ATP 5-set Records (five set)

RCizzle65

Hall of Fame
Wait what 4 did Tsonga win? I remember the commentators talking about him never being in a 5 setter when he was playing Almagro at the Australian this year, so there was that match, the match with Djokovic, then Doglopov (sp?) at Wimbledon, what was the other one?
 

Bud

Bionic Poster
Wait what 4 did Tsonga win? I remember the commentators talking about him never being in a 5 setter when he was playing Almagro at the Australian this year, so there was that match, the match with Djokovic, then Doglopov (sp?) at Wimbledon, what was the other one?
Defeated Dolgopolov at Wimbledon 2010
Defeated Brands at RG 2010
Defeated Djokovic at AO 2010
Defeated Almagro at AO 2010
 

roysid

Hall of Fame
I may not like Nadal, but i have to admit that this guy is someone you don't want to go to 5th set. You better finish him in 4 sets if not 3.

His 3 loses came
- in 2005 AO when Hewitt (another dogfighter) edged over him.
- 2005 Miami, when Roger Federer found his best form and blew him away in 5th set.
- 2007 Wimbledon: He missed his chances in 5th set and Federer took them.

In the later years, when his speed and strength will decrease, his record will come down. It will look more like Sampras, Agassi and Hewitt. Those were also fantastic 5 set players.
 

PCXL-Fan

Hall of Fame
Bjorn Borg: 24 - 6 ( 80% ) this isn't including davis cup

Roy Barth (USA) W 3-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2
R32 Karl Meiler (GER) W 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 2-6, 6-3

R16 Szabolcz Baranyi (HUN) W 6-3, 6-2, 6-8, 5-7, 6-1
Q Roger Taylor (GBR) L 1-6, 8-6, 6-3, 3-6, 5-7
F Ilie Nastase (ROU) L 4-6, 7-5, 2-6, 6-4, 4-6
R64 Vijay Amritraj (IND) N/A L 1-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-1, 2-6
S Jan Kodes (CZE) N/A W 7-6, 6-0, 1-6, 2-6, 7-6
R16 Erik Van Dillen (USA) 41 W 0-6, 6-3, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
Q Raul Ramirez (MEX) 21 W 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
W Manuel Orantes (ESP) 12 W 2-6, 6-7, 6-0, 6-1, 6-1
S Guillermo Vilas (ARG) N/A W 2-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5
Rod Laver (AUS) N/A W 7-6(2), 3-6, 5-7, 7-6(2), 6-2
R16 Brian Gottfried (USA) N/A W 6-7, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2
Q Manuel Orantes (ESP) N/A W 4-6, 6-0, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4
R16 Francois Jauffret (FRA) N/A W 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 4-6, 10-8


WCT Challenge Cup, HI, U.S.A.; 15.02.1976
S Ilie Nastase (ROU) N/A L 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6

Wimbledon, England; 20.06.1977; GS; Outdoor: Grass; Draw: 128
R64 Mark Edmondson (AUS) N/A W 3-6, 7-9, 6-2, 6-4, 6-1
S Vitas Gerulaitis (USA) N/A W 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 8-6
W Jimmy Connors (USA) N/A W 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4


Wimbledon, England; 26.06.1978; GS; Outdoor: Grass; Draw: 128
R128 Victor Amaya (USA) N/A W 8-9, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3, 6-3

Rome, Italy; 22.05.1978; GP; Outdoor: Clay; Draw: 64
W Adriano Panatta (ITA) N/A W 1-6, 6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3

Wimbledon, England; 25.06.1979; GS; Outdoor: Grass; Draw: 128
R64 Vijay Amritraj (IND) N/A W 2-6, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6, 6-2
W Roscoe Tanner (USA) N/A W 6-7, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4


Basel, Switzerland; 13.10.1980; GP; Indoor: Hard; Draw: 32
F Ivan Lendl (USA) N/A L 3-6, 2-6, 7-5, 6-0, 4-6

US Open, NY, U.S.A.; 26.08.1980; GS; Outdoor: Hard; Draw: 128
Q Roscoe Tanner (USA) N/A W 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3
S Johan Kriek (USA) N/A W 4-6, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1

F John McEnroe (USA) N/A L 6-7, 1-6, 7-6, 7-5, 4-6

Wimbledon, England; 23.06.1980; GS; Outdoor: Grass; Draw: 128
W John McEnroe (USA) N/A W 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7, 8-6

Wimbledon, England; 22.06.1981
S Jimmy Connors (USA) N/A W 0-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, 6-4

Roland Garros, France; 25.05.1981; GS; Outdoor: Clay; Draw: 128
W Ivan Lendl (USA) N/A W 6-1, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1
 
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Bud

Bionic Poster
Bjorn Borg:

Guillermo Vilas (ARG) L 6-3, 7-6, 4-6, 6-6 RET
Roy Barth (USA) W 3-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2
R32 Karl Meiler (GER) W 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 2-6, 6-3
R16 Szabolcz Baranyi (HUN) W 6-3, 6-2, 6-8, 5-7, 6-1
Q Roger Taylor (GBR) L 1-6, 8-6, 6-3, 3-6, 5-7
F Ilie Nastase (ROU) L 4-6, 7-5, 2-6, 6-4, 4-6
R64 Vijay Amritraj (IND) N/A L 1-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-1, 2-6
S Jan Kodes (CZE) N/A W 7-6, 6-0, 1-6, 2-6, 7-6
R16 Erik Van Dillen (USA) 41 W 0-6, 6-3, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
Q Raul Ramirez (MEX) 21 W 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
W Manuel Orantes (ESP) 12 W 2-6, 6-7, 6-0, 6-1, 6-1
S Guillermo Vilas (ARG) N/A W 2-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5
Rod Laver (AUS) N/A W 7-6(2), 3-6, 5-7, 7-6(2), 6-2
R16 Brian Gottfried (USA) N/A W 6-7, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2
Q Manuel Orantes (ESP) N/A W 4-6, 6-0, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4
Your 1st entry is only 4 sets
 

PCXL-Fan

Hall of Fame
That's impressive as well!

I'm calculating the following

GS 5-setters:
22-3

Davis Cup:
3-0


25-3
Your 1st entry is only 4 sets
thanks editted

[strike]27/6 (81.8%)[/strike]

this includes things like World Championship Tennis (WCT)
also including the masters finals and other smaller tournament finals which were best of 5 sets.
 
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Bud

Bionic Poster
thanks editted

27/6 (81.8%)

this includes things like World Championship Tennis (WCT)
also including the masters finals and other smaller tournament finals which were best of 5 sets.
Double check again... you listed another 4-setter:
RR Raul Ramirez (MEX) N/A W 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 3-0 RET

You also listed (2) 4-setters from the USO in 1981:
R16 Yannick Noah (FRA) N/A W 6-7, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3
Q Roscoe Tanner (USA) N/A W 7-6, 6-3, 6-7, 7-6

It would be easier to double check if you listed them by GS tournaments, Davis Cup matches and other

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Again... my calculations are:
22/3 in GS tournaments
3/0 in DC matches

Do you agree with those?

