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29/01/2018 08:49 SAST | Updated 29/01/2018 08:49 SAST

IN PICTURES: Tearful Federer's 20th Grand Slam Win

...plus Roger Federer's grand slam records - in numbers.

Tennis - Australian Open - Men's singles final - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 28, 2018. Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Croatia's Marin Cilic.
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Tennis - Australian Open - Men's singles final - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 28, 2018. Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Croatia's Marin Cilic.

Roger Federer won his 20th grand slam title, defeating Marin Cilic 6-2 6-7(5) 6-3 3-6 6-1 in the Australian Open final on Sunday. Here is a breakdown of his grand slam numbers.

Most Australian Open singles titles: 6

Federer became the third man after Roy Emerson and Novak Djokovic to claim six Australian Open titles with his win over Croatia's Cilic on Sunday. He also equaled Rod Laver's record of claiming four grand slams after turning 30.

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Grand slam title breakdown

Australian Open: 6 (2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, 2018)

French Open: 1 (2009)

Wimbledon: 8 (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017)

US Open: 5 (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

Most grand slam titles

Federer - 20

Rafael Nadal (Spain) - 16

Pete Sampras (U.S.) - 14

Emerson - 12

Djokovic - 12

Laver - 11

Bjorn Borg (Sweden) - 11

Bill Tilden (U.S.) - 10

The Australian Open was a professional era event for the first time in 1969. In 1968 the French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open were professional era events for the first time.

Compiled by Hardik Vyas and Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford; Slideshow by Marc Davies (HuffPost)