Legacy and GOAT-status is on the line for Rafa Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic …the winner will take it all…
Marketa Vondrousova is in the footsteps of the great Czech Grand Slam players. She reached her first semifinal at her 9⃣th Grand Slam.How many Slams needed for the Czech women players to reach a SF?Martina Navratilova – Hana Mandlikova 7⃣Petra Kvitova – Marketa Vondrousova 9⃣Helena Sukova 1⃣3⃣Jana Novotna 1⃣5⃣Karolina Pliskova 1⃣8⃣
Karen Khachanov is on a hot streak! He has a 1⃣0⃣ match winning streak in Paris! Started in ’18 at Rolex Paris Masters (6 wins, ) indoor, + he added 4 more wins in outdoor ROLAND-GARROS ’19. Defeating seeded players like John Isner, Alexander Sascha Zverev, Dominic Thiem, Novak Djokovic, Juan Martín del Potro.
3 of the last 5 Slams (after Serena Williams‘ return to the Tour) brought up always issues and incidents: 2018 Roland Garros – walkover before the match vs Maria Sharapova (catsuit case) 2018 Wimbledon – lost vs Angelique Kerber in the Final 2018 US Open – lost vs Naomi Osaka in the Final (Carlos Ramos . . .
Roger Federer owns an excellent 100% record at his milestone Grand Slam matches. He won all and beating Casper Ruud at his 400th matches on major tournaments, his fantastic streak is alive. 100th 2005 US R64 Fabrice Santoro 7-5 7-5 7-6(2)200th 2009 RG SF Juan Martín del Potro 3-6 7-6(2) 2-6 6-1 6-4300th 2013 US R32 Adrian Mannarino 6-3 6-0 6-2400th . . .
Largest gap in golf & tennis history between major titles: Julius Boros had 4026 days between 1952-1963 U.S. Open Championship , while Aussie legend Ken Rosewall‘s longest drought was 4291 days between 1956 US Open Tennis Championships & 1968 ROLAND-GARROS title! (Misc.: Tiger Woods’s longest span between 2 majors was 3954 days (2008 U.S. Open Championship, while Roger Federer‘s 1666 days btw 2012 Wimbledon and . . .
By winning Australian Open’19, Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert became the 1st French men’s doubles in the tennis history who completed the career Grand Slam. The 4 Musketeers were not able to do this, even though Jacques Brugnon and Rene Lacoste were close but not accomplished in men’s doubles.Furthermore, by winning the doubles title in Melbourne, Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert became . . .
Melbourne is Waterloo of tennis for half of the Big4: Rafael Nadal (2) and Andy Murray (4) lost 6 finals Australian Open vs Novak Djokovic. The British and Spanish legends lost total 8 (4 of each) finals at Aussie Open. John Bromwich is the only one who lost more than 4 times (5) at Australian Championships. (Horace Rice, Gerald Patterson, Harry Hopman, . . .
After beating up on Australians (James Duckworth, Matthew Ebden, Alex de Minaur) in the first three rounds, Rafael Nadal extended his winning run against US players at the majors to 21 matches with victory over Frances Tiafoe. You have to go back to James Blake’s third-round win at the 2005 US Open for his last . . .
The 20-time Grand Slam champion, Roger Federer broke and holds numerous records during his illustrious career. Among them, he has some special ones regarding against the players with Greek roots. Reading these miscellaneous facts, it gonna be sure that you will be surprised! Check out this video: