Roger Federer: Five interesting facts about Swiss legend's 300th Grand Slam match win

Only Martina Navratilova (306) stands in front of him with most Slam matches win.

Last Updated: Jan 22, 2016, 13:56 PM IST
Roger Federer: Five interesting facts about Swiss legend's 300th Grand Slam match win

New Delhi: One of tennis fraternity's greatest ever player Roger Federer notched another feather to his cap after becoming the first man to win 300 Grand Slam matches.

The 17-time Grand Slam champion beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 3-6 6-1 6-4 to take out his third round encounter and advance to the fourth, in the ongoing Australian Open being held in Melbourne.

The Swiss ace will next face David Goffin in the fourth round.

Here are five interesting facts about Federer's 300th Grand Slam match victory on Friday.

*In the sport's history only former legend Martina Navratilova (306) stands in front of him with most Slam matches win.

*34-year-old Federer is the oldest man to reach the round of 16 at the Australian Open.

*He finished with 47 winners, including 13 aces.

*This was Federer's fifth straight career victory against Grigor Dimitrov.

*He is looking to become only the third man to win five Australian Open singles titles.