Roger Federer's 100th title: Who's saying what
Who's saying what on Twitter after Roger Federer won his 100th career title on Saturday:
"Welcome to the 'Triple Digit' tournament victory club @rogerfederer ? I've been a bit lonely - glad to have the company."
-- Jimmy Connors, the only other man to win 100 titles, ending his career on 109.
"Just watched @rogerfederer win his 100th title and my daughter asked 'how many did you win?' '10' I responded proudly. "How come you only won 10? That's like none." Thanks Roger, for making me look bad in front of my kids. Congrats."
-- Former US tour player James Blake
"Congratulations Roger, please play forever."
-- WTA player Shelby Rogers
"Had a great time in Dubai, won tight matches against top players and in the end lost to one of the greatest ever. But hey, at least I am a part of the history #RF100."
-- Borna Coric, defeated in the Dubai semi-finals by Federer
"Hi @rogerfederer, we still remember your words when you came to the inauguration of the Academy in 2017 and you were injured: "Rafa, You've done it a million times, so I can be inspired by the way you made it look so easy when you came back. You came back to the world's top 10, top five, even world No. 1. That's something that I'm going to be thinking about when I come back to the tour in January.
"Today you have won your 100° ??! Amazing! Congratulations!"
-- Rafael Nadal Academy
"Heartiest congratulations @rogerfederer Winning 100 titles during your unbelievable career is a truly mighty achievement. I expect more to come this year and beyond! #RF100 Rocket."
-- Aussie legend Rod Laver
"THE GREATEST CHAMPION EVER, @rogerfederer! Congrats to the ultimate GOAT! What an incredible achievement! #RF100."
-- Former German tour player Nicolas Kiefer
"Huge congrats to my mate, the awesome @rogerfederer."
-- Hollywood star Hugh Jackman
"Congrats to the great @rogerfederer ...100 titles! incredible. And every single on of them, won with class and grace. #RESPECT."
-- Former player-turned-pundit Rennae Stubbs
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