Nadal records that will stand the test of time

mike danny

Bionic Poster
So, despite clayqueen's own thread, I have decided to complete my set of threads with a Nadal one as well.

So, here goes:

1. Winning a slam for 10 consecutive years

2. Most titles at a single GS

3. Best win-loss record at a single GS

4. Winning a tournament 8 times in a row

5. Most titles won as a teenager in a season: 11 in 2005

6. Winning 4 different tournament 9 times

7. Longest winning streak on a single surface.

8. Youngest player to achieve the career golden slam

9. Most masters 1000 titles at a single event

10. 3 different streaks of 3+ titles at a single GS

11. 400+ match wins on clay and HC

12. Holding the record for most titles won at a slam, masters and 500 simultaneously.
 

K-H

Hall of Fame
Number 12 is crazy. (As well as others ofc)
Most titles at a single grand slam
Most titles at a single ATP Masters 1000
Most titles at a single ATP 500 event
 

ibbi

Legend
One that will stand the test of time by virtue of being a first, but worth noting because literally nobody else has done it (and I realize it requires the reduction of all hard courts to a singular entity which is a gross simplification, but) he's the only guy (right?) to have won 3 consecutive slams on 3 different surfaces.

Also, the ol' 118-2 bo5 clay record is always worth bandying about.
 

tonylg

Hall of Fame
1. Longest delay between points
2. Most leniency on shot clock
3. Most complaining when clock enforced
4. Most toilet breaks after losing a set
5. Most refusing to play at reasonable speed of the server
6. Most tournaments withdrawn from after taking appearance fee

Records that should stand the test of time.
 

Nole Slam

Hall of Fame
1. Longest delay between points
2. Most leniency on shot clock
3. Most complaining when clock enforced
4. Most toilet breaks after losing a set
5. Most refusing to play at reasonable speed of the server
6. Most tournaments withdrawn from after taking appearance fee

Records that should stand the test of time.
Yeah, good tennis.
 

ewiewp

Professional
It's rare to win more than 3,4 French open.
Physically grueling and neutralizing surface.
Young and eager talents often break you.

Single exception was Borg with 6.
12 and maybe more is utterly mind boggling.

Unlike other surfaces altered recently,
French open has not changed and
the record stands thru other eras.
Probably immortal record.

P.S. How good Rafa could have been
if he had no problem with his knees on other surfaces?
 
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clayqueen

G.O.A.T.
Nadal is the only player to achieve total dominance at any single Grand Slam tournament. He's won the French Open an all-time record of 12 times and is the first, and only, player in history, male or female, to win 12 grand slams at a single major (no other male player has won more than 8 titles at a single major in the Open Era)
 

clayqueen

G.O.A.T.
Being the return leader for the last 52 weeks is a record that will stand the test of time?

I mean...technically, I guess. No one will ever have a better ATP Stats Powered by Infosys return and pressure rating stats for February 2019 to February 2020. No one can take that away from him!
Where did I say it will stand the test of time?
 

clout

Hall of Fame
So, despite clayqueen's own thread, I have decided to complete my set of threads with a Nadal one as well.

So, here goes:

1. Winning a slam for 10 consecutive years

2. Most titles at a single GS

3. Best win-loss record at a single GS

4. Winning a tournament 8 times in a row

5. Most titles won as a teenager in a season: 11 in 2005

6. Winning 4 different tournament 9 times

7. Longest winning streak on a single surface.

8. Youngest player to achieve the career golden slam

9. Most masters 1000 titles at a single event

10. 3 different streaks of 3+ titles at a single GS

11. 400+ match wins on clay and HC

12. Holding the record for most titles won at a slam, masters and 500 simultaneously.
#5 is probably my fav record of his. At 18/19 years old playing against fully grown men, he won 11 titles including a slam.

The second one would be holding the #1 ranking in three different decades (2000s, 2010s and the first month of the 2020s)
 

FedeRadi

Rookie
17 consecutive seasons winning at least one title, streak still active.

Not sure this will stand. Nole has an active streak at 15.
Nole winning titles for 2 more years after Nadal won his last(Or he has is first season without titles) is hard but not impossible IMO. Probably Nadal will mantain this record alone, but it's not a given.
 

Pheasant

Hall of Fame
Nadal was world #1 in 3 decades. This record is the safest of them all.

His 81 match winning streak on clay is truly absurd.

59 clay titles is incredible.

His 11+ titles at 3 different events won’t be broken

50 consecutive sets win on clay won’t be broken.

25 clay masters titles is safe.

note. Nadal’s 778 consecutive weeks ranked in the top 10 is just 10 weeks shy of Connors’ record. Nadal should put this one out of reach, once tennis resumes.
 

Pheasant

Hall of Fame
So, despite clayqueen's own thread, I have decided to complete my set of threads with a Nadal one as well.

So, here goes:

1. Winning a slam for 10 consecutive years

2. Most titles at a single GS

3. Best win-loss record at a single GS

4. Winning a tournament 8 times in a row

5. Most titles won as a teenager in a season: 11 in 2005

6. Winning 4 different tournament 9 times

7. Longest winning streak on a single surface.

8. Youngest player to achieve the career golden slam

9. Most masters 1000 titles at a single event

10. 3 different streaks of 3+ titles at a single GS

11. 400+ match wins on clay and HC

12. Holding the record for most titles won at a slam, masters and 500 simultaneously.
Kudos to you for the positive threads about ATGs, even when they aren't your favorite players. This is a very nice detour. Hopefully, more will follow suit.
 

Start da Game

Hall of Fame
how can you miss something as simple as "only player in history to win multiple wimbledon, multiple roland garros and multiple us opens" ?
 
how can you miss something as simple as "only player in history to win multiple wimbledon, multiple roland garros and multiple us opens" ?
That's not such a special stat since if you switch RG with AO, Fed and Djok both have it as well (multiple titles at 3 slams out of 4)

A better way to say it is multiple titles at slams on all 3 surfaces.
 

DSH

Legend
Nadal is the only male player in tennis history to win Grand Slam tournaments on three different surfaces (clay, grass and hard court) the same calendar year.
:alien:
 
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