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icazares
06-09-2008, 12:20 PM
Nadal lost a total of 41 games in the entire French Open 2008, so his average was better than 6 games per match. Is this the all time record? Does anybody know?

Rhino
06-09-2008, 12:32 PM
I think Borg did better than that at the french one year when he lost like 1 game in the semis and 3 in the final or something like that.

EDIT: I checked it, Borg lost 30 games in RG 1978

Rhino
06-09-2008, 12:37 PM
Also, in the womans game (I know it's only best of 3) check Steffi Graf during the French in 1988:
R1 - 6-0, 6-4
R2 - 6-1, 6-0
R3 - 6-0, 6-1
R4 - 6-1, 6-3
QF - 6-0, 6-1
SF - 6-3, 7-6 (vs Gabriela Sabatini)
F - 6-0, 6-0 (!!)

crazy!

TheNatural
06-09-2008, 12:41 PM
Nadal has now beaten the world #1 , 11 times ALL WHILE Federer was ranked #1. Is this another record?

Has anyone else beaten a #1 that many times WHILE they were ranked #1?

Benhur
06-09-2008, 01:08 PM
Nadal has now beaten the world #1 , 11 times ALL WHILE Federer was ranked #1. Is this another record?

Has anyone else beaten a #1 that many times WHILE they were ranked #1?

I think Lendl may have been the closest to do that. His 1985 US Open win over McEnroe was his 12th, and at that point Lendl became number 1, but I am not sure if all 11 previous wins had taken place while Mac was number one.

veroniquem
06-09-2008, 01:24 PM
Nadal has now beaten the world #1 , 11 times ALL WHILE Federer was ranked #1. Is this another record?

Has anyone else beaten a #1 that many times WHILE they were ranked #1?
How many times did agassi beat Sampras while Sampras was #1? It could have been close to 11.

luckyboy1300
06-09-2008, 01:34 PM
I think Borg did better than that at the french one year when he lost like 1 game in the semis and 3 in the final or something like that.

EDIT: I checked it, Borg lost 30 games in RG 1978

i do believe this included a triple-bagel

TheNatural
06-09-2008, 11:12 PM
I just counted them. Agassi only beat Sampras 6 times WHILE sampras was #1.

98 - 2 times
95 - 3 times
94 - 1 time


How many times did agassi beat Sampras while Sampras was #1? It could have been close to 11.