Rafael Nadal wins 1,000th ATP Tour match with Paris Masters victory

Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal began his professional career in 2001.

Rafael Nadal is the fourth player to achieve 1,000 victories in the ATP tournament. He defeated Spain’s Feliciano Lopez with the Paris Masters.

American legend Jimmy Connors has been in the lead since 1274, followed by his old rival Nadal Roger Federer (1,242) and Czech grandmaster Ivan Landl (1,068).

Nadal reached this achievement one month after his 20th birthday. Grand Slam, the Federer’s record for the 13th French Open title.

To reach this number, I had to do a lot of good things, Nadal said.

After an unprecedented victory, the Spaniard was presented with a glass trophy on which the number 1000 was engraved in golden numbers.

He asked if he was proud to still play at a high level: I think so. During my career, I’ve had some problems with injuries.

Playing at 34 is a privilege, but not only for me, but for the whole team and the whole family.

Nadal is played by Bourna Cork of Jordan Thompson in the last 16 games of the Paris Masters exhibition.

Nadal Resolution wins

It was a great career for the Spaniard, who became a professional in 2001 and won his first race on the ATP circuit in 2002, when he defeated Paraguayan Ramon Delgado in the first round of the Majorca Open.

He still has 68 years to beat the shy Landl, who is within his reach, but it remains to be seen if he will succeed in embezzling Federer and Connors.

Triple British Grand Slam champion Andy Murray won 676 ATP matches.

Jimmy Connors (1,274) won most games in his ATP career, followed by Roger Federer (1,242), Ivan Lendl (1,068) and Rafael Nadal (1,000).

Who beat Nadal the most?

His old rival, Novak Djokovic, lost 27 times to Nadal, the last time last month in the final of Roland Garros. Yet the Serbian still leads the battle with 29 victories.

Next on the list is Nadal’s compatriot David Ferrer, who lost 26 of his 32 games against his young opponent.

And leave a thought for Richard Gasquet. The Frenchman is eighth on the list after losing all 16 games to Nadal.

Novak Djokovic is Nadal's most defeated opponent (27), followed by David Ferrer (26), Roger Federer (24) and Tomas Berdych (20).

Where did he win the most?

Rafael Nadal won 100 matches against Roland Garros.

It’s amazing that Nadal won a tenth of his career in the same place. It’s Roland Garros, of course.

After defeating Djokovic in the 13th. At Roland Garros, Nadal was the first player to achieve single victories on the Parisian sand for a century.

In total, Major Lefshanka scored 445 victories (out of 485 games) on his favorite surface.

On the hard courts, Nadal won 482 (out of 617 matches), of which 71 on grass fields and two on non-existent mats.


From 46 minutes to more than five hours if Nadal does the work of.

Nadal’s most decisive Grand Slam victory – 6-0 6-1 6-0 over Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili at the 2017 French Open – lasted just 90 minutes.

The fastest victory of the Spaniard – a victory in which his opponent did not withdraw – was the 46-minute break for the French Florana Serra at the 2008 Masters in Cincinnati.

It was one of the 14 games that Nadal won 6-1 6-0 or 6-0 6-1.

Rafael Nadal's longest victory in the 2005 Rome Masters epic final against Guillermo Coria, which lasted five hours and 14 minutes Rafael Nadal’s longest victory in the 2005 Rome Masters epic final against Guillermo Coria, which lasted five hours and 14 minutes

Nadal wins

  • First victory: Ramon Delgado 6-4 6-4 – Majorca R1, 2002 (15 years old).
  • the hundredth: Hugo Armando 6-1 6-2 – Stuttgart R2, 2005 (19)
  • The 200th: Juan Martin del Potro 6-0 6-4 – Miami R4, 2007 (20)
  • 300-я : Ivo Karlovic 6-7 (5-7) 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (7-4) – Queen’s EF, 2008 (22)
  • 400-й : Tomas Berdych 7-5 6-0 6-2 – Davis Cup, 2009 (23)
  • 500-й : Ivan Dodig 6-3 6-2 – Barcelona LF, 2011 (24)
  • 600-й : Juan Martin del Potro 4-6 6-3 6-4 – Indian Source F, 2013 (26)
  • It’s the 700th: Martin Kleezan 4-6 6-3 6-3 – Wimbledon R1, 2014 (28)
  • It’s the 800th: Thomas Bellucci 2-6 6-4 6-2 – Olympic Games of Rio KF, 2016 (30)
  • 900-й : Richard Gasquet 6-3 6-2 6-2 – Roland Garros R3, 2018 (32)
  • A thousand: Feliciano Lopez 4-6 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 – Paris R2, 2020 (34)

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