XtraTime Web Desk: One of the most colorful characters and legends of world tennis Andre Agassi expresses his happiness as he lost another world record to none other than the great Roger Federer. Roger Federer reclaimed his world No 1 crown with victory over Robin Haase in the quarter-finals of the Rotterdam Open.
The Swiss has become the oldest player at 36 years 195 days to do so – surpassing Andre Agassi’s previous record of 33 years 133 days and the American was delighted to see him regain top spot in the ATP rankings and took to Twitter to congratulate Federer.
“36 years 195 days… Roger Federer continues to raise the bar in our sport,” Agassi wrote.“Congratulations on yet another remarkable achievement!”
Federer was equally delighted with reclaiming his No 1 crown and claimed it was the most satisfying time he had done so in his career.“What an amazing run and a journey it has been for me throughout,” Federer said.“So to clinch world No 1 again this following Monday in Rotterdam really means a lot to me.“I think reaching No 1 is one of, if not the ultimate achievement in our sport.