Achievements


    TournamentSinceRecord accomplishedPlayer tied
    All18778 consecutive titles at any single tournamentStands alone
    Grand Slam Consistency *18779 consecutive years with at least one Grand Slam title per yearStands alone
    Masters Consistency19709 consecutive years with at least one Masters title per yearStands alone
    Monte Carlo Masters18978 men's singles titlesStands alone
    French Open19258 men's singles titlesStands alone
    Rome Masters19307 men's singles titlesStands alone
    Barcelona Open19538 men's singles titlesStands alone


    Grand SlamsYear(s)Record accomplishedPlayer tied
    French Open
    Wimbledon
    Olympics
    Australian Open
    US Open
    2005
    2008
    2008
    2009
    2010
    Career Golden SlamAndre Agassi
    French Open
    Wimbledon
    US Open
    2010Only male player ever to hold 3 majors on 3 different surfaces in the same calendar yearStands alone
    Australian Open
    French Open
    Wimbledon
    US Open
    2009
    2005
    2008
    2010
    Career Grand SlamRod Laver
    Andre Agassi
    Roger Federer
    Australian Open—French Open—Wimbledon—US Open2005–2010Youngest to achieve a Career Grand Slam (24)Stands alone
    Australian Open—French Open—Wimbledon—US Open2005–20102+ titles on grass, clay and hard courtsMats Wilander
    Australian Open—French Open—Wimbledon—US Open2005–20139 consecutive years winning 1+ titleStands alone
    French Open—US Open2010Winner of Majors on clay, grass, and hard court in calendar yearStands alone
    French Open—Australian Open2008–2009Simultaneous holder of Majors on clay, grass, and hard courtRoger Federer
    Olympics—US Open2008–2010Simultaneous holder of Olympic singles gold medal and Majors on clay, grass, and hard courtStands alone
    French Open2005–20138 titles overallStands alone
    French Open2005–2008
    2010-2013
    4 consecutive titlesBjörn Borg
    Stands alone as the only male to do so twice
    French Open2005–2008
    2010–2013
    8 finals overallStands alone
    French Open2005–2008
    2010-2013
    4 consecutive finalsBjörn Borg
    Ivan Lendl
    Roger Federer
    Stands alone as the only male to do so twice
    French Open2005–200931 consecutive match winsStands alone
    French Open2005–201398.33% (59–1) match winning percentageStands alone
    French Open2008, 20102 wins without losing a setBjörn Borg
    French Open2005Won title on the first attemptMats Wilander
    French Open—Wimbledon2008, 2010Accomplished a "Channel Slam": Winning both tournaments in the same yearRod Laver
    Björn Borg
    Roger Federer

    ATP Masters SeriesYear(s)Record accomplishedPlayers matched
    ATP Masters2005–201427 titles overallStands alone
    ATP Masters2005–201419 clay court titlesStands alone
    ATP Masters20135 Masters 1000 titles in a single seasonNovak Djokovic
    ATP Masters20136 Masters 1000 finals in a single seasonRoger Federer
    Novak Djokovic
    ATP Masters20138 Masters 1000 semi-finals in a single seasonStands alone
    ATP Masters2013Appearance in finals of all 9 Masters 1000 tournamentsRoger Federer
    Novak Djokovic
    Monte Carlo Masters
    Rome Masters
    Madrid Masters
    French Open
    2010Clay SlamStands alone
    Canada Masters
    Cincinnati Masters
    US Open
    2013Summer SlamPatrick Rafter (1998)
    Andy Roddick (2003)
    Monte Carlo Masters2005–20128 consecutive titlesStands alone
    Rome Masters2005–20137 titles in 9 yearsStands alone
    Monte Carlo Masters—Rome Masters2005–2007
    2009–2010
    2012
    6 years winning both titlesStands alone
    ATP Masters2007–20104 consecutive years winning 3+ titlesStands alone
    ATP Masters2005–201410 consecutive years winning 1+ titleStands alone
    ATP Masters2008–201021 consecutive quarter-finalsStands alone
    ATP Masters2005–201483.88% (281–54) winning percentageStands alone
    Rome Masters—Madrid Masters—Canada Masters—Cincinnati Masters20134 consecutive titlesStands alone
    Monte Carlo Masters2008Winner of the singles and doubles tournament at the same tournament and the same yearJim Courier (Indian Wells 1991)
    Indian Wells Masters—Rome Masters
    Monte Carlo Masters—Cincinnati Masters
    2011
    2013
    5 consecutive finalsStands alone
    • The only player to have lost just one game in an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final (Monte Carlo 2010: 6–0, 6–1).
    • The only player to win all three clay court Masters events in the same year.
    • The player having the leading winning percentage (only player to have above 80%) in ATP Masters Tournaments since 1990.
    • The fastest to win ATP Masters Titles:
    • 5 titles: 8 tournaments/1 years: Monte Carlo 2005 – Monte Carlo 2006
    • 10 titles: 24 tournaments/3 years: Monte Carlo 2005 – Monte Carlo 2008
    • 15 titles: 34 tournaments/4 years: Monte Carlo 2005 – Rome 2009
    • 20 titles: 58 tournaments/7 years: Monte Carlo 2005 – Monte Carlo 2012
    • 25 titles: 65 tournaments/8 years: Monte Carlo 2005 – Montreal 2013

