What is the record for the longest 5-set winning streak by a player across tournaments? Nishikori is on an 8-match five-set win streak. Where does he stand in the all-time list for most consecutive 5-set wins across tournaments?

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According to tennisabstract data, Björn Borg holds the male record in winning 5 set matches in a row. He won 13 over the course of 1976 to 1980.

Patrick Rafter won 12 in a row between 1995 and 2000 if we ignore losses by RET. If we do not ignore these, he won 11 in a row.

Lleyton Hewitt won 10 in a row between 2003 and 2006.

The following players won 9 at some point in their careers: Tomas Berdych, Nicolas Lapentti, Boris Becker, Dan Goldie.

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