Breaking Down Roger Federer’s 7th Wimbledon Championship

By defeating Andy Murray, the Swiss tennis star entered some rarified air in sports history. See how the thirty year old’s most recent accomplishment stacks up against some of the greatest champions of all time.

At the age of thirty years old Roger Federer has captured his 7th Wimbledon Championship, putting him in a tie with Pete Sampras for most all time. To put this incredible achievement into a larger context here’s the most prolific individual champions of annual tournaments (and awards) and the age at which they reached their 7th title. (Tennis & Golf champions are in the open era)

2. Wimbledon Championships (Men): Roger Federer & Pete Sampras

Total Championships: 7
Age At 7th Title: Federer - 30 Sampras - 28

3. Wimbledon Championships (Women) - Martina Navratilova

Total Championships - 9
Age At 7th Title: 29

4. The Australian Open (Men): Roger Federer & Andre Agassi

Total Championships: 4
Age At 7th Title: (No one has won 7 Australian Opens)

5. The Australian Open (Women) - Serena Williams

Total Championships: 5
Age At 7th Title: (No one has won 7 Australian Opens)

6. The French Open (Men) - Rafael Nadal

Total Championships: 7
Age At 7th Title: 25

7. The French Open (Women) - Chris Evert

Total Championships: 7
Age At 7th Title: 31

8. The US Open (Men) - Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras, Roger Federer

Total Championships: 5
Age At 7th Title: (No one has won 7 US Opens)

9. The US Open (Women) - Chris Evert

Total Championships: 6
Age At 7th Title: (No one has won 7 US Opens)

10. ITF World Champion (Men): Pete Sampras

Total Championships: 6
Age At 7th Title: (No male tennis player has won 7 ITF World Titles)

11. ITF World Champion (Women): Steffi Graf

Total Championships: 7
Age At 7th Title: 27

12. NBA Championships: Bill Russell

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Total Championships: 11
Age At 7th Title: 31

13. World Series Championships: Yogi Berra

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Total Championships: 10
Age At 7th Title: 31

14. Stanley Cup Championships: Henri Richard

Total Championships: 11
Age At 7th Title: 30

15. Super Bowl Championships: Charles Haley

Total Championships: 5
Age At 7th Title: (No one has won 7 Super Bowls as a player)

16. NASCAR Season Championships: Richard Petty / Dale Earnhardt

Total Championships: 7
Age At 7th Title: Petty - 42 Earnhardt - 43

17. PGA Player of the Year: Tiger Woods

Total Championships: 10
Age At 7th Title: 29

18. LPGA Player of the Year: Annika Sörenstam

Total Championships: 8
Age At 7th Title: 33

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