ATP Stats Reveal Why Roger Federer is the Best Server When it Comes to the Crunch


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ATP Stats Reveal Why Roger Federer is the Best Server When it Comes to the Crunch

20 time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer leads Spaniard Rafael Nadal and the rest of the field when it comes to holding serve from 30-30 in 2019, according to an analysis published on the ATP Tour website. According to the Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers analysis of the Top 10 players in 2019, Roger Federer had the highest percentage of service holds from 30/30, at 86.1 per cent (174/202).

On the surface-wise analysis, Federer led the Top 10 when it came to grass and clay while Novak Djokovic was the leader when it came to hard courts. On the overall front, Federer's arch-rival Rafael Nadal came in second with 83.2% while Djokovic came in sixth place at 80.6%.

Italy's Matteo Berrettini came in third place at 82.8%, Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas came in fourth place at 81.8% and Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut came in fifth at 80.9% Here is the look at the Top 10
1 Roger Federer 86.1%
2 Rafael Nadal 83.2%
3 Matteo Berrettini 82.8%
4 Stefanos Tsitsipas 81.8%
5 Roberto Bautista Agut 80.9%
6 Novak Djokovic 80.6%
7 Dominic Thiem 78.8%
8 Daniil Medvedev 78.0%
9 Gael Monfils 75.3%
10 Alexander Zverev 73.0% The Swiss legend also led the Top 10 when it came to holding serve from 40/30 at 97.1% while Bautista Agut came in second place (96.1%) and Nadal came in third place (94.8%).

Federer also led the group when it came to holding from 30-40 with a 58.8% conversion while Nadal came in second (58.3%)
1 Roger Federer 58.8% (60/102)
2 Rafael Nadal 58.3% (56/96)
3 Matteo Berrettini 56.6% (73/129)
4 Novak Djokovic 56.2% (59/105)
5 Dominic Thiem 50.4% (62/123) The top male tennis players are all in Melbourne this fortnight for the Australian Open. Federer and Djokovic are both through to the third round while Nadal will play his second round on Thursday.