On Wednesday, world No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated Marton Fucsovics of Hungary in straight sets to go to the Wimbledon last four. Djokovic increased his win-loss record on the tour to 966-194 with the win.
The Serb’s triumph was his 100th on grass, and he now joins Roger Federer, Andy Murray, and Jimmy Connors as the only players in the Open Era to win at least 100 times on each surface (hard, clay, grass).
10th #Wimbledon semi-final.
41st Grand Slam semi-final.
100th match-win on grass.
Will anyone stop the Djoker? The defending champion is into the final 4 with a straight sets victory over Marton Fucsovics pic.twitter.com/Ah1JcW2KpL
— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 7, 2021
It’s also worth noting that Djokovic ranks 12th in the world with 100 grasscourt victories, trailing only Federer, Connors, Pete Sampras, John McEnroe, Boris Becker, Andy Murray, Stan Smith, Arthur Ashe, Tom Okker, Lleyton Hewitt, Ken Rosewall, and John Newcombe..
📝 Tenistas con 100 victorias oficiales sobre tres superficies diferentes (1990-2021):
🇨🇭 Roger Federer
🇬🇧 Andy Murray
🇷🇸 NOVAK DJOKOVIC
📍Las tres superficies sobre las que se compite de forma ininterrumpida desde el inicio de la Era Open:
Hard, Clay & Grass pic.twitter.com/7lPUmaypsv
— MisterOnly.Tennis (@OnlyRogerCanFly) July 7, 2021
Djokovic has also won 613 hardcourt matches, making him the second most successful player on the surface behind Roger Federer (783).
Only Roger Federer and Jimmy Connors have won at least 180 matches on three distinct surfaces.
20-time Roger Federer has had a lot of success on all of the different surfaces available. In addition to his 783 wins on hardcourt, the Swiss has won 226 clay matches and 192 grass matches (while also accumulating 50 match wins on carpet).
8-time Meanwhile, major champion Jimmy Connors has won at least 100 matches on four distinct surfaces: hardcourt, clay, grass, and carpet.
With 1,274 match victories, the American is the only player (aside from Federer) to have won at least 180 matches on three different surfaces. He won 208 clay court matches, 185 grass court matches, and 490 hardcourt matches.