For the first time since October of 2002, Roger Federer is out of the Top 10 in the ATP tour rankings.
The 17-time Grand Slam champion, who’s suffered the most injury-plagued season of his career, has fallen to No. 16.
To put this into perspective, the last time Federer was outside the Top 10 he beat Zeljko Krajan, Tommy Robredo, Bohdan Ulihrach, Carlos Moya and Jiri Novak in Vienna. He won that tournament and moved up to No. 7, and stayed in the friendly confines of the Top 10 for the next 14 years.
Here’s a blast from the past to help you get through this Monday: