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12-15-2015 09:41 PM
mike_g
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

@Purple Rainbow , after USO 2015, Cilic has lost to the eventual champion 6 times, Federer ties Djokovic with 17 losses.
07-12-2015 07:27 PM
Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

The players who lost to Djokovic at Wimbledon 2015 (in brackets the number of times they lost to an eventual slam winner):

Code:
 
F:    Roger Federer        (16)
SF:   Richard Gasquet      (6)
QF:   Marin Cilic          (4)
R16:  Kevin Anderson       (3)
R32:  Bernard Tomic        (2)
R64:  Jarkko Nieminen      (2)
R128: Philip Kohlschreiber (3)
-Djokovic has beaten Federer 5 times in his 9 Slam runs.
-Kevin Anderson and Marin Cilic were beaten in 2 of his Slam Runs.
-Federer has now lost 9 Slam finals, trailing only Lendl.
-Gasquet has lost to the eventual champion 6 times, a peculiar set which include three semifinal losses and two R128 losses. The first was against Albert Costa in 2002(!).
-All of Cilic losses to the eventual champion were in the quarterfinals.
06-07-2015 07:23 PM
Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

The players who lost to Wawrinka at Roland Garros 2015 (in brackets the number of times they lost to an eventual slam winner):

Code:
 
F:    Novak Djokovic       (17)
SF:   Jo-Wilfried Tsonga   (5)
QF:   Roger Federer        (15)
R16:  Gilles Simon         (5)
R32:  Steve Johnson        (1)
R64:  Dusan Lajovic        (2)
R128: Marsel Ilhan         (1)
-Novak Djokovic has now lost a record 7 times to the eventual Roland Garros winner.
-Djokovic also became only the third player to lose eight or more Grand Slam finals.
-Djoko lost to Wawrinka in both of his Grand Slam finals.
-This was only the first time Federer lost to the eventual winner before the semifinal.
-Federer has now won or lost to the eventual winner a record 32 times, surpassing Lendl.
-Simon and Tsonga both joined an unfortunate group of players who lost at least 5 times to the eventual winner, without winning a slam themselves.
-Dusan Lajovic lost twice to the eventual winner. The first time was the R16 against Nadal, last year in Paris.
02-01-2015 08:21 PM
Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

The players who lost to Djokovic at the Australian Open 2015 (in brackets the number of times they lost to an eventual slam winner):

Code:
 
F:    Andy Murray          (11)
SF:   Stan Wawrinka        (3)
QF:   Milos Raonic         (2)
R16:  Gilles Muller        (2)
R32:  Fernando Verdasco    (3)
R64:  Andrey Kuznetsov     (1)
R128: Aljez Bedene         (1)
-Novak Djokovic won his 8th slam and joins the 'legends' category.
-Andy Murray has now lost 6 grand slam finals, 4 of those were Australian Open finals and 3 of those against Djokovic.
-Wawrinka and Verdasco have now lost to the eventual winner three times this decade.
09-09-2014 09:35 PM
Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

The players who lost to Cilic at the US Open 2014 (in brackets the number of times they lost to an eventual slam winner):

Code:
 
F:    Kei Nishikori        (3)
SF:   Roger Federer        (14)
QF:   Tomas Berdych        (7)
R16:  Gilles Simon         (4)
R32:  Kevin Anderson       (2)
R64:  Ilya Marchenko       (1)
R128: Marcos Baghdatis     (4)
-Marin Cilic is a slam winner with few losses (3) to the eventual winner in other slams.
-Federer equals Lendl as the player with most wins or losses to the eventual champion (31).
-Federer has now lost six slam semifinals, trailing only Lendls 7.
-Berdych has a chance to break Henmans unfortunate record of most losses to the eventual champion, while staying slamless.
-Baghdatis first loss to an eventual champion came 10 years ago, losing in the second round to Federer. He also has the rare combination of a first round loss and a final loss (Aus Open 2006)
09-09-2014 09:05 PM
Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

Quote:
Originally Posted by Litotes View Post
Don't know how I missed this one.

Federer did 23. The same as his SF streak - all the SFs he lost during (Safin 05, Nadal 05, Djokovic 08) were to the eventual winner.
09-09-2014 03:22 PM
Litotes
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

Quote:
Originally Posted by Purple Rainbow View Post
-Djokovic has now won or lost to the eventual champion thirteen consecutive times. If I have time to spare, I will look up if this is a record. Only Lendl or Federer might have achieved this.

Don't know how I missed this one.

Federer did 23. The same as his SF streak - all the SFs he lost during (Safin 05, Nadal 05, Djokovic 08) were to the eventual winner.
09-09-2014 12:24 PM
Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

Quote:
Originally Posted by Litotes View Post
Federer has finally caught up with Lendl in the "Most times winning or losing to the eventual winner" stat.

