Novak Djokovic French Open 2021

Stat Point: Djokovic reaches two milestones, Nadal and Swiatek extend dominant streaks

Check out the latest facts and figures from the 2021 French Open with our stat summary for today, including two records for Novak Djokovic.

Djokovic’s Roland Garros consistency

By defeating Ricardas Berankis today, Djokovic became the first player in the Open Era to reach the fourth round of the French Open in 12 consecutive appearances.

The Serbian has surpassed his great rivals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer – who both made the last 16 in Paris 11 times in a row.

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Swiatek’s set dominance in Paris

Iga Swiatek – the defending French Open women’s singles champion – has now won 20 straight sets at Roland Garros.

The 20-year-old Pole beat Anett Kontaveit 7-6 (7-4) 6-0 today – the first tiebreak she has played during the run. The world No. 9 has only dropped five games in one other set in the streak.

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Nadal’s two stunning streaks

In seeing off Cameron Norrie 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 today, Nadal stretched two sublime French Open runs.

The 13-time champion has now won 32 consecutive sets at Roland Garros – going back to the 2019 final where he defeated Dominic Thiem in four sets. In addition, the Spaniard is on an unbeaten run of 33 matches at the event – starting in 2016.

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Djokovic’s all-surface brilliance

Djokovic’s third round win today lifted him to another milestone – becoming the only ATP player to have won 80% or more of his matches on all three surfaces.

The triumph lifted the Serbian to a career clay court win rate of 80.1% (237-59), while he sits at 84.4% on hard courts and 84.1% on grass.

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A piece of history for Musetti

By beating countryman Marco Cecchinato in a five-set thriller, 19-year-old Italian Lorenzo Musetti became the first player born in 2002 or later to reach a Grand Slam fourth round.

The previous youngest player to make the last 16 of a major was fellow Italian Jannik Sinner – who was born in 2001 – at last year’s French Open.

(stats from Luca Brancher – Twitter: @LucaBeck)

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