Factbox Rafa Nadal versus Roger Federer

first_img Related News Tennis 07 Jun 2019 Factbox: Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal Related News Grand Slam titles: 18 (Australian Open 2009; French Open 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019; Wimbledon 2008, 2010; U.S. Open 2010, 2013, 2017)2018 Wimbledon performance: Semi-finalsBest Wimbledon performance: Winner (2008, 2010)Sets dropped at Wimbledon 2019: 1Nadal seems to have come into the championships well rested and has sailed through his draw in his quest for a third title at the All England Club.The Spaniard has dropped only one set so far — in the second round against Nick Kyrgios — and will take confidence from his superior head-to-head record against Federer as they meet at the tournament for the first time since he beat the Swiss in the 2008 final. 2-ROGER FEDERERAge: 37ATP Ranking: 3 (Highest ranking: 1)Grand Slam titles: 20 (Australian Open 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, 2018; French Open 2009; Wimbledon 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017; U.S. Open 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)2018 Wimbledon performance: Quarter-finalsBest Wimbledon performance: Winner (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017)Sets dropped at Wimbledon 2019: 2Federer has looked in pristine form at the tournament this year, smashing more than 200 winners and 42 aces in all as he became the first man to win 100 matches at a single Grand Slam when he beat Kei Nishikori in the quarter-final in four sets.The 37-year-old Swiss does have a better record against Nadal on grass and he has beaten his arch rival in the final twice before at Wimbledon in 2006 and 2007, and in five of the last six meetings between the pair on all surfaces.HEAD TO HEAD: NADAL LEADS 24-15Last five meetings2019 Nadal d Federer 6-3 6-4 6-2 (French Open, clay)2017 Federer d Nadal 6-4 6-3 (Shanghai, hard)2017 Federer d Nadal 6-3 6-4 (Miami, hard)2017 Federer d Nadal 6-2 6-3 (Indian Wells, hard)2017 Federer d Nadal 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 (Australian Open, hard) (Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Toby Davis) (Reuters) – A look at the records of Spain’s Rafa Nadal and Switzerland’s Roger Federer before their semi-final match at Wimbledon on Friday (prefix number denotes seeding):3-RAFA NADALAge: 33ATP Ranking: 2 (Highest ranking: 1)–– ADVERTISEMENT ––center_img Tennis 07 Jul 2019 Heavier balls to blame for slower game at Wimbledon, says Nadal {{category}} {{time}} {{title}} Tennis 10 Jul 2019 Factbox: Roger Federer versus Kei Nishikorilast_img

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