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Old 02-08-2012, 02:48 PM   #27
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Default Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

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Originally Posted by Federer4Everer View Post
I believe Federer holds the record for "winning or losing to the eventual champion," is it correct? He did it 32 times versus 31 for poor Lendl. Nadal stands at 19
Nope, Federer has 16 slam wins and 12 losses to the eventual winner. That's a total of 28, well short of Lendl who has 31 (8+23).
Nadal has 10 wins and 6 losses.

It's an interesting stat, I might add it in one of the first posts.

How did you come up with 32 for Federer and 19 for Rafa?
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