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  1. Fedeonic

    Rome 2020 F: Djokovic (1) vs Schwartzman (8)

    The Italian Open 2020 Final will feature 5-times Rome champion Novak Djokovic against first time M1000 finalist Diego Schwartzman. The H2H series is 4-0 for Nole, but on clay, Peque forced the deciding set in both matches, including last year's Rome SF. Match will start not before 17:00 local...
  2. Fedeonic

    I hope Sascha doesn't end like Coria

    Despite wanting Thiem to win the US Open title. I was thinking a few hours after the match what would happen from now on to Alexander Zverev, and then came to my mind what happened to the last player to lose a Grand Slam final after leading 2-0 in sets and also had his fair share of...
  3. Fedeonic

    Madrid 2019 2R: David Ferrer vs (2) Alexander Zverev

    Possibly the last match for the Gladiator David Ferrer, who will again play Zverev for a 3rd and last time in 2019. Sascha leads 4-3 the H2H, but lost the last match in Miami 2019. We'll see how healthy is Ferru after today's match against long time friend Roberto Bautista. Match is on Manolo...
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    By the numbers: Federer's quest towards Connors' 109 titles

    Finally I have the time to make this thread. As today, Federer has won 101 overall titles and 1198 matches. Jimmy Connors ended his career with 109 titles and 1256 matches won. Stats relevant for this thread: Connors: 1256 matches won, 1535 matches played, 109 titles, 81,82% W/L%, 11,523...
  5. Fedeonic

    Australian Open 2019 4R: (14) Stefanos Tsitsipas vs (3) Roger Federer

    One of the most anticipated matched of the tournament will feature the old master and the young apprentice in what could possibly be a passing of the torch. First time that they'll play on the tour, but they played in Hopman Cup this year with Federer winning 76 76. Schedule TBA, possibly will...
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    Australian Open 2019 3R: (3) Roger Federer vs Taylor Fritz

    Federer's quest toward a record 7th Aus Open title and a 21st Grand Slam title will continue on Friday against young American Taylor Fritz. Scheduled not before 13:00hrs in the Rod Laver Arena (23:00 Arg/Chi, 21:00EST, 02:00 GMT). Only match played was at Stuttgart 2016 2R where Federer won 64...
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    ATP Finals 2018 RR3: (3) Alexander Zverev vs (8) John Isner

    Both players somehow still have a chance to qualify, Zverev with a win is automatically qualified in the SF, while Isner must win in 2 and wait a straight sets win from Djokovic to reach the SF. This match will start at 14:00 London time. The H2H is 4-1 in favour of Sascha, but Isner won their...
  8. Fedeonic

    Finally Djokovic is converting Grand Slam 2nd weeks into titles

    The way that Djokovic ascended to an All Time Great to arguably the 2nd GOAT from Wimbledon 2014 is resumed in the way that Nole is now converting his consistency in reaching the 2nd week of the Grand Slams into much more titles. Let's look at these stats: From Roland Garros 2006 to Roland...
  9. Fedeonic

    US Open 2018 QF: (4) Juan Martín del Potro vs (11) John Isner

    We reach the last eight and we get a more than interesting match between Johns, Isner trying to reach his first US Open SF and del Potro vying to reach a third one at Flushing Meadows. Juan Martín leads 7-4 in the H2H, but the last 6 matches went 3 for each side. Schedule to be announced.
  10. Fedeonic

    US Open 2018 4R: (3) Juan Martín del Potro vs (20) Borna Coric

    A very interesting match between two players that have already reached their peak rankings in these last months. This will be their first encounter. Court and schedule to be announced tomorrow.
  11. Fedeonic

    US Open 2018 3R: (3) Juan Martín del Potro vs (31) Fernando Verdasco

    As I don't see yet a match thread, I put here one. 2-1 serving Juan right now in the 1st.
  12. Fedeonic

    Can't believe this stat!

    After Kerber won Wimbledon 2018, she's the only player to win more than 2 Grand Slams in the 2010s decade (2010-2019) along with Serena Williams who won 12 majors in this decade. Also is the 4th player who won more than 2 majors that is currently playing, the others are Serena with 23, Venus...
  13. Fedeonic

    A "freak" stat from Federer

    Federer reached 6 times the summit of the Rankings, in the week before, he won a tournament 5 times before reaching the World N°1: 1) 2/2/04: Won Aus Open the week before. 2) 6/7/09: Won Wimbledon the week before. 3) 9/7/12: Won Wimbledon the week before. 4) 19/2/18: Won Rotterdam the week...
  14. Fedeonic

    Roland Garros 2018 Final: [1] Simona Halep vs [10] Sloane Stephens

    The World N°1 is yet again in another Roland Garros final trying to win her elusive Grand Slam title will play against the current US Open champion who has never lost in a title match. Final is scheduled to be played at 15:00 CET on Saturday, but may be postposed by possible rain. The H2H is 5-2...
  15. Fedeonic

