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Roger Federer becomes oldest No. 1 in tennis history

All India Radio Saturday, 17 February 2018
17 Feb 201820-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has become the oldest world number one in Tennis history.The 36-year old Swiss replaced Rafael Nadal at the top of the standings after recording a 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 win over Dutch Robin Haase in the quarter-finals of the Rotterdam Open at the Netherlands.
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Roger Federer has enjoyed a remarkable 14 months -- winning three grand slams -- after returning to the sport following a lengthy layoff due to a knee injury. But at the age of 36, and the oldest person to become world No. 1 in the sport, the reality is that the 20-time grand slam champion is closer...

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