The head-to-head records for the Olympic R16

by thriding

Top quarter

Federer vs Istomin

  • head to head: 2-0 (Most recent: Cincinnati 2010)
  • ranking: 1 vs 35
  • Wimbledon 2012: W – R16
  • Istomin’s big win recently was Ferrer at Indian Wells

Tipsarevic vs Isner 

  • head to head: 1-0 (Vienna 2009)
  • ranking: 8 vs 11
  • Wimbledon 2012: R32 vs R128
  • Isner has three wins over top 10 this year: Federer in Davis Cup (Feb), Djokovic at Indian Wells (Mar) and Tsonga in DC (Apr). No top 20 wins since losing Houston final to Monaco (Apr)

2nd quarter

Ferrer vs Nishikori

  • head to head: 1-1 (Ferrer, Tokyo 2011)
  • ranking: 5 vs 17
  • Wimbledon 2012: QF vs R32
  • Nishikori’s win against Ferrer was at the 2008 US Open. His ony win of any significance was against Tsonga at the Australian Open. Highest ranked win since then: Ramos (42) at Monte Carlo

Del Potro vs Simon

  • head to head: 2-2 (Simon, US Open 2011)
  • ranking: 9 vs 13
  • Wimbledon 2012: R16 vs R64
  • Del Potro beat Simon at Wimbledon 2011. Simon beat Tipsarevic and Tsonga at Monte Carlo, but has only beaten Fognini and Young in the top 50 since then.

3rd quarter

Murray vs Baghdatis

  • head to head: 4-3 (Murray, Wimbledon 2012)
  • ranking: 4 vs 45
  • Wimbledon 2012: RU vs R32 
  • Baghdatis’ only win vs Murray in last five years was Rotterdam 2011, when Murray was having a long run of bad form after the Australian Open final

Almagro vs Darcis

  • head to head: 3-0 (Nice, 2012)
  • ranking: 12 vs 75
  • Wimbledon 2012: R32 vs R128
  • Until he beat Berdych in the opening round in London 2012, his best wins had been Troicki at Delray Beach and Baghdatis at Eastbourne

Bottom quarter

Djokovic vs Hewitt

  • head to head: 5-1 (Djokovic, Australian Open 2012)
  • ranking: 2 vs 159
  • Wimbledon 2012: SF vs R128
  • Hewitt hasn’t beaten Djokovic since US Open 2006

Tsonga vs Lopez

  • head to head: 3-0 (Shanghai 2010)
  • ranking: 6 vs 29
  • Wimbledon 2012: SF vs R128
  • Tsonga beat Lopez at Wimbledon 2007. Lopez’ only top 30 win this year was Isner at AO.

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