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Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player who is ranked world No. 4 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles—tied for the most in history for a male player with Rafael Nadal—and has held the world No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a record total of 310 weeks and was the year-end No. 1 five times, including four consecutive. Federer, who turned professional in 1998, was continuously ranked in the top 10 from October 2002 to November 2016.
Federer tweets congrats to Nadal on tying his record of 20 Grand Slam singles titles
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