The great Rafael Nadal pulls closer to Roger Federer and GOAT status with his New York title. Join Tennis Now for a look inside the numbers.

Rafael Nadal closed the gap on Roger Federer in terms of Grand Slam titles won, and he also moved closer to the top of the all-time US Open title list. Let’s look closer inside the numbers of Nadal’s latest triumph.

19: Number of major titles that Nadal has now won. He’s just one behind Federer for the all-time major singles title lead now.

4: Nadal’s four US Open titles move him past Novak Djokovic and into a tie for fourth on the all-time Open Era title list with John McEnroe. Only Roger Federer (5), Jimmy Connors (5) and Pete Sampras (5) have more titles than Nadal in New York.

12: Number of consecutive Grand Slam titles that have been won by the Big Three of Nadal, Federer and Djokovic. The trio has now won 51 of the last 59 majors.

5: Nadal has now won five titles since turning 30, which is the record. Djokovic, Federer, Rod Laver and Ken Rosewall have each won four Slams after turning 30.

19-8: Nadal’s record in Grand Slam finals.


20: Number of consecutive wins Nadal has notched against Russian players. He has not fallen to a Russian players since 2011 in Doha when he los to Nikolay Davydenko.

11: Number of consecutive wins that Nadal has notched. The Spaniard has won 27 of his last 28 matches.

640: Number of ranking points that Nadal trails Djokovic by in the ATP rankings. The Spaniard leads Djokovic in the Race to London standings by 1940 points.

966-196: Nadal’s lifetime record. He’s just 34 shy of reaching his 1000th win.

206-1: Nadal’s record when he leads by two sets to love in Grand Slams.