    Montecarlo 2018 SF: Kei Nishikori vs [3] Alexander Zverev

    After several epics for both in the earlier rounds, we've got an interesting semifinal. Zverev won the only meeting in Washington 2017 SF by 63 64.
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    There's no active non Big 4 player that reached the Top-2

    After Tommy Haas' retirement. There's no active player that has reached the Top 2 that is not called Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Murray. The current players whose highest ranking is N°3 are David Ferrer, Stan Wawrinka, Milos Raonic, Alexander Zverev, Grigor Dimitrov and Marin Cilic. Discuss.
  17. Fedeonic

    Indian Wells 2018 R2: (1) Roger Federer vs Federico Delbonis

    An easy match for Roger Federer in theory, but somehow Delbonis won their only match played in Hamburg 2013 by 76(7) 76(4). Schedule of the match is not before 19:00 PST.
  18. Fedeonic

    Roger Federer is Lucky - An Op-Ed

    This is a translation from an Op-Ed on a Spanish tennis website that claims how Roger Federer is lucky. For those who want to read the raw article in Spanish:
  19. Fedeonic

    A case for Wozniacki to the Hall of Fame? A comparison

    After a long sought Grand Slam title for Caroline Wozniacki has finally arrived to port, let's compare the Dane to several great one Grand Slam "wonders" and if they have been inducted or not to the Hall of Fame. -Andy Roddick: US Open 2003 title, 4 GS finals lost, YE#1 in 2003 and 13 weeks at...
  20. Fedeonic

    Another record for Roger Federer

    With reaching the SF in this Australian Open, he ties Jimmy Connors with 14 SF in one same GS tournament. Connors reached at least the SF of the US Open in 1974-85, 1987 and 1991, winning in 5 times (1974, 1976, 1978, 1982, 1983). Federer reached at least the SF of the Aus Open in 2004-14 and...
  21. Fedeonic

    Comparing Federer 2012 and Federer 2017

    So let's compare the Roger Federer of 2012 and the Roger Federer of 2017: Roger Federer 2012: -1 Grand Slam W (Wimbledon), 2 SF, 1 QF. -F at the YE Masters (2-1 in RR) and Silver Medal at the Olympics. -3 M1000s W (Indian Wells, Madrid, Cincinnati), 2 SF. -2 ATP 500s W (Rotterdam, Dubai), 2...
  22. Fedeonic

    Paris 2017 2R: [1] Rafael Nadal vs Hyeon Chung

    Rafa Nadal's final obstacle towards a 4th YE#1 is called Hyeon Chung. Nadal won their only match this year 76(1) 62 in Barcelona.
  23. Fedeonic

    Shanghai 2017 SF: Juan Martín del Potro vs Roger Federer [2]

    Possible revenge match for Roger, who leads 16-6 in the H2H. Match to start 20:00 Shanghái time. An interesting record is that Federer is tied 4-4 against Juan in matches post-US Open.
  24. Fedeonic

    Highest average level?

    I see many people discuss who's better at their peaks, or hypothetical peak to peak H2Hs. But what about highest average level? I mean, Federer rarely needs to peak in a match because his standard or average level is so high that gets the job done easily. Feel free to discuss.
  25. Fedeonic

    Tommy Haas set to "retire" at Vienna Open

    Tommy Haas has received a wildcard to play his final event at the Vienna Open. His last match was a loss against countryman Struff, "it's a horrible situation. I'm not playing the way I really want to and it's frustrating. This could have been my final match. I'll value what I have to do, but I...
  26. Fedeonic

    Third best season ever for Djokovic?

    Ok, we can debate forever if Djokovic 2011 or Djokovic 2015 was the his best season, but what about his third? To put things in perspective, I only chose his Slam winning seasons, here are the season records: 2008: Aus Open W, 2 GS SF, 2 M1000s W, 1 M1000 F, YEC, Olympics bronze. 64-17 W/L and...
  27. Fedeonic

    Nadal's 2017 Grand Slam Semis

    Rafael Nadal has reached 3 SF in a season since 2011. Also, Rafa reached both AO and USO SF in the same season since 2009. If he were to win against Del Potro, he'll be the 8th player to reach both HC Slams finals in the same season (Wilander 88, Lendl 89, Edberg 92, Sampras/Agassi 95, Chang 96...
  28. Fedeonic

    US Open 2017 QF: [12] Pablo Carreño vs [29] Diego Schwartzman

    Two not so unexpected quarterfinalists playing their best tennis ever, fighting for a SF berth in this US Open 2017. Let's see how is Diego's injury. First match between both.
  29. Fedeonic

    Some interesting Federer finals stats

    Since 2013, Federer has played 32 finals, with a 17-14 record (1 WO against Djok in the Masters). Of those finals, he has played 6 finals against players aged 25y or less, with these results: Basel 2013: Del Potro (25y 1m) d Federer 76 26 64 Basel 2014: Federer d Goffin (23y 10m) 62 62 Brisbane...