BY THE NUMBERS: FEDERER’S 1000 MATCH WINS

Written by: on 13th January 2015
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BY THE NUMBERS: FEDERER'S 1000 MATCH WINS

epa04554754 Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after winning the Mens final against Milos Raonic of Canada at the Brisbane International Tennis Tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, January 11, 2015. It was Federer's 1000th win in his career and his 83rd ATP-title in the 125th final. EPA/DAVE HUNT AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT  |

( Original link and courtesy of - ATPWorldTour.com )

By: Greg Sharko

 

ATP statistics and information guru Greg Sharko looks at the numbers behind Roger Federer’s historic achievement.

 

1000 MATCH WINS CLUB (Open Era) – Roger Federer is one of only three players in the Open Era (since 1968) to win at least 1,000 singles matches on the ATP World Tour, the first since Ivan Lendl in 1992. He joins Jimmy Connors as the only players to accomplish the feat.

 

Here is a breakdown of his Hall of Fame career:

Player
W-L Record
Winning %
1253-278
.818
Ivan Lendl (CZE/USA)
1071-239
.818
1000-227
.815

 

MATCH WINS MILESTONES

No.
Player
Tournament
Score
1
1998 Toulouse 1R
62 62
100
2001 Basel SF
76 64
200
2003 Halle SF
46 76 62
300
2004 US Open F
60 76 60
400
2006 Australian Open 4R
500
2007 Monte-Carlo QF
64 60
600
2008 US Open 2R
63 75 64
700
2010 Roland Garros 3R
64 60 64
800
2011 Paris QF
63 75
900
2013 Roland Garros 4R
1000
2015 Brisbane F
64 67(2) 64

 

MOST WINS (10 or more) VS. OPPONENTS (275 TOTAL)

 

The players that Federer has recorded his most match wins over.

Player
No.
21
19
18
16
15
14
13
12
11
10

 

MOST WINS (10 or more) VS. COUNTRY OPPONENTS (53 TOTAL)

 

A breakdown of Federer’s match wins by player nationality.

Country
No.
France
111
Spain
102
United States
84
Germany
72
Argentina
63
Russia
62
Czech Republic
48
Croatia
41
Australia
39
Sweden
34
Italy
30
Serbia
29
Belgium, Great Britain
25
Switzerland
24
Netherlands
21
Chile
19
Romania
16
Finland
14
Canada
14

 

MOST WINS (10 or more) BY COUNTRY (28 TOTAL)

 

A look at the match wins Federer has recorded in each country.

Country
No.
United States
210
France
102
Great Britain
101
Australia
95
Germany
84
Switzerland
81
United Arab Emirates
42
Italy
38
Spain
35
China
33
Netherlands
32
Canada
31
Monaco
27
Qatar
26
Austria
18
Thailand
10

 

MATCH WINS BY SURFACE

Surface
No.
Hard
621
Clay
198
Grass
131
Carpet
50

 

MATCH WINS BY SETS

 

Here’s a closer look at how Federer went about getting to 1,000 match wins.

Category
No.
In straight sets (best of 3)
496
In straight sets (best of 5)
241
In decisive sets (best of 3)
168
In decisive sets (best of 5)
22
Retirements (one set)
7
After winning first set
885
Two sets
496
Three sets (inc. best of 3, best of 5)
409
Four sets
66
Five sets
22
Wins after winning first set via retirement
7

 

MATCH WINS BY ENVIRONMENT

Category
No.
Outdoor
748
Indoor
252
vs. Right-handers
898
vs. Left-handers
102

 

MATCH WINS BY OPPONENT RANKING

 

Federer has only beaten six players when they have been No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings. He has a total of 182 Top 10 wins in his career.

Ranking
Wins
No. 1
6
No. 2-5
81
No. 6-10
96
No. 11-20
120
No. 21-30
121
No. 31-50
203
No. 51-75
163
No. 76-100
75
No. 101-150
75
No. 151-200
30
No. 201-300
15
No. 301-400
5
No. 401-500
4
1
No. 1001+
2
Unranked
3

 

MATCH WINS BY OPPONENT AGE

Age Category
No.
Teenagers
35
20-24
367
25-29
460
30+
138

 

MATCH WINS BY TOURNAMENT LEVEL

Tournament Category
No.
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
311
ATP World Tour 250s, 500s
299
Grand Slam Championships
279
Davis Cup, Olympics
63
48

 

MISCELLANEOUS

- Federer has victories over 12 players to rank No. 1 in their careers (12 of 25)

- Federer has match wins over 19 players to have won a Grand Slam title in their careers

 

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates as he defeats David Ferrer of Spain in the final match of the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament at the Linder Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio, USA, 17 August 2014. EPA/TANNEN MAURY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after winning the Mens final against Milos Raonic of Canada at the Brisbane International Tennis Tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, January 11, 2015. It was Federer’s 1000th win in his career and his 83rd ATP-title in the 125th final. EPA/DAVE HUNT AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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