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  1. Fedeonic

    A new tower has joined the club

    Daniil Medvedev becomes the third 1,98m (6' 6'') player who wins a Grand Slam tournament, Juan Martín del Potro in 2009 and Marin Cilic in 2014 also won the US Open. Can Daniil break the 1,98m curse and win another major? Discuss.
  2. Fedeonic

    Tennis TV commemorates Cincinnati 2009 tournament

    Tennis TV has clearly upped its game in publishing a lot of highlights and best-of videos. Today is the turn for the M1000 Cincinnati 2009 which in its time was called The Real Slam, due to the presence of the Big 4 in the semifinals of the tournament. To be honest, I only remembered the SF...
  3. Fedeonic

    At least 6 titles in 2 Grand Slams

    With Djokovic's 6th win on Wimbledon 2021, he became only the second male player to with at least 6 titles in two different Grand Slams, sharing that record with Roger Federer. Below is the breakdown: -Djokovic's Aus Open titles (9): 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021...
  4. Fedeonic

    The third leg of the Grand Slam

    Novak Djokovic is in the same position that Rod Laver and Björn Borg were before. Just one match away from completing the third leg of the Calendar Grand Slam. Let's see how both fared when playing the final match of the Grand Slam third leg of the potential CYGS: -Rod Laver: Wimbledon 1969 - d...
  5. Fedeonic

    Renzo Olivo gets violent after losing

    In the Challenger of Perugia, Argentine tennis player Renzo Olivo, lost in straight sets against the Kazakh Timofey Skatov by 75 75. After losing his serve, Olivo hit a ball that destroyed the floodlight and made it fall to the floor. Fortunately, there were no injured. Here's a video of the...
  6. Fedeonic

    Wimbledon 2021 4R: (14) Hubert Hurkacz vs (2) Daniil Medvedev

    A first 4R for both at the All England Club, Hurkacz hasn't lost a set or even his serve during his first 3 rounds, while Medvedev came back from 0-2 in sets for the first time ever. It's also a first match between both.
  7. Fedeonic

    A freak Zverev stat

    Alexander Zverev is the first guy since Novak Djokovic that won a specific Big Title at least twice. The Serb won his 2nd Aus Open in 2011 and Zverev won his second Madrid title a few days ago. Discuss. @Zebrev
  8. Fedeonic

    Worst Masters/YEC champion ever?

    The last 4 or so Masters champions haven't won any Grand Slam, and even two of them haven't reached a major final. Discuss.
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. Fedeonic

    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...
  13. 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...
  14. Fedeonic

    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...
  15. Fedeonic

    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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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.
  24. Fedeonic

    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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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:
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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.