Tennis Records and Statistics

Unless Noted, Stats Thru 2013 Season

 


MEN'S TENNIS RECORDS


TITLES IN OPEN ERA
       
1
J. Connors 109
2
I. Lendl 94
3
J. McEnroe 77
3
R. Federer 77
5
P. Sampras 64
6
B. Borg 62
6
G. Vilas 62
8
A. Agassi 60
8
R. Nadal 60
9
I. Nastase 57
10
B. Becker 49
11
R. Laver 47
13
T. Muster 44
14
S. Edberg 41
14
N. Djokovic 41
15
S. Smith 39
16
M. Chang 34
18
A. Ashe 33
18
M. Wilander 33


OPEN ERA MATCH WINS
(600 or more)
       
1
J. Connors 1253
2
I. Lendl 1071
3
G. Vilas 929
4
R. Federer 923
5
J. McEnroe 875
6
A. Agassi 870
7
S. Edberg 801
8
I. Nastase 779
9
P. Sampras 762
10
B. Becker 713
11
A. Ashe 683
12
B. Gottfried 679
13
M. Chang 662
14
S. Smith 658
14
R. Nadal 658
16
M. Orantes 641
17
T. Muster 621
18
A. Roddick 612
19
B. Borg 609
20
Y. Kafelnikov 608

 



ALL-TIME GRAND SLAM SINGLES TITLE LEADERS
(6 or more, thru 2014 Wimbledon)

   
Aus.
Open
W-L
Roland
Garros
W-L
  Wimby
W-L
 U.S.
Open
W-L
  Overall
W-L
1. Roger Federer
4-1
1-4
7-2
5-1
17-8
2. Pete Sampras
2-1
0-0
7-0
5-3
14-4
  Rafael Nadal
1-1
9-0
2-3
2-1
14-5
4. Roy Emerson
6-1
2-1
2-0
2-1
12-3
5. Bjorn Borg
0-0
6-0
5-1
0-4
11-5
  Rod Laver
3-1
2-1
4-2
2-2
11-6
7. Bill Tilden
0-0
0-2
3-0
7-3
10-5
8. Fred Perry
1-1
1-1
3-0
3-0
8-2
  Andre Agassi
4-0
1-2
1-1
2-4
8-7
  Jimmy Connors
1-1
0-0
2-4
5-2
8-7
  Ken Rosewall
4-1
2-1
0-4
2-2
8-8
  Ivan Lendl
2-2
3-2
0-2
3-5
8-11
13. Richard Sears
0-0
0-0
0-0
7-0
7-0
  William Renshaw
0-0
0-0
7-1
0-0
7-1
  William Larned
0-0
0-0
0-0
7-2
7-2
  Henri Cochet
0-0
4-1
2-1
1-1
7-3
  Rene Lacoste
0-0
3-2
2-1
2-0
7-3
  John Newcombe
2-1
0-0
3-1
2-1
7-3
  John McEnroe
0-0
0-1
3-2
4-1
7-4
  Mats Wilander
3-1
3-2
0-0
1-1
7-4
  Novak Djokovic
4-0
0-2
2-1
1-4
7-7
22. Don Budge
1-0
1-0
2-0
2-1
6-1
  Tony Wilding
2-0
0-0
4-1
0-0
6-1
  Laurie Doherty
0-0
0-0
5-1
1-0
6-1
  Boris Becker
2-0
0-0
3-4
1-0
6-4
  Stefan Edberg
2-3
0-1
2-1
2-0
6-5
  Jack Crawford
4-3
1-1
1-1
0-1
6-6
   


PLAYERS TO WIN
THE GRAND SLAM
Don Budge
1938
Rod Laver 1962, 1969

PLAYERS TO WIN ALL FOUR SLAMS
(career slam)
Andre Agassi
Don Budge
Rafael Nadal
Roy Emerson
Rod Laver
Roger Federer
Fred Perry

Career Grand Slam achievers (by age completed)


Player
Completed at Age**
Don Budge 1938 Roland Garros 22 years 357 days
Rod Laver 1962 US Open 24 years 32 days
Rafael Nadal 2010 US Open 24 years 101 days
Fred Perry 1935 Roland Garros 26 years 15 days
Roger Federer 2009 Roland Garros 27 years 203 days
Roy Emerson 1964 Wimbledon 27 years 244 days
Andre Agassi 1999 Roland Garros 29 years 38 days

