INSANE: Stats That Show Why Rafael Nadal Is
‘King of Clay’

Rafael Nadal has almost any record imaginable on clay and even created his own fortress on the dirt. Here are some of those insane stats.

Champion at three of the grandest clay court tournaments in three consecutive years

Nadal won Italian Open, Monte Carlo Masters and French Open for three consecutive years between 2005 and 2007.

13 French Open titles

Rafael Nadal has never lost a French Open final and has won 13 titles in the only clay court Grand Slam of the year.

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Over 90% win rate on clay

Nadal has a win-loss record of 459-42. Hence he has an astonishing win percentage of 91.6% on clay.

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46 match win streak at a single tournament

Nadal had a 46 match win streak at Monte Carlo Masters from 2005 to 2013 final.

Atleast 10 titles on four clay tournaments

Rafael Nadal is the only player to have won over 10 titles in four different tournaments, The tournaments are- Italian Open, French Open, Monte Carlo Masters and Barcelona Open.

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98 percent win percentage at Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal has lost just two matches at Roland Garros, winning 100 since his debut in 2005.

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10 consecutive years of winning 1+ clay court Masters Series/1000 title

From 2005 to 2014, Rafael Nadal atleast won one ATP Masters Series/1000 title on clay.

Most clay titles

Nadal has won 62 clay titles losing seven finals. The next best among active players is Novak Djokovic with 15.

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Longest win streak on any surface

From April 2005 to May 2007 Rafael Nadal accumulated an 81 match win streak on clay, which is the longest in history on any surface.

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Bageled Federer and Djokovic in French Open finals

Nadal bageled and defeated Djokovic and Federer in straight sets in the 2020 French Open final and 2008 French Open final respectively.

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Most Grand Slams won without dropping at set

Rafael Nadal has won four French Opens without dropping a set (2008, 2010, 2017, 2020)- most in Grand Slam history

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