The overall record is held by Japanese equestrian Hiroshi Hoketsu, who went 44 years from 1964 to 2008. Roger Federer is slated to play singles, doubles and mixed doubles for Switzerland at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in August.
She announced her retirement Thursday (for a third time), two months after the demolition began of the Atlanta Games tennis center.The 37-year-old Hingis went 20 years between Olympic appearances, taking doubles silver in Rio last year.Federer, who will turn 35 during the Olympics, has never won a gold medal in his career.He took silver at the 2012 Olympics in London as he lost to Great Britain's Andy Murray in the finals.Federer and Wawrinka won gold in the doubles in Beijing in 2008.
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In 2000, he repeated the feat by winning five more.
His combined 10 titles in both 1999 & 2000 were an ATP best.
Soon, he was dogged by injuries and an ill-fated Norman was forced to bid adieu to his tennis career.
Victory over Sampras at French Open He is one of the few players who had defeated Pete Sampras in a Grand Slam event during the prime of latter’s career.
While the yesteryear’s heroes made a grand re-entry to the circuit as coaches of star players like Djokovic, Federer and Murray, Magnus Norman got little focus. The 37-year-old former world No: 2 had fallen off the radar ever since his untimely retirement in 2004.