** Age as at the end of the tournament


LOWEST RANKED GRAND SLAM FINALISTS
Open Era
       
Rank Player Event Result
No. 212 Mark Edmondson 1976 Australian Open Champion
No. 188 John Marks 1978 Australian Open Runner-up
No. 125 Goran Ivanisevic 2001 Wimbledon Champion
No. 100 Andrei Medvedev 1999 Roland Garros Runner-up
No. 91 Chris Lewis 1983 Wimbledon Runner-up
No. 86 Marat Safin 2004 Australian Open Runner-up
No. 66 Gustavo Kuerten 1997 Roland Garros Champion


ALL LEFTY GRAND SLAM FINALS
Open Era
 
1998 Australian Petr Korda d. Marcelo Rios
1984 Wimbledon John McEnroe d. Jimmy Connors
1982 Wimbledon Jimmy Connors d. John McEnroe
1977 U.S. Open Guillermo Vilas d. Jimmy Connors
1977 Australian (Jan.) Roscoe Tanner d. Guillermo Vilas
1975 U.S. Open Manuel Orantes d. Jimmy Connors
1969 U.S. Open Rod Laver d. Tony Roche
1968 Wimbledon Rod Laver d. Tony Roche


Most games lost en route to a Grand Slam final
Open Era

       
Player Games
Lost
Event Eventual
Finish
Marat Safin 129 2004 Australian Open Runner-up
Goran Ivanisevic 116 1998 Wimbledon Runner-up
Chris Lewis 115 1983 Wimbledon Runner-up
Goran Ivanisevic 114 2001 Wimbledon Champion
Steve Denton 114 1981 Australian Open* Runner-up
* 64-draw event      

Attempts to win first Grand Slam (Open Era)


Player
First title No. of attempts
Goran Ivanisevic Wimbledon 48
Petr Korda Australian Open 34
Andres Gomez Roland Garros 27
Thomas Muster Roland Garros 27
Unless Noted, Stats Thru 2013 Season

PLAYERS TO WIN THREE STRAIGHT GRAND SLAMS (Open Era)
(through 2013 US Open)

Player

Won 3 or more consecutive Grand Slam titles

Rod Laver 1969 Australian Open, 1969 Roland Garros, 1969 Wimbledon, 1969 US Open
Pete Sampras 1993 Wimbledon, 1993 US Open, 1994 Australian Open
Roger Federer 2005 Wimbledon, 2005 US Open, 2006 Australian Open
Roger Federer 2006 Wimbledon, 2006 US Open, 2007 Australian Open
Rafael Nadal 2010 Roland Garros, 2010 Wimbledon, 2010 US Open
Novak Djokovic 2011 Wimbledon, 2011 US Open, 2012 Australian Open


SAVING BEST FOR LAST
winning a Slam Final after saving match points

Australian
1960 - Rod Laver d. Neale Fraser 57 36 63 86 86 -- Saved 1 M.P.
1947 - Dinny Pails d. John Bromwich 46 64 36 75 86 -- Saved 1 M.P.
1927 - Gerald Patterson d. John Hawkes 36 64 36 18-16 63 -- Saved 5 M.P.
 
Roland Garros
2004 - Gaston Gaudio d. Guillermo Coria 06 36 64 61 86 -- Saved 2 M.P.
1934 - Gottfried von Cramm d. Jack Crawford 64 79 36 75 63 -- Saved 1 M.P.
1927 - Rene Lacoste d. Bill Tilden 64 46 57 63 11-9 -- Saved 2 M.P.
 
Wimbledon (not including the Challenge round)
1948 - Bob Falkenburg d. John Bromwich 75 06 62 36 75 -- Saved 3 M.P.
1927 - Henri Cochet d. Jean Borotra 46 46 63 64 75 -- Saved 6 M.P.
 
United States
1936 - Fred Perry d. Don Budge 26 62 86 16 10-8 -- Saved 2 M.P.


Hard court title leaders (Open Era)

Player

Hard court titles

Roger Federer
52
Andre Agassi
46
Jimmy Connors
45
Pete Sampras
36
Novak Djokovic
32
Ivan Lendl
26


Most clay court titles (Open Era)

Rank Player Total clay
1. Guillermo Vilas 45
2. Rafael Nadal 42
3. Thomas Muster 40
4. Bjorn Borg 30
  Manuel Orantes 30
5. Ivan Lendl 28
  Ilie Nastase 28

 


