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Stats – higher and higher

13.09.2006 | Tennis

Find a selection of impressive statistics after Roger’s victory in Flushing Meadows.

 

1

Roger is the first player of the Open era after Rod Laver (1969) to play all four Grand Slam finals in one season.

 

3

The number of Roger’s consecutive victories at the US Open. He has joined Ivan Lendl (1985-87) and John McEnroe (1979-81) – the only players of the Open era to have won the US Open three times in series before him.

 

3 + 3

Roger is the first male player ever in the history of tennis to win both Wimbledon and the US Open back-to-back three consecutive years.

 

6

The number of consecutive Grand Slam finals Roger competed in. He has levelled Rod Laver's (Australia) record and is now just one short of Australia’s Jack Crawford (7).

 

8

The total number of tournament titles captured by Roger so far this season.

 

9

The number of Grand Slam titles Roger has taken home since the beginning of his career.

 

10

The number of consecutive Grand Slam semi-finals Roger has reached since Wimbledon 2003 - levelling Ivan Lendl’s record.

 

27

The total number of Roger’s titles on hard court. He has joined Ivan Lendl but still stays a respectable distance from the two players leading the ranking: André Agassi (46) and Pete Sampras (36).

 

41

The number of titles Roger has won on the professional Tour since the beginning of his career.

 

62

The number of matches (out of a total of 63!) in the US at which Roger managed to defeat his opponent since losing to Dominik Hrbaty in Cincinnati in 2004.

 

75

The number of matches Roger has played this year – winning 70 of them. Only Russia’s Davydenko played more than him: 77.

 

136

Roger has been dominating the ATP rankings for 136 weeks. Only Jimmy Connors (160) and Ivan Lendl (157) have done better than that.

 

1324

The number of points Roger has in the Indesit ATP Race.

 

2495

The number of points Roger is ahead of Rafael Nadal in the ATP champions race. Roger leads the ranking with 7295 points, his number one opponent counting 4800.

 

 

 

 

 
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09/19/2006 | 04:51 AM
You're simply the best! Thanks Roger for bringing me back to love tennis again! God bless!
09/19/2006 | 03:18 AM
Rog, your gonna smash those records

coops99
09/19/2006 | 02:49 AM
Roger is the first person in history, I believe, to win Wimbledon and US Open in same year three years in a row.
09/19/2006 | 01:30 AM
mama tight
09/18/2006 | 11:31 PM
What can we say, but that will be nothing for a year. You are the best, and you will be for a long time.
09/18/2006 | 04:21 PM
i love you Roger
XXX
09/18/2006 | 11:23 AM
Dear ROGER. CONGRARULATIONS !!!!!!
YOU ARE THE BEST !!!!!!!.
I`m very proud to be your fan. The statistics are amazing, fantastics !!!!!!!!!
YOU ARE THE CHAMPION .......
ALL the best.
Glorita
09/18/2006 | 01:34 AM
I enjoy watching your game, i learn a lot, i thank you for all your volleys... CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Tomás..
09/17/2006 | 09:49 PM
Absolutely phenomenal!!! :)
09/17/2006 | 05:55 PM
OMG... it`s so cccccooooolllll.......
You A the only Champion! Only One!!!
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