Three weeks after capturing his eighth Wimbledon title and 19th Grand Slam overall, Roger Federer has another reason for celebration. The Swiss Tennis star turns 36 years of age today. The birthday party won't last long as he is set to play tomorrow in the second round of Rogers Cup in Montreal, Canada. Currently ranked third in the in the general ranking, Federer seems fully committed when it comes to the ongoing US Open Series.

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The reigning champion from the Australian Open and Wimbledon Championships will have to battle Rafael Nadal for the supremacy in the men's tennis. Given the current situation, it seems that age won't prevent him from competing for another year or two.

Roger Federer possesses some surreal stats

Taking a quick look at Federer's official page on the ATP website, you'll be simply stunned by his huge numbers.

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He has gathered a total of 1111 wins and only 247 losses throughout his career. The ratio is somewhere around 4,5 to one value. Going further, he has managed to win 93 ATP titles. Of course, those 19 Grand Slams would deserve to be put in another, more special box, but that's the way numbers are being added to one another. Being a constant top 10 for more than 15 years, Roger Federer has all the chances to go down as the greatest tennis player in history.

And it's journey may not be over yet. The lack of villains may hand some unexpected opportunities for the 36-year-old. No further than the upcoming US Open, Roger Federer might climb the latter one more time to clinch the world No. 1 spot for the fourth time in his career. The odds work in his favor. With Djokovic and Wawrinka out and Murray not at his best, Nadal is the only one opposing, the same old Nadal that ended Federer's four years reign back in 2008.

Federer surpassing his own records and limits

After winning the 2012 Wimbledon, Federer reached the highest spot for the third time. It was a summerish reign as he couldn't hold off the younger rivals.Five years later he is once more back in the crepuscular area. Having nothing to defend from last year, all that he needs to get on top is a big success over the next few weeks. Montreal is just the beginning as Federer will also compete in Cincinnati before heading to New York.

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This year's US Open may have another great Swiss player lifting the trophy above his head. Last year it was Stan Wawrinka who outclassed Djokovic at Flushing Meadows. This time, Federer could push his legend into an uncharted territory if he manages to clinch his sixth US Open and 20th Major overall.

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