Novak Djokovic’s Statsgasm 2015

The ATP Men’s Tennis Circuit in 2015 has been fascinating, to say the least. With just two major tournaments to go on the calendar – the ATP Masters at Paris and the World Tour Finals in London – the year has shaped up a lot like a year nobody ever thought would be repeated again- 2006. Back in 2006, with Roger Federer at his very peak, the stats he compiled were out of this world. Rafael Nadal was still finding his range on other courts after making his presence felt on the clay of Roland Garros, and many won’t forget the sheer ruthlessness of Federer’s dominance that year. 

2015 has been the almost-perfect year for Novak Djokovic. He had won only one Grand Slam, despite dominating the circuit in 2014, and wanted to make amends for losing some important matches against the likes of Wawrinka, Nishikori and Nadal. And, as is always the case, he began at Melbourne in the Australian Open this year. After losing in Qatar to Ivo Karlovic in the quarterfinals, Djokovic has gone on a record-shattering run that has made even Serena Williams sit up and take notice. Is such dominance even possible at the pro level anymore? Why, of course, says the Serb, who has just finished another unbeaten Asian hard court swing, without losing a SINGLE set in Beijing and Shanghai to extend his hot streak. And he just keeps getting better. He also became only the second player in the Open Era after Roger Federer to reach all the four Grand Slam finals in a single year. Rod Laver was the first before the Open Era, and he did it twice. 

Here’s a tongue-in-cheek look at the Serb’s astonishing numbers in 2015:

9: The number of ATP titles Djokovic has won this year, including 3 Slams and 5 Masters titles. 

11: The number of ATP titles Federer won in 2006 

11: Total number of ATP titles won by Swiss no. 2 Stan Wawrinka 

12: (In hundreds) Number of rackets broken by Aussie wildchild Nick Kyrgios this year on court

 

16: (In millions) Prize money won by Djokovic already this year – a new all-time tennis record 

6: (In millions) Amount he already trails Roger Federer’s total career prize money by (94-88)

66: (In millions) Amount both of them put together have cost the likes of Andy Murray and Andy Roddick in career tournaments 

 

13: Number of consecutive finals Djokovic has reached this year 

17: Consecutive final record held by Roger Federer in 2006

30: Difference between number of career titles (Federer 87, Djokovic 57)

32: Total number of career titles won by Andy Roddick 

21: Matches won each by Federer and Djokovic against each other 

0: Number of on-court impersonations done by the Djoker’ this year

 

15: Number of people across the world who are actually aware that Andy Murray is now ranked a distant no. 2 

15: (in millions) Number of fans who believe that there is no such thing as a Djokovic-Murray rivalry anymore. Or a Djokovic-anybody rivalry anymore. 

28: Age of Novak Djokovic 

29: Number of consecutive matches Djokovic has won in Beijing 

29: Age at which Stan Wawrinka won his first ever Slam at the 2014 Australian Open – also the only player to defeat Djokovic in a Slam this year in the French Open Final 

29: Number of fans that still believe that Bernard Tomic, Kyrgios, Dimitrov, Coric and Nishikori form the new guard

 

2: Number of players (Wawrinka, Cilic) not named Djokovic, Nadal, Murray and Federer to win a Slam since the 2009 US Open 

41: Number of consecutive matches won by Djokovic at the beginning of the 2011 season till he was beaten by Federer in the French Open semis 

40: Number of years it might take to emulate the dominance exercised by Federer in 2006 and 2009, Nadal in 2010 and Djokovic in 2011 and 2015

 

5: Number of matches lost by Djokovic this year (72 wins so far)

4: Number of matches lost by Federer in 2006 (81 wins)

3: Number of non-Federer, non-Djokovic and non-Nadal fans left in the tennis universe

Did you like this blog?*
How did you find this blog?*
What kind of articles would you like to read on the blog?*
Name:*
E-mail:*

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


+ three = 6

More in Other Sports

  • Preview: French Open 2017

    ATP Men’s Tour Men’s tennis has never been more competitive. The first five months of the year has been a bolt...

    Rahul DesaiMay 24, 2017
  • The King of Clay: In Numbers

    Contrary to popular opinion, Rafael Nadal, the current World No. 7, has enjoyed a stellar start to 2017. He may have...

    Rahul DesaiApril 20, 2017
  • The F1 Rivalry We Deserve

    Formula One needs this rivalry. It’s not because they’re exceptionally friendly with each other. God knows this good spirit and fist...

    Rahul DesaiApril 19, 2017
  • The Sweet Smell of Sergio Garcia

    Professional sport is full of fairytale endings. On Sunday, though, at the famous Augusta National for Golf’s most prestigious major event,...

    Rahul DesaiApril 10, 2017
  • 5 Reasons the Federer-Nadal Rivalry has Turned

    On Sunday at the second ATP Masters 1000 event of the year in Miami, Roger Federer wrote another time-defying chapter in...

    Rahul DesaiApril 3, 2017
  • The Many Resurgences of Roger Federer

    Roger Federer has spent more than half his life as a professional tennis player on the ATP tour. In August this...

    Rahul DesaiMarch 23, 2017
  • The Sports Week That Was and Will Be

    While a bunch of Oscar-nominated contenders make their way into Indian screens on the eve of the 89th Academy Awards –...

    Rahul DesaiFebruary 24, 2017
  • Neymar – The Modern Pele?

    Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, simply known as Neymar, has taken the football world by storm ever since he made his...

    Dharm PatelFebruary 5, 2017
  • Cristiano Ronaldo – Truly the Greatest

    Cristiano Ronaldo is a name everyone is aware of, whether they follow football or not. He just cannot be ignored, the superstar...

    Dharm PatelFebruary 5, 2017

All articles/blogs are intended to inform, entertain and amuse. We make no representations or guarantees about the truth, accuracy or quality of any content.

Copyright 2016 © Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved

Subscribe To Our Newsletter
Subscribe to our email newsletter today to receive updates on the latest news!
Thank You For Subscribing To Us!

Now get regular updates on the latest entertainment news and style trends.

Providing you with the best of Bollywood, Hollywood, style and more.
Get the best in entertainment, while keeping yourself entertained!
We respect your privacy. Your information is safe and will never be shared.
Don't miss out. Subscribe today.
×
×
WordPress Popup