Nadal joins 1,000 wins club: Clay ace has won most on hardcourts


In 2001, when a 16-year-old Rafael Nadal – a long-haired adolescent from Mallorca – chose to turn proficient, he was promoted to have a major future. Presently 19 years after the fact, matured 34, he has gotten simply the fourth man to have won 1,000 visit matches.

He joins the restrictive club that to date included simply Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, and Roger Federer.

“One negative thing about getting 1,000 wins is that is no joke,” he said softly, in the wake of asserting Feliciano Lopez as his 1,000th scalp, in his initial match of the Paris Masters on Wednesday. “To win 1,000 matches, you have to have a long profession. However, very upbeat, to show up at that number methods I did a ton of things well for quite a while.”

A month prior Nadal made history by turning into the second male player to win 20 Grand Slam titles – taking him to level with Federer’s count. In any case, getting to the 1,000-win mark is to be sure a demonstration of his life span.

91.8% accomplishment on dirt

The Spaniard, who has been for all intents and purposes fantastic on earth has raked up 445 wins out of 485 matches played on the red soil – winning 60 titles en route. Rate insightful, 91.8, it’s been his best surface. The most successes for him however have gone ahead hard surfaces, with a 481-135 record, alongside 22 titles. Then, the double-cross Wimbledon champion has a 71-20 record on grass, just as a 2-6 record on the indoor floor covering surfaces (which have not been utilized since 2009). Altogether, he’s won 84 visit level titles from the 1,000 matches.

Third-best on earth

Nadal has appropriately won the moniker of being the ‘Lord of Clay.’ Remarkably however, he’s third on the rundown of men’s major parts in the Open Era with a general number of wins on earth courts. Nadal’s count of 445 is not as much as comrade Manuel Orantes’ record of 555 and Argentina’s Guillermo Vilas’ 681 wins. Nonetheless, Nadal’s triumphant rate on the red earth, 91.8, is far predominant than Orantes (77.1) and Vilas (79.7). Nadal’s record at the French Open, the main dirt court Grand Slam, is a dumbfounding 98 percent – 98 wins from 100 matches, including 13 titles.

Best winning rate

Among all the men’s singles major parts in the Open Era, Nadal has the most elevated winning rate. With 1000 wins and 201 misfortunes, he has an 83.3 percent success rate. That is superior to World No 1 Novak Djokovic’s 83.1 percent success rate (932 wins and 190 misfortunes), Bjorn Borg’s 82.4 percent count (654 wins, and 140 misfortunes), and furthermore Federer’s 82.1 percent rate (1242 wins and 271 misfortunes).

Most achievement versus Djokovic

In his long-term vocation, Nadal has beaten Djokovic multiple times – his general number of wins against any adversary. He’s additionally won 26 against Spaniard David Ferrer, 24 against Federer, and 20 against resigned Czech player Tomas Berdych. He’s likewise beaten three-time Grand Slam champions Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray 19 and multiple times separately.

Most titles: Connors

Up until now, the American has the record of winning the most number of visit level matches, 1274 wins to 283 misfortunes, and generally a number of titles, 109. He played and won the majority of his matches on hard courts, holding a 489-99 record with 43 titles. His next best surface was the indoor rug, where he won 45 titles with a success misfortune record of 392-83.

Hard-court ruler: Lendl

The Czech Republic-conceived American was just the subsequent player to have won 1000 matches, completing his vocation in 1994 with a count of 1068 wins to 242 misfortunes. Regularly considered the player to have brought the actual viewpoint into the game, Lendl was an energetic dirt courter, winning 329 matches on earth. Yet, he wasn’t actually a red earth pro and won the majority of his matches on hard courts, 400. Lendl’s dissatisfaction at not having the option to win Wimbledon made him utter the now celebrated line ‘grass is for dairy animals’ His record on grass: 81-27.

Top on grass: Federer

One of the game’s most noteworthy players and Nadal’s first historically speaking adversary, Federer has a 1242-271 record and has won 103 titles. He can be savage on grass, having won a record eight Wimbledon titles, and generally 187 out of 214 matches on grass courts. This is the record for the general number of wins on a superficial level, however, Federer additionally claims the record for most successes on hard courts, winning 782 matches and losing 154. He’s likewise gotten 71 hard court titles.