Does default/walkover snap a win streak?

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  1. hlkimfung

    hlkimfung Semi-Pro

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    Default/walkover before a match start do not count as a win or loss.

    So if a player win a round then default the next round for 10 tournaments, does it count as a 10-match win streak?
     
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  2. Moose Malloy

    Moose Malloy Legend

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    I emailed the ATP about this last year because I was confused as to why they weren't acknowledging Borg's 49 match win streak when Federer was getting close to it. Borg had some walkovers during that stretch.

    Their response:

    "A WO does not count as a loss in a Win-Loss record, but does break a
    players winning streak."

    then later on in the year I read this when Nadal felt ill in Rome:

     
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