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Mon, 2018-Jan-29 02:32 UTC
Length - 2:34
Welcome to popular Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a popular Wikipedia page every day.
With 730,230 views on Sunday, 28 January 2018 our article of the day is Roger Federer.
Roger Federer (German pronunciation: [ˈrɔdʒər ˈfeːdərər]; born 8 August 1981) is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 2 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Federer has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles and has held the world No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for 302 weeks, including 237 consecutive weeks. After turning professional in 1998, he was continuously ranked in the top ten from October 2002 to November 2016. He re-entered the top ten following his victory at the 2017 Australian Open.
In majors, Federer has won eight Wimbledon titles, six Australian Open titles, five US Open titles and one French Open title. He is the only male player to have won two Grand Slams six or more times. He is among the eight men to have captured a career Grand Slam, and has reached a record 30 men's singles Grand Slam finals, including ten in a row from the 2005 Wimbledon Championships to the 2007 US Open. Federer has also won six ATP World Tour Finals, 27 ATP World Tour Masters 1000, and 19 ATP World Tour 500 tournaments. Given these achievements, many players and analysts consider Federer to be the greatest tennis player of all time.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 02:32 UTC on Monday, 29 January 2018.
For the full current version of the article, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Federer.
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