-of-landmarks-roger-federer-set-for-1500th-match/story-ZAF9Mu5ioCYXtT46jhe4yJ.html



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