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Re: The best winning percentage in a season

2013

1. Rafael Nadal 75-7 91,5 %
2. Novak Djokovic 74-9 89,2 %
3. Juan Martin Del Potro 51-16 76,1 %
4. Roger Federer 45-17 72,6 %
5. David Ferrer 60- 24 71,4 %
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Re: The best winning percentage in a season

Most consecutive years winning 80 % of matches or more:

1. Jimmy Connors 12 (1973–1984)

2. Roger Federer 10 (2003–2012)

3. John McEnroe 9 (1979-1987)

3. Rafael Nadal 9 (2005–2013)

5. Björn Borg 7 (1975–1981)

6. Ivan Lendl 6 (1985–1990)

7. Pete Sampras 5 (1993-1997)

7. Guillermo Vilas 5 (1974–1978)

9. Boris Becker 4 (1988–1991)

10. Rod Laver 3 (1973–1975)

10. Novak Djokovic 3 (2011-2013)
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Re: The best winning percentage in a season

1. McEnroe, John (USA) 82-3 96,5% (1984)
2. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 93-4 95,9 % (1974)
3. Federer, Roger (SUI) 81-4 95,3 % (2005)
4. Federer, Roger (SUI) 92-5 94,8 % (2006)
5. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 84-6 93,3 % (1979)
6. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 90-7 92,8 % (1976)
7. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 74-6 92,5 % (1986)
7. Federer, Roger (SUI) 74-6 92,5 % (2004)
9. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 84-7 92,3 % (1985)
10. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 106-9 92,2 % (1982)
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11. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 70-6 92,1 % (1980)
11. Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 70-6 92,1 % (2011)
13. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 79-7 91,9 % (1989)
14. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 79-7 91,9 % (1978)
15. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 78-7 91,8 % (1975)
16. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 66-6 91,7 % (1978)
17. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 76-7 91,6 % (1977)
18. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 75-7 91,5 % (2013)
19. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 74-7 91,4 % (1987)
20. Vilas, Giullermo (ARG) 134-14 90,5 % (1977)
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21. Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 74-9 89,2 % (2013)
22. Agassi, Andre (USA) 73-9 89,0 % (1995)
23. Becker, Boris (GER) 64-8 88,9% (1989)
24. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 79-10 88,8 % (2005)
25. McEnroe, John (USA) 71-9 88,8 % (1982)
25. McEnroe, John (USA) 71-9 88,8 % (1985)
27. Nastase, Ilie (ROU) 118-15 88,7 % (1973)
28. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 78-10 88,6 % (1982)
29. McEnroe, John (USA) 76-10 88,4 % (1981)
30. Federer, Roger (SUI) 68-9 88,3 % (2007)

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Re: The best winning percentage in a season

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1990

1. Becker, Boris (GER) 71-15 82,6 %
2. Edberg, Stefan (SWE) 70-15 82,4 %
3. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 54-12 81,8 %

1988


1. Becker, Boris (GER) 56-9 86,2 %
2. Agassi, Andre (USA) 63-11 85,1 %
3. Wilander, Mats (SWE) 53-11 82,8 %

1989

1. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 79-7 91,9 %
2. Becker, Boris (GER) 64-8 88,9%
3. Edberg, Stefan (SWE) 64-16 80,0 %
Did you mixed up 1989 and 1988? I think you did based on the GSs.

If you did then Lendl made the biggest streak on 90%+

EDIT: no you didnt I checked it although the order was miskeading

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Re: The best winning percentage in a season

2014

1. Novak Djokovic 61-8 88,4 %
2. Roger Federer 73-12 85,9 %
3. Kei Nishikori 54-14 79,4 %
4. Andy Murray 59-20 74,7 %
5. Grigor Dimitrov 49-18 73,1 %

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Re: The best winning percentage in a season

1. McEnroe, John (USA) 82-3 96,5% (1984)
2. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 93-4 95,9 % (1974)
3. Federer, Roger (SUI) 81-4 95,3 % (2005)
4. Federer, Roger (SUI) 92-5 94,8 % (2006)
5. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 84-6 93,3 % (1979)
6. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 90-7 92,8 % (1976)
7. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 74-6 92,5 % (1986)
7. Federer, Roger (SUI) 74-6 92,5 % (2004)
9. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 84-7 92,3 % (1985)
10. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 106-9 92,2 % (1982)

