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Old 07-08-2011, 10:02 PM   #16
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Great work Hesse, thanks for putting together an excellent list.
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Old 11-16-2011, 08:59 PM   #17
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Most consecutive years winning 90 % of matches or more:

1. Björn Borg 4 (1977–1980)

2. Jimmy Connors 3 (1974–1976)

2. Ivan Lendl 3 (1985–1987)

2. Roger Federer 3 (2004–2006)
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Old 12-05-2011, 03:09 PM   #18
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2011

1. Novak Đoković (SRB) 70-6 - 92,1 %
2. Roger Federer (SUI) 64-12 - 84,2 %
3. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 69-15 - 82,1 %
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Old 12-11-2011, 11:24 PM   #19
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Do you know who was number 4? Murray, Ferrer or Tsonga maybe?


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1. Novak Đoković (SRB) 70-6 - 92,1 %
2. Roger Federer (SUI) 64-12 - 84,2 %
3. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 69-15 - 82,1 %
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Old 12-12-2011, 06:36 AM   #20
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2011

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

I don't count Soderling (38-9 - 80,9%) because he played only 47 matches (player must played minimum 60 matches in my ranking).

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Old 12-12-2011, 02:20 PM   #21
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Most consecutive years winning 80 % of matches or more:

1. Jimmy Connors 12 (1973–1984)

2. Roger Federer 9 (2003–2011)

3. Björn Borg 7 (1975–1981)

3. Rafael Nadal 7 (2005–2011)

5. Ivan Lendl 6 (1985–1990)
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Old 12-27-2011, 03:11 PM   #22
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Default Re: The best winning percentage in a season

In 1978 Borg played 9 matches in Davis Cup and stupid ATP not showing them in his profile.. so, he was 79-7 in that season
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Most consecutive years winning 80 % of matches or more:

1. Jimmy Connors 12 (1973–1984)

2. Roger Federer 9 (2003–2011)

3. Björn Borg 7 (1975–1981)

3. Rafael Nadal 7 (2005–2011)

5. Ivan Lendl 6 (1985–1990)
Pretty good criteria for an 'all-time greats' listing. Sampras has 5.
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I made correction.

This is correct ranking:

Most consecutive years winning 80 % of matches or more:

1. Jimmy Connors 12 (1973–1984)

2. Roger Federer 9 (2003–2011)

3. Björn Borg 7 (1975–1981)

3. John McEnroe 7 (1979-1985)

3. Rafael Nadal 7 (2005–2011)

6. Ivan Lendl 6 (1985–1990)

7. Pete Sampras 5 (1993-1997)
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Three seasons back to back to back with a 90+% win percentage? Your faves could never.
And they are among the top 10.
Federer is the only one to have three entries in the top 10.
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I corrected some misatkes and counted Davis Cup matches of the 70s.
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2012

1. Novak Djoković 75-12 86,2 %
2. Roger Federer 71-12 85,5 %
3. David Ferrer 76-15 83,5 %
4. Juan Martin del Potro 65-17 79,3 %
5. Andy Murray 56-16 77,8 %

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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)

4. Rafael Nadal 8 (2005–2012)

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)
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Default Re: The best winning percentage in a season

I know he didn't make the magic 60 but what was Rafa's percentage from last year?
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I know he didn't make the magic 60 but what was Rafa's percentage from last year?
He went 42-6, ergo 87,5%.
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