The biggest “head to heads” at majors

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic met on tennis court in a professional match for the 20th time two days ago. The Swiss leads in their H2H confrontation 13-7, but only 4-3 at majors. With 7 matches played against each other, they have an outlook to overcome the Open era record which belongs to Ivan Lendl and John McEnroe, who met 10 times in majors (in the years 1980-1989). Federer may set up a new record also with three other players (Roddick, Hewitt & Nadal).  Here is a list of H2H’s with the biggest number of matches played:
10 – Ivan Lendl vs. John McEnroe (7-3)
9 – John McEnroe vs. Jimmy Connors (6-3)
9 – Pete Sampras vs. Andre Agassi (6-3)
9 – Stefan Edberg vs. Ivan Lendl (5-4)
9 – Ivan Lendl vs. Mats Wilander (5-4)
8 – Roger Federer vs. Lleyton Hewitt (8-0)
8 – Roger Federer vs. Andy Roddick (8-0)
8 – Rafael Nadal vs. Roger Federer (6-2)

8 – Pete Sampras vs. Jim Courier (6-2)
8 – Bjorn Borg vs. Jimmy Connors (5-3)
7 – Pete Sampras vs. Todd Martin (6-1)
7 – Pete Sampras vs. Mark Philippoussis (5-2)
7 – Ivan Lendl vs. Jimmy Connors (4-3)
7 – Andre Agassi vs. Patrick Rafter (4-3)
7 – Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic (4-3)
# The most sets in majors have played Stefan Edberg and Ivan Lendl – 36 (19-17 for Edberg). They are the only pair who played 4 five-setters in majors in the Open era (3-1 for Edberg).
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8 Responses to The biggest “head to heads” at majors

  1. Wanaro Evernden says:

    Thanks for that.

  2. Joca says:

    Thanks man, was waiting for this

  3. Joca says:

    Lendl played 9 times against Wilander too (5-4)
    Sampras played 8 times against Courier (6-2)
    Borg played 8 times against Connors (5-3)
    Sampras played against Martin 7 times (6-1)
    Sampras played against Philippoussis 7 times (5-2)
    Agassi played against Rafter 7 times (4-3)

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