Roger Federer has broken Jimmy Connors’ record of 161 consecutive weeks at the no. 1 position.

He’s only 5 Grand Slam titles short of Pete Sampras’ record of 14.

If he wins his opening match at Indian Wells, which starts this week, he will match John McEnroe’s record of 42 consecutive wins.

Three more wins after that, he’ll break Ivan Lendl’s 44, and then the all-time winning streak of 46, set by Guillermo Villas in 1977. Read story here.

He’s only 25. Imagine the possibilities.

[Pictured: Posted on Roger’s official site, a young Federer takes a picture with the legendary Jimmy Connors in an exhibition at Basel, Switzerland, where Federer actually served as a ballboy. He just accepted an award as the best junior under 14.] 

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