Saturday, August 8, 2020

On this day

1990 Carlton Fisk tied Johnny Bench hitting 327 HRs as a catcher

1992 Germany went through the field hockey competition undefeated to win gold with a 2-1 win over Australia in the men's final at the Barcelona Olympics

1992 The original US 'Dream Team' won the basketball gold at the Barcelona Olympics 117-85 over Croatia; features superstars Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Scotty Pippen, Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing

Roger Federer

Roger Federer, born on 8th of August in 1981 is a Swiss professional tennis player. He has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles, which is the most in history for a male player. He has held the world No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a record total of 310 weeks, including a record 237 consecutive weeks and was the year-end No. 1 five times, including four times consecutively. Federer, who turned professional in 1998, was continuously ranked in the top 10 from October 2002 to November 2016.

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