ATP WORLD TOUR SEASON REVIEW
By The Numbers: Wawrinka, Dimitrov Among Leaders
Best Of 2014
by ATP Staff|
ATPWorldTour.com looks at some key stats into the first four months of the 2014 season.
In the first of three stories, we show the leaders in singles titles on the ATP World Tour - overall, by age, nationality, and other categories.
SINGLES TITLE LEADERS
After beginning the season with back-to-back titles in Chennai and the Australian Open, Stanislas Wawrinka added a tour-best third title of 2013 at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, with victory over Roger Federer. Five other players have won two titles so far this season.
|Singles Title Leaders||By Surface|
WINNERS/FINALISTS BY SEED
Here is a breakdown of how seeds have fared in 2014 finals. Last week in Bucharest, Grigor Dimitrov entered in an ATP World Tour tournament as the top seed for the first time and emerged the champion (d. Rosol). Top seeds have won eight of 13 finals this season.
SINGLES TITLES (13)/FINALS (18) BY COUNTRY
Spaniards have made nine appearances in finals this season, with four berths appearing in two all-Spanish finals: Guillermo Garcia-Lopez defeated Marcel Granollers in Casablanca; Fernando Verdasco downed Nicolas Almagro in Houston.
|Spain||5-4||Nadal-2, Ferrer, Garcia-Lopez, Verdasco|
|Argentina||2-1||Delbonis, del Potro|
Montpellier - Gael Monfils d. Richard Gasquet (FRA)
Houston - Fernando Verdasco d. Nicolas Almagro (ESP)
Casablanca - Guillermo Garcia-Lopez d. Marcel Granollers (ESP)
Monte-Carlo - Stanislas Wawrinka d. Roger Federer (SUI)
30 & OVER WINNERS
The 2014 season has produced five 30 & over winners. Last season marked the most number of 30 & over winners (16) since 1975,when 19 titles were won by players over 30 years of age.
|Lleyton Hewitt||Brisbane||32 yrs., 10 months|
|David Ferrer||Buenos Aires||31 yrs., 10 months|
|Roger Federer||Dubai||32 yrs., 6 months|
|Guillermo Garcia-Lopez||Casablanca||30 yrs., 10 months|
|Fernando Verdasco||Houston||30 yrs., 4 months|
WINNERS BORN IN 1990s
Dimitrov and Federico Delbonis hold the distinction of being the only players born in the 1990s to win tournaments this season. Delbonis, ranked No. 44 in the Emirates ATP Rankings, holds an 11-10 FedEx ATP Win/Loss season record.
|Federico Delbonis||Sao Paulo||23 yrs., 4 months|
|Grigor Dimitrov||Acapulco||22 yrs., 9 months|
|Grigor Dimitrov||Bucharest||22 yrs., 11 months|