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2013 By The Numbers: Match Wins and Ranking Improvements

Best Of 2013

Ferrer© Getty ImagesDavid Ferrer leads the ATP World Tour in decisive-set wins in 2013.

ATPWorldTour.com takes a look at the 2013 season by the numbers.

In the third and final list we look at the match-win leaders in various scenarios including overall match wins, tie-break wins, winning matches in the decisive set and victories against Top 10 players. We also list the players who made the most improvements in the Emirates ATP Rankings.

TOP 10 SINGLES BREAKDOWN

Player Tourn. Played W F SF QF Early Losses* Match W-L**
Nadal 17 10 4 2 0 1 75-7
Djokovic 16 7 2 3 2 1 74-9
Ferrer 24 2 7 2 6 4 60-24
Murray 12 4 1 0 4 1 43-8
del Potro 19 4 2 3 3 2 51-16
Federer 17 1 2 5 4 2 45-17
Berdych 23 0 3 5 7 2 54-25
Wawrinka 23 1 3 4 6 7 51-23
Gasquet 24 3 0 5 3 7 50-23
Tsonga 17 1 1 5 3 6 39-16

* Lost in 1R or opening round match (after bye)
** Includes Davis Cup

LONGEST FINALS (GAMES)

Format Tournament Result Games
Best of five Australian Open Djokovic d. Murray 6-7(2), 7-6(3), 6-3 6-2 43
Best of three Atlanta Isner d. Anderson 6-7(3), 7-6(2), 7-6(2) 39
Best of three Vina del Mar Zeballos d. Nadal 6-7(2), 7-6(6), 6-4 36


LONGEST FINALS (TIME)

Format Tournament Result Duration
Best of five Australian Open Djokovic d. Murray 6-7(2), 7-6(3), 6-3 6-2 3:40
Best of five US Open Nadal d. Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 3:21
Best of three Atlanta Isner d. Anderson 6-7(3), 7-6(2), 7-6(2) 2:54
Best of three Vina del Mar Zeballos d. Nadal 6-7(2), 7-6(6), 6-4 2:47
Best of three Queen's Club Murray d. Cilic 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 2:33
Best of three Shanghai Djokovic d. del Potro 6-1, 3-6, 7-6(4) 2:32


SHORTEST FINALS (GAMES)

Tournament Result Games
Acapulco Nadal d. Ferrer 6-0, 6-2 14
Umag Robredo d. Fognini 6-0, 6-3 15
Montreal Nadal d. Raonic 6-2, 6-2 16
Zagreb Cilic d. Melzer 6-3, 6-1 16
Rome Nadal d. Federer 6-1, 6-3 16


SHORTEST COMPLETED FINALS (TIME)

Tournament Result Duration
Umag Robredo d. Fognini 6-0, 6-3 1:02
Acapulco Nadal d. Ferrer 6-0, 6-2 1:05
Zagreb Cilic d. Melzer 6-3, 6-1 1:07
Montreal Nadal d. Raonic 6-2, 6-2 1:08


2013 MATCH WIN LEADERS

Overall Match Win Leaders W-L Titles
1 Rafael Nadal 75-7 10
2 Novak Djokovic 74-9 7
3 David Ferrer 60-24 2
4 Tomas Berdych 54-25 0
5 Juan Martin del Potro 51-16 4
Stanislas Wawrinka 51-23 1


Clay Court Match Win Leaders W-L Titles
1 Rafael Nadal 39-2 6
2 Fabio Fognini 28-10 2
3 Tommy Robredo 25-10 2
4 Stanislas Wawrinka 24-7 1
5 Nicolas Almagro 23-11 0


Hard Court Match Win Leaders W-L Titles
1 Novak Djokovic 53-5 6
2 Juan Martin del Potro 42-12 4
3 Richard Gasquet 39-16 3
4 Tomas Berdych 39-17 0
5 Rafael Nadal 36-4 4
Milos Raonic 36-12 2


Grass Court Match Win Leaders W-L Titles
1 Andy Murray 12-0 2
Nicolas Mahut 12-2 2
3 Feliciano Lopez 9-2 1
Lleyton Hewitt 9-3 0


Indoor Court Match Win Leaders W-L Titles
1 Novak Djokovic 17-0 2
2 Milos Raonic 15-4 2
Richard Gasquet 15-8 2
4 Juan Martin del Potro 14-4 1
Grigor Dimitrov 14-4 1
Gilles Simon 14-6 1


Tie-Breaks Win Leaders W-L
1 John Isner 38-18
2 Novak Djokovic 22-10
3 Juan Martin del Potro 21-12
4 Milos Raonic 20-19
5 Philipp Kohlschreiber 19-14
Kevin Anderson 19-16
Philipp Kohlschreiber 19-14