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BTW, this is why I told another poster that it's not easy combing through these match scores for 5-set matches :)
 
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PCXL-Fan

Hall of Fame
This list doesn't include davis cup. Everything is from the atpworldtour website and they don't list his daviscup matches

Sorry i had to get these individually cut and paste from atp's website, too much work to go over them again and organize them by GS/DavisCup and others.
 

Bud

Bionic Poster
This list doesn't include davis cup. Everything is from the atpworldtour website and they don't list his daviscup matches

Sorry i had to get these individually cut and paste from atp's website, too much work to go over them again and organize them by GS/DavisCup and others.
I went through every one of his tournaments on the ATP site and DC site...

My calculations are:
22/3 in GS tournaments
3/0 in DC matches
4/3 in other tournaments

29/6 is the number I'll use
 
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PCXL-Fan

Hall of Fame
Double check again... you listed another 4-setter:
RR Raul Ramirez (MEX) N/A W 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 3-0 RET

You also listed (2) 4-setters from the USO in 1981:
R16 Yannick Noah (FRA) N/A W 6-7, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3
Q Roscoe Tanner (USA) N/A W 7-6, 6-3, 6-7, 7-6

It would be easier to double check if you listed them by GS tournaments, Davis Cup matches and other

- - - - -

Again... my calculations are:
22/3 in GS tournaments
3/0 in DC matches

Do you agree with those?

- - - - -

BTW, this is why I told another poster that it's not easy combing through these match scores for 5-set matches :)
I agree with the G/S losses, didn't have time to tally the wins again.

recounted the matches from my list omitting the mistakes, and i get 24-6 an 80% record.

But combined with the missing davis cup and we get 27/6
 

Bud

Bionic Poster
I agree with the G/S losses, didn't have time to tally the wins again.

recounted the matches from my list omitting the mistakes, and i get 24-6 an 80% record.

But combined with the missing davis cup and we get 27/6
I got 29/6 :)

My calculations are:
22/3 in GS tournaments
3/0 in DC matches
4/3 in other tournaments
 

NonP

Hall of Fame
Below are ATP players' 5-Set singles records (sorted from high to low percent). It includes their Davis Cup 5-set results as well.

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Player - W/L (% won)

Tsonga - 4/0 (100%) Bud
Borg - 29/6 (83%) PCXL-Fan/Bud
Nadal - 14/3 (82%) Bud
Cilic - 8/2 (80%) Bud
Lu - 7/2 (78%) Bud
Berdych - 15/6 (71%) Bud
Ferrer - 11/5 (69%) Bud
Safin - 28/13 (68%) Mustard
Hewitt - 30/14 (68%) Justdoit10
Sampras - 33/16 (67%) Justdoit10
Djokovic - 10/5 (67%) Bud
Simon - 4/2 (67%) Bud
Rafter - 14/8 (64%) Bud
Davydenko - 12/7 (64%) Bud
Murray - 10/6 (63%) Bud
Verdasco - 11/7 (61%) Bud
Isner - 3/2 (60%) Bud
Federer - 17/12 (59%) Bud
Hanescu - 7/5 (58%) Bud
Agassi 24/18 (57%) Bud
Del Potro - 4/3 (57%) Justdoit10
Benneteau - 5/4 (56%) Bud
Melzer - 10/10 (50%) Bud
Brands - 2/2 (50%) Bud
Falla - 2/2 (50%) Bud
De Bakker - 1/1 (50%) Bud
Roddick - 13/15 (46%) Bud
Soderling - 5/7 (42%) Bud
Gasquet - 5/10 (33%) Bud
Querrey - 1/2 (33%) Bud
Bellucci - 1/2 (33%) Bud
Mathieu - 4/9 (31%) Bud
Blake - 4/13 (30%) Viduka101
Karlovic - 3/12 (20%) Viduka101
Mahut - 1/4 (20%) Bud
Haase - 0/4 (0%) Bud
This is a nifty list. Thanks for the info. Please keep it updated.

Hewitt's and Sampras' records aren't surprising. What does surprise me is Safin's, given his rep as a major headcase. And as a few other posters have noted, Nadal and Djokovic are still in their prime and probably have more 5-setters awaiting in the future when they're no longer the young, feisty players of today. As always these stats need to be put in context.

That said, Borg's record is just otherworldly--not unlike his other records, actually. It'll be interesting to see if Nadal could stay even with him till the end, and if Connors has a comparable record himself.
 

Bud

Bionic Poster
OP updated base on today's matches

Based on their positions in the chart... it was pretty clear that Lu would probably win today... and he did.
 
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Bud

Bionic Poster
This is a nifty list. Thanks for the info. Please keep it updated.

Hewitt's and Sampras' records aren't surprising. What does surprise me is Safin's, given his rep as a major headcase. And as a few other posters have noted, Nadal and Djokovic are still in their prime and probably have more 5-setters awaiting in the future when they're no longer the young, feisty players of today. As always these stats need to be put in context.

That said, Borg's record is just otherworldly--not unlike his other records, actually. It'll be interesting to see if Nadal could stay even with him till the end, and if Connors has a comparable record himself.
Would you like to post Connor's record? :)

It's great too if you can cut/paste each 5-set match you count. It makes double-checking much easier.
 
Thanks for this thread. It is not easy to look up and get this information. Borg and Nadal are both at or near the very top of this statistic and it's also no coincidence that they are perhaps the best clay courters of all time. There is a correlation between conditioning and five set records. Then, of course, there is the mental aspect of five set matches. This thread is a very good idea and quite appropriate, especially given the Mahut-Isner epic we watched at Wimbledon. I don't see how these stats could be thought of as irrelevant. How so?

With some players, they get better at five set matches over the course of a career, while others get worse, but this is certainly important to look at it. Agassi's quote on five set matches is a good one. I'm not sure if he was the first person with this quote. I've also heard the quote that the fifth set is all "about heart", yet I'm not sure if that was originally an Agassi quote, perhaps it was a take on Becker's quote.

"The fifth set has nothing to do with tennis. The fifth set is about emotion and conditioning." - Andre Agassi
I've see on the web that Becker has been quoted as having said “the fifth set has nothing to do with tennis. It is all heart.” So, perhaps Agassi was just paraphrasing Becker above.
 
