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Watch: Roger Federer claims 100th career ATP title in Dubai

Watch: Roger Federer claims 100th career ATP title in Dubai
Copyright REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Copyright REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
By Michael-Ross Fiorentino with Reuters
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With a straight-set victory over Greece's Stefanos Tsitspas at the Dubai Championships, the 37-year-old Swiss becomes the second man in tennis history to reach 100 titles. His first win was in 2001 in Milan.

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Roger Federer claimed the 100th ATP title of his career by winning the Dubai Tennis Championships on Saturday (March 2) for the eighth time.

The Swiss tennis legend beat 20-year-old Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 6-4 to revenge his ousting by Tsitspas in the round of 16 at the Australian Open in January.

"Well it makes me look back at how it all started and how badly I wanted my first title back in Milan," said Federer following the match, "I was hoping that one day I was going to win a title, just before that Milan final, and I did and I'm sitting here today having won a hundred is, I don't know it's disbelief." 

The 20-times Grand Slam champion became the second man in the Open Era to claim 100 titles after American Jimmy Connors who won 109.

Here is a look at some of the best social media reaction to Federer's century of victories

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