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Inside Djokovic’s Class On Grass

True or false? Novak Djokovic has a higher winning percentage on grass courts than Pete Sampras, Boris Becker, Stefan Edberg, Tony Roche, and Bjorn Borg. Djokovic is gunning for his third straight Grand Slam victory in 2021 at Wimbledon after securing the first two majors of the year in

Federer Is Tennis’ ‘Toughest Out’

The ‘toughest out’ in tennis over the past 30 years is Roger Federer. An Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers analysis of players who win the most points in a losing effort found that Federer averaged winning almost 48 per cent of points in 260 matches where he finished second best.

Why The Grass Is Always Greener For Roger Federer

Any way that you want to slice it - titles, matches, sets, games, or points - Roger Federer has no peer on a grass court. An Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers analysis of the best performers on grass courts from 1991-2019 identifies that the Swiss Maestro sits alone at the top

It’s One-Way Traffic On L’Avenue Rafael Nadal

From 2005 to 2019, Rafael Nadal has lifted 12 titles and won 93 of his 95 matches at Roland Garros. If the city of Paris dedicated a street to their adopted Spanish son, it would be apropos to make sure it went only one way. An Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers

Need A Second Serve? Call Federer…

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When Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are positioned first, second and third in a specific statistic over a five-year period, you know that it is a dominant driving force of their continued success. The metric is second-serve points won and from 2015-2019 nobody on the planet was more

Djokovic A Master Manipulator When It Matters Most

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Novak Djokovic thrives on adversity by limiting its existence. An Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers analysis of rally length on break point in Djokovic’s six matches leading up to Sunday’s Australian Open final against Dominic Thiem shows that the Serbian plays shorter points when he is facing break point, and

No. 1 Rafael Nadal Keeps Getting Better

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He is No. 1, and the scary part is that he is still improving. An Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers analysis of Rafael Nadal’s serving side of the equation this season uncovered that he averaged serving more aces per match in 2019 than any year of his illustrious career. Nadal averaged serving

Federer, Nadal: The Masters Of Momentum

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Roger Federer is a master at building momentum. Rafael Nadal is the king of killing it if it's flowing against him. An Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers analysis of the current Top 10 from the 2019 season focusses on players winning three points in a row when serving to surge

The Key Stat Fuelling Dimitrov’s Resurgence

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Grigor Dimitrov has spectacularly flipped the switch with his second serve. An area that the Bulgarian has struggled with in the past year has come roaring back to form at the 2019 US Open, helping power him through to the semi-finals, where he will meet Daniil Medvedev on Friday. An Infosys ATP