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11. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 70-6 92,1 % (1980)
11. Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 70-6 92,1 % (2011)
13. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 79-7 91,9 % (1989)
14. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 79-7 91,9 % (1978)
15. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 78-7 91,8 % (1975)
16. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 66-6 91,7 % (1978)
17. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 76-7 91,6 % (1977)
18. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 75-7 91,5 % (2013)
19. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 74-7 91,4 % (1987)
20. Vilas, Giullermo (ARG) 134-14 90,5 % (1977)

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21. Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 74-9 89,2 % (2013)
22. Agassi, Andre (USA) 73-9 89,0 % (1995)
23. Becker, Boris (GER) 64-8 88,9% (1989)
24. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 79-10 88,8 % (2005)
25. McEnroe, John (USA) 71-9 88,8 % (1982)
25. McEnroe, John (USA) 71-9 88,8 % (1985)
27. Nastase, Ilie (ROU) 118-15 88,7 % (1973)
28. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 78-10 88,6 % (1982)
29. McEnroe, John (USA) 76-10 88,4 % (1981)
30. Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 61-8 88,4 % (2014)

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Re: The best winning percentage in a season

Most consecutive years winning 80 % of matches or more:

1. Jimmy Connors 12 (1973–1984)

2. Rafael Nadal 10 (2005–2014)

2. Roger Federer 10 (2003–2012)

4. John McEnroe 9 (1979-1987)

5. Björn Borg 7 (1975–1981)

6. Ivan Lendl 6 (1985–1990)

7. Pete Sampras 5 (1993-1997)

7. Guillermo Vilas 5 (1974–1978)

9. Boris Becker 4 (1988–1991)

9. Novak Djokovic 4 (2011-2014)

11. Rod Laver 3 (1973–1975)

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Re: The best winning percentage in a season

Amazing work Hesse , by the way I checked exactly 2199 season of 158 players (All top 10 plus Edmondson and Gimeno) and I have some different numbers in some years.

First I will add 1968-1972

1968 (Min. 20 matches)

Code:
Rosewall 25-3 (89.29%)
Laver    33-5 (86.84%)
Okker    25-5 (83.33%)
1969

Code:
Laver    59-7  (89.39%)
Roche    63-13 (82.89%)
Okker    57-13 (81.43%)
1970

Code:
Laver    84-14 (85.71%)
Rosewall 68-18 (79.07%)
Ashe     62-17 (78.48%)
1971

Code:
Nastase  63-11 (85.14%)
Smith    62-16 (79.49%)
Newcombe 57-15 (79.17%)
1972

Code:
Smith     72-11  (86.75%)
Metreveli 62-16  (85.29%)
Nastase   110-19 (85.27%)
Then I have some differences in the next years

1973

Code:
Nastase  112-16 (87.50%)
Connors  83-16  (83.84%)
Smith    74-18  (80.43%)
1974

Code:
Connors  93-6   (93.94%)
Newcombe 84-13  (86.60%)
Borg     86-21  (80.37%)
1975

Code:
Connors  79-8   (90.80%)
Ashe     97-18  (84.30%)
Laver    87-17  (83.65%)
1976

Code:
Connors  90-9   (90.91%)
Nastase  75-14  (84.27%)
Borg     57-12  (82.61%)
1977

Code:
Borg     76-7    (91.57%)
Vilas    134-14  (90.54%)
Connors  68-14   (82.93%)
1978

Code:
Connors  66-6   (91.67%)
Borg     70-7   (90.91%)
Vilas    61-8   (88.41%)
1979

Code:
Borg     84-6   (93.33%)
Connors  79-12  (86.81%)
McEnroe  89-14  (86.41%)
1980

Code:
Borg     70-6   (92.11%)
Connors  74-15  (83.15%)
McEnroe  84-19  (81.55%)
1981

Code:
Lendl    96-14  (87.27%)
1982

Code:
Connors  78-11  (87.64%)
1984

Code:
Gomez    63-14  (81.82%)
1985

Code:
Connors  48-14  (77.42%)
1991

Code:
Gustafsson 52-17  (75.36%)
2000

Code:
Corretja  54-19  (73.97%)
2001

Code:
Lendl    46-15  (75.41%)

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Re: The best winning percentage in a season

1973-2014 Top 5 in single season

2014

1. Djokovic,Novak (SRB) 61-8 88,4 %
2. Federer, Roger (SUI) 73-12 85,9 %
3. Nishikori, Kei (JPN) 54-14 79,4 %
4. Murray, Andy (GBR) 59-20 74,7 %
5. Dimitrov, Grigor (BUL) 49-18 73,1 %

