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Most dominant head-to-head records to date in the history

Federer got clean records against not only one but two, Youzhny and Ferrer

Tennis has many head-to-head records following in different categories. On 3rd May 2022, the world’s number one Novak Djokovic broke another record. Novak holds the record of defeating Gael Monfils for the consecutive 18th time in his career. Here, we will look at to Most dominant head-to-head records in tennis history. You will discover many unknown records.

Most Dominant Head-to-head Records in Men’s Singles

Novak Djokovic vs Gael Monfills: 18-0

The World number one Novak Djokovic is at the top of the list. The numbers led by Novak Djokovic may not sound much surprising as all Nole fans are aware of Novak’s capabilities. The very recent win over Gael Monfils is the Round of 32 in the 2022 Madrid Open and the first win of this year.

2022ATP Masters 1000, Madrid, SpainR32Outdoor Clay6-3,6-2
2020Dubai, U.A.E.SFOutdoor Hard2-6,7-6,6-1
2020ATP Cup, AustraliaRROutdoor Hard6-3,6-2
2018Australian Open, AustraliaR64Outdoor Hard4-6,6-3,6-1,6-3
2017Eastbourne, Great BritainFOutdoor Grass6-3,6-4
2016US Open, New York, U.S.A.SFOutdoor Hard6-3,6-2,3-6,6-2
2016ATP Masters 1000, CanadaSFOutdoor Hard6-3,6-2
2014ATP Masters 1000, Paris, FranceR16Indoor Hard6-3,7-6
2014ATP Masters 1000, CanadaR32Outdoor Hard6-2,6-7,7-6
2013ATP Masters 1000, Shangai, ChinaQFOutdoor Hard6-7,6-2,6-4
2011ATP Masters 1000, Cincinnati, U.S.A.QFOutdoor Hard3-6,6-4,6-3
2011ATP Masters 1000, CanadaQFOutdoor Hard6-2,6-1
2010SRB vs FRA DC Final, SerbiaRRIndoor Hard6-2,6-2,6-4
2010US Open, New York, U.S.A.QFOutdoor Hard7-6,6-1,6-2
2009ATP Masters 1000, Paris, FranceFIndoor Hard6-2,5-7,7-6
2008Beijing Olympics, ChinaQFOutdoor Hard4-6,6-1,6-4
2006Roland Garros, FranceR16Outdoor Clay7-6,7-6,6-3
2005US Open, New York, U.S.A.R128Outdoor Hard7-5,4-6,7-6,0-6,7-5
Novak Djokovic won all
Novak breaks the record to 18-0 consecutive wins over Gael Monfils

Roger Federer vs David Ferrer: 17-0

The second seed is tied among five head-to-head records and Roger himself listed for two times against two different rivals. Roger Federer got records against the three-time Davis Cup champion with Spain, the retired David Ferrer. The 40-year-old Swiss player looks for his every opponent and quite mesmerises his fans.

2017ATP Masters 1000, CanadaR16Outdoor Hard4-6,6-4,6-2
2014ATP Masters 1000, Cincinnati, U.S.A.FOutdoor Hard6-3,1-6,6-2
2014ATP Masters 1000, CanadaQFOutdoor Hard6-3,4-6,6-3
2012ATP Finals, Great BritainRRIndoor Hard6-4,7-6
2012ATP Masters 1000, Madrid, SpainQFOutdoor Hard6-4,6-4
2011ATP Finals, Great BritainSFIndoor Hard7-5,6-3
2010ATP Finals, Great BritainRRIndoor Hard6-1,6-4
2010ATP Masters 1000, Madrid, SpainSFOutdoor Clay7-5,3-6,6-3
2009ATP Masters 1000, Cincinnati, U.S.A.R16Outdoor Hard3-6,6-3,6-4
2007Tennis Masters Cup, ChinaFIndoor Hard6-2,6-3,6-2
2007ATP Masters 1000, Hamburg, GermanyQFOutdoor Clay6-3,4-6,6-3
2007ATP Masters 1000, Monte Carlo, MonacoQFOutdoor Clay6-4,6-0
2006Basel, SwitzerlandQFIndoor Carpet6-3,7-6
2006ATP Masters 1000, Monte Carlo, MonacoQFOutdoor Clay6-1,6-3
2006ATP Masters 1000, Miami FL, U.S.A.SFOutdoor Hard6-1,6-4
2005Doha, QatarR32Outdoor Hard6-1,6-1
2003Vienna, AustriaR32Indoor Hard6-2,6-2
Roger Federer’s complete domination of Ferrer from 2003 since 2017

Rafael Nadal vs Richard Gasquet: 17-0

The 21-times Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal is overpowering every match against the Frenchman Richard Gasquet. The world number 76 could not make out any match after last time in 2003 St. Jean De Luz, France. The match was fortunate for Gasquet as Nadal was forced to retire in the R16.

2021Roland Garros, FranceR64Outdoor Clay6-0,7-5,6-2
2018Roland Garros, FranceR32Outdoor Clay6-3,6-2,6-2
2017ATP Masters 1000, Cincinnati, U.S.A.R32Outdoor Hard6-3,6-4
2015Basel, SwitzerlandSFIndoor Hard6-4,7-6
2014Beijing, ChinaR32Outdoor Hard6-4,6-0
2013ATP Masters 1000, Paris, FranceQFIndoor Hard6-4,6-1
2013US Open, New York, U.S.A.SFOutdoor Hard6-4,7-6,6-2
2011ESP vs PRA WG, SF, SpainRROutdoor Hard6-3,6-9,6-1
2011ATP Masters 1000, Rome, ItalySFOutdoor Hard7-5,6-1
2011ATP Masters 1000, Monte Carlo, MonacoR16Outdoor Hard6-2,6-4
2009US Open, New York, U.S.A.R128Outdoor Hard6-2,6-2,6-3
2008ATP Masters 1000, Madrid, SpainR16Indoor Hard6-4,6-2
2008ATP Masters 1000, CanadaQFOutdoor Hard6-7,6-3,6-1
2007Tennis Masters Cup, ChinaRRIndoor Hard3-6,6-3,6-4
2005Roland Garros, FranceR32Outdoor Clay6-4,6-3,6-2
2005ATP Masters 1000, Monte Carlo, MonacoSFOutdoor Clay6-7,6-4,6-3
2004Estoril, PortugalR16Outdoor Clay6-4,3-6,6-2
Nadal overpowered Gasquet majorly on Outdoor Hard and Clay court

Bjorn Borg vs Vitas Gerulaitis: 17-0

The former World no. one Bjorn Borg also mastered playing the American Vitas Gerulaitis winning seventeen consecutive times. He ascended Vitas from 1974 to 1981 Wimbledon. The fun fact is that they clashed against each other in fifteen out of seventeen meetings, either semifinals or finals.

Roger Federer vs Mikhail Youzhny: 17-0

The dominance of the Swiss player doesn’t limit to only one player since Roger also equally dominated the Russian Mikhail Youzhny for over 17 years. The winning streak started in 2000 in Stockholm, Sweden and ended the year before his retirement. The Russian number one in his era just was not able to overpower Roger Federer.

Also read: Just In: Wimbledon set to ban Russian and Belarusian tennis players amid Ukraine Invasion

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Oshika, is a Computer Science student, a Graphic Designer learner, an artist, and a tennis enthusiast.

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