The tennis world records many fascinating and fierce competitions of legendary players. But in that flow of history, Federer – Nadal is not the greatest duel or not?
Federer – Nadal Noval competing for the top of the tennis pair rankings with success?
For nearly a decade, Federer and Nadal have always been considered the biggest symbols of the felt tennis field, and became contemporary names in the history of men’s tennis with a total of 39 Grand Slams.
These are two rivals, with completely different styles, but both choose to meet at an intersection called to glory. As an artist, the “express train” reaches great milestones on hard courts such as the 20th Grand Slam, or the 100th ATP title in his career.
Meanwhile, Nadal has been unmatched on clay courts for the past half-decade and has returned as the one with the most 1000 Masters (34 championships).
Summarizing through to see, Federer and Nadal both own their own strengths and unmistakable gameplay. But it is also that makes them an opponent and the contrast of style is also the reason why fans can not miss the confrontation between these two players.
However, according to Tennis World USA, Federer – Nadal ranked second only in the most classic matches in tennis history.
Federer – Noval with obstacles to overcome
Accordingly, Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova from 1973 to 1988 were the winners. The duo has met up to 80 times, including 60 times in the finals. This is probably the most intense competition in the history of women’s tennis.
Third on the list are Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe. Although they only met a total of 14 times with the victory divided equally for both (7-7).
The 1980 Wimbledon final was considered a classic confrontation in history when McEnroe saved 5 Championship points to win set 4 with an 18-16 score in the super-stressful tie-break series, but McEnroe lost to Bjorn Borg in the end. The ratio of sets, in turn, is 1–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–7 (16–18), 8–6 in favor of the Swedish legend.
Also on the list, the confrontation between Rafael Nadal – Novak Djokovic is only ranked 10th although the two players have encountered a total of 55 times with the victory in favor of the Serbian tennis player (29-26). An unfortunate omission is that the duel between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic when having met 50 times and had many of the most fascinating battles in history, notably the Wimbledon final 2019 brought a lot of emotions. for the audience with Nole’s incredible upstream. The most recent time, Novak Djokovic excellently defeated the world’s No.1 player Rafael Nadal with the score 6-2, 7-6 in the singles, and continued to win the match on 12-1, helping Serbia team upstream to win the ATP Cup 2020.
According to the above information, we can confirm that the great battle of Federer – Nadal, there is still a very heavy opponent that needs to overcome before you want to become a classic couple in tennis.