2013

1. Nadal, Rafael (ESP)75-7 91,5 %
2. Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 74-9 89,2 %
3. del Potro, Juan Martin (ARG) 51-16 76,1 %
4. Federer, Roger (SUI) 45-17 72,6 %
5. Ferrer, David (ESP) 60- 24 71,4 %

2012

1. Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 75-12 86,2 %
2. Federer, Roger 71-12( SUI) 85,5 %
3. Ferrer, David 76-15 (ESP) 83,5 %
4. del Potro, Juan Martin (ARG) 65-17 79,3 %
5. Murray, Andy (GBR) 56-16 77,8 %

2011

1. Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 70-6 - 92,1 %
2. Federer, Roger (SUI) 64-12 - 84,2 %
3. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 69-15 - 82,1 %
4. Murray. Andy (GBR) 57-13 - 81,4 %
5. Ferrer, David (ESP) 59-19 - 75,6 %

2010

1. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 71-10 87,7 %
2. Federer, Roger (SUI) 65-13 83,3 %
3. Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 61-18 77,2 %
4. Roddick, Andy (USA) 48-18 72,7 %
5. Soderling, Robin (SWE) 57-22 72,4 %

2009

1. Murray, Andy (GBR) 66-11 85,7 %
2. Federer, Roger (SUI) 61-12 83,6 %
3. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 66-14 82,5 %
4. Djokvic, Novak (SRB) 78-19 80,4 %
5. Del Potro, Juan Martin (ARG) 54-16 77,1 %

2008

1. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 82-11 88,2 %
2. Federer, Roger (SUI) 66-15 81,5 %
3. Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 64-17 79,0 %
4. Murray, Andy (GBR) 58-16 78,4 %
5. Del Potro, Juan Martin (ARG) 46-16 74,2 %

2007

1. Federer, Roger (SUI) 68-9 88,3 %
2. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 70-15 82,4 %
3. Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 68-19 78,2 %
4. Roddick, Andy (USA) 54-16 77,1 %
5. Ferrer, David (ESP) 61-23 72,6 %

2006

1. Federer, Roger (SUI) 92-5 94,8 %
2. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 59-12 83,1 %
3. Ancic, Mario (CRO) 55-18 75,3 %
4. Ljubicic, Ivan (CRO) 61-20 75,3 %
5. Roddick, Andy (USA) 49-20 71,0 %

2005

1. Federer, Roger (SUI) 81-4 95,3 %
2. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 79-10 88,8 %
3. Roddick, Andy (USA) 59-14 80,8 %
4. Gaudio, Gaston (ARG) 55-21 72,4 %
5. Ljubicic, Ivan (CRO) 57-24 70,4 %

2004

1. Federer, Roger (SUI) 74-6 92,5 %
2. Roddick, Andy (USA) 74-18 80,4 %
3. Hewitt, Lleyton (AUS) 68-18 79,1 %
4. Moya, Carlos (ESP) 59-19 75,6 %
5. Safin, Marat (ESP) 52-23 69,3 %

2003

1. Federer, Roger (SUI) 78 - 17 82,1 %
2. Roddick, Andy (USA) 72 - 19 79,1 %
3. Coria, Giullermo (ARG) 60-16 78,9 %
4. Ferrero, Juan Carlos (ESP) 67-21 76,1 %
5. Moya, Carlos (ESP) 58-22 72,5 %

2002

1. Agassi, Andre (USA) 53-12 81,5 %
2. Hewitt, Lleyton (AUS) 61-15 80,3 %
3. Moya, Carlos (ESP) 59-21 73,8 %
4. Federer, Roger (SUI) 58-22 72,5 %
5. Henman, Tim (GBR) 50-19 72,5 %

2001

1. Hewitt, Lleyton (AUS) 80-18 81,6 %
2. Kuerten, Gustavo (BRA) 60-18 76,9 %
3. Agassi, Andre (USA) 45-15 75,0 %
4. Ferrero, Juan Carlos (ESP) 57-21 73,1 %
4. Haas, Tommy (GER) 57-21 73,1 %

2000

1. Hewitt, Lleyton (AUS) 61 - 19 76,3 %
2. Kuerten, Gustavo (BRA) 63 - 22 74,1 %
3. Corretja, Alex (ESP) 54-19 74,0 %
4. Safin, Marat (RUS) 73-27 73, 0 %
5. Norman, Magnus (SWE) 67-25 72,8 %

