“Federer is a six-time winner of the Australian Open

He is in the 20-th time has won the tournament “Grand slam”

Roger Federerom: epa/vostock-photo

Swiss tennis player Roger Federer for the sixth time in his career won the Australian Open.

In the final men’s singles of the Australian Open in 2018, he defeated the representative of Croatia Marin Cilic– 6:2, 6:7 (5:7), 6:3, 3:6, 6:1.

Thus, the 36-year-old Swiss has retained its status as the current champion. For the first time he won it in 2004, defeating in the final to Russian Marat Safin.

Now, on account of 20 Federer won the tournament series “Grand slam” in singles, which is the best indicator. In second place was the current leader of the world ranking Spaniard Rafael Nadal has 16 titles. Cilic, the tournament “Grand slam” was submitted once at the US Open in 2014.

Among women often won tournaments “the Grand slam” Australian Margaret Court – 24 times. In second place is American Serena Williams – 23 tournament.

As for the history of confrontations Federer (No. 2 in the ATP ranking) and Cilic (No. 6), now account wins 9-1 in favor of the Swiss.

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— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 28, 2018

On the eve of the world finals in women’s singles. Defeating Romanian Simona Halep, who leads the WTA rankings, world number two Dane Caroline Wozniacki for the first time in his career won the tournament “Grand slam”.

Last year’s winner Australian Open Serena Williams this time did not participate because they do not get in shape after the baby is born.

The prize Fund Australian Open in 2018 amounted to $54 thousand 43млн

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— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 28, 2018

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