Most Wins Against Top 10 W-L Titles
1 Rafael Nadal 24-5 10
2 Novak Djokovic 24-6 7
3 Stanislas Wawrinka 9-12 1
4 Juan Martin del Potro 6-7 4
Tomas Berdych 6-14 0


Grand Slam Win Leaders W-L 2013 Grand Slam Titles
1 Novak Djokovic 24-3 1
2 David Ferrer 19-4 0
3 Andy Murray 17-2 1
4 Rafael Nadal 14-1 2
5 Roger Federer 13-4 0
Richard Gasquet 13-4 0


Masters 1000 Win Leaders W-L Masters 1000 Titles
1 Rafael Nadal 35-3 5
2 Novak Djokovic 28-6 3
3 Tomas Berdych 21-9 0
4 Stanislas Wawrinka 16-7 0
Juan Martin del Potro 16-8 0


ATP World Tour 500 Win Leaders W-L ATP 500 Titles
1 Juan Martin del Potro 23-1 4
2 Nicolas Almagro 16-5 0
3 Rafael Nadal 14-1 1
4 Dmitry Tursunov 13-5 0
5 Fabio Fognini 12-3 1


Decisive-Set* Win Leaders W-L Titles
1 David Ferrer 20-8 2
2 John Isner 18-12 2
3 Robin Haase 17-8 0
Juan Martin del Potro 17-11 4
5 Novak Djokovic 15-6 7
Stanislas Wawrinka 15-8 1
Mikhail Youzhny 15-10 2
Jarkko Nieminen 15-11 0

*Matches that go to a third or fifth set.

Most Wins After Losing First Set W-L Titles
1 David Ferrer 12-19 2
2 Juan Martin del Potro 11-13 4
3 Rafael Nadal 10-6 10
Novak Djokovic 10-7 7
Stanislas Wawrinka 10-19 1
Jurgen Melzer 10-20 1
Gilles Simon 10-21 0
Fabio Fognini 10-23 2


EMIRATES ATP RANKING IMPROVEMENTS
(from year-end 2012 to year-end 2013)

In Top 50 Change 2012 YE Rank 2013 YE Rank
1 Ernests Gulbis +115 139 24
2 Tommy Robredo +97 115 18
3 Dmitry Tursunov +96 125 29
4 Vasek Pospisil +95 127 32
5 Nicolas Mahut +57 107 50
6 Joao Sousa +50 99 49
7 Gael Monfils +47 78 31
8 Ivan Dodig +40 73 33


In Top 100 Change 2012 YE Rank 2013 YE Rank
1 Pablo Carreno Busta +650 715 65
2 Somdev Devvarman +566 656 90
3 Julian Reister +209 294 85
4 Michal Przysiezny +208 266 58
5 Jiri Vesely +176 260 84
6 Bradley Klahn +153 250 97
7 Alejandro Gonzalez +152 243 91
8 Adrian Mannarino +128 188 60
9 Oleksandr Nedovyesov +112 205 93
10 Teymuraz Gabashvili +102 182 80
11 Donald Young +94 190 96
12 Federico Delbonis +81 136 55
13 Daniel Brands +63 117 54


OTHER 2013 STATISTICS

• The winner in ATP World Tour singles finals this year won 46 of 65 times (.708) when capturing the first set. Last year, 52 of 66 times (.788); in 2011, 53 of 65 times (.815); in 2010, 50 of 65 times (.769); in 2009, 52 of 64 times (.813).

• Last three tie-break match: John Isner d. Kevin Anderson 6-7(3), 7-6(2), 7-6(2) - Atlanta Final (three in ’13).

• The longest singles tie-break was 16-14: Ivo Karlovic d. Igor Sijsling 6-3, 7-6(14) - 2R Bogota.

• The longest doubles tie-break was 12-10: Four times, last in 1R Halle (Knowle-Tecau d. Begemann-Emmrich in 2nd set.

• The longest match tie-break was 19-17: Karlovic-Sharan d. Shamasdin-Smith - QF Newport.

• Left-handers are 12-9 in finals (Nadal-10, Melzer, Zeballos won titles). Last year: 8-6 (five winners), 3-14 in 2011 (Nadal-three titles), 14-8 in 2010 (six winners), 8-13 in 2009.

• Players attempting to capture their first ATP World Tour title were 8-8 in finals. Last year: 1-15 in finals (10-10 in ’11, 5-12 in ’10, 5-13 in ’09, 11-11 in ‘08).

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