1999

1. Agassi, Andre (USA) 63-14 81,8 %
2. Rios, Marcelo (CHI) 47-18 72,3 %
3. Lapentti, Nicolas (ECU) 58-24 70,7 %
4. Hewitt, Lleyton (AUS) 44-20 68,7 %
5. Kiefer, Nicolas (GER) 54-25 68,4 %

1998

1. Rios, Marcelo (CHI) 68-17 80,0 %
2. Agassi, Andre (USA) 68-18 79,1 %
3. Sampras, Pete (USA) 61-17 78,2 %
4. Krajicek, Richard (NED) 45-15 75,0 %
5. Rafter, Patrick (AUS) 60-21 74,1 %

1997

1. Sampras, Pete (USA) 55-12 82,1 %
2. Bjorkman, Jonas (SWE) 71-26 73,2 %
3. Chang, Michael (USA) 57-21 73,1 %
4. Krajicek, Richard (NED) 49-19 72,1 %
5. Ivanisevic, Goran (CRO) 53-22 70,7 %
5. Mantilla, Felix (ESP) 53-22 70,7 %

1996

1. Sampras, Pete (USA) 65-11 85,5 %
2. Chang, Michael (USA) 65-19 77,4 %
3. Muster, Thomas (AUT) 68-20 77,3 %
4. Kafelnikov, Evgeny (RUS) 80-25 76,1 %
5. Ivanisevic, Goran (CRO) 77-26 74,8 %

1995

1. Agassi, Andre (USA) 73-9 89,0 %
2. Muster , Thomas (AUT) 86-18 82,7 %
3. Samparas, Pete (USA) 72-16 81,8 %
4. Chang, Michael (USA) 65-19 77,4 %
5. Becker, Boris (GER) 54-18 75,0 %

1994

1. Sampras, Pete (USA) 77-12 86,5 %
2. Agassi, Andre (USA) 52-14 78,8 %
3. Chang, Michael (USA) 66-21 75,9 %
4. Becker, Boris (GER) 49-17 74,2 %
5. Ferreira, Wyne (RSA) 69-26 72,6 %

1993

1. Sampras, Pete (USA) 85-16 84,2 %
2. Muster, Thomas (AUT) 77-21 78,6 %
3. Stich, Michael (GER) 76-22 77,6 %
4. Couirer, Jim (USA) 58-17 77,3 %
5. Chang, Michael (USA) 66-21 75,9 %

1992

1. Courier, Jim (USA) 69-18 79,3%
2. Sampras, Pete (USA) 72-19 79,1 %
3. Becker, Boris (GER) 52-15 77,6 %
4. Ivanisevic, Goran (CRO) 61-19 76,3 %
5. Edberg, Stefan (SWE) 68-24 73,9 %

1991

1. Edberg, Stefan (SWE) 76-17 81,7 %
2. Becker, Boris (GER) 50-12 80,6 %
3. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 55-18 75,3%
4. Forget, Guy (FRA) 63-21 75,0 %
5. Courier, Jim (USA) 58-20 74,4 %

1990

1. Becker, Boris (GER) 71-15 82,6 %
2. Edberg, Stefan (SWE) 70-15 82,4 %
3. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 54-12 81,8 %
4. Sampras, Pete (USA) 51-18 75,0 %
4. Muster, Thomas (AUT) 51-18 75,0 %

1989

1. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 79-7 91,9 %
2. Becker, Boris (GER) 64-8 88,9%
3. Edberg, Stefan (SWE) 64-16 80,0 %
4. Gilbert, Brad (USA) 60-17 77,9 %
5. Jaite, Martin (ARG) 51-15 77,3 %

1988

1. Becker, Boris (GER) 56-9 86,2 %
2. Agassi, Andre (USA) 63-11 85,1 %
3. Wilander, Mats (SWE) 53-11 82,8 %
4. Edberg, Stefan (SWE) 67-18 78,8 %
5. Hlasek, Jakob (SUI) 49-15 76,6 %

1987

1. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 74-7 91,4 %
2. Edberg, Stefan (SWE) 78-12 86,7 %
3. Wilander, Mats (SWE) 71-18 79,8 %
4. Mecir, Miroslav (TCH) 74-20 78,7 %
5. Becker, Boris (GER) 53-15 77,9 %

