Federer vs Nadal is a clash for the ages. Fans of both, Roger Federer as well as Rafael Nadal are looking forward to these matches where both the legends of the sports go head to head against one another. In Wimbledon 2019 too, there’s a possibility that these two are going to face each other soon. However, this can happen only under one condition.
With today’s victory, Federer recorded his 99th match victory at #Wimbledon
Surpassing Jimmy Connors to hold the all time record for most men’s singles matches won at a grand slam:
99 Federer (Wimbledon)
98 Connors (US Open)
97 Federer (Australian Open)
93 Nadal (Roland Garros) pic.twitter.com/f377UjbiWZ
— Roger Federer Live (@FedererLive) July 8, 2019
For this to happen, both Roger Federer as well as Rafael Nadal need to win their Quarterfinal matches. Let us take a closer look at this as well as some stats
Will Federer vs Nadal Happen at Wimbledon 2019?
Roger Federer is all set to face Japan’s Kei Nishikori while Rafael Nadal faces off against American Sam Querrey. Interestingly, the last time Federer vs Nishikori and Nadal vs Querrey happened, both the legends had lost. Nishikori had defeated Federer at the ATP Finals in London while Querrey had defeated Nadal at Acapulco in 2017.
Federer vs Nadal is possible if both the men defeat their respective opponents. It will be an interesting match if it happens. Let us take a closer look at some statistics now.
— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 8, 2019
Statistics: Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal
The two have faced each other 39 times. Out of these, Nadal has won 24 matches while Federer has won 15. Nadal has a better record even when it comes to finals victories as he leads by 14-10. Furthermore, Nadal is 6-0 at the French Open and 3-1 at the Australian Open. However, Federer has the advantage of 2-1 when it comes to Wimbledon! Will we get to see a Federer vs Nadal at Wimbledon 2019? We’ll find out!