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In a Major (a.k.a. "Grand Slam") tennis tournament, what is the largest difference in total points won versus total points lost in a match where the winner of the match won fewer total points than the player that lost the match. Which tournament and players were involved and which round of the tournament did it occur in?

Also, what if this question was limited to only the Quarterfinal, Semifinal or Final rounds?

  • Welcome to SE.Sport. Could you please re-write the question is a better way? It is not clear to me what you asking – Ale May 25 '16 at 5:59
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    If I understand the question correctly, you are asking about matches such as 2009 Australian Open final, where Feder lost the match, but he won one more point than Nadal. – Martin May 25 '16 at 7:54
  • 24 points difference (478 to 502) in the famous Isner-Mahut match seems like a good candidate. According to a study made on sample of 61000 ATP and GS matches, in about 4.5% of matches the winner of the match has less total points, see here. – Martin May 25 '16 at 11:53
  • You can find some matches of this kind here: Winner has less points than loser. From the opposite end of spectrum: Tennis match with the less percentage of points won by a player. (Both links from menstennisforums.) – Martin May 25 '16 at 12:03
  • Thank you @Martin. I need exactly matches like 2009 AO final, where federer lost the match, but he won one more point than Nadal, in the last decade. Isner Mahut Match is I guess in 1st round Wimbledon which is of not much importance. I need crucial matches(such as Qf,Sf, Finals) where loser won more points than winner. Thanks for the links – Beri May 27 '16 at 10:44

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