Roger Federer Becomes Oldest World Number One Tennis Player
Roger Federer, 36, has become the oldest number one player in tennis history following his heroics in the Rotterdam Open.
He's replaced Rafael Nadal at the top after beating Robin Haase 4-6, 6-1, 6-1.
.@rogerfederer rewrites history in Rotterdam:- US Open Tennis (@usopen) February 16, 2018
With his victory today, Federer has now surpassed Andre Agassi to become the oldest World No. 1 in ATP history!
:movie_camera:: #USOpen pic.twitter.com/3ROFU0wfao
2004 - First becomes ATP World No.1- BNP Paribas Open (@BNPPARIBASOPEN) February 16, 2018
2012 - Last held No.1 ranking
2017 - Claims record 5th #BNPPO title
2018 - Becomes oldest ATP No.1 in history@RogerFederer really is larger than life. pic.twitter.com/iuMvjbFCzV
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Roger Federer defeated Robin Haase 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 and will become the oldest player to claim the No. 1 spot in the ATP Rankings at age 36. pic.twitter.com/JhLGcX17jF- ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) February 16, 2018
Will we ever see another like him?- BBC Sport (@BBCSport) February 16, 2018
Roger Federer was last the world number one 2050 days ago.
Today, he returns to the top :crown: pic.twitter.com/keCSltHva3
BREAKING: 36-year-old Roger Federer becomes oldest world number one after reaching Rotterdam Open semi-finals #SSN pic.twitter.com/1zikW1meMC
- Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) February 16, 2018