Did you know that Kafelnikov became World #1 during a 7 match losing streak? [Sampras was dropping points due to health issues I think]
[Also, it should be noted that the streak includes only...
Some myopic administrators thought that relentless baseline rallies make the game more watchable than a more balanced game - they were wrong in my opinion!
Edit: Corrected to 'they were wrong in my opinion'
Slam-wise percentages of toughest opponents actually faced are as below:
Federer at AO - 14/30 - 46.67%
Federer at RG - 1/5 - 20% - Sampling size is too small as it is just one slam won
Federer at W - 19/40 - 47.5%
Federer at UO - 10/25 - 40%
Nadal at AO - 3/5 - 60% - Sampling size is too...
Djokovic has a similar advantage over Federer (3-0 in Italian Open Clay, 3-1 on Wimbledon Grass, 4-1 on Australian Open Hard) and the sampling sizes are not crappy like a single match 1-0 for Nadal vs Djokovic at Queen's.