Has Nadal beaten Federer at Australian Open?

Has Nadal beaten Federer at Australian Open?

A total of 14 matches have been in majors with Nadal leading 10–4. Nadal leads 6–0 at the French Open and 3–1 at the Australian Open, while Federer leads 3–1 at Wimbledon. The two have yet to meet in the US Open.

Who is best Nadal or Federer?

Nadal has a 55% career point winning ratio, compared to Federer’s 54%. Federer is a better server: he has won 70% points on his serve versus 67% for Nadal. But Nadal is a better returner, one of the best of the tour: he has won an impressive 42% of return points in his career, compared to 37% for Federer.

Has Federer beaten Nadal on clay?

Federer would never beat Nadal again on clay, their record on red dirt now being 14-2, while in their overall head-to-head, the Spaniard still prevails 24-16.

How did Nadal beat Federer?

Nadal clearly targeted Federer’s backhand, using the crosscourt forehand 62% of the time. While Federer’s most common type of forehand shot was also crosscourt, he went there far less. Only 38% of his forehands went crosscourt. Federer also frequently hit the inside-out forehand, using that shot 26% of the time.

Is Federer greatest of all time?

Although the numbers are almost all on his side, Novak Djokovic still lags behind Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in terms of popularity.

Did Federer congratulate rafa?

Federer & Djokovic Congratulate Nadal On Historic Australian Open Title. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic congratulated Rafael Nadal on Sunday shortly after the Spaniard rallied from two sets down against Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open final to capture a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title.

Who is better Rafa or Novak?

Djokovic leads 15–13 in finals overall, while Nadal leads 11–7 in matches at majors. Nadal leads 8–2 at the French Open and 2–1 at the US Open, while Djokovic leads 2–0 at the Australian Open and 2–1 at Wimbledon. To date, Djokovic is the only player to have beaten Nadal in all four majors.

Who has Nadal lost to on clay?

His longer list includes the defending champion, Djokovic; last year’s other finalist, Tsitsipas; Alcaraz; Alexander Zverev; Casper Ruud; and the young Italian Jannik Sinner. Nadal, since losing to Djokovic in a four-set semifinal in Paris last June, has played just five matches on clay, losing two of them.

Is Federer and Nadal friends?

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer remain good friends despite having one of the most intense on-court rivalries of all time.

Who is better Federer or Novak?

Novak Djokovic won 83% of the games he played in his career (911 wins to 187 losses). On hard courts, Federer won 83.3% of his matches, Djokovic 84.5%. On clay courts, Federer won 76.1% of his matches, Djokovic 79.6%. On grass, Federer won 87.4% of his matches, Djokovic 84.1%.

Why is Federer called Goat?

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal are synonymous with the acronym “G.O.A.T.”, or “Greatest of All Time”. These two players are in the elite inner circle of tennis, along with Pete Sampras, Rod Laver, and Bjorn Borg.

Was Sampras better than Federer?

The grass court match: Pete Sampras won seven Wimbledon titles, while Federer has won six. Overall, Federer has 11 grass titles and Sampras had 10.

Is Federer the greatest of all time?

Roger Federer 1 (237). He holds many, many other records thanks to his consistency and longevity (he has spent a record 958 weeks and counting – more than 18 years – in the top ten, including being the oldest No. 1, when he was 36). He has won the most grand slam matches (369) and reached the most finals (31).

What is Rafael Nadal’s weakness?

‘I feel that I can miss with it’ – Rafael Nadal identifies key weakness in his game. Rafael Nadal says his backhand wing is a weakness he needs to address if he is to improve his record in indoor hardcourt events.

Is Federer’s backhand weak?

It’s not that Federer has a weak backhand, either. He’s got one of the best one-handed backhands in the history of the sport. The problem is, the one-hander is becoming a dinosaur in the modern game. And Nadal is the prototypical modern player, primed to feed on this dinosaur.