Go Figure: Australian Open recap
Rafael Nadal (left) has won both matches vs. Roger Federer in Melbourne. (Lucas Dawson/Getty Images)
On Sunday, we highlighted some numbers from the historic Australian Open final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. Here are more facts and figures from the two weeks in Melbourne.
8-2: Rafael Nadal's record against Roger Federer in Grand Slam tournaments after the Spaniard’s victory in the semifinals. Nadal is 5-0 on the Roland Garros clay, 1-2 on the Wimbledon grass and 2-0 on the Melbourne hardcourts. The rivals have never met at the U.S. Open.
0: U.S. men who reached the fourth round, a first since the Open Era began in 1968.
3: Unforced errors for Agnieszka Radwanska in her 6-1, 6-1 fourth-round win over Julia Goerges, who had 27 errors.
4: Rackets that Marcos Baghdatis smashed during a changeover in his second-round loss to Stanislas Wawrinka.
5: Consecutive major semifinals for Andy Murray.
2-10: Murray's record in Grand Slam tournaments against the three players ranked ahead of him -- Djokovic, who beat the Scot in the Australian Open semifinals this year and the final last year; Nadal, who defeated him in three straight major semis last year; and Federer, who has topped him in two Slam finals.
8-8: Sam Stosur's record since winning the U.S. Open. The Aussie lost in the first round in Melbourne.
3-3: Maria Sharapova's record in Grand Slam finals.
12: Consecutive victories to start 2012 for Victoria Azarenka, who has won titles in Sydney and Melbourne.
15: Age of Taylor Townsend, the American who won the girls' singles and doubles titles.
31:Consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinals for Federer, a stretch that began at Wimbledon in 2004.
81: Winners for Bethanie Mattek-Sands in her 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-2 loss to Agnieszka Radwanska in the first round. The 26-year-old American also committed 65 unforced errors.
444: Consecutive match victories for Esther Vergeer, who collected her 20th Grand Slam title in wheelchair women's singles at the Australian Open.
13: Years separating Leander Paes' first and latest (seventh) major doubles titles. Paes, 38, completed the career Grand Slam by teaming with Radek Stepanek to beat Bob and Mike Bryan in the Australian Open final.
83: Unforced errors for Fernando Verdasco in his 4-6 6-7 (3) 6-4 6-2 7-5 loss to Bernard Tomic in the first round.
92: Aces for John Isner, the tournament leader despite playing only three matches.
95: Combined aces for the two men's finalists, Djokovic and Nadal.
13: Consecutive tiebreakers David Ferrer has lost at the Australian Open, a streak that began in 2005. He was 0-2 this year.
25-44: Record for first-time female Grand Slam finalists in the Open Era, according to the WTA Tour. Azarenka is the latest player to win in her first major final.