Djokovic' streak of winning or losing to the eventual winner ended at 13.
Yup! Will update tonight (I hate monday finals)! :-)
09-09-2014 08:07 AM
Litotes
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

Federer has finally caught up with Lendl in the "Most times winning or losing to the eventual winner" stat.

Djokovic' streak of winning or losing to the eventual winner ended at 13.
07-07-2014 01:08 PM
Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

The players who lost to Djokovic at Wimbledon 2014 (in brackets the number of times they lost to an eventual slam winner):

Code:
 
F:    Roger Federer        (13)
SF:   Grigor Dimitrov      (1)
QF:   Marin Cilic          (3)
R16:  Jo-Wilfried Tsonga   (4)
R32:  Gilles Simon         (3)
R64:  Radek Stepanek       (3)
R128: Andrei Golubev       (2)
-Djokovic has now won or lost to the eventual champion thirteen consecutive times. If I have time to spare, I will look up if this is a record. Only Lendl or Federer might have achieved this.
-Federer has now lost eight slam finals, trailing only Lendls 11.
-All of Cilic' losses to the eventual winner were in the quarterfinal.
-Gilles Simon is now the twentieth person who lost to the eventual winner in the third round, a group that also includes Stepanek.
-Golubev has lost to the eventual slam winner twice. Both in the first round, earlier this year he lost to Wawrinka at the Australian Open.
06-17-2014 08:21 AM
MDot
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

Nadal only lost to Wawrinka in the 2014 slam final, but he isnt mentioned in that category in the first page of this thread. He deserves to be mentioned.
06-08-2014 08:56 PM
Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

The players who lost to Nadal at Roland Garros 2014 (in brackets the number of times they lost to an eventual slam winner):

Code:
 
F:    Novak Djokovic       (16)
SF:   Andy Murray          (10)
QF:   David Ferrer         (7)
R16:  Dusan Lajovic        (1)
R32:  Leonardo Mayer       (1)
R64:  Dominic Thiem        (1)
R128: Robby Ginepri        (1)
-Djokovic has now won or lost to the eventual champion twelve consecutive times.
-Djokovic has lost to Nadal in a record 8 of his slam wins.
-Ferrer hos lost to the eventual slam winner in the quarterfinal four times, one shy of the record.
-Both Murray and Djokovic have lost to the eventual winner often this decade (8 and 9 times). Lendls record of 17 is still in play.
01-27-2014 03:05 PM
Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

The players who lost to Wawrinka at Australian Open 2014 (in brackets the number of times they lost to an eventual slam winner):

Code:
 
F:    Rafael Nadal         (7)
SF:   Tomas Berdych        (6)
QF:   Novak Djokovic       (15)
R16:  Tommy Robredo        (4)
R32:  Vasek Pospisil       (1)
R64:  Alejandro Falla      (2)
R128: Andrei Golubev       (1)
-Wawrinka has only lost to the eventual winner twice, which is almost a record for a grand slam champion.
-Nadal has now lost to the eventual slam winner 7 times. 6 of those were finals.
-Djokovic has now won or lost to the eventual champion eleven consecutive times.
-Robredo has lost to the eventual winner 4 times in his long career. Surprisingly, three of those losses were in the last three slams.
-Falla has now lost twice to the eventual winner. Both times in the second round. The first time this happened? Wimbledon 2004!
09-10-2013 10:01 PM
Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

The players who lost to Nadal at US Open 2013 (in brackets the number of times they lost to an eventual slam winner):

Code:
 
F:    Novak Djokovic       (14)
SF:   Richard Gasquet      (5)
QF:   Tommy Robredo        (3)
R16:  Philipp Kohlschreiber(2)
R32:  Ivan Dodig           (3)
R64:  Rogerio Dutra Silva  (1)
R128: Ryan Harrison        (2)
-Djokovic has now won or lost to the eventual champion ten consecutive times.
-Djokovic joins Federer. Both have lost to Nadal in seven of Rafas slam wins
-Gasquet has lost to Rafa twice, when Nadal went on to win. The first time? R32, Roland Garros 2005. That's right, Nadals first Slam win.
-Dodig is making a name for himself, having lost three times to the eventual slam winner in this decade. All in early rounds.
07-07-2013 11:14 PM
Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

The players who lost to Murray at Wimbledon 2013 (in brackets the number of times they lost to an eventual slam winner):

Code:
 
F:    Novak Djokovic       (13)
SF:   Jerzy Jaonwycz       (1)
QF:   Fernando Verdasco    (4)
R16:  Mikhail Youzhny      (6)
R32:  Tommy Robredo        (2)
R64:  Yen-Hsun Lu          (2)
R128: Benjamin Becker      (2)
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