TENNIS: Won/Lost Matches 2018 Stats

The 2018 ATP Tour season is over and the first half was dominated by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. After losing in the quarterfinals of the French Open to the Italian Marco Cecchonato the Serb Novak Djokovic rose to the top winning both Wimbledon and US Open. The season also saw the rise of Karen Khachanov and Alexander Zverev in the fall.

The Russian Karen Khachanov won against Djokovic in the Paris Masters Final and German Sasha Zverev took his biggest title so far at the season finale in London also beating Djokovic in the final.

Rafael Nadal lost only 4 matches all season. In fact he retired from 2 of those 4 and only lost against Djokovic in the Epic Wimbledon Semifinals and to Austrian Dominic Thiem in Madrid. Nadal was out of play for 3 months after retiring to Cilic in Melbourne QF and also had to withdrew from play after the US Open. Nadal hade by far the best percentage of wins during 2018, followed by 37-year old Roger Federer and 31-year old Novak Djokovic.

Top 10: 2018 Season – Matches Won & Lost

Ranking

Player

Matches Won

Matches Lost

Total Matches

Win %

1

N. Djokovic

53

12

65

81.5%

2

R. Nadal

45

4

49

91.8%

3

R. Federer

48

10

58

82.8%

4

A. Zverev

58

19

77

75.3%

5

J. M. Del Potro

47

13

60

78.3%

6

K. Anderson

47

19

66

71.2%

7

M. Cilic

42

20

62

67.7%

8

D. Thiem

54

20

74

73.0%

9

K. Nishikori

43

21

64

67.2%

10

J. Isner

34

22

56

60.7%

Total / Average

471

160

631

75.0%

The Top 10 averaged to win right at 75 per cent (471/631) of their matches in the 2018 season, with Alexander Zverev winning the most matches with 58 victories, including capturing the biggest title of his career by winning the Nitto ATP Finals in London on Sunday.

Reaching the Top 10 is one of the most prized goals in our sport. It’s important to consider that they still lose, on average, one out of every four matches and are only able to create a separation of just six points out of every 100 (53% won / 47% lost) from their opponents.

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