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Mustard

Talk Tennis Guru
Thomas Muster's 5-set record is 18-9 (a 66.67 winning percentage):

1986 Davis Cup: Thierry Tulasne def. Thomas Muster (4-6, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5, 6-2)
1987 Miami R128: Thomas Muster def. Andre Agassi (7-6, 7-5, 5-7, 0-6, 6-4)
1987 US Open R64: Thomas Muster def. Christian Bergstrom (6-7, 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4)
1987 US Open R32: Andres Gomez def. Thomas Muster (1-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3)
1987 Davis Cup: Michael Tauson def. Thomas Muster (6-8, 12-10, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4)
1988 Miami R64: Thomas Muster def. Kevin Curren (3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 0-1 ret.)
1989 Australian Open R32: Thomas Muster def. Danie Visser (6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 11-9)
1989 Miami SF: Thomas Muster def. Yannick Noah (5-7, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2)
1990 Australian Open R64: Thomas Muster def. Christo van Rensburg (1-6, 7-5, 7-5, 2-6, 8-6)
1990 Davis Cup 1R: Thomas Muster def. Emilio Sanchez (1-6, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4)
1990 Davis Cup QF: Thomas Muster def. Paolo Cane (7-5, 7-5, 1-6, 4-6, 6-3)
1990 US Open R32: Thomas Muster def. Jaime Yzaga (6-2, 6-2, 4-6, 5-7, 7-6)
1991 French Open R128: Pete Sampras def. Thomas Muster (4-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-4)
1993 US Open QF: Alexander Volkov def. Thomas Muster (7-6, 6-3, 3-6, 2-6, 7-5)
1994 Davis Cup 1R: Thomas Muster def. Michael Stich (6-4, 6-7, 4-6, 6-3, 12-10)
1994 French Open R64: Thomas Muster def. Andre Agassi (6-3, 6-7, 7-5, 2-6, 7-5)
1994 Wimbledon R128: Alexander Mronz def. Thomas Muster (5-7, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4, 8-6)
1995 Australian Open R128: Thomas Muster def. Richey Reneberg (2-6, 6-2, 7-6, 4-6, 6-3)
1995 Monte Carlo F: Thomas Muster def. Boris Becker (4-6, 5-7, 6-1, 7-6, 6-0)
1995 French Open QF: Thomas Muster def. Albert Costa (6-2, 3-6, 6-7, 7-5, 6-2)
1995 Kitzbuhel F: Albert Costa def. Thomas Muster (4-6, 6-4, 7-6, 2-6, 6-4)
1996 Monte Carlo F: Thomas Muster def. Albert Costa (6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2)
1997 Davis Cup: Goran Ivanisevic def. Thomas Muster (6-7, 7-5, 6-7, 6-2, 7-5)
1997 French Open R128: Thomas Muster def. Marc-Kevin Goellner (4-6, 7-6, 6-2, 6-7, 6-4)
1997 French Open R32: Gustavo Kuerten def. Thomas Muster (6-7, 6-1, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4)
1997 Davis Cup: Thomas Muster def. Byron Black (3-6, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3, 6-1)
1998 French Open R16: Thomas Muster def. Fernando Meligeni (6-4, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3)
 

Mustard

Talk Tennis Guru
You can't have a 5-set thread without Aaron Krickstein in it, who had a 27-8 record in 5-set matches in his career (a 77.14 winning percentage).

1983 US Open R128: Aaron Krickstein def. Stefan Edberg (6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6)
1983 US Open R32: Aaron Krickstein def. Vitas Gerulaitis (3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4)
1984 French Open R64: Wojtek Fibak def. Aaron Krickstein (6-3, 2-6, 6-7, 7-5, 10-8 )
1984 US Open R128: Aaron Krickstein def. Bruce Manson (3-6, 2-6, 7-6, 6-2, 4-0 ret.)
1985 WCT Dallas R16: Aaron Krickstein def. Eliot Teltscher (7-5, 2-6, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5)
1985 French Open R32: Aaron Krickstein def. Paul McNamee (7-5, 5-7, 1-6, 6-2, 6-1)
1985 Davis Cup QF: Hans Schwaier def. Aaron Krickstein (2-6, 6-1, 2-6, 6-1, 8-6)
1986 French Open R64: Mats Wilander def. Aaron Krickstein (6-1, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4)
1986 US Open R128: Aaron Krickstein def. Karel Novacek (5-7, 4-6, 7-6, 6-1, 6-3)
1986 US Open R64: Aaron Krickstein def. Paul Annacone (4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6)
1987 Davis Cup 1R: Aaron Krickstein def. Hugo Chapacu (5-7, 6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4)
1988 Miami R64: Aaron Krickstein def. Peter Lundgren (4-6, 7-5, 2-6, 7-5, 7-5)
1988 Miami R32: Aaron Krickstein def. Andre Agassi (4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, 1-0 ret.)
1988 Miami R16: Aaron Krickstein def. Ramesh Krishnan (6-2, 2-6, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5)
1988 US Open R16: Aaron Krickstein def. Stefan Edberg (5-7, 7-6, 7-6, 4-6, 7-5)
1988 US Open QF: Darren Cahill def. Aaron Krickstein (6-2, 5-7, 7-6, 5-7, 6-3)
1989 Miami R128: Aaron Krickstein def. Luiz Mattar (4-6, 3-6, 7-6, 6-0, 7-6)
1989 Miami R32: Aaron Krickstein def. Alexander Mronz (4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-7, 7-6)
1989 French Open R128: Aaron Krickstein def. Richard Vogel (4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 6-0)
1989 French Open R64: Mark Woodforde def. Aaron Krickstein (1-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4)
1989 Wimbledon R64: Aaron Krickstein def. Javier Frana (4-6, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6, 7-5)
1989 US Open R32: Aaron Krickstein def. Alexander Volkov (3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-3)
1990 Davis Cup QF: Aaron Krickstein def. Milan Srejber (4-6, 7-6, 7-6, 6-7, 6-3)
1990 US Open R128: Aaron Krickstein def. Andrew Sznajder (6-1, 4-6, 6-7, 6-1, 6-1)
1991 Wimbledon R128: Aaron Krickstein def. Stefano Pescosolido (6-1, 6-3, 6-7, 6-7, 7-5)
1991 US Open R16: Jimmy Connors def. Aaron Krickstein (3-6, 7-6, 1-6, 6-3, 7-6)
1992 Australian Open R32: Aaron Krickstein def. Alexander Volkov (6-4, 5-7, 6-7, 6-1, 8-6)
1992 Australian Open R16: Amos Mansdorf def. Aaron Krickstein (6-2, 4-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-1 ret.)
1992 French Open R64: Aaron Krickstein def. MaliVai Washington (4-6, 5-7, 6-4, 7-6, 6-3)
1994 Wimbledon R64: Aaron Krickstein def. Olivier Delaitre (6-7, 7-5, 1-6, 7-6, 6-2)
1995 Australian Open R16: Aaron Krickstein def. Stefan Edberg (6-7, 5-7, 6-4, 7-6, 6-4)
1995 Wimbledon R128: Aaron Krickstein def. Christian Bergstrom (4-6, 0-6, 7-6, 6-2, 6-2)
1995 Wimbledon R32: Aaron Krickstein def. Tomas Carbonell (6-7, 7-5, 5-7, 6-3, 6-2)
1995 US Open R128: Aaron Krickstein def. Lionel Roux (3-6, 6-3, 6-1, 3-6, 6-4)
1995 US Open R64: Jason Stoltenberg def. Aaron Krickstein (6-2, 6-4, 2-6, 4-6, 6-1)
 
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Mustard

Talk Tennis Guru
Goran Ivanisevic's 5-set record is 27-14 (a 65.85 winning percentage).

