Roger Federer vs Marin Cilic: Numbers at a glance on Swiss maestro's record making spree
Federer becomes greatest Grand Slam match winner.
New Delhi: Swiss maestro Roger Federer on Wednesday reached the Wimbledon semi-finals for the 11th time with a 6-7 (4/7), 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (11/9), 6-3 victory over Marin Cilic.
In the process, the world number three created some inviable records. Here's the numbers at a glance.
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.
84: Wimbledon match wins, equaling the record of Jimmy Connors. Federer has a win-loss record at the tournament of 84-10; Connors retired with 84-18.
34: He became the oldest Wimbledon semi-finalist since 39-year-old Ken Rosewall in 1974.
11: Number of Wimbledon semi-finals for Federer, equaling Connors.
10: Number of comebacks from two sets down, matching the same mark as Boris Becker and Aaron Krickstein.