Adrian Mannarino Joins Elite Club with Third Title of the Year
In a stunning display of skill and determination, Adrian Mannarino claimed his 43rd victory of the season and secured his third title of 2023 on Sunday in Sofia. This remarkable achievement places him in an exclusive group of players who have won at least three titles in a single year at the age of 35 or older since 1990.
A Rare Feat Achieved by Tennis Legends
According to the esteemed statistical analysis account, Game, Set and Math, only three players have accomplished this remarkable feat in the past three decades. The legendary trio includes Roger Federer, who achieved this milestone three times, Novak Djokovic, who accomplished it twice, and Rafael Nadal, who achieved it once.
Mannarino’s triumphs in Newport, Astana, and now Sofia have firmly established him among the tennis elite. At 35 years old, the Frenchman has proven that age is no barrier to success.
📊 They have won at least 3 titles during the same season the year they turned 35 or after (since 1990):
🇨🇭 Roger Federer – 2017, 2018, 2019
🇷🇸 Novak Djokovic – 2022, 2023
🇪🇸 Rafael Nadal – 2022
🇫🇷 Adrian Mannarino – 2023
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This accomplishment by Mannarino is truly impressive and further solidifies his place among the tennis greats. His unwavering dedication and exceptional performance on the court have earned him this well-deserved recognition.
Published on Sunday, November 12, 2023 at 08:42