1989 Australian Open R16: Goran Ivanisevic def. Leonard Lavalle (3-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-1)
1990 Wimbledon R64: Goran Ivanisevic def. Olivier Delaitre (6-2, 6-0, 4-6, 6-7, 6-3)
1990 Wimbledon QF: Goran Ivanisevic def. Kevin Curren (4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3)
1990 US Open R32: Darren Cahill def. Goran Ivanisevic (4-6, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6, 6-0)
1990 Davis Cup: Goran Ivanisevic def. Marc Rosset (6-4, 4-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-2)
1990 Basel F: John McEnroe def. Goran Ivanisevic (6-7, 4-6, 7-6, 6-3, 6-4)
1990 Antwerp F: Goran Ivanisevic def. Henri Leconte (6-2, 7-6, 4-6, 4-6, 6-1)
1991 Australian Open R64: Goran Ivanisevic def. Ramesh Krishnan (6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2)

1991 Davis Cup QF: Goran Ivanisevic def. Karel Novacek (6-3, 3-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-4)
1992 French Open R32: Goran Ivanisevic def. Magnus Larsson (6-7, 6-3, 6-1, 3-6, 9-7)
1992 Wimbledon QF: Goran Ivanisevic def. Stefan Edberg (6-7, 7-5, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3)
1992 Wimbledon F: Andre Agassi def. Goran Ivanisevic (6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4)
1992 Barcelona Olympics R64: Goran Ivanisevic def. Bernardo Mota (6-2, 6-2, 6-7, 4-6, 6-3)
1992 Barcelona Olympics R32: Goran Ivanisevic def. Paul Haarhuis (6-7, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3, 6-2)
1992 Barcelona Olympics R16: Goran Ivanisevic def. Jakob Hlasek (3-6, 6-0, 4-6, 7-6, 9-7)
1992 Barcelona Olympics QF: Goran Ivanisevic def. Fabrice Santoro (6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 8-6)
1992 Grand Slam Cup SF: Michael Chang def. Goran Ivanisevic (6-7, 6-2, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3)
1993 Wimbledon R128: Goran Ivanisevic def. Jonathan Stark (6-4, 5-7, 5-7, 7-6, 6-4)
1993 Wimbledon R64: Goran Ivanisevic def. Chris Bailey (5-7, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4, 9-7)
1993 Wimbledon R32: Todd Martin def. Goran Ivanisevic (2-6, 7-6, 6-7, 7-5, 6-0)
1994 Davis Cup: Christian Ruud def. Goran Ivanisevic (3-6, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5)
1994 French Open R32: Goran Ivanisevic def. Alex Corretja (6-7, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-3)
1994 Kitzbuhel F: Goran Ivanisevic def. Fabrice Santoro (6-2, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2)
1994 Grand Slam Cup SF: Pete Sampras def. Goran Ivanisevic (5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7, 10-8 )
1995 Wimbledon SF: Pete Sampras def. Goran Ivanisevic (7-6, 4-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3)
1995 Davis Cup: Leander Paes def. Goran Ivanisevic (6-7, 4-6, 7-6, 6-4, 6-1)
1996 Davis Cup: Jason Stoltenberg def. Goran Ivanisevic (4-6, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6, 6-2)
1996 Grand Slam Cup SF: Goran Ivanisevic def. Yevgeny Kafelnikov (6-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4)
1997 Australian Open R16: Goran Ivanisevic def. Christian Ruud (4-6, 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 6-3)
1997 Davis Cup: Gilbert Schaller def. Goran Ivanisevic (6-3, 6-4, 6-7, 2-6, 3-1 ret.)
1997 Davis Cup: Goran Ivanisevic def. Thomas Muster (6-7, 7-5, 6-7, 6-2, 7-5)
1997 Wimbledon R64: Magnus Norman def. Goran Ivanisevic (6-3, 2-6, 7-6, 4-6, 14-12)
1997 Vienna F: Goran Ivanisevic def. Greg Rusedski (3-6, 6-7, 7-6, 6-2, 6-3)
1998 Wimbledon SF: Goran Ivanisevic def. Richard Krajicek (6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 6-7, 15-13)
1998 Wimbledon F: Pete Sampras def. Goran Ivanisevic (6-7, 7-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2)
1999 US Open R64: Goran Ivanisevic def. Cristiano Caratti (6-1, 4-6, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4)
2000 Australian Open R128: Goran Ivanisevic def. Cedric Pioline (6-4, 2-6, 7-5, 1-6, 9-7)
2001 Wimbledon SF: Goran Ivanisevic def. Tim Henman (7-5, 6-7, 0-6, 7-6, 6-3)
2001 Wimbledon F: Goran Ivanisevic def. Patrick Rafter (6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 2-6, 9-7)
2001 Davis Cup: Filippo Volandri def. Goran Ivanisevic (6-2, 7-6, 3-6, 0-6, 6-4)
2004 Wimbledon R64: Goran Ivanisevic def. Filippo Volandri (4-6, 7-6, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4)
 
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Mustard

Talk Tennis Guru
Mats Wilander's 5-set record is 26-14 (a 65 winning percentage)

1981 Davis Cup QF: Paul McNamee def. Mats Wilander (1-6, 2-6, 6-4, 6-0, 6-4)
1982 French Open R16: Mats Wilander def. Ivan Lendl (4-6, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2)
1982 Davis Cup QF: Mats Wilander def. Eliot Teltscher (6-4, 7-5, 3-6, 3-6, 6-0)
1982 Davis Cup QF: John McEnroe def. Mats Wilander (9-7, 6-2, 15-17, 3-6, 8-6)
1983 Wimbledon R128: Mats Wilander def. John Fitzgerald (6-4, 6-1, 4-6, 6-7, 6-4)
1983 Australian Open R64: Mats Wilander def. Ben Testerman (6-4, 4-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-2)
1984 French Open QF: Mats Wilander def. Yannick Noah (7-6, 2-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3)
1984 Australian Open R16: Mats Wilander def. Stefan Simonsson (2-6, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2, 6-3)
1985 US Open SF: John McEnroe def. Mats Wilander (3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3)
1985 Barcelona F: Thierry Tulasne def. Mats Wilander (0-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-0)
1986 WCT Dallas QF: Mats Wilander def. Johan Kriek (3-6, 4-6, 7-6, 6-3, 6-2)
1986 French Open R64: Mats Wilander def. Aaron Krickstein (6-1, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4)
1986 Wimbledon R64: Mats Wilander def. Andrew Castle (4-6, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-0)
1987 Miami R16: Mats Wilander def. Tim Mayotte (3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-7, 6-4)
1987 Miami QF: Yannick Noah def. Mats Wilander (6-4, 6-2, 4-6, 2-6, 7-6)
1987 Barcelona F: Martin Jaite def. Mats Wilander (7-6, 6-4, 4-6, 0-6, 6-4)
1988 Australian Open SF: Mats Wilander def. Stefan Edberg (6-0, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1)
1988 Australian Open F: Mats Wilander def. Pat Cash (6-3, 6-7, 3-6, 6-1, 8-6)
1988 French Open R32: Mats Wilander def. Slobodan Zivojinovic (6-2, 6-7, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5)
1988 French Open SF: Mats Wilander def. Andre Agassi (4-6, 6-2, 7-5, 5-7, 6-0)
1988 Davis Cup SF: Mats Wilander def. Yannick Noah (2-6, 13-11, 6-3, 3-6, 6-0)
1988 US Open R64: Mats Wilander def. Kevin Curren (3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3)
1988 US Open F: Mats Wilander def. Ivan Lendl (6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4)
1988 Davis Cup F: Carl-Uwe Steeb def. Mats Wilander (8-10, 1-6, 6-2, 6-4, 8-6)
1989 Australian Open R128: Mats Wilander def. Tobias Svantesson (6-3, 2-6, 7-5, 5-7, 6-3)
1989 WCT Dallas QF: Mikael Pernfors def. Mats Wilander (2-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3)
1989 Davis Cup QF: Horst Skoff def. Mats Wilander (6-7, 7-6, 1-6, 6-4, 9-7)
1989 US Open R64: Pete Sampras def. Mats Wilander (5-7, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1, 6-4)
1989 Davis Cup F: Mats Wilander def. Carl-Uwe Steeb (5-7, 7-6, 6-7, 6-2, 6-3)
1990 Australian Open R32: Mats Wilander def. Wally Masur (6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3)
1990 Davis Cup 1R: Mats Wilander def. Omar Camporese (6-4, 6-4, 5-7, 6-7, 6-4)
1990 Davis Cup 1R: Paolo Cane def. Mats Wilander (6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 7-5, 7-5)
1991 Australian Open R64: Mats Wilander def. Christian Saceanu (7-6, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-4)
1991 Australian Open R16: Jaime Yzaga def. Mats Wilander (7-5, 2-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-1)
1993 US Open R64: Mats Wilander def. Mikael Pernfors (7-6, 3-6, 1-6, 7-6, 6-4)
1994 Australian Open R32: Mats Wilander def. Alexander Mronz (4-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3)
1994 Australian Open R16: MaliVai Washington def. Mats Wilander (6-7, 6-2, 6-7, 6-4, 6-1)
1995 French Open R64: Wayne Ferreira def. Mats Wilander (6-7, 7-6, 6-3, 6-7, 8-6)
1995 Wimbledon R64: Mats Wilander def. Marc-Kevin Goellner (4-6, 5-7, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4)
1995 US Open R128: Mats Wilander def. Steve Campbell (3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2)
 

