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Most matches in the same year between 2 players

amirbachar
11-27-2011, 08:11 PM
Federer and Tsonga have met 8 times this season. Is this a record?

V.H.
11-27-2011, 09:08 PM
From voodemar.com I got these numbers:
8 matches
2011: Roger Federer vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (6-2)

7 matches
1984: John McEnroe vs. Ivan Lendl (6-1)
1995: Michael Chang vs. Jim Courier (4-3)
2007: Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic (5-2)
2009: Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic (4-3)

6 matches
1984: John McEnroe vs. Jimmy Connors (6-0)
1986: Ivan Lendl vs. Boris Becker (3-3)
1989: Boris Becker vs. Stefan Edberg (4-2)
2004: Roger Federer vs. Lleyton Hewitt (6-0)
2006: Rafael Nadal vs. Roger Federer (4-2)
2008: Paul-Henri Mathieu vs. Marin Cilic (3-3)
2008: Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic (4-2)
2011: Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal (6-0)