Weekly Records Report - 1/1/07

Matches Played
Its finally time to crown the champions.  And that is Michael Zverev of Germany.  Zverev played in a total of 105 matches with a record of 74-31.  He beat out his countryman, Benjamin Becker, who finished with 100 matches even.  Juan Albert Viloca and Gorka Fraile of Spain also finished with 100 matches.  There were also 3 players who finished with 99, Lukas Rosol (CZE), Alberto Francis (USA), and Andrei Goloubev (UKR).  Roger Federer was the best top player, finishing with 97 matches played.

Winning Percentage
Speaking of Roger Federer, he finished with the best winning percentage of the year.  He had a better record than anyone playing at any level, including those playing futures and satellite qualifying!  He ends 2006 with a 92-5 record, winning 3 of the 4 grand slams, reaching the finals in the other, and 12 titles overall.  It doesn't get much better than that.  Thomas Schiessling played in only 14 matches, but won 13 of them.  Jo-Wilfried Tsonga had a good year, finishing at 40-5 and Guillermo Canas came back strong from a suspension, starting in September and ending with a 30-4 record.