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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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09/15/2006 | 07:36 PM
great roger! keep going ! you are the best!
09/15/2006 | 07:12 PM
Cela est absolument SUPER!!!!
Bravo!! :)
09/15/2006 | 06:09 PM
hi sadhana,

I have writen back on the private e-mail hope it has got to you.

janell.
09/15/2006 | 05:55 PM
Roger,
How do you do this? It is amazing!
X Jolien
09/15/2006 | 05:18 PM
amazing rogi
but we're waiting 4 more
09/15/2006 | 02:50 PM
I don't need numbers to know you are GREAT, the GREATER.
Your victory to US Open help me in a sad moment.
Thanks, my fantastic boy!

marina reds
09/15/2006 | 02:38 PM
Dear Roger,

You really made us proud in Switzerland.Not only because you are such an outstanding achiever but also because you are down-to-earth.Please consider playing once the Davis cup from the beginning of the season.It would be so cool to see Swit
09/15/2006 | 02:36 PM
WICKED!!! (lol)
09/15/2006 | 02:25 PM
... you are incredible... i heard you would end the year ranked no 1... you deserve it...congratulations, roger and keep it so...take care of you...the best wishes, ana-maria
09/15/2006 | 02:18 PM
So geart Roger
i realy love you
XXXX
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