04/11/12

1. David Ferrer (30 years old, No.5 in the world) is the first Spaniard to win the BNP Paribas Masters. Sergio Casal lost in the final in 1986, as did Rafael Nadal in 2007.

2. David Ferrer broke a two-year streak by winning the BNP Paribas Masters. During that time, each and every ATP Masters 1000 events had been won by a member of the "Big Four" (Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray). The 2010 BNP Paribas Masters was the last tournament to see a different winner, in the person of Robin Söderling of Sweden.

4. David Ferrer has won tournaments on all four surfaces of the tennis tour in 2012 – indoor (Valencia and Paris), outdoor hard (Auckland), clay (Buenos Aires, Acapulco and Bastad) and grass ('s-Hertogenbosch).

7. This is the seventh title of the season for David Ferrer, the most of any player. Sunday's win put him one trophy ahead of Federer for the season, "but he won the most important ones", said a humble Ferrer after the final.

18. This was the 18th ATP title of David Ferrer's career but his first Masters 1000.

26. Having worked his way through qualifying all the way to the final, Jerzy Janowicz will be No.26 in the world when the next ATP rankings are updated on Monday morning. He will be the first Polish player in the top 30 since Wojtek Fibak in February 1984. He was No.69 at the beginning of the tournament and No.221 at the start of the season. Quite an impressive improvement from the 21-year-old, who will be celebrating his 22nd birthday on 13 November.

28. The height difference in centimetres height between David Ferrer (1.75m) and Jerzy Janowicz (2.03m), with the Spaniard proving that size isn't everything.

72. In beating Jerzy Janowicz in the final (6-3, 6-4), David Ferrer won his 72nd match of the season! He is the leader in total matches won on the ATP tour in 2012, with the ATP World Tour Final in London and the Davis Cup final in Prague still to come.

236. The fastest service in km/h by Jerzy Janowicz at the POPB this week, during his first service game in the final. Ferrer managed to return the serve but it was followed up by a forehand winner to seal the point. JJ even clocked a service at 242 km/h during the final but it was a let. Janowicz ended the week with 74 aces.

133,385. The number of spectators who attended the 2012 BNP Paribas Masters – a record for the Parisian ATP Masters 1000 event.

479,000. The prize money in Euros scooped by Ferrer for winning of the tournament. Janowicz picked up a cheque for EUR 234,865.