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McEnroeisanartist 11-15-2012 06:13 AM

Novak Djokovic and Random Fascinating Facts
 
At this year's Australian Open, Novak Djokovic lost only two games in his 1st Round Match and 3rd Round Match.

This marked only the 2nd time in the open era that a man has lost so few games in two matches at the same grand slam. The other time: Bjorn Borg at the 1978 French Open.

Novak Djokovic also has the record for most grand slam matches won losing two or less games. He has done this 5 times in his career. Vilas did it 4 times and Borg and Lendl did it 3 times. Federer and Nadal have never done it.

flyinghippos101 11-15-2012 06:33 AM

Random Federer fact

Federer is the only man to ever win 17 slams with fabulous hair

Tafmatch 11-15-2012 06:47 AM

Djoko likes to really crush his opponents in the first rounds, Federer usually takes a one-break lead in each set and just focuses on winning his own service games without wasting much energy.

Djoko can really shorten careers with those devastating defeats :wink:

tennisenthusiast 11-15-2012 06:48 AM

Another Random Federer Fact:

Roger Federer is the only player to win a grandslam as a father of twins!

veroniquem 11-15-2012 07:10 AM

Do you have the stat for fewest games lost in a slam? I would assume all of Borg, Fed and Nadal would be in there, maybe McEnroe and Lendl as well? (For Nadal, I'm pretty sure RG 2008 would make the list).

McEnroeisanartist 11-15-2012 07:17 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by veroniquem (Post 7017717)
Do you have the stat for fewest games lost in a slam? I would assume all of Borg, Fed and Nadal would be in there, maybe McEnroe and Lendl as well? (For Nadal, I'm pretty sure RG 2008 would make the list).

1. Borg lost 32 games in 1978 French Open.
2. Borg lost 38 games in 1980 French Open.
3. Nadal lost 41 games in 2008 French Open.

Federer's best was losing 68 games at 2006 Wimbledon. This was the second fewest loss ever at Wimbledon.


Novak's best was losing 60 games at the 2011 Australian Open.

djokovic2008 11-15-2012 07:19 AM

Djoker really bedding in his own legacy he will set and destroy many more records to come and become the great we all know he is.

Goosehead 11-15-2012 07:19 AM

novak is the only player to win a major after living inside a big egg for a bit..

i dont think majors were ever won by mork, out of mork and mindy (nanooo nanooo :))...

or that bloke out of MONKEY..(he came from an egg on a mountain top :) aaarrooo monkeymagic oooohhooooo monkeymagic) :neutral:

DropShotArtist 11-15-2012 07:20 AM

Just shows you how weak the clay field is and how easy it is to dominate there.

kOaMaster 11-15-2012 07:21 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by McEnroeisanartist (Post 7017727)
Federer's best was losing 68 games at the 2006 French Open. This was the second fewest loss ever at Wimbledon.

eh? you mean 2006 wimbledon?

for me, this shows how useless the serve on clay is.

PeteD 11-15-2012 07:33 AM

Another random Vac fact:
He can imitate himself!

veroniquem 11-15-2012 09:08 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by McEnroeisanartist (Post 7017727)
1. Borg lost 32 games in 1978 French Open.
2. Borg lost 38 games in 1980 French Open.
3. Nadal lost 31 games in 2008 French Open.

Federer's best was losing 68 games at 2006 Wimbledon. This was the second fewest loss ever at Wimbledon.


Novak's best was losing 60 games at the 2011 Australian Open.

Great! Many thanks. Would you happen to have the stats for fewest games lost at USO? (and what is the fewest games lost at Wimbledon?)
I have another fun fact about Djoko. In which clay tournaments (that they both played at least once) does Djoko have a better record than Nadal? There are 2. Good luck!

Djokodal Fan 11-15-2012 09:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by flyinghippos101 (Post 7017656)
Random Federer fact

Federer is the only man to ever win 17 slams with fabulous hair

Quote:

Originally Posted by tennisenthusiast (Post 7017680)
Another Random Federer Fact:

Roger Federer is the only player to win a grandslam as a father of twins!

If there was a Icon for ROFL, I would put that thing here. Nice random facts about fed.

Another random fact: fed was the only slam winner in 2012 to use wilson racquet :)

kragster 11-15-2012 10:32 AM

Random Rafa fact : Rafa is the only player to have won 11 slams while driving a Kia

underground 11-15-2012 10:37 AM

I'm sure Nadal has done it. Didn't he double bagel Monaco in FO this year 6-2 6-0 6-0?

BlueB 11-15-2012 10:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Djokodal Fan (Post 7017966)
If there was a Icon for ROFL, I would put that thing here.

Here:

veroniquem 11-15-2012 11:28 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by underground (Post 7018135)
I'm sure Nadal has done it. Didn't he double bagel Monaco in FO this year 6-2 6-0 6-0?

Yes he did. What he's never done is 2 matches with 2 or fewer games lost in a slam. Not that it's a very significant stat of course :)

mattennis 11-15-2012 11:58 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by McEnroeisanartist (Post 7017727)
1. Borg lost 32 games in 1978 French Open.
2. Borg lost 38 games in 1980 French Open.
3. Nadal lost 31 games in 2008 French Open.

Federer's best was losing 68 games at 2006 Wimbledon. This was the second fewest loss ever at Wimbledon.


Novak's best was losing 60 games at the 2011 Australian Open.

Not true. Nadal lost 41 games in 2008 French Open (and I am speaking from memory here)

SQA333 11-15-2012 03:26 PM

Random Federer facts:

- Most Grand Slams won with a Sexi Nike headband.

- Most Grand Slams won after having tasted the sweet essence of Lindt 99 Excellence for breakfast

- Most Grand Slams won after driving a Mercedes-Benz GL-Class to the venue

dr325i 11-15-2012 03:49 PM

Did any of you Fedturds read the title of the thread - nowhere was his name mentioned. We have plenty of Federer glorifying threads here....


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