Mustard

Talk Tennis Guru
Jim Courier's 5-set record is 19-15 (a 55.88 winning percentage).

1988 Miami R64: Paul Annacone def. Jim Courier (4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4)
1989 Miami R32: Carl-Uwe Steeb def. Jim Courier (6-4, 4-6, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4)
1989 French Open R16: Andrei Chesnokov def. Jim Courier (2-6, 3-6, 7-6, 6-2, 7-5)
1989 Wimbledon R128: Robert Seguso def. Jim Courier (6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 5-7, 9-7)
1989 Basel F: Jim Courier def. Stefan Edberg (7-6, 3-6, 2-6, 6-0, 7-5)
1991 Australian Open R16: Stefan Edberg def. Jim Courier (4-6, 6-0, 6-4, 5-7, 6-2)
1991 Indian Wells F: Jim Courier def. Guy Forget (4-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6)
1991 French Open R32: Jim Courier def. Magnus Larsson (6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2)
1991 French Open F: Jim Courier def. Andre Agassi (3-6, 6-4, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4)
1991 Wimbledon R64: Jim Courier def. Jim Grabb (6-4, 7-6, 2-6, 4-6, 6-3)
1992 Brussels F: Boris Becker def. Jim Courier (6-7, 2-6, 7-6, 7-6, 7-5)
1992 Davis Cup F: Marc Rosset def. Jim Courier (6-3, 6-7, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4)
1993 French Open F: Sergi Bruguera def. Jim Courier (6-4, 2-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3)
1994 Australian Open R128: Jim Courier def. Bryan Shelton (4-6, 6-1, 6-7, 6-2, 6-4)
1994 Wimbledon R64: Guy Forget def. Jim Courier (3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4)
1995 Australian Open QF: Pete Sampras def. Jim Courier (6-7, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3)
1995 Wimbledon R128: Jim Courier def. Ken Flach (7-6, 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4)
1995 Basel F: Jim Courier def. Jan Siemerink (6-7, 7-6, 5-7, 6-2, 7-5)
1996 Australian Open R32: Jim Courier def. Todd Woodbridge (6-3, 6-7, 7-6, 3-6, 8-6)
1996 Australian Open R16: Jim Courier def. Marcos Ondruska (7-5, 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2)
1996 Australian Open QF: Andre Agassi def. Jim Courier (6-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2)
1996 French Open QF: Pete Sampras def. Jim Courier (6-7, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4)
1997 Australian Open R128: Jim Courier def. Sjeng Schalken (5-7, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1, 8-6)
1997 Australian Open R64: Jim Courier def. Slava Dosedel (4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4)
1997 Davis Cup 1R: Jim Courier def. Fernando Meligeni (3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4)
1997 Davis Cup QF: Jim Courier def. Jan Siemerink (4-6, 4-6, 6-1, 7-6, 6-3)
1997 French Open R128: Magnus Larsson def. Jim Courier (6-1, 6-2, 4-6, 1-6, 6-4)
1998 Davis Cup 1R: Yevgeny Kafelnikov def. Jim Courier (6-2, 5-7, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4)
1998 Davis Cup 1R: Jim Courier def. Marat Safin (0-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4)
1999 Davis Cup 1R: Jim Courier def. Tim Henman (7-6, 2-6, 7-6, 6-7, 7-5)
1999 Davis Cup 1R: Jim Courier def. Greg Rusedski (6-4, 6-7, 6-3, 1-6, 8-6)
1999 Wimbledon R64: Jim Courier def. Carlos Moya (6-3, 3-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-2)
1999 Wimbledon R32: Jim Courier def. Sjeng Schalken (7-6, 3-6, 3-6, 7-5, 13-11)
1999 Wimbledon R16: Tim Henman def. Jim Courier (4-6, 7-5, 7-5, 6-7, 9-7)

yep, very true. BTW 2 of his 3 five set losses have come against fed ( miami 2005 and wim 2007 ) . He's won 3 against fed though ( rome 2006,wim 2008,ao 2009 )

His other 5-set loss was against ferrer if I am not wrong ....
It was against Hewitt in the Round of 16 at the 2005 Australian Open.
 

Mustard

Talk Tennis Guru
Boris Becker's 5-set record is 32-15 (a 68.09 winning percentage).

