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By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Saturday January 25, 2020

 
Rafael Nadal

Streaks, milestones and wicked stats--Breaking down Day 6 of the Australian Open, by the numbers.

Photo Source: Mark Peterson/Corleve

Day 6 of the Australian Open was another wild one with five-setters galore, stars in action and another epic to close the night session. Let’s get to the numbers that matter through three rounds of action down under...

15 Number of consecutive wins that Russia's Andrey Rublev has notched. Where it stops nobody knows. The Russian was down a set and a break against David Goffin but he took over from there and won in four.

42 winners, 7 unforced Rafael Nadal turns in a plus-35 winners to unforced errors ratio against Pablo Carreno Busta on Day 6 and looks ready for his highly anticipated clash with Nick Kyrgios in the round of 16.

1-6 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova’s new career record against Karolina Pliskova. After six consecutive losses the Russian finally broke through to earn her first won over the Czech, and send the No.2 seed toppling out of the draw.

0 Number of selfies that Coco Gauff has taken with Rod Laver, but rumor has it that we’ll be getting one soon.




18 Number of victories that Rafael Nadal has notched against his fellow Spaniards. Boy is he ever hard on his compatriots.

56 Number of winners that Dominic Thiem crushed in his four-set victory over American Taylor Fritz. The Austrian is into the round of 16 and will face Gael Monfils next.

2 The highest seed to fall at this year’s Australian Open is now 2. Karolina Pliskova fell today against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, making it three Top-5 seeds (also Osaka and Svitolina) to fall in the third round.

100 The lowest-ranked player to make the second week is…. 100-ranked Tennys Sandgren of USA. On the women’s side the lowest-ranked player to reach the sweet 16 is Ons Jabeur, currently ranked 78.

6 Number of Top 10 seeds that fell out of the women’s singles draw in the third round. [2] Karolina Pliskova, [3] Naomi Osaka, [5] Elina Svitolina, [6] Belinda Bencic, [8] Serena Williams and [10] Madison Keys all dropped out.

Three Top 10 seeds are out on the men's side (No.6 Stefanos Tsitsipas, No.8 Matteo Berrettini and No.9 Roberto Bautista Agut).

30,000  Number of Australian dollars that Alexander Zverev donated to bushfire relief charity. The German is into the round of 16 and is donating $10k per round, unless of course he wins the whole tournament in which case he will dedicate all of his winner's purse ($4.12 million).

14 Countries represented in the women’s singles round of 16. The USA (3: Coco Gauff, Alison Riske, Sofia Kenin) is the only nation with more than one player still alive.

14 Countries represented in the men’s singles round of 16, with Switzerland (2) and Russia (2) being the only nations with more than one player representing.

2 Teenagers remaining in the singles draws: 15-year-old Coco Gauff and 18-year-old Iga Swiatek.

8 Number of thirty something left in the singles draws. Seven of the 30-plus players are on the men’s side, with Roger Federer being the oldest at 38. The only women’s singles player over 30 is 32-year-old Angelique Kerber.

 

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