MOST ACES HIT IN A MATCH
since 1991
             
Aces
Player
W/L
Opponent
Rnd
Event
Sets
113
J. Isner
W
N. Mahut
1st
Wimbledon
5
103
N. Mahut
L
J. Isner
1st
Wimbledon
5
78
I. Karlovic
L
R. Stepanek
SF
09 Davis Cup
5
55
I. Karlovic
L
L. Hewitt
1st
09 French Open
5
51
J. Johansson
L
A. Agassi
4th
05 Australian Open
4
51
I. Karlovic
L
D. Bracciali
1st
05 Wimbledon
5
50
R. Federer
W
A. Roddick
F
09 Wimbledon
5
49
R. Krajicek
L
Y.Kafelnikov
QF
99 US Open
5
48
M. Rosset
L
A. Clement
QF
01 Davis Cup
5
48
N. Almagro
W
O. Rochus
1st
12 Wimbledon
5
48
I. Karlovic
L
I. Dodig
1st
11 Australian Open
5
47
G. Kuerten
L
D. Nestor
Q
03 Davis Cup
5
46
I. Karlovic
W
J. Tsonga
3rd
09 Wimbledon
4
46
G. Ivanisevic
L
M. Norman
2nd
97 Wimbledon
5
46
M. Philippoussis
W
A. Agassi
4th
03 Wimbledon
5
44
I. Karlovic
W
D. Brands
1st
14 Zagreb
3
44
M. Philippoussis
W
B. Black
4th
95 Kuala Lumpur
3


MOST ACES WITHOUT A DOUBLE FAULT
since 1991

Player
Aces Tournament Result
Marat Safin          31 2004 Aust. Open       Won
Alex Radulescu       27 1996 Wimbledon         Won
Ivan Ljubicic        27 2003 Basel        Won


OPEN ERA MATCH WINNING STREAKS
 
Player Matches
1. Guillermo Vilas 46 (1977)
2. Ivan Lendl 44 (1981-82)
3. Novak Djokovic 43 (2010-11)
4. John McEnroe 42 (1984)
5. Roger Federer 41 (2006-7)
6. Bjorn Borg 38 (1979-80)
7. Bjorn Borg 35 (1978)
Roger Federer 35 (2005)
Thomas Muster 35 (1995)


WINNING STREAKS SINCE 1990
 
Player Matches
1. Novak Djokovic 43 (10-11)
2. Roger Federer 41 (06-07)
3. Roger Federer 35 (2005)
3. Thomas Muster 35 (1995)
5. Rafael Nadal 32 (2008)
6. Pete Sampras 29 (1994)
7. Rafael Nadal 26 (2006)
7. Andre Agassi 26 (1995)
7. Roger Federer 26 (04-05)
10. Jim Courier 25 (1992)
10. Roger Federer 25 (2005)
12. Novak Djokovic 24 (2013-)
12. Rafael Nadal 24 (2005)
12. Pete Sampras 24 (1999)
12. Rafael Nadal 24 (2010)
15. Roger Federer 23 (2004)


RADAR GUN LEADERS

fastest individual serves recorded since 1991

Player MPH KMH Tournament
Andy Roddick (USA)
155
249
2004 Davis Cup (BLR)
Greg Rusedski (GBR)
149
239.7
1998 Indian Wells
Taylor Dent (USA)
145
233
2004 US Open


MOST CONSECUTIVE GRAND SLAMS PLAYED (Open Era)

(Through the 2013 US Open)

Rank Player Consecutive Grand Slam Events Played
1. Roger Federer 56
2. Wayne Ferreira 56
3. Stefan Edberg 54
4. Feliciano Lopez 47
5. Fabrice Santoro 46
6. David Ferrer 44
  Dominik Hrbaty 44
7. Tommy Robredo 41
  Tomas Berdych 41
9. Jonas Bjorkman 37
  Mark Woodforde
37
OTHER STATS (most in a year):
Singles Titles Won: 16 - Vilas (1977)
Doubles Titles Won: 17 - McEnroe (1979)
Doubles Team Titles Won: 15 - Fleming/McEnroe (1979)
Match Win Pct.: .965 (82-3) - McEnroe (1984)
Prize Money: $14,570,935 - Nadal (2013)
Youngest Titlist: 16yrs, 2mos - Krickstein (Tel Aviv 1983)
Oldest Titlist: 43yrs, 11days - Rosewall (Hong Kong 1977)
Lowest Ranked Winner: No. 550 - Hewitt (Adelaide 1998)
Longest Singles Match (games): 183 - Isner d. Mahut (2010 Wimbledon 1st RD)
Longest Singles Match (time): 11:05 - - Isner d. Mahut (2010 Wimbledon 1st RD)
Longest Doubles Match (time): 7:01 - Berdych/Rosol d. Chiudinelli/Wawrinka (13 DC 1st RD)
Longest Grand Slam final (time): 5:53 - Djokovic d. Nadal (2012 Australian Open F)