1986

1. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 74-6 92,5 %
2. Becker, Boris (GER) 69-13 84,1 %
3. Wilander, Mats (SWE) 54-13 80,6 %
4. Nystrom, Joakim (SWE) 59-17 77,6 %
5. Edberg, Stefan (SWE) 70-21 76,9 %

1985

1. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 84-7 92,3 %
2. McEnroe, John (USA) 71-9 88,8 %
3. Connros, Jimmy (USA) 48-14 77,4 %
4. Wilander, Mats (SWE) 69-21 76,7 %
5. Edberg, Stefan (SWE) 60-19 75,9 %

1984

1. McEnroe, John (USA) 82-3 96,5%
2. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 74-14 84,1 %
3. Gomez, Anders (ECU) 63-14 81,8 %
4. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 62-16 79,5 %
5. Wilander, Mats (SWE) 54-14 79,4 %

1983

1. Wilnader, Mats (SWE) 82-11 88,2 %
2. McEnroe, John (USA) 63-11 85,1 %
3. Connros, Jimmy (USA) 52-11 82,5 %
4. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 75-16 82,4 %
5. Higueras, Jose (ESP) 49-14 77,8 %

1982

1. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 106-9 92,2 %
2. McEnroe, John (USA) 71-9 88,8 %
3. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 78-10 88,6 %
4. Vilas, Giullermo (ARG) 78-16 83,0 %
5. Gerulaitis, Vitas (USA) 61-15 80,3 %

1981

1. McEnore, John (USA) 76-10 88,4 %
2. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 97-14 87,4 %
3. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 61-12 83,8 %
4. Clerc, Jose Luis (ARG) 58-14 80,6 %
5. Vilas, Giullermo (ARG) 71-19 78,9 %

1980

1. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 70-6 92,1 %
2. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 73-15 83,0 %
3. McEnroe, John (USA) 84-18 82,4 %
4. Mayer, Gene (USA) 71-17 80,7 %
5. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 110-28 79,7 %

1979

1. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 84-6 93,3 %
2. McEnroe, John (USA) 95-14 87,2 %
3. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 79-12 86,8 %
4. Tanner, Roscoe (USA) 61-19 76,3 %
5. Vilas, Giullermo (ARG) 72-24 75,0 %

1978

1. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 79-7 91,9 %.
2. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 66-6 91,7 %
3. Vilas, Giullermo (ARG) 62-9 87,3 %
4. McEnroe, John (USA) 79-19 80,6 %
5. Gerulaitis, Vitas (USA) 49-16 75,4 %

1977

1. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 76-7 91,6 %
2. Vilas, Giullermo (ARG) 134-14 90,5 %
3. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 68-12 85,0 %
4. Gottfried, Brian (USA 106-23 82,2 %
5. Gerulaitis, Vitas (USA) 60-16 78,9 %

1976

1. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 90-8 91,8 %
2. Nastase, Ilie (ROU) 76-13 85,4 %
3. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 57-12 82,6 %
4. Villas, Giullermo (ARG) 86-19 81,9 %
5. Orantes, Manuel (ESP) 80-18 81,6 %

1975

1. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 79-7 91,9 %
2. Ashe, Arthur (USA) 97-18 84,3 %
3. Vilas, Giullermo (ARG) 87-17 83,7 %
4. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 87-17 83,7 %
5. Orantes, Manuel (ESP) 93-20 82,3 %

1974

1. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 93-4 95,9 %
2. Newcombe, John (AUS) 84-13 86,6 %
3. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 92-21 81,4 %
4. Vilas, Giullermo (ARG) 90-22 80,4 %
5. Nastase, Ilie (ROM) 78-22 78,0 %

1973

1. Nastase, Ilie (ROU) 119-17 87,5 %
2. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 84-15 84,8 %
3. Laver, Rod (AUS) 65-15 81,3 %
4. Smith, Stan (USA) 74-18 80,4 %
5. Okker, Tom (NED) 91-23 79,8 %

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Re: The best winning percentage in a season

Nice work

So....Federer and Lendl the only ones with five seasons on top. Borg and Sampras with four. Connors, Agassi, Nadal and Djokovic with three.

