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Old 02-18-2013, 09:00 PM   #1
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Together with a friend, I have made an effort to find out which players has won most times against a defending champion in slams and masters tournaments in the Open Era. Also how many times they proceeded to win the tournament. Here are the results:

Most times defeating defending champion in a slam:


Most times defeating defending champion in a masters (both 1970-89 and 1990--> included):


Total slam + masters:

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And here is the amount of times the player went on to win the tournament after beating the title holder. Novak Djokovic is a perfect 9 for 9:

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great idea markus, i had a feeling nole will be the top player there and u both prove that
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