I’m happy to stick at 20 – Federer


Roger Federer insists he is happy to stick at 20 with no visions of claiming the outright record for Grand Slam singles titles, Skysports reports.

The 36-year-old is showing no signs of slowing down after moving four clear of Rafael Nadal in the overall men’s standings with a compelling five-set victory over Marin Cilic in the Australian Open final on Sunday.

That took him to fourth on the all-time list behind Margaret Court, Serena Williams and Steffi Graf, who have 24, 23 and 22 respectively.

Federer has won three of the last five tournaments but said of his chances of reaching 24: “I don’t think so. I didn’t think 20 was ever possible. I think it’s too far. I never thought about it to be honest but those numbers are surreal and they’re amazing. I’m very happy if it stays at 20.

“I’m just very excited that I have nothing going on in the next couple of weeks….

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