Capping one of the most remarkable tournaments of his storied career, Roger Federer defeated Marin Cilic in three sets on Sunday to win his record eighth Wimbledon title. Federer, 35, is the oldest man to win Wimbledon in the Open era.
The Swiss tennis legend’s first Wimbledon crown was in 2003 as a 21-year-old. His previous most recent came in 2012, and few would have predicted that Federer had another left in the tank after he missed the last six months of 2016 recovering from a knee injury. But the break did wonders for Federer — he came back to win the Australian Open in January over longtime rival Rafael Nadal, and after skipping the French Open, he played with an energy of men half his age in his romp through the field at Wimbledon.
Federer previously shared the record for most victories at the All England Club with Pete Sampras and William Renshaw, who won his championships in the 1880s. Federer lost the final in 2014 and 2015 to Novak Djokovic.
Here are the numbers you need to know on and off the court about Federer.
0: Sets dropped by Federer in seven matches at this year’s Wimbledon. Federer joins Bjorn Borg as the only players in the Open era to win Wimbledon without losing a set. Borg accomplished the feat in 1976.
2: Olympic medals won by Federer with a gold in doubles in 2008 and silver in singles in 2012.
4: Federer’s rank among the highest-paid athletes this with total earnings of $64 million.
5: Federer’s current ATP world ranking.
10: Straight years Federer has been the highest-paid tennis player in the world. including prize money and endorsements. Andre Agassi was the last player to out-earn Fed.
11: Number of Federer sponsors, including Nike, Wilson, Mercedes-Benz, Rolex, Credit Suisse and more. His Nike deal pays eight-figures annually.
19: Record number of Grand Slam singles titles won by Federer after his victories at Wimbledon and the Australian Open in January.
23: Consecutive Grand Slam semifinals by Federer between 2004 and 2009.
35: Federer’s age at the Aussie Open where he became the oldest man to make a Grand Slam final in more than 40 years.
93: Career titles for Federer, third-most in the Open era and one behind Ivan Lendl. Jimmy Connors leads with 109.
302: Federer’s record number of week ranked No. 1 in the world, including 237 straight weeks. He most recently was first in Nov. 2012.
1998: Year Federer turned pro.
$1.45 million: Prize money for Cilic after losing Sunday’s match.
$2.9 million: The victor’s purse for Federer.
$40 million: Potential value of Federer’s latest endorsement deal with pasta giant Barilla Group.
$40 million: Amount raised by Federer’s eponymous foundation with a focus on educational programs in Africa.
$58 million: Income from endorsements and appearance fees for Federer for the 12 months ending in June 2017. It is the highest total from sponsors for any athlete in the world.
$107.3 million: Career prize money for Federer. After his Wimbledon haul. Federer trails Djokovic by only $3.1 million for No. 1 all time.
$625 million: Estimated career earnings for Federer, including endorsements, since he turned pro.
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