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Stats Amazing!


 

Originally published on: 22/01/12 06:02

So for your delight, here’s a barrage of interesting Top 5 lists for the men. Let us know if anything surprises you!

Most Number of Aces
John Isner                92
Ivo Karlovic              59
Alexandr Dolgopolov  53
Milos Raonic              53
Tomas Berdych          51

Most number of Return of Serves in
Juan Ignacio Chela    90%   (246/273)
Pablos Andujar          83%   (77/93)
Gael Monfils              83%   (297/359)
David Ferrer              83%  (248/300)
=Matthew Ebden       82%   (191/232)
=Tommy Haas          82%   (64/78)
=Novak Djokovic       82%   (153/187)

Total Winners

John Isner               192
Alexandr Dolgopolov 187
Tomas Berdych        159
=Nicolas Almagro     133
=Jo Wilfried Tsonga  133
Andy Murray            128

Net Points Won
Oliver Rochus      89% (8/9)
Albert Ramos      88% (7/8)
Benpoit Paire       85% (17/20)
=Juan Monaco     80% (20/25)
=Rafael Nadal      80% (43/54)
Lukas Lacko         78% (21/27)

Challenges Won
Juan Martin del Potro  46.2%  (13 Challenges, 6 won 7 Lost)
Alexandr Dolgopolov   46.2%  (13 Challenges 6 won, 7 lost)
Lleyton Hewitt            38.5%  (13 Challenges 5 won 8 lost)
Andy Murray              29.4%  (5 won 12 lost)
Tomas Berdych          33.3%  (12 Challenges 4 won 8 lost)

Longest Match
Andrey Golubev def Mikhail Youzhny    4:53 (Round 1)
John Isner def  David Nalbandian         4.41 (Round 2)
Sergiy Stakhovsky def Ilya Marchenko 4.26 (Round 1)
Julien Benneteau def Gilles Simon        4.12 (Round 2)
Bernard Tomic def Fernando Verdacso  4.11 (Round 1)

Serve Speeds
Milos Raonic         228 kmh (Round 3)
=Andy Roddick     224 kmh (Round 1)
=John Isner         224 kmh (Round 2)
Jo Wilfried Tsonga 221 kmh (Round 1)
Tomas Berdych     220 kmh (Round 3)

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