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Old 06-04-2012, 12:37 PM   #12
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http://tennis28.com/slams/games_winpct_tournament.html

Nadal is on course to produce another top 5 entry for most dominant Slam Event performances( by numbers) of the Open Era.

One Slam - Open Era (100+ games, 65%+)
Rank Player       Year Tournament Games W-L Game W%

1 Bjorn Borg*   1978 Roland Garros 127-32 79.9%
2 Bjorn Borg*   1980 Roland Garros 126-38 76.8%
3 Rafael Nadal*  2008 Roland Garros 128-41 75.7%
4 Guillermo Vilas* 1977 Roland Garros 128-43 74.9%
5 Guillermo Vilas* 1977 US Open      106-41 72.1%

In 2008 and by the end of round 4, Nadal had lost 22 games, and yet this year he has only lost 19 up to the same stage. In the 2008 quarter-finals, Nadal defeated Almagro in brutal fashion: 6-1, 6-1, 6-1. It will take a tremendous effort to keep ahead of schedule but he has a good chance of notching another top 5 effort of the Open Era (by the numbers).
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