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Nadal v Medvedev — the facts and figures

Facts and figures from Sunday’s US Open final between Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev, which the Spaniard won 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-2:

Nadal, Medvedev
Rafael Nadal of Spain (R) holds the trophy after his win over Daniil Medvedev of Russia (L) during the men’s Singles Finals match at the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 8, 2019. – Rafael Nadal captured his 19th career Grand Slam title in thrilling fashion on Sunday by winning the US Open final, outlasting Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 to seize his fourth crown in New York. / AFP

4 hours, 50 minutes

— duration of the final, falling four minutes short of the longest US Open championship match on record. Andy Murray’s five-set win over Novak Djokovic in 2012 took four hours and 54 minutes. Mats Wilander also defeated Ivan Lendl in a match of identical length in the 1988 final

33

— Rafael’s age. He became the second oldest US Open champion in the modern era since 35-year-old Ken Rosewall in 1970

4

— number of US Open titles now won by Nadal

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19

— number of Grand Slams now won by Nadal

177/164

— number of points won by Nadal/Medvedev in the final

6/21

— break points converted by Nadal

5/15

— break points converted by Medvedev

4/14

— aces hit by Nadal/Medvedev

62/75

— winners hit by Nadal/Medvedev

46/57

— unforced errors by Nadal/Medvedev

0/4

— success rate of male players born in the 1990s in Grand Slam finals. Milos Raonic finished runner-up at Wimbledon in 2016 while Dominic Thiem lost the last two French Open finals to the Spaniard.

0

— number of career five-set wins for Medvedev in five attempts

84

— number of career titles for Nadal, of which 21 have come on hard courts

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