Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal is perhaps one of the biggest rivalries of modern-day Tennis. The two have clashed several times in the past, and their latest encounter will take place at Wimbledon 2019 where it is going to be Federer vs Nadal at the semi-finals. A knock-out match between two of the finest Tennis players is indeed going to be worth the watch! Let us take a closer look at the match and the rivalry –
Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon Semis! What to Expect?
While the two have faced each other several times, it has been 11 years since their last Wimbledon encounter. The last time it was Federer vs Nadal at Wimbledon, the year was 2008! Considered one of the greatest matches in Tennis, the two are expected to better it this time.
— Rafa Nadal (@RafaelNadal) June 28, 2019
While Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal didn’t happen for almost two years, the two faced each other less than 5 weeks ago in June where Nadal defeated Federer during the Semi-Finals of the French Open. Let us take a closer look at some statistics:
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) June 25, 2019
Federer vs Nadal in Stats: 40th Time The Two Are Meeting
Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal has happened 39 times in the past, and this is their 40th encounter. So far, Nadal leads this by 24 wins vs 15 wins of Federer. In Wimbledon, however, Federer leads 2-1. Nevertheless, in the past 11 years, much has changed, and it will be interesting to see who wins the battle. For now, it appears that it is advantage Nadal, but you can never count Federer out as well!