Home Country Grand Slam Title Drought

Event Last Native Champion
Australian Open Mark Edmondson 1976
Roland Garros Yannick Noah 1983
Wimbledon Andy Murray 2013
US Open Andy Roddick 2003

Doubles Grand Slam Team Title-Leaders (Open Era, thru 2013 US Open)

Rank Player No. of titles
1 Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan 15
2 Todd Woodbridge/Mark Woodforde 12
3 John Newcombe/Tony Roche
Peter Fleming/John McEnroe
7
5 Jonas Bjorkman/Todd Woodbridge
Jacco Eltingh/Paul Haarhuis
Bob Lutz/Stan Smith
5

LONGEST MATCHES IN TENNIS HISTORY (longer than six hours, thru Feb 4, 2013):

11 h 05 Wimbledon 2010, 1st round: John Isner def. Nicolas Mahut, 6–4, 3–6, 6–7(7–9), 7–6(7–3), 70–68 (3 days).
7 h 01 Davis Cup 2013, 1st round (CZE v SUI): Tomas Berdych, Lukas Rosol def. Stanislas Wawrinka, Marco Chiudinelli, 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–7(3–7), 24–22 (1 day).
6 h 33 French Open 2004, 1st round: Fabrice Santoro def. Arnaud Clément, 6–4, 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 3–6, 16–14 (2 days).
6 h 22 Davis Cup 1982, quarterfinal (USA v SWE): John McEnroe def. Mats Wilander, 9–7, 6–2, 15–17, 3–6, 8–6 (1 day ; before tie-break).
6 h 21 Davis Cup 1987 playoff (GER v USA): Boris Becker def. John McEnroe, 4–6, 15–13, 8–10, 6–2, 6–2 (1 day ; before tie-break).
6 h 20 Davis Cup 2002 semifinal (ARG v RUS): Lucas Arnold Ker, David Nalbandian def. Yevgeni Kafelnikov, Marat Safin, 6–4, 6–4, 5–7, 3–6, 19–17 (1 day).
6 h 04 Davis Cup 1989, quarterfinal (AUT v SWE): Horst Skoff def. Mats Wilander, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(9–7), 1–6, 6–4, 9–7 (1 day).

 

 

Unless Noted, Stats Thru 2013 Season

 



WOMEN'S TENNIS STATISTICS


OPEN ERA WTA TITLE LEADERS
 
1
Navratilova 167
2
Evert 154
3
Graf 107
4
Court 92
5
Cawley 68
6
King 67
7
S. Williams 57
8
Wade 55
  Davenport 55
9
Seles 53
10
V. Williams 44
12
Hingis 43
Henin 43
14
Clijsters 41
15
C. Martinez 33
16
Austin 30


OPEN ERA WTA MATCH WIN LEADERS
 
1
Navratilova 1442
2
Evert 1309
3
Graf 902
4
Wade 839
5
Sanchez-Vicario 759
6
Davenport 753
7
C. Martinez 739
8
Goolagong 695
8
King 695
10
Sabatini 632

   
WTA WEEKS RANKED AT NO. 1
(thru Dec 30, 2013)
 
1
Graff 377
2
Navratilova 332
3
Evert 260
4
Hingis 209
5
Seles 178
8
S. Williams 169
6
Henin 117
7
Davenport 98
9
Wozniacki 67
10
Azarenka 51
11
Mauresmo 39
MOST WTA TITLES WON
IN SEASON
 
1
Court 21 1970
2
Court 18 '69,'73
3
King 17 1971
4
Evert 16 '74,'75
4
Navratilova 16 1983
6
Goolagong 15 1970
6
Navratilova 15 1982
 
ALL-TIME WOMEN'S GRAND SLAM SINGLES TITLE LEADERS
(through 2013 US Open, 6 or more)
   

Aus.
Open
W-L

Roland
Garros
W-L

 

Wimby
W-L

 U.S.
Open
W-L

 

