Following an eventful first week of the 2018 tennis season, here’s a look at the standout stats from all the action.
Tournaments took place in Brisbane, Doha, Pune, Shenzhen, and Auckland along with the mixed teams exhibition Hopman Cup in Perth, in opening week.
Check out these Seven Deadly Stats from the week gone by…
6 – Elina Svitolina is undefeated in her last six finals. The last time the 23-year-old lost a title match was in 2016 in Zhuhai. She is 10-2 win-loss in career finals.
14 – Goerges’ current match winning streak. The German’s run goes back to last season, which she ended by claiming back-to-back titles in Moscow and Zhuhai. Goerges started Moscow last October ranked No. 27 in the world. She is now up to a career-high No. 12 thanks to her three consecutive title triumphs.
17 – years since Federer had last won the Hopman Cup. The Swiss claimed his second title in the mixed teams exhibition event, having previously won it with Martina Hingis in 2001.
26 – Monfils has a 26 per cent winning record in career finals. He entered the Doha final on Saturday with a 0-3 record in Qatar Open title matches but final ended his tournament hoodoo by defeating Andrey Rublev. He owns a subpar 7-20 win-loss record in career finals.
32 – spots Gilles Simon has moved up the world rankings, thanks to his title run in Pune. He is now up to No. 57.
36 – double faults struck by Andrey Rublev in his five matches contested in Doha last week. He walked away with the runner-up trophy nonetheless.
67 – aces fired by Kyrgios in his four matches en route to the Brisbane title, averaging 16.75 aces per match.
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