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Roger by the Numbers during the Grass Court Streak

22.06.2008 | Tennis

59

Open Era grass court winning streak record since his last loss to Mario Ancic in the first round at Wimbledon in 2002


43

Different opponents he has beaten on grass during the streak

 

34

Has won 34 consecutive matches at the All England Club, second in the Open Era to Borg’s 41

 

24

The most aces he’s hit in a match during the streak (in ’07 final vs. Rafael Nadal)

 

16

The number of sets lost in 168 sets played

 

10

Tied (with Pete Sampras) for the most career grass titles in the Open Era

 

9

Has defeated nine Top 10 opponents during the streak, including eight at Wimbledon

 

8

Has only lost eight of 110 sets during his Wimbledon title reign

 

7

Lost his serve seven times in the tournament in last year’s Wimbledon title run

 

6

Trying to become the first player since William Renshaw from 1881-86 to win six straight Wimbledon singles titles

 

5

Last year tied Bjorn Borg’s Open Era record of five consecutive Wimbledon titles (1976-80). Has also won five career titles in Halle

 

4

The most times he’s been broken in a match (three different times – ’07 Wimbledon final vs. Nadal, ’06 Halle QF vs. O. Rochus, ’04 Wimbledon final vs. Roddick). Saved four match points vs. Rochus in ’04 Halle, the only time he’s faced a match point. Also only lost his serve four times in his Wimbledon title run two years ago

 

3

Has beaten three opponents three times each during the streak (Richard Gasquet, Nicolas Kiefer, Andy Roddick)


2

The fewest games he’s won in a set (in ’07 final vs. Nadal) in 168 sets played

 

1

Has been stretched to five sets once during the streak (in ’07 final vs. Nadal)…Also has lost the opening set only once at Wimbledon during the streak (in ’04 Wimbledon final vs. Roddick)

 

 

 

 

By Greg Sharko, ATP

 

 
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06/25/2008 | 09:20 PM
Congratulations, Roger!!!Thanks for youre great tenis!! Good luck!!!!! Ludmila
06/25/2008 | 05:32 PM
The numbers speak so much of how great a tennis player Roger Feder is...and he continues to make history...the best sportsman and a great human being sharing his blessings to the underpriveleged people. God bless you Roger!
06/25/2008 | 02:53 PM
Wow noone can take this away from you just shows how fabulous you are
06/25/2008 | 08:53 AM
ALLEZ THE KING OF NUMBERS
06/24/2008 | 05:03 PM
It's great!
Allez Roger!
06/24/2008 | 11:38 AM
Yes
What a collection of high numbers and records it shows that u r the best and the king of grass we want this records to increase and to break William Renshaw record and to break Pete Sampras record of 14 grand slam in next US open
Good luck Roger
06/24/2008 | 10:48 AM
Pozdrav iz Hrvatske. Nadam se šestom uzastopnom naslovu
06/24/2008 | 01:01 AM
Great stats, u r the best!!!
06/23/2008 | 06:50 PM
Great Stats Champ! Come on Roger! We all believe in you to win at Wimbledon this year Roger! Come on Champion!
06/23/2008 | 05:28 PM
Amazing stats.
this shows and prove that you are simply the best.
Keep it on,
Come Roger
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