Roger Federer (ATP 2), Thursday contest in the second round of the ATP tournament in Rotterdam (hard/1.862.925 euro) won by the German Philipp Kohlschreiber (ATP 36). The match results were 7-6 (10/8) 7-5. Federer comes to within one match of first place in the world ranking.
With his 36 years and six months, the Swiss, the oldest number one in history. That he Friday the winner of the duel between the Dutch Robin Haase (ATP-42) and Tallon Griekspoor (ATP 259) defeat in the quarter-finals. Currently, Andre Agassi is the oldest number one in history. The American was 33 years old when he in 2003 at the top of the world rankings.