Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are two of the biggest icons when it comes to the world of Tennis. The iconic duo are fierce rivals on the tennis court and good friends off it. Federer vs Nadal is a match that has happened a number of times in the past and they are all set to do it once again in 2020 – and this time, they want to break the world record for tennis attendance.
Let us take a closer look at this rivalry and see what to expect in 2020:
Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal: Details on the Match
Federer and Nadal are both competing in the Wimbledon 2019 at the moment and there is a good chance that their paths might clash on the way to the victory. However, during an interview with Vogue, Federer revealed that the two are really good friends and that Nadal has a ‘heart of gold’.
— ATP Tour (@atptour) July 4, 2019
He added that Nadal is going to help him with his foundation next year and that the two are going to be in an exhibition match in South Africa where they aim at breaking the world record for tennis attendance.
Absolutely nothing can distract Rafael Nadal on a tennis court pic.twitter.com/XxENr6nHEv
— Troll Sports (@TroIISports) July 3, 2019
Federer vs Nadal in Numbers: Stats That Define the Rivalry
Federer vs Nadal has happened 39 times as of this writing. Their most recent encounter was in the 2019 French Open semis. Nadal leads this rivalry by 24-15, including 14-10 in finals. Federer, however, has a better record against Nadal in Wimbledon as he leads 2-1.