1985 Wimbledon R32: Boris Becker def. Joakim Nystrom (3-6, 7-6, 6-1, 4-6, 9-7)
1985 Wimbledon R16: Boris Becker def. Tim Mayotte (6-3, 4-6, 6-7, 7-6, 6-2)
1985 Wembley F: Ivan Lendl def. Boris Becker (6-7, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4)
1985 Australian Open R64: Michiel Schapers def. Boris Becker (3-6, 6-4, 7-6, 4-6, 6-3)
1986 French Open R16: Boris Becker def. Emilio Sanchez (6-0, 4-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2)
1986 US Open SF: Miloslav Mecir def. Boris Becker (4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3)
1987 Australian Open R64: Boris Becker def. Broderick D yke (6-7, 6-1, 6-4, 6-7, 6-2)
1987 Australian Open R16: Wally Masur def. Boris Becker (4-6, 7-6, 6-4, 6-7, 6-2)
1987 Davis Cup 1R: Boris Becker def. Emilio Sanchez (6-4, 7-5, 5-7, 3-6, 6-3)
1987 Davis Cup: Boris Becker def. John McEnroe (4-6, 15-13, 8-10, 6-2, 6-2)
1987 Davis Cup: Boris Becker def. Tim Mayotte (6-2, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-2)
1987 US Open R128: Boris Becker def. Tim Wilkison (4-6, 4-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-2)
1987 US Open R16: Brad Gilbert def. Boris Becker (2-6, 6-7, 7-6, 7-5, 6-1)
1988 French Open R16: Henri Leconte def. Boris Becker (6-7, 6-3, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4)
1988 Masters F: Boris Becker def. Ivan Lendl (5-7, 7-6, 3-6, 6-2, 7-6)
1989 French Open R16: Boris Becker def. Guillermo Perez-Roldan (3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5)
1989 French Open SF: Stefan Edberg def. Boris Becker (6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 3-6, 6-2)
1989 Wimbledon SF: Boris Becker def. Ivan Lendl (7-5, 6-7, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3)
1989 Davis Cup SF: Boris Becker def. Andre Agassi (6-7, 6-7, 7-6, 6-3, 6-4)
1989 US Open R64: Boris Becker def. Derrick Rostagno (1-6, 6-7, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3)
1990 Australian Open R16: Boris Becker def. Miloslav Mecir (4-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-1, 6-1)
1990 Wimbledon F: Stefan Edberg def. Boris Becker (6-2, 6-2, 3-6, 3-6, 6-4)
1990 US Open R16: Boris Becker def. Darren Cahill (2-6, 6-2, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4)
1991 Australian Open R32: Boris Becker def. Omar Camporese (7-6, 7-6, 0-6, 4-6, 14-12)
1991 Davis Cup 1R: Boris Becker def. Omar Camporese (3-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3)
1991 French Open R64: Boris Becker def. Todd Woodbridge (5-7, 1-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4)
1991 Stockholm F: Boris Becker def. Stefan Edberg (3-6, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2, 6-2)
1992 Davis Cup 1R: Boris Becker def. Luiz Mattar (6-4, 5-7, 1-6, 7-6, 6-0)
1992 Brussels F: Boris Becker def. Jim Courier (6-7, 2-6, 7-6, 7-6, 7-5)
1992 Wimbledon R64: Boris Becker def. Martin Damm (4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3)
1992 Wimbledon R16: Boris Becker def. Wayne Ferreira (3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7, 6-1)
1992 Wimbledon QF: Andre Agassi def. Boris Becker (4-6, 6-2, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3)
1992 Barcelona Olympics R64: Boris Becker def. Christian Ruud (3-6, 7-6, 5-7, 7-6, 6-3)
1992 US Open R16: Ivan Lendl def. Boris Becker (6-7, 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4)
1993 Australian Open R128: Anders Jarryd def. Boris Becker (3-6, 7-5, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2)
1993 Wimbledon QF: Boris Becker def. Michael Stich (7-5, 6-7, 6-7, 6-2, 6-4)
1993 US Open R128: Boris Becker def. Andrei Cherkasov (3-6, 6-7, 7-5, 6-4, 6-4)
1994 Wimbledon R16: Boris Becker def. Andrei Medvedev (6-7, 7-5, 7-6, 6-7, 7-5)
1994 US Open R128: Richey Reneberg def. Boris Becker (6-1, 6-4, 4-6, 1-6, 7-6)
1995 Monte Carlo F: Thomas Muster def. Boris Becker (4-6, 5-7, 6-1, 7-6, 6-0)
1995 Wimbledon QF: Boris Becker def. Cedric Pioline (6-3, 6-1, 6-7, 6-7, 9-7)
1996 Australian Open R128: Boris Becker def. Greg Rusedski (6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3)
1996 Australian Open R64: Boris Becker def. Thomas Johansson (4-6, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 6-4)
1996 Stuttgart Indoor F: Boris Becker def. Pete Sampras (3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4)
1996 World Championships F: Pete Sampras def. Boris Becker (3-6, 7-6, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4)
1997 Australian Open R128: Carlos Moya def. Boris Becker (5-7, 7-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4)
1999 Wimbledon R128: Boris Becker def. Miles MacLagan (5-7, 6-7, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2)
 
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Mustard

Talk Tennis Guru
Guillermo Coria's 5-set record is 6-4 (a 60 winning percentage):

2001 Wimbledon R128: Fernando Meligeni def. Guillermo Coria (6-4, 3-6, 0-6, 6-4, 6-3)
2003 French Open R16: Guillermo Coria def. Mariano Zabaleta (6-4, 7-6, 5-7, 6-7, 6-3)
2004 French Open F: Gaston Gaudio def. Guillermo Coria (0-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 8-6)
2004 Wimbledon R128: Guillermo Coria def. Wesley Moodie (6-4, 6-7, 6-3, 6-7, 6-3)
2005 Rome F: Rafael Nadal def. Guillermo Coria (6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6)
2005 Wimbledon R64: Guillermo Coria def. Xavier Malisse (3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-7, 6-4)
2005 Wimbledon R32: Guillermo Coria def. Jurgen Melzer (3-6, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4)
2005 US Open R16: Guillermo Coria def. Nicolas Massu (6-4, 2-6, 6-7, 6-2, 6-2)
2005 US Open QF: Robby Ginepri def. Guillermo Coria (4-6, 6-1, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5)
2006 Australian Open R128: Guillermo Coria def. Victor Hanescu (6-4, 1-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1)
 

Bud

Bionic Poster
Mustard (and others)

Thanks for the excellent contributions to this thread so far!

I like the fact that you're listing the matches so others can quickly see the exact records and to correct/identify any potential errors.

What I'm going to do in the next few days is create another thread listing each 5-set match for each player... linking to that in my OP (or post #2 - the placeholder). **edit** I'm not going to create a new thread. Match records and accompanying links in this thread work fine**

I'm also going to split the list up between active and inactive players to make it easier for other's to more quickly identify current players.
 
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Bionic Poster
Snapshot of list so far

Below are ATP players' 5-Set singles records (sorted from high to low percent). It includes their Davis Cup 5-set results as well.

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Player - W/L (% won)

