After reaching semi-finals in Rotterdam, the 36-year-old Swiss surpasses American Andre Agassi who was the previous oldest man to top the ATP rankings at the age of 33.
Turkey and Netherlands enjoyed more than 400 years of good relationship until March 2017, when the latter didn't let Turkish ministers hold rallies, causing a diplomatic crisis. Now, Dutch government officially withdraws its ambassador to Ankara.
The concert was cancelled after Spanish police alerted the Netherlands of an unspecified threat. Two men have so far been detained. Authorities say there is no link between Wednesday's incident and the recent deadly attack in Barcelona.
Despite the city's diversity, Muslim residents of Rotterdam are struggling to call the city home. They say they deal with Islamophobia on a regular basis.
Rotterdam was once known for welcoming newcomers, but the rise of the Dutch far-right is making life there more difficult for foreigners.
Voting begins on March 27 in Rotterdam, where Turkish citizens make up the second largest population.
Turkey's Family Affairs Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya returned to Istanbul after Dutch police prevented her from entering the Turkish consulate in the Netherlands. She said, "Even our most basic needs were not allowed to be met."
Turkey's family affairs minister was barred from entering the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam and escorted to Germany hours after Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was denied permission to land in the Netherlands.
Relations between the NATO allies have been strained after a series of events following last year's attempted coup in Turkey.
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