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Thursday, March 28, 2019

39 facts to show the Federer v Nadal All-time Greatness

 Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal: the stats, the number shows both Greatness.





The 37-year-old Swiss and 20-time Grand Slam champion is only the second man in the Open era to reach the three-figure mark in accolades after American Jimmy Connors, who won 109 titles.


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Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal: 39 facts, stats, the number shows both tennis Players Greatness




39 - It would be the 39th time overall and 4th time in Indian Wells (Federer leads 2-1), IF Federer will play against Nadal in will meet Saturday for Indian Wells, but Nadal walks away due to Knee Injury.


38 - Nadal and Federer’s 38 prior meetings are 3rd-most in Open Era (Nadal/Djokovic 53, Federer/Djokovic 47).


37 - Federer is 37 years old, making him the oldest semi-finalist in BNP Paribas Open history (since 1976).


36 - Nadal has only 36 losses in 451 clay-court matches, including 2 to Federer.


35 - Federer has successfully defended 35 titles, including BNP Paribas Open in 2005 and 2006.


34 - Nadal went 34 hard-court tournaments without a title before winning 2017 US Open.


33 - Federer snapped Nadal's 33-match win streak on clay with 64 64 victory for 2009 Madrid title.


32 - Nadal was No. 32 seed in 1st meeting with Federer, posting 63 63 win in 2004 Miami Round of 32.


31 - Federer has held in 31 straight service games against Nadal.


30 - Federer has won 4 Grand Slam titles since turning 30 and Nadal has won 3.


29 - Neither Nadal nor Federer won a Grand Slam title at age 29.


28 - Nadal began playing tennis with a two-handed forehand 28 years ago.


27 - Federer has won 27 ATP Masters 1000 titles, trailing only Nadal's 33 and Djokovic's 32.


26 - Federer snapped Nadal's record 81-match win streak on clay with 26 62 60 victory for 2007 Hamburg title.


25 - Nadal became No. 2 on 25 July 2005 and spent record 160 consecutive weeks at No. 2 before
passing Federer.


24 - Federer went 24-0 in finals Oct. 2003-Nov. 2005, including comeback from 2 sets down vs. Nadal at 2005 Miami.


23 - Nadal is 23-15 against Federer with 10 wins and 8 losses in straight sets.


22 - Federer is playing his 22nd season on the ATP Tour since turning pro in 1998.


21 - Federer was 21 years old when he won his 1st Grand Slam title. Nadal was 19.


20 - Federer owns all-time record 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles. Nadal is second with 17.


19 - Nadal and Federer have met 19 times at ATP Masters 1000s (Nadal leads 12-7).


18 - Nadal overtook Federer for No. 1 on 18 August 2008, ending Swiss' record reign of 237 straight weeks at No. 1.


17 - Nadal has won 17 more sets than Federer in their rivalry (Nadal leads 67-50).


16 - Federer fell to No. 16 on 7 Nov. 2016 after 734 straight weeks in Top 10. Nadal is at 725 straight
weeks in Top 10.


15 - Nadal and Federer have met 15 times on clay (Nadal leads 13-2) and 3 times on grass (Federer leads 2-1).


14 - Nadal owns 14-10 record against Federer in finals, but has lost 4 straight.


13 - Federer went 1 of 13 on break points in 2008 Wimbledon final, which he lost to Nadal 64 64 67(5) 67(8) 97.


12 - Nadal and Federer have met 12 times at Grand Slams (Nadal leads 9-3).


11 - Federer is 11-9 against Nadal on hard courts.


10 - Federer is 10-11 against Nadal in tiebreakers.


9 - Nadal and Federer have met in 9 semi-finals (Nadal leads 6-3).


8 - Federer and Nadal are 2 of 8 men to complete career Grand Slam.


7 - Federer lost 7 sets en route to 2017 Australian Open title, including 2 to Nadal in final.


6 - Nadal won 6 straight matches against Federer at Grand Slams before 2017 Australian Open.


5 - Federer has won 5 straight matches in the rivalry after Nadal won 5 in a row.


4 - Federer is 4-4 against Nadal in USA (0-0 at US Open).


3 - Nadal is 1 of 3 men to win a Grand Slam title in his teens, 20s and 30s (also Rosewall, Sampras).


2 - Nadal is 1 of 2 men to win all 4 Grand Slam titles and an Olympic gold medal in singles (also
Agassi).


1 - Federer (310) and Nadal (196) have combined for 506 weeks at No. 1 in ATP Rankings -- nearly 10 years!


0 - Federer faced 0 break points in his most recent meeting with Nadal, a 64 63 win in 2017 Shanghai final.





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