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Old 07-19-2013, 11:46 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by The_Order View Post
2007 Roland Garros

Nadal def:

Del Potro (1 slam)
Hewitt (2 slams)
Moya (1 slam)
Djokovic (6 slams)
Federer (17 slams)

That makes a total of 27 slams, which is less than Del Potro winning USO09 but definitely falls into the 5 slam champs in the draw category...
Well played, I was wondering who the "5-slam-winning-opponents" champion was.

I had to a lot of research to find out who the "beat 4-slam-champions-then-lost-to-a-fifth" guy was;

Vitas Gerulaitis, 1979 US Open

Edmondson (1st rd, 1 slam)
Smith (3rd rd, 2 slams)
Kriek (QF, 2 slams)
Tanner (SF, 1 slam)

Lost in final to McEnroe (7 slams)
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