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By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Sunday October 6, 2019


The dust has settled in Tokyo and Beijing and the champions have been crowned. Let’s have a look at some of the important numbers from the week that was in tennis.

10: Number of consecutive wins now notched by Naomi Osaka. The 21-year-old took out Ashleigh Barty in three sets to claim the China Open title on Sunday—it was the fifth of her career.

4: Number of titles won in 2019 by Dominic Thiem. The Austrian, who defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in three sets on Sunday in Beijing, is now tied with Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal for the ATP title lead in 2019.

76: Novak Djokovic claims his 76th career title by winning the Tokyo title on his debut. Djokovic is now one title shy of John McEnroe for fifth on the ATP’s all-time title list.

27: Bethanie Mattek-Sands wins her 27th doubles title (6-3 6-7(6) 10-7 over Yastremska and Ostapenko) by pairing with American Sofia Kenin in Beijing. Mattek-Sands has now won doubles partners with 11 different players.

1972: The last time two players reached the quarterfinals or better at Tokyo. It happened again this year, 47 years later, thanks to Taro Daniel and Yasutaka Uchiyama.

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2: Osaka now owns two career wins over reigning World No.1s after Sunday's final (2-3 overall).

15: Thiem claims his 15th career title in Beijing, and his fourth on hard courts. The Austrian is 15-8 lifetime in finals.

16-3: Osaka improves to 16-3 in 2019 in three-setters, as Barty drops to 17-5.

5-1: Osaka continues to deliver against the game’s biggest talents. She improves to 5-1 against the Top 10 in 2019 thanks to wins over Bianca Andreescu and Barty.

10: Novak Djokovic wins a tournament on his debut for the tenth time and only the second time since the end of 2009.


 

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