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By Chris Oddo | Monday February 19, 2018

Keeping up with the game of tennis, by the numbers. Each day at Tennis Now we’ll give you a fresh set—without any further ado, here’s what happened over the weekend:


That’s the ranking of Petra Kvitova today. The Czech claims a spot in the Top 10 for the first time since May of 2016, long before she was taken out of the game by a freak accident that winter.

The Czech has now claimed 13 consecutive wins, including six straight against the Top 10. Since returning to the tour at Roland Garros last year, Kvitova has gone 8-1 against the Top 10 and 4-0 against the Top 5, per Tennis Abstract.


Check the top of the ATP rankings and you’ll also find a surprise. Roger Federer has moved to No.1 for the fourth time in his career and he begins his record 303rd week at No.1 today. Federer won the Rotterdam title, his 97th overall, and improves to 12-0 on the season and 1144-250 lifetime. The Swiss is just 112 wins behind Jimmy Connors for the all-time lead.


That’s the record of Dominic Thiem at the Argentina Open. The Austrian bulled his way to the title on Sunday, defeating Aljaze Bedene, 6-2, 6-4. Impressively, Thiem has won 28 of his last 33 matches on clay to improve his all-time clay record to 87-30.


With her win over Garbiñe Muguruza in the Doha final, Petra Kvitova has now delivered four straight wins over the Spaniard.


Roger Federer’s record in finals since the beginning of 2017. The Swiss has only lost to Alexander Zverev in the Montreal final in that span. Federer improves to 97-48 in finals, all-time. Seven of the nine titles have come when Federer has beat a top 10 player in the final. Federer is 57-36 lifetime against the Top 10 in finals. He was 50-35 before against the Top 10 before 2017 began.


South Africa’s Kevin Anderson claims the inaugural New York Open title and reaches a career-high ranking of No.9 with a three-set win over Sam Querrey.


The current winning streak of Canada’s Rebecca Marino, who is making a return to the game after quitting in 2013 for personal reasons. She has won three straight challengers and is moving up the rankings.


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