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Re: The best winning percentage in a season

Last 6 seasons Roger Federer was runner up 6 times. Outstanding!
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Re: The best winning percentage in a season

1973-2014 TOP 50:

1. McEnroe, John (USA) 82-3 96,5% (1984)
2. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 93-4 95,9 % (1974)
3. Federer, Roger (SUI) 81-4 95,3 % (2005)
4. Federer, Roger (SUI) 92-5 94,8 % (2006)
5. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 84-6 93,3 % (1979)
6. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 90-7 92,8 % (1976)
7. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 74-6 92,5 % (1986)
7. Federer, Roger (SUI) 74-6 92,5 % (2004)
9. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 84-7 92,3 % (1985)
10. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 106-9 92,2 % (1982)


11. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 70-6 92,1 % (1980)
11. Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 70-6 92,1 % (2011)
13. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 79-7 91,9 % (1989)
14. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 79-7 91,9 % (1978)
15. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 78-7 91,8 % (1975)
16. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 66-6 91,7 % (1978)
17. Borg, Bjorn (SWE) 76-7 91,6 % (1977)
18. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 75-7 91,5 % (2013)
19. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 74-7 91,4 % (1987)
20. Vilas, Giullermo (ARG) 134-14 90,5 % (1977)


21. Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 74-9 89,2 % (2013)
22. Agassi, Andre (USA) 73-9 89,0 % (1995)
23. Becker, Boris (GER) 64-8 88,9% (1989)
24. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 79-10 88,8 % (2005)
25. McEnroe, John (USA) 71-9 88,8 % (1982)
25. McEnroe, John (USA) 71-9 88,8 % (1985)
27. Nastase, Ilie (ROU) 118-15 88,7 % (1973)
28. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 78-10 88,6 % (1982)
29. McEnroe, John (USA) 76-10 88,4 % (1981)
30. Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 61-8 88,4 % (2014)


31. Federer, Roger (SUI) 68-9 88,3 % (2007)
32. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 82-11 88,2 % (2008)
33. Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 71-10 87,7 % (2010)
34. Lendl, Ivan (TCH) 97-14 87,4 % (1981)
35. Vilas, Giullermo (ARG) 62-9 87,3 % (1978)
36. McEnroe, John (USA) 95-14 87,2 % (1979)
37. Edberg, Stefan (SWE) 78-12 86,7 % (1987)
38. Newcombe, John (AUS) 84-13 86,6 % (1974)
39. Sampras, Pete (USA) 77-12 86,5 % (1994)
40. Federer, Roger (SUI) 73-12 85,9 % (2014)


41. Murray, Andy (GBR) 66-11 85,7 % (2009)
42. Federer, Roger (SUI)71-12 85,5 % (2012)
43. Sampras, Pete (USA) 65-11 85,5 % (1996)
44. Nastase, Ilie (ROU) 76-13 85,4 % (1976)
45. McEnroe, John (USA) 63-11 85,1 % (1983)
45. Agassi, Andre (USA) 63-11 85,1 % (1988)
47. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 68-12 85,0 % (1977)
48. Connors, Jimmy (USA) 84-15 84,8 % (1973)
49. Federer, Roger (SUI) 64-12 84,2 % (2011)
50. Sampras, Pete (USA) 85-16 84,2 % (1993)

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I hope its okay but I just checked through for 80+ number of wins seasons and found these:

2008 Nadal 82 wins
2006 Federer 92 wins
2005 Federer 81 wins
2001 Hewitt 80 wins
1995 Thomas Muster 86 wins
1993 Sampras 85 wins
1985 Lendl 85
1984 McEnroe 82
1983 Wilander 82
1982 Lendl 106
1981 Lendl 97
1980 Lendl 110
1980 McEnroe 84
1979 McEnroe 95
1979 Borg 84
1977 Vilas 134
1976 Connors 90
1975 Ashe 97
1975 Vilas 87
1974 Connors 93
1974 Borg 93
1974 Newcombe 84
1973 Nastase 114
1973 Connors 80

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1977 Vilas 134
1973 Nastase 114
1982 Lendl 106
1981 Lendl 97
1975 Ashe 97

Number of 80+ seasons
3 Connors, Lendl, McEnroe
2 Federer, Borg, Vilas
1 Everyone else

Added this and that here, but my question is do you have more data than the top3? I guess there could be some extra 80+ seasons outside of the top3.

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Re: The best winning percentage in single season

Lendl has four 80+ seasons. You've listed them all.

For players outside top-3, try Brian Gottfried
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Re: The best winning percentage in single season

Fed, Borg and Connors impress me here, in that order. Lendl next possibly. Connors with so few slams per year is odd. Same with Lendl of course.
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