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Topspin: Needs two match wins to break Jimmy Connors’ Open era Grand Slam record of 233. Federer enters the French Open at 232-35. … Owns record 16 Grand Slam singles titles but has gone more than two years without one, by far his longest drought since he won his first at Wimbledon in 2003. … Briefly moved past longtime rival Nadal and up to No. 2 in the rankings before dropping back again.


Ranked: 4

Age: 25

Country: Britain

2012 Match Record: 22-7

2012 Singles Titles: 1

Career Singles Titles: 22

Major Titles: 0 _ Best: F, at U.S. Open in `08, Australian Open in `10, `11

Last 5 French Opens: `11-SF, `10-4th, `09-QF, `08-‘3rd, `07-Did Not Play

Topspin: Semifinalist or better at the last five Grand Slam tournaments. … There hasn’t been a British male champion at a major tennis tournament since Fred Perry won the U.S. championship in 1936. … Is 0-3 in major finals.


Ranked: 6

Age: 30

Country: Spain

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