    Grand slam records

    • Nadal joins Australian legend Rod Laver as the only left-handers to win all four Grand Slams.
    • Winner of 28 consecutive Grand Slam sets in the year 2010 and 24 in 2008.
    • In 2005 became one of two players to win the French Open on the first attempt, the first being Mats Wilander in 1982.
    • First player to win the same slam (FO) 8 times during open era.
    • Fourth player to win the same slam (FO) 4 consecutive times after Borg (FO), Sampras (Wim) and Federer (Wim, USO), during open era.
    • First man to win at least one of the four Grand Slam each year for 9 consecutive years.

    Miscellaneous

    • Tied with Björn Borg for the most titles as a teenager with 16.
    • Most singles titles won in a single season as a teenager: 11 (2005).
    • Nadal has a 42–6 record in clay court tournament finals and an 81–1 record in best-of-five-set matches on clay.
    • Nadal is the only player in the Open Era to win more than one ATP Tournament at least 7 times in his career: Monte Carlo Masters eight times (2005-2012), Barcelona Open eight times (2005-2009, 2011-2013), Rome Masters seven times (2005-2007, 2009-2010, 2012–2013), and French Open eight times (2005-2008, 2010-2013).
    • Overall Nadal is 293–21 (93.31%) in his career on clay, the best winning percentage on clay in the Open Era. The quickest male player (losing fewest matches) in the Open Era to reach 200 clay-court wins (200–16). Vilas leads the all time clay court career win list: 632-162.
    • Best career match winning percentage: 83.61% (658-129).
    • Best career outdoor match winning percentage: 85.86% (595-98).
    • Most Golden Bagel Awards (3) in Open Era during the year 2005, 2008 and 2009.
    • Most consecutive weeks as World Number 2 than any player in the history of the computer rankings maintained by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP): 160 weeks.
    • Most weeks at No.2: 248 weeks (as of September 30, 2013).
    • Most years ended at No. 2: 5 years (as of end 2011)
    • Quickest player to reach 400 wins by playing less than 500 matches (401-91)
    • Nadal (8–0), Borg (6–0) and Gustavo Kuerten (3–0) are the only players in the Open Era to never lose a French Open final while appearing in at least 3 finals.
    • Established a lead of 5,245 points in October 2010, a record since the point values were doubled in 2009.[2] Roger Federer held this record in 2006 prior to the doubling of point values and would hold the lead today with an adjusted point lead of 6,030 points versus Nadal's 5,245 point lead under the new system.
    • Nadal has denied an opponent to win a non-calendar Grand Slam a record three times. He defeated Federer in the finals on the 2006 and 2007 French Open and Djokovic in the final of the 2012 French Open. Nadal himself was denied at the 2011 Australian Open, when he lost in the quarter-finals to David Ferrer.

    Winning streaks


    YearChampionshipVictories
    2005Monte Carlo6
    Barcelona5
    Rome6
    French Open7
    Båstad5
    Stuttgart5
    Davis Cup (vs Italy)2
    YearChampionshipVictories
    2006Monte Carlo6
    Barcelona5
    Rome6
    French Open7
    Davis Cup (vs Italy)2
    YearChampionshipVictories
    2007Monte Carlo5
    Barcelona5
    Rome5
    Hamburg4
    • Torneo Godó (Barcelona Open): Holds the record for the most consecutive wins - 5 (2005–2009) and most title wins – 8 (2005–2009, 2011–2013).
    • Won 24 consecutive matches, the longest winning streak of any teenager in the open era, in 2005.
    • Longest match winning streak combined on clay, grass and hard (32 matches), also most consecutive tournaments (5) won on same three surfaces (2008 Hamburg-Toronto).
    • Longest single-surface winning streak in the Open Era: 81 matches on Clay Courts (11 April 2005 – 20 May 2007).

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