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Rafael Nadal won 100 matches at Roland Garros with just two losses

Rafael Nadal won a record 13th Roland Garros title with a victory over Novak Djokovic. We take a look at six other modern sports stars who have dominated their field.

The Spaniard has reigned supreme on the red clay courts at Roland Garros since 2005, losing just two matches in 16 years, against Swedes Robin Soderling and Novak Djokovic.

Here we take a look at six other modern sports stars who have dominated their field …

Jahangir Khan

Led squash for a decade, winning the World Open six times and the British Open Championship 10 times in a row between 1982 and 1991. Pakistani Khan spent five and a half years without losing between 1981 and 1986, an incredible streak of 555 victories consecutive. matches.

Ed Moses

From 1976 to 1989, American 400-meter hurdler Moses competed in 156 races and was only beaten six times. Between August 1977, when he lost to Harald Schmid of West Germany, and June 1987 when his compatriot Danny Harris finished ahead of him, Moses won 122 races in a row.

Phil Taylor

We take a look back at Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor’s career after playing his last professional darts game at the 2018 World Darts Championship

We look back at Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor’s career after playing his last professional darts game at the 2018 World Darts Championship

Widely regarded as the greatest darts player of all time, Taylor won a record 16 world championships, including eight consecutive titles between 1995 and 2002, while reaching 14 consecutive finals from 1994 to 2007. In total, “The Power ”has won 216 professional tournaments, including 85 major titles.

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Stephen Hendry

The Scotsman totally dominated snooker in the 1990s. He won a record-breaking seven world titles between 1990 and 1999 and led the rankings for eight consecutive years. Hendry amassed 36 ranking titles, nearly £ 9million in prize money and made 775 breaks of the century, including 11 maximums. He announced his return to professional snooker in September at the age of 51.

Julio Cesar Chavez

El Gran Campeon Mexicano had a fighting record of 89 wins, 0 losses and 1 draw before his first professional loss to Frankie Randall in 1994. He enjoyed an 87-game winning streak over 13 years until his draw with Pernell Whitaker in 1993..

Garry Kasparov

Becoming the youngest world chess champion in 1985 at the age of 22, he held the title until 1993, when he broke away from the official organization and formed a rival, holding that title until 2000. From 1986 until his retirement in 2005, Kasparov was ranked world No. 1 for 225 out of 228 months.

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