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5 All In The Fifth Set, Novak Always Wins.

FedererGrandSlam
01-29-2012, 04:55 PM
Usually 7-5.

USO 2005 - def. Monfils 7-5 4-6 7-6 0-6 7-5
W 2007 - def. Baghdatis 7-6 7-6 6-7 4-6 7-5
USO 2007 - def. Stepanek 6-7 7-6 5-7 7-5 7-6
USO 2010 - def. Federer 5-7 6-1 5-7 6-2 7-5
USO 2011 - def. Federer 6-7 4-6 6-3 6-2 7-5
AO 2012 - def. Murray 6-3 3-6 6-7 6-1 7-5
AO 2012 - def. Nadal 5-7 6-4 6-2 6-7 7-5

Interesting.

finishingmove
01-29-2012, 04:57 PM
That 2010 USO semi obviously the pivotal point in his career.

He's become clutch in those 5-setters.

TennisGrandSlam
01-29-2012, 05:21 PM
That 2010 USO semi obviously the pivotal point in his career.

He's become clutch in those 5-setters.


Djoker's Davids Cup in 2010 is his career's turning point!

Voo de Mar
01-29-2012, 05:24 PM
In the Open era Ivanisevic won the most 5-setters which went to 6 all in the final set - 7.


Larsson 6-7(5) 6-3 6-1 3-6 9-7
Hlasek 3-6 6-0 4-6 7-6(1) 9-7
Santoro 6-7(5) 6-7(1) 6-4 6-4 8-6
Bailey 5-7 7-6(3) 6-7(3) 6-4 9-7
Krajicek 6-3 6-4 5-7 6-7(5) 15-13
Pioline 6-4 2-6 7-5 1-6 9-7
Rafter 6-3 3-6 6-3 2-6 9-7

Counting 5-setters from "5 all" the best is Krickstein with 11 (never won longer 5th set than 8-6).

Among active players also interesting is Kohlschreiber's case - as Djokovic he's never lost once the scoreboard showed "5:5" winning it just one time less than a Serb.


Dlouhy 6-2 3-6 7-5 4-6 17-15
Davydenko 6-7(5) 6-2 6-2 4-6 7-5
Roddick 6-4 3-6 7-6(9) 6-7(3) 8-6
Minar 6-4 3-6 4-6 6-2 8-6
Verdasco 6-4 6-2 1-6 2-6 8-6
Gabashvili 7-6(6) 5-7 2-6 7-6(5) 9-7

Adri89
01-29-2012, 05:29 PM
What is Novak's record now in 5 setters ? He should have a very good ratio, if not the best ? (among those who played at least 5-10 five sets matches)

HKz
01-29-2012, 05:49 PM
What is Novak's record now in 5 setters ? He should have a very good ratio, if not the best ? (among those who played at least 5-10 five sets matches)

I'm not entirely sure if the stats are correctly updated, but Djokovic is currently tied for 9th overall with a 13-5 (.722) win/loss 5 set record. Among only active players, he is only behind Nadal who sits at a 13-5 record (.833).

Voo de Mar
01-29-2012, 05:49 PM
What is Novak's record now in 5 setters ? He should have a very good ratio, if not the best ? (among those who played at least 5-10 five sets matches)

Check it out here:
http://www.menstennisforums.com/showpost.php?p=11204368&postcount=82

He and Nadal are phenomenal 5-set players.

xdrewitdajx
01-29-2012, 06:04 PM
Djoker's Davids Cup in 2010 is his career's turning point!

honestly I think the USO semi-final was more important even though the Davis Cup got most of the credit...when he beat Federer, saving MPs, his facial expression after the final point said it all - he couldn't believe he had done it, he was stunned.
Even though he was beaten by a very, very good Nadal in the final, I think this was the turning point for him, this was when his belief started to reach the heights it's at now.