Overall
W-L

1 Margaret Smith Court
11-1
5-1
3-2
5-1
24-5
2 Steffi Graf
4-1
6-3
7-2
5-3
22-9
3 Helen Wills Moody
0-0
4-0
8-1
7-2
19-3
4 Martina Navratilova
3-3
2-4
9-3
4-4
18-14
  Chris Evert
2-4
7-2
3-7
6-3
18-16
6 Serena Williams
5-0
2-0
5-2
5-2
17-4
7 Suzanne Lenglen
0-0
6-0
6-0
0-0
12-0
  Billie Jean King
1-1
1-0
6-3
4-2
12-6
9 Maureen Connolly Brinker
1-0
2-0
3-0
3-0
9-0
  Monica Seles
4-0
3-1
0-1
2-2
9-4
11 Molla Bjurstedt Mallory
0-0
0-1
0-1
8-2
8-4
12 Justine Henin
1-1
4-0
0-2
2-1
7-4
  Dorothea Douglass
0-0
0-0
7-4
0-0
7-4
  Maria Bueno
0-1
0-1
3-2
4-1
7-5
  Evonne Goolagong Cawley
4-3
1-1
2-3
0-4
7-11
  Venus Williams
0-1
0-1
5-3
2-2
7-6
17 Nancye Wynne Bolton
6-2
0-0
0-0
0-1
6-3
  Margaret Osborne duPont
0-0
2-0
1-2
3-2
6-4
  Blanche Bingley Hillyard
0-0
0-0
6-7
0-0
6-7
  Louise Brough Clapp
1-0
0-0
4-3
1-5
6-8
  Doris Hart
1-1
2-3
1-3
2-5
6-12
 

TOTAL GRAND SLAM TITLE LEADERS
   
Aus. Open
Roland
Garros
 Wimby
U.S.Open
Overall
Total
1. M. Smith Court
11-8-2
5-4-4
3-2-5
5-5-8
24-19-19
62
2. Martina Navratilova
3-8-1
2-7-2
9-7-4
4-9-2
18-31-9
58
3. Billie Jean King
1-0-1
1-1-2
6-10-4
4-5-4
12-16-11
39
4. M. Osbourne Dupont
DNP
2-3-0
1-5-1
3-13-9
6-21-10
37
5. Doris Hart
1-1-2
2-5-3
1-4-5
2-4-5
6-14-15
35


GRAND SLAM SWEEPERS

At the 2003 Australian Open, Serena Williams became the ninth woman all-time to have won each of the four Grand Slam singles titles at some point in their careers, and only the fifth to hold all four majors at once. Here are the nine women to have achieved a Career Grand Slam of some form:

Calendar-year Grand Slams
Maureen Connolly (USA) - 1953
Margaret Court (AUS) - 1970
Steffi Graf (GER) - 1988

Non calendar-year Grand Slams
Martina Navratilova (USA) - 1983 Wimbledon / US / Australian & 1984 Roland Garros
Steffi Graf (GER) - 1993 Roland Garros / Wimbledon / US / 1994 Australian
Serena Williams (USA) - 2002 Roland Garros / Wimbledon / US / 2003 Australian

Career Grand Slams (year indicates first victory)
Doris Hart (USA) - 1949 Australian / 1950 Roland Garros / 1951 Wimbledon / 1954 US
Shirley Fry (USA) - 1957 Australian / 1951 Roland Garros / 1956 Wimbledon / 1956 US
Billie Jean King (USA) - 1968 Australian / 1972 Roland Garros / 1966 Wimbledon / 1967 US
Chris Evert (USA) - 1982 Australian / 1974 Roland Garros / 1974 Wimbledon / 1975 US
Martina Navratilova (USA) - 1981 Australian / 1982 Roland Garros / 1978 Wimbledon / 1983 US
Maria Sharapova (RUS) - 2004 Wimbledon/ 2006 US / 2008 Australian / 2012 Roland Garros

Oldest Winners of a Title
Billie Jean King, 39 yrs, 7 mos, 23 days (1983 Birmingham)
Kimiko Date Krumm, 38 yrs, 11 mos, 30 days (2009 Seoul)
Martina Navratilova, 37 yrs, 4 mos, 2 days (1994 Paris Indoors)
Margaret Court, 34 yrs, 4 mos, 26 days (1976 Melbourne)

Youngest Winners of a Title
Tracy Austin, 14 yrs, 28 days (1977 Portand)
Andrea Jaeger, 14 yrs, 7 mos, 14 days (1980 Las Vegas)
Kathy Rinaldi, 14 yrs, 6 mos, 24 days (1981 Kyoto)

Longest Winning Streaks
Martina Navratilova, 74, 1984
Steffi Graf, 66, 1989-90
Navratilova, 58, 1986-87
Court, 57, 1972-73
Evert, 55, 1974
Navratilova, 54, 1983-84

Also see:
Men's Grand Slam Champions
Women's Grand Slam Champions
Rankings
ATP - Jul 21 WTA - Jul 21
1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Rafael Nadal2 Na Li
3 Roger Federer3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 Tomas Berdych5 Agnieszka Radwanska
6 David Ferrer6 Maria Sharapova
7 Milos Raonic7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 Juan Martin Del Potro8 Angelique Kerber
9 Grigor Dimitrov9 Jelena Jankovic
10 Andy Murray10 Victoria Azarenka
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