Alexander Zverev won 3 consecutive 5 set matches in 2018 Roland Garros before losing to Dominic Thiem in the quarterfinals.

What is the record for most consecutive 5 set match wins in the history of tennis in the modern era? Please list the players and the tournament(s) the wins spanned.

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    Do you mean consecutive matches that went to 5 sets or consecutive 5 set match wins across GS. Jun 6, 2018 at 5:11
  • I mean consecutive games that went 5 sets and were won by a player
    – alamoot
    Jun 6, 2018 at 11:54

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There are four players that won four 5-set matches at Grand Slam tournaments, but neither of them in four consecutive matches:

If we count Olympic Games and not only Grand Slams, Goran Ivanišević won four consecutive 5-set matches at 1992 Olympics, before losing in semifinals to Marc Rosset (who went on to win the tournament).

Wins in three consecutive matches that went to five sets


  • The answer is community wiki - feel free to add further improvements, sources, corrections, etc.
    – Martin
    Jun 6, 2018 at 11:07
  • Love the community wiki answers you out up @Martin. They're great +1
    – alamoot
    Jun 6, 2018 at 12:05

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