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Roger Federer Sets Record of Most Wins in Grand Slams on Way to Wimbledon Semis

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London: Roger Federer reached the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday with a 6-7 (4/7), 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (11/9), 6-3 victory over Marin Cilic, breaking and equalling a number of records in the process:

307 – all-time new record for most Grand Slam match wins, passing previous best of 306 held by Martina Navratilova. Serena Williams, already into the semi-finals of the women’s singles, is currently on 302.

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84 – Wimbledon match wins, equalling the record of Jimmy Connors. Federer has a win-loss record at the tournament of 84-10; Connors retired with 84-18.

11 – number of Wimbledon semi-finals for Federer, equalling Connors.

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10 – number of comebacks from two sets down, matching the same mark as Boris Becker and Aaron Krickstein.

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The Indian Telegraph Sydney Australia

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