Tsonga - 4/0 (100%) Bud
Borg - 29/6 (83%) PCXL-Fan/Bud
Nadal - 14/3 (82%) Bud
Cilic - 8/2 (80%) Bud
Lu - 8/2 (80%) Bud
Krickstein - 27/8 (78%) Mustard
Berdych - 15/6 (71%) Bud
Safin - 28/13 (68%) Mustard
Hewitt - 30/14 (68%) Justdoit10
Becker - 32/15 (68%) Mustard
Sampras - 33/16 (67%) Justdoit10
Muster - 18/9 (67%) Mustard
Djokovic - 10/5 (67%) Bud
Simon - 4/2 (67%) Bud
Wilander - 26/14 (65%) Mustard
Ivanisevic - 26/14 (65%) Mustard
Ferrer - 11/6 (65%) Bud
Rafter - 14/8 (64%) Bud
Davydenko - 12/7 (64%) Bud
Murray - 10/6 (63%) Bud
Verdasco - 11/7 (61%) Bud
Coria - 6/4 (60%) Mustard
Isner - 3/2 (60%) Bud
Federer - 17/12 (59%) Bud
Hanescu - 7/5 (58%) Bud
Agassi 24/18 (57%) Bud
Del Potro - 4/3 (57%) Justdoit10
Courier - 19/15 (56%) Mustard
Benneteau - 5/4 (56%) Bud
Almagro 7/6 (54%) Lassana Diarra
Melzer - 10/10 (50%) Bud
Brands - 2/2 (50%) Bud
Falla - 2/2 (50%) Bud
De Bakker - 1/1 (50%) Bud
Soderling - 6/7 (46%) Bud
Roddick - 13/16 (45%) Bud
Gasquet - 5/10 (33%) Bud
Querrey - 1/2 (33%) Bud
Bellucci - 1/2 (33%) Bud
Gulbis 1/2 (33%) Lassana Diarra
Mathieu - 4/9 (31%) Bud
Blake - 4/13 (30%) Viduka0101
Gaudio - 6/15 (29%) Viduka0101
Karlovic - 3/12 (20%) Viduka0101
Mahut - 1/4 (20%) Bud
Haase - 0/4 (0%) Bud

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** Please post additional information about other players and I'll add them to the OP

** I placed the reference source in small light gray letters after the stat (so blame that person if it's incorrect) :)

** Let me know if there's an error and I'll double check the information
Active Players - W/L (% won)

Tsonga - 4/0 (100%) Bud
Nadal - 14/3 (82%) Bud
Cilic - 8/2 (80%) Bud
Lu - 8/2 (80%) Bud
Berdych - 15/6 (71%) Bud
Hewitt - 30/14 (68%) Justdoit10
Djokovic - 10/5 (67%) Bud
Simon - 4/2 (67%) Bud
Ferrer - 11/6 (65%) Bud
Davydenko - 12/7 (64%) Bud
Murray - 10/6 (63%) Bud
Verdasco - 11/7 (61%) Bud
Isner - 3/2 (60%) Bud
Federer - 17/12 (59%) Bud
Hanescu - 7/5 (58%) Bud
Del Potro - 4/3 (57%) Justdoit10
Benneteau - 5/4 (56%) Bud
Almagro 7/6 (54%) Lassana Diarra
Melzer - 10/10 (50%) Bud
Brands - 2/2 (50%) Bud
Falla - 2/2 (50%) Bud
De Bakker - 1/1 (50%) Bud
Soderling - 6/7 (46%) Bud
Roddick - 13/16 (45%) Bud
Gasquet - 5/10 (33%) Bud
Querrey - 1/2 (33%) Bud
Bellucci - 1/2 (33%) Bud
Gulbis 1/2 (33%) Lassana Diarra
Mathieu - 4/9 (31%) Bud
Blake - 4/13 (30%) Viduka0101
Karlovic - 3/12 (20%) Viduka0101
Mahut - 1/4 (20%) Bud
Haase - 0/4 (0%) Bud

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Inactive Players - W/L (% won)

Borg - 29/6 (83%) PCXL-Fan/Bud
Krickstein - 27/8 (78%) Mustard
Safin - 28/13 (68%) Mustard
Becker - 32/15 (68%) Mustard
Sampras - 33/16 (67%) Justdoit10
Muster - 18/9 (67%) Mustard
Wilander - 26/14 (65%) Mustard
Ivanisevic - 26/14 (65%) Mustard
Rafter - 14/8 (64%) Bud
Coria - 6/4 (60%) Mustard
Agassi 24/18 (57%) Bud
Courier - 19/15 (56%) Mustard
Gaudio - 6/15 (29%) Viduka0101
Snapshot of the list(s) to this point
 
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Mustard

Talk Tennis Guru
Miloslav Mecir's 5-set record is 8-7 (a 53.33 winning percentage):

1983 Davis Cup: Miloslav Mecir def. Andrei Chesnokov (8-10, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2)
1984 French Open R128: Juan Aguilera def. Miloslav Mecir (1-6, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-1)
1985 Wimbledon R128: Tom Gullikson def. Miloslav Mecir (4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3)
1985 US Open R128: Miloslav Mecir def. Andy Kohlberg (5-7, 4-6, 7-6, 6-3, 6-1)
1986 French Open R64: Martin Jaite def. Miloslav Mecir (7-6, 1-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-1)
1986 Kitzbuhel F: Miloslav Mecir def. Andres Gomez (6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 2-6, 6-3)
1986 US Open SF: Miloslav Mecir def. Boris Becker (4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3)
1986 Antwerp F: John McEnroe def. Miloslav Mecir (6-3, 1-6, 7-6, 5-7, 6-2)
1988 Davis Cup QF: Stefan Edberg def. Miloslav Mecir (4-6, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4, 9-7)
1988 Wimbledon SF: Stefan Edberg def. Miloslav Mecir (4-6, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4)
1988 Seoul Olympics SF: Miloslav Mecir def. Stefan Edberg (3-6, 6-0, 1-6, 6-4, 6-2)
1989 Davis Cup 1R: Miloslav Mecir def. Andrei Cherkasov (7-5, 6-3, 3-6, 4-6, 6-4)
1989 Indian Wells F: Miloslav Mecir def. Yannick Noah (3-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-3)
1989 Wimbledon R64: Miloslav Mecir def. Mark Kratzmann (6-7, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5, 7-5)
1990 Australian Open R16: Boris Becker def. Miloslav Mecir (4-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-1, 6-1)
 
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Mustard

Talk Tennis Guru
David Nalbandian's 5-set record is 17-13 (a 56.67 winning percentage).

