Planet Tennis Grand Slam 2011

Just before the new Grand Slam in Melbourne, let’s see couples of facts of last year 4 Grand Slams.

Many players reached at least one round of 16 in one Grand Slam

40 players in men’s and 38 players in women’s

note that Florian Mayer, ATP number 23 is the 1st player in the ranking who is not reaching at least one round of 16 in one Grand Slam, with Nishikori (25), Granollers (27) and Stepanek (28)

note that Goerges, WTA number 21 is the 1st player who is not reaching at least one round of 16 in one Grand Slam, with Vinci (23), Safarova (25) and Medina Garrigues (27)

 

WTA worst ranking to reach at least one round of 16 in one Grand Slam 67 (Dulko)

ATP worst ranking to reach at least one round of 16 in one Grand Slam 74 (Falla)

 

 

Not many 5 sets in the 4 Grand Slam this year

In men’s tennis ATP

Only 9 out of the 60 last matches (from round of 16 to final)

Round of 16: 7

Quarters: 1

Semis: 1

Finals :0

 

In women’s tennis WTA

22 out of the 60 last matches (from round of 16 to final)

Round of 16: 13

Quarters: 5

Semis: 3

Finals: 1

 

 

About winners, men’s game more stable

2 winners in men’s game:

Djokovic: 3 times winner + 1 time semi- finalist

Nadal: 1 time winner + 2 times finalist+ 1 quarter finalist

 

4 winners in women’s game:

Stosur: 1/8 1/8 1st W

Clijsters: W –  – –

Li: F  W 1/16 1st

Kvitova: 1/4 1/8 W 1st

 

Note the tendency of 3 of them to lose 1st round in another Grand Slam.

 

 

Consistency in Grand Slam

Much better in men’s tennis

5 players reached at least in round of 16 of all 4 Grand Slams:

Djokovic (W 1/2 W W)

Nadal (1/4 1/2 W W)

Federer (1/2 F 1/4 1/2)

Murray (F 1/2 1/2  1/2 )

Ferrer (1/2 1/8 1/8 1/8)

Note that all of them finished top 5 at the end of the year

 

No player reached in at least 3 grand Slams being at least round of 16

9 players reached in at least 2 grand Slams being at least round of 16

 

4 players (the top 4) reached at least in quarter final of all 4 Grand Slams:

And only 2 players reached at least all semi final of 4 Grand Slams (Djokovic and Murray)

 

In women’s

0 players reached at least in round of 16 of all 4 Grand Slams.

9 players reached at least in round of 16 of 3 Grand Slams:

Wozniacki

Kvitova

Azarenka

Sharapova

Petkovic

Schiavone

Peng

Kuznetsova

 

Note that the more consistent has been Petkovic. The one reaching at least quarters of 3 Grand Slams: (3 times 1/4)

 

 

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