Rafael Nadal has equaled the record of Swedish tennis legend Bjorn Borg, claiming his 608th career win at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell yesterday. With 608 career wins, Rafa shares the 19th rank with Borg in the all time list.
Former American World No. 1 Jimmy Connors leads the list with incredible 1,243 wins, followed by Ivan Lendl with 1,071 and Guillermo Vilas with 923. Rafa is the second ranked active player behind Roger Federer, who has clinched 891 victories. Winning the final in Barcelona, which would be his record eighth Barcelona title, Nadal will equal Yevgeny Kafelnikov with 609 victories.