2001 US Open R64: David Nalbandian def. Nicolas Escude (4-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5)
2002 Wimbledon QF: David Nalbandian def. Nicolas Lapentti (6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 4-6, 6-4)
2002 Wimbledon SF: David Nalbandian def. Xavier Malisse (7-6, 6-4, 1-6, 2-6, 6-2)
2003 Australian Open R16: David Nalbandian def. Roger Federer (6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3)
2003 French Open R64: Nicolas Coutelot def. David Nalbandian (6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 2-6, 6-1)
2003 Wimbledon R32: David Nalbandian def. Karol Kucera (6-4, 5-7, 6-7, 6-4, 6-2)
2003 US Open R64: David Nalbandian def. Jarkko Nieminen (5-7, 6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 7-6)
2003 US Open SF: Andy Roddick def. David Nalbandian (6-7, 3-6, 7-6, 6-1, 6-3)
2004 US Open R64: Mikhail Youzhny def. David Nalbandian (6-7, 6-4, 7-5, 2-6, 6-4)
2004 Basel F: Jiri Novak def. David Nalbandian (5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2)
2005 Australian Open R128: David Nalbandian def. David Ferrer (7-6, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4)
2005 Australian Open QF: Lleyton Hewitt def. David Nalbandian (6-3, 6-2, 1-6, 3-6, 10-8 )
2005 French Open R16: Victor Hanescu def. David Nalbandian (6-3, 4-6, 5-7, 6-1, 6-2)
2005 Wimbledon R32: David Nalbandian def. Andy Murray (6-7, 1-6, 6-0, 6-4, 6-1)
2005 Masters Cup F: David Nalbandian def. Roger Federer (6-7, 6-7, 6-2, 6-1, 7-6)
2006 Australian Open R128: David Nalbandian def. Danai Udomchoke (6-2, 6-2, 1-6, 6-7, 6-1)
2006 Australian Open SF: Marcos Baghdatis def. David Nalbandian (3-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4)
2006 French Open R32: David Nalbandian def. Dmitry Tursunov (2-6, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-4)
2006 US Open R128: David Nalbandian def. Michael Berrer (4-6, 6-7, 6-3, 7-5, 6-2)
2006 US Open R64: Marat Safin def. David Nalbandian (6-3, 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 7-6)
2007 Australian Open R128: David Nalbandian def. Janko Tipsarevic (6-7, 4-6, 7-6, 6-0, 2-1 ret.)
2007 Australian Open R32: David Nalbandian def. Sebastien Grosjean (5-7, 4-6, 7-6, 6-4, 6-1)
2007 US Open R32: David Ferrer def. David Nalbandian (6-3, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6, 7-5)
2008 Davis Cup QF: David Nalbandian def. Robin Soderling (6-4, 1-6, 4-6, 6-4, 9-7)
2008 French Open R64: Jeremy Chardy def. David Nalbandian (3-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 6-2)
2009 Australian Open R64: Yen-Hsun Lu def. David Nalbandian (6-4, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2)
2010 US Open R128: David Nalbandian def. Rik De Voest (7-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-7, 6-4)
2011 Australian Open R128: David Nalbandian def. Lleyton Hewitt (3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6, 9-7)
2012 Australian Open R128: John Isner def. David Nalbandian (4-6, 6-3, 2-6, 7-6, 10-8 )
2012 Davis Cup QF: Marin Cilic def. David Nalbandian (5-7, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6, 6-3)
 
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Bud

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Nadal 5-set results

Rafael Nadal is 14-3 in matches that have gone 5 sets:

2004 US Open R128: Rafael Nadal def. Ivo Heuberger (6-0, 6-3, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3)
2005 Australian Open R64: Rafael Nadal def. Mikhail Youzhny (6-1, 4-6, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3)
2005 Australian Open R16: Lleyton Hewitt def. Rafael Nadal (7-5, 3-6, 1-6, 7-6, 6-2)
2005 Miami F: Roger Federer def. Rafael Nadal (2-6, 6-7, 7-6, 6-3, 6-1)
2005 Rome F: Rafael Nadal def. Guillermo Coria (6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6)
2005 Madrid Indoor F: Rafael Nadal def. Ivan Ljubicic (3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6)
2006 Rome F: Rafael Nadal def. Roger Federer (6-7, 7-6, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6)
2006 Wimbledon R64: Rafael Nadal def. Robert Kendrick (6-7, 3-6, 7-6, 7-5, 6-4)
2007 Australian Open R16: Rafael Nadal def. Andy Murray (6-7, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1)
2007 Wimbledon R32: Rafael Nadal def. Robin Soderling (6-4, 6-4, 6-7, 4-6, 7-5)
2007 Wimbledon R16: Rafael Nadal def. Mikhail Youzhny (4-6, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2)
2007 Wimbledon F: Roger Federer def. Rafael Nadal (7-6, 4-6, 7-6, 2-6, 6-2)
2008 Wimbledon F: Rafael Nadal def. Roger Federer (6-4, 6-4, 6-7, 6-7, 9-7)
2009 Australian Open SF: Rafael Nadal def. Fernando Verdasco (6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4)
2009 Australian Open F: Rafael Nadal def. Roger Federer (7-5, 3-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-2)
2010 Wimbledon R64: Rafael Nadal def. Robin Haase (5-7, 6-2, 3-6, 6-0, 6-3)
2010 Wimbledon R32: Rafael Nadal def. Philipp Petzschner (6-4, 4-6, 6-7, 6-2, 6-3)
Nadal results added (thanks Mustard!).

Eventually, I'll link the names in the OP to their full results.
 

Bud

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Monfils added

Monfils d. Ferrer (DC rubber)

7-63, 6-2, 4-6, 5-7, 6-4
 
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1992 Barcelona Olympics R64: Goran Ivanisevic def. Bernardo Mota (6-2, 6-2, 6-7, 4-6, 6-3)
1992 Barcelona Olympics R32: Goran Ivanisevic def. Paul Haarhuis (6-7, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3, 6-2)
1992 Barcelona Olympics R16: Goran Ivanisevic def. Jakob Hlasek (3-6, 6-0, 4-6, 7-6, 9-7)
1992 Barcelona Olympics QF: Goran Ivanisevic def. Fabrice Santoro (6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 8-6)
these 4 back-to-back 5 sets wins were really impressive ! goran really wanted that medal for croatia... and he had nothing left in the SF against rosset. ;)
has somebody else ever won 4 straight 5 setters in a single event ?
 
You should probably remove the players who only have played a handful of five setters and establish a minimum number of matches (10 or 15??)

Tsonga is off to a great start with his 4-0 record, but is he really more clutch in 5 set matches than Nadal? The percentage stats would say so, but he hasn't really played enough.
 
The two best clay courters and the two guys with the two most impressive five set records are Borg and Nadal. Not to mention, they are both considered two of the greatest Tennis "athletes" ever. They both definitely have some things in common!
 

Bud

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You should probably remove the players who only have played a handful of five setters and establish a minimum number of matches (10 or 15??)

Tsonga is off to a great start with his 4-0 record, but is he really more clutch in 5 set matches than Nadal? The percentage stats would say so, but he hasn't really played enough.
I thought about that... but decided to leave it. IMO, most people can look logically at the number of overall matches played and realize that the more played the more difficult to keep up the high percentage.

If Tsonga loses one of his next two 5-setters, he'll drop down a bit.

I posted early this morning concerning Monfils' and Ferrer's DC rubber. Their 5-set win percentages were similar with Monfils being slightly higher... but Ferrer has more experience playing 5-set matches. Based on that, I predicted a Ferrer victory (which nearly happened after he was down a break)... but Monfils still pulled it out.
 
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srinrajesh

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I may not like Nadal, but i have to admit that this guy is someone you don't want to go to 5th set. You better finish him in 4 sets if not 3.

His 3 loses came
- in 2005 AO when Hewitt (another dogfighter) edged over him.
- 2005 Miami, when Roger Federer found his best form and blew him away in 5th set.
- 2007 Wimbledon: He missed his chances in 5th set and Federer took them.

In the later years, when his speed and strength will decrease, his record will come down. It will look more like Sampras, Agassi and Hewitt. Those were also fantastic 5 set players.
One thing to note Rafa in 2005 was 18 and not really attained his physical peak and still growing and both is losses were before he won his first grand slam
 

Bud

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One thing to note Rafa in 2005 was 18 and not really attained his physical peak and still growing and both is losses were before he won his first grand slam
That is interesting to note that 2 of three 5-set losses were nearly 5 1/2 years ago.
 

Ledigs

Hall of Fame
i think this sort of means federer is either on or off. if he even gets taken to 5 he's probably having an off day. whereas nadal can change gears WITHIN a match. He can start off badly or have bad play in certain sets and still come back to win. It's interesting !
 
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