Go Figure: Stats, numbers after historic French Open final

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By C.W. Sesno, SI.com

Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 in the French Open final. (Zumapress)


Some stats and figures from Rafael Nadal's historic win at the French Open.

7: Roland Garros titles won by Rafael Nadal, the most of any man. Nadal passed Bjorn Borg's mark of six with his win on Monday and is tied with Chris Evert as the only two to win seven French Open titles.

11: Grand Slam titles for Nadal, moving him into a tie for third with Borg on the list of career Grand Slam titlists of the Open Era. Roger Federer (16) and Pete Sampras (14) lead the pack.

43: Years since Rod Laver held all four Grand Slam titles in 1969, a feat Djokovic would have accomplished had he won the French Open.

4: Consecutive Grand Slam finals Nadal and Novak Djokovic have faced off in, the first time the same two men have met in four straight major finals.

50: Career ATP-level titles for Nadal.

52: Career match wins for Nadal at Roland Garros.

1: Career loss for Nadal at Roland Garros. Robin Soderling knocked him out in the 2009 Round of 16.

4: Men in history to win at least one Grand Slam title eight years in a row. Nadal joins Roger Federer, Pete Sampras and Borg, according to ATP stat guru Greg Sharko.

141: Grand Slam matches where Nadal has won the first set. He's 139-2 in such matches.

16: Service games broken in the men's French Open final.

73: First serves landed by both players in the men's French Open final.

53: Unforced errors hit by Djokovic, to Nadal's 29.

39: Years since the last time the French Open did not finish on a Sunday. Ilie Nastase wrapped up his title on a Tuesday in 1973.