Rafael Nadal (3rd) and Novak Djokovic (1st) They continue to prove their validity, not only on the circuit, but also in big events such as the Grand Slam tournaments.
After his victory against Cameron Norrie (45th) for the third round at Roland Garros, Nadal reached 103 victories at the Paris Open, setting a new record for most wins in a single Grand Slam tournament. In second place was Roger Federer (8th) with 102 wins at the Australian Open. The Swiss also completed the podium, with 101 matches won at Wimbledon.
As for the Serbian, he became the player who more consecutive times (12) reached the round of 16 at Roland Garros. Between 2010 and 2021 Djokovic was present at the highest event in brick dust, beating Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal (11 times each), Guillermo Vilas, Yannick Noah and Ivan Lendl (9 times each).
Another fact about Nadal’s victory in Paris is that he has already won 460 matches on brick dust among all competitions and is consolidating in the third place of the most winners on this surface. In second place is Manuel Orantes (569) and Guillermo Vilas (681) at the top.
Finally Djokovic and Nadal are still in the race, along with Federer, to see who is the player with the most matches won in Grand Slam tournaments. The Swiss is, for now, who has the most with 364, followed by the Serbian with 306 and in third place is the Manacorí with 289.