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Federer wins Dubai final to join Connors in century club

 


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Add a century of career titles to Roger Federer's staggering list of tennis achievements.

The 20-time Grand Slam champion became the second male player to win 100 tour-level tournaments in the professional era when he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Dubai Championships on Saturday.

Jimmy Connors is the other player to reach the milestone, and the American ended his career on 109 titles.

"Welcome to the 'Triple Digit' tournament victory club," Connors said in a Twitter post to Federer, "I've been a bit lonely -- glad to have the compa...



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