Infosys 50 Year Data Dive Shows Similarities In Federer & Sampras' Success
Roger Federer and Pete Sampras never competed at the Nitto ATP Finals in the same season, but according to the Infosys 50 Year Data Dive, the two legends show similarities in their success at the event.
Federer owns a record six titles at the season finale and Sampras claimed five crowns at the year-end championships. But what is notable is that both players won all their trophies within an eight-year span. Federer, who is still active, triumphed six times between 2003 and 2011, while Sampras was victorious on five occasions between 1991 and 1999.
The Data Dive also illustrates an impressive stat that both men share. Federer and Sampras only failed to reach the semi-final at the Nitto ATP Finals once each. Federer has advanced to the last four in 16 of his 17 appearances and Sampras did so 10 of the 11 times he competed.
Sampras' Tournament History:
Federer's Tournament History:
The Infosys 50 Year Data Dive also allows fans to learn about their favourite player’s performance history at the Nitto ATP Finals through an interactive search tool. You can also browse the tournament’s history in a chronology section and learn about where the event has travelled during its half-century in existence.
The 2020 Nitto ATP Finals is being played in London at The O2 for the final time this week before the season finale moves to Turin from next year.