Roger Federer refusing to set targets


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World number two Roger Federer insists he is not targeting any more Grand Slam wins after admitting reaching 20 is enough for him.

The fan favourite made history on Sunday as he won another Australian Open title in Melbourne.

Federer claimed his sixth title after beating Marin Cilic in five sets and he has has 20 Grand Slam titles to his name.

He is now fourth on the all-time list behind Margaret Court, Serena Williams and Steffi Graf, who have 24, 23 and 22 respectively.

Federer shows no signs of slowing down at the age of 36 and he has won three of the last five tournaments he has entered.

In the last 3 years he has skipped the clay court season to focus on the grass courts and the Swiss star will finalise his plans in the next few weeks.

With three Grand Slams still up for grabs, Federer admits that he will not be disappointed to not claim another before he retires.

He told reporters: “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. It’s all quiet so I can just take time to celebrate. Number 20 is super special so we’ll try to make the most of it. It’s one of the great moments in my career.”

Federer remains the favourite for the Men’s Wimbledon title and